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Alabama draws 8,000 music-starved Minnesotans in first big concert since pandemic

Tim Nelson of Stillwater rocked out at the last big concert in the Twin Cities: Kiss and David Lee Roth in February 2020.

Exactly 467 days later — everyone’s counting during the pandemic — Nelson attended the area’s first big COVID-era concert Saturday, featuring Alabama at Mystic Lake Casino amphitheater.

For country’s all-time biggest band, it was only the second show in nearly two years. And for the music-starved, finally-getting-out-of-the-house crowd of maybe 8,000, it was time to party. Maskless fans boogied to “Mountain Music” and “Dixie- land Delight” and sang along to song after song from the ’80s and

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