Created and inspired by a need in the market for top notch talent to play at shows both big and small.

We're always making music somewhere!  Stay tuned for the next big shows being thrown by Collins Live in your city.  Like our facebook page at Collins Live Mpls, and stay up to date on where we're throwing a concert near you!  We base out of the beloved city of Minneapolis, but we play all over the country. Check us out in Chicago, Detroit, and soon to play at NAM in Anaheim!

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Julius Collins is a renowned singer in Minneapolis.  Managed by Prince when he first moved to the city from Atlanta, his band Black Julius emerged on the scene with a blend of rock and funk.  Next up was the formation of the phenomenal group, Greazy Meal. which was comprised of some of the best musicians in Minneapolis.  They packed the local clubs to capacity, and formed a following that is still dedicated to the music and energy they created on the scene.

The Collins Live band is comprised of members from Prince's own New Power Generation, and several local sensations on the Minneapolis Music scene.  Simply put, The Collins Live band is a top notch experience! We bring the most talented and experienced musicians available, and custom craft a show to fit your visions for your next big event!

Want us at your festival, wedding, party, corporate event, or to play a busy night at your venue?  No problem.  Collins Live Mpls will work with you to put together a show to remember, complete with all of your requests, and some of our favorites too!  Choose from our Collins Live Pre Crafted Set Lists, or Custom Create a night for your audience.  There's no music too unique for Collins Live to perform on your special day.  

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