Hookers $ Blow

Hookers $ Blow

$8 in advance/$10 at the door

Music from a more permissive era.  

For over a decade Hookers $ Blow has delved deep into the Soul pantheon treating audiences to rocking dance grooves from 60s and 70s R & B. With a rotating cast, the band is literally a super group of Twin Cities musicians, featuring current and former members of The Honeydogs, Soul Asylum, The Bodeans, Brian Setzer Band, Prairie Home Companion Band, The Dollys and more.

Tim Sparks & James Buckley

Tim Sparks & James Buckley

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An award-winning guitarist whose blending of musical styles has won him extensive praise from all corners of the music world.  Acoustic Guitar Magazine calls it “rich and sensuous”. 

SOUL FRIDAY PRIDE 2016!!

SOUL FRIDAY PRIDE 2016!!

$12 in advance/$15 at the door

The flyest night for Queer Women of Color and friends to celebrate Pride! Come out and getchyo dance on!

Featuring DJ Keezy, DJ Lady L, & DJ Sophia Eris (Grrrl Prty)

Special guest performers including: Alissa Paris, B Dot Croc, K.Raydio, And more…

Twin Cities Jazz Workshop

Twin Cities Jazz Workshop

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Hear Jazz's next generation!  The 20th annual Twin Cities Jazz Workshop is one of the most established summer music programs in the Upper Midwest. Young musicians study with Twin Cities pros and present a concert at the end of a week of improvisation, learning, and fun!

Jaspar Lepak

Jaspar Lepak

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Jaspar Lepak is a folk/Americana songwriter whose remarkable gift for melody is only surpassed by her poetry. Sweeping across landscapes with an emotional depth that is extraordinary, her lyrics expose a brave vulnerability while her clear, pure voice touches the heart.

Jacob Hanson & James Buckley

Jacob Hanson & James Buckley

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Tonight’s Dinner Set features guitarist Jake Hanson and upright bassist James Buckley.  Members of Haley Bonar, The Pines, and Halloween, Alaska.

The Counterfactuals album release + Joey Ryan & The Inks

The Counterfactuals album release + Joey Ryan & The Inks

$6 in advance/$8 at the door

“The ‘factuals are super strong songwriters, wielding astonishing melodies and surprising chord changes like a sharpened rapier. […] I cannot wait for their forthcoming 2nd album.” – Jon Hunt, L’Etoile Magazine

Top-five finalist for “Best New Band” in the 2014 City Pages Readers Poll

“Joey Ryan & the Inks are givers. The band’s lust for ’60s pop, abundance of melodies and penchant for hooks reward without asking for anything more than a pair of ears and a pulse”- Jay Boller

ELIZABETH GHANDOUR & THE HEIGHBURNERS

ELIZABETH GHANDOUR & THE HEIGHBURNERS

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Comprised of Minneapolis singer/songwriter Elizabeth Ghandour, banjoist Johnny Kovarik, pedal steel guitarist Josh Braun and acoustic bassist Matt Palin.

Vicky Emerson + Jake Armerding & Matt Patrick

Vicky Emerson + Jake Armerding & Matt Patrick

$8 in advance/$10 at the door

Vicky Emerson's trademark blending of folk and blues has earned her
critical acclaim and her most recent release, Wake Me When the Wind Dies
Down, has risen to #58 on the Americana Music Association Radio Charts in
2016.   

"Vicky Emerson has a voice like a fallen angel that's as pretty as
it is strong, and now she backs it up with growing lyrical depth and
richly blue Americana arrangements on her third album. " -STAR TRIBUNE

"With Wake Me When the Wind Dies Down, Vicky Emerson takes her spot among
the best. She may not be as heralded as some of her compatriots, but there
is no doubt that she belongs." -SOUTHERN MN SCENE

Nightchain

Nightchain

10PM-11PM NO COVER

11PM-1:15AM $5.00

1:15AM-CLOSE NO COVER

WE ARE BACK IN THE HOOD! GET READY FOR THE BEST WEEKLY SHINDIG IN MPLS. ‪#‎NIGHTCHAIN‬

$2 OFF ALL TAPS, HOUSE WINES & RAIL DRINKS.
15% OFF FOR SERVICE INDUSTRY WITH PROOF

JT's Jazz Implosion presents: Junior Ranger

JT's Jazz Implosion presents: Junior Ranger

Icehouse MPLS (map)

$8 at the door

The 27th is gonna be a tour kickoff show for quartet Junior Ranger (juniorrangermusic.com) - we're going from Minneapolis to the east coast ending with an artist residency in New Hampshire. Music from our first record and a bunch of new material from the record we're making this summer towards the end of the tour.

Ilika Ward & The Moonlight Riders album release +  Crankshaft + Mike Munson & Mikkel Beckmen

Ilika Ward & The Moonlight Riders album release + Crankshaft + Mike Munson & Mikkel Beckmen

$8 in advance/$10 at the door

Jake Ilika and Joel Ward (ILIKA WARD) have been making music together for over 12 years, but only recently recorded their debut album "Many Faces".   They've been recording and performing with their backing string band The Moonlight Riders, a trio of top-notch Minneapolis musicians featuring Jillian Rae (violin, Corpse Reviver), Max Graham (mandolin, Kind Country), and Jeff Swanner (upright bass, The May North).  They add depth and weight to the songs and performances of Ilika Ward, polishing the duo's modern take on old-time folk and country sounds.  

 

Jillian Rae + Ben Lubeck

Jillian Rae + Ben Lubeck

$8 in advance/$10 at the door

Jillian Rae is a multi-talented violinist, lead vocalist, and songwriter whose creative and dynamic style of violin playing, along with her lifelong experience as a performer, lend her an assured stage presence. She has an innate ability to create hook-laden tunes affirming the positives of life in the face of struggle and disappointment.

Ben Lubeck is a songwriter based in Minneapolis. He is a founding member of Farewell Milwaukee and has released three records with the band. Rented Rooms is Ben's first solo effort.   

Aby Wolf EP release + Bones and Beeker

Aby Wolf EP release + Bones and Beeker

$8 IN ADVANCE/$10 AT THE DOOR

"Aby has established herself as a chameleonic, restless artist who is constantly looking for new ways to showcase her vast vocal abilities, and it’s that sense of searching that has led her to develop such unique, forward-thinking music."  -Andrea Swensson, The Current

Catch Aby Wolf performing with a full band at Icehouse on Friday, July 1st, as she celebrates the release of her newest Cutler collaboration.

Wax Poetics Records’ new Minneapolis-based duo Bones & Beeker is a band that combines hip-hop-production sensibilities with classic, harmony-focused singer-songwriter musicianship.

Them Coulee Boys Album Release + The Morton Sisters

Them Coulee Boys Album Release + The Morton Sisters

$8 in advance/$10 at the door

Them Coulee Boys are a young folk-rock band born in the backwoods of Western Wisconsin.  Blending punk, bluegrass, and rock & roll, Them Coulee Boys contagious energy will have you singing along for more. Joined by Black River Revue (Duluth, MN)

The Morton Sisters from Eau Claire, WI provide the perfect soundtrack for embracing the beauty in pain. Songwriting sisters Hannah, Becca and Mookie weave influences of Alternative, Americana and Desert Rock with raw emotion in their songs.

 PUSHING CHAIN

PUSHING CHAIN

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The duo, which has been performing together in various manifestations since 1997, plays roots and Americana music featuring Boyd on guitar and vocals and Adam on the fiddle and vocals.

Nightchain

Nightchain

10PM-11PM NO COVER

11PM-1:15AM $5.00

1:15AM-CLOSE NO COVER

WE ARE BACK IN THE HOOD! GET READY FOR THE BEST WEEKLY SHINDIG IN MPLS. ‪#‎NIGHTCHAIN‬

$2 OFF ALL TAPS, HOUSE WINES & RAIL DRINKS.
15% OFF FOR SERVICE INDUSTRY WITH PROOF

Erik Koskinen

Erik Koskinen

$8 AT THE DOOR

"He has the ability to create a song, and a sound, that feels natural, intimate and exciting all at the same time, which is something only the truly great songwriters and musicians can claim."
 - Rich Larson

The Satellites

The Satellites

$6 in advance/$8 at the door

The Satellites are a 10-piece soul band powered by interstellar grooves.  They return to the IceHouse for a late-night evening of booty shaking classic soul and old school R&B.  

The Awful Truth + Red Mountain

The Awful Truth + Red Mountain

$8 in advance/$10 at the door

The Awful Truth..."an indie band with folky vocals and a cello" -The Current

Red Mountain's debut album Scowl Lightly was voted Best Album of 2014 by readers of Perfect Duluth Day

MARK MALLMAN + RONiiA

MARK MALLMAN + RONiiA

SPONSORED BY 89.3 THE CURRENT

$8 IN ADVANCE/$10 AT THE DOOR

“Mallman’s ‘70s-redolent music could be huge...” – Pitchfork

“Indie rock super hero.” – Minneapolis City Pages

“...engaging ballads and forceful pop tunes...” – Rolling Stone

RONiiA (pronounced Row-nee-a) is Nona Marie Invie (Dark Dark Dark), Mark McGee (Father You See Queen, Marijuana Deathsquads) and Fletcher Barnhill (Joint Custody, FUGITIVE). 

The Meadows

The Meadows

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Pete Linman (North Equator Nine, Idedit, Rhea Valentine), Wendy Lewis (Rhea Valentine, Redstart, The Bad Plus) and Jeff Waryan (Figures, Spirit House Trio) have shared rock bands, stages and studio time.  
Some of you may know Wendy from her work on the 2009 Bad Plus album "For All I Care." 

Charanga Tropical

Charanga Tropical

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First American Group EVER Invited To International Danzón Festival In Havana, Cuba, is Minnesota-Based Band Charanga Tropical!

Queen Hilma + Chance Peña

Queen Hilma + Chance Peña

$8 in advance/$10 at the door

Queen Hilma (formerly Andi & Alex)...2016 Top 5 Wisconsin Bands to Watch -Piet Levy (Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel) 
...WAMI (Wisconsin Area Music Industry) "Best New Artist" 

Chance Peña is a Singer - Songwriter from Tyler, Texas. He performs many of his orginals and a few of his favorite covers. Chance was a Top 24 finalist on Season 9 of The Voice. He is currently working on his first EP, which will be released in the Summer of 2016.

Nightchain

Nightchain

10pm-11pm NO COVER

11pm-1:15am $5.00

1:15am-close NO COVER

WE ARE BACK IN THE HOOD! GET READY FOR THE BEST WEEKLY SHINDIG IN MPLS. ‪#‎NIGHTCHAIN‬

$2 OFF ALL TAPS, HOUSE WINES & RAIL DRINKS.
15% OFF FOR SERVICE INDUSTRY WITH PROOF

Jenn Bostic

Jenn Bostic

$8 in advance/$10 at the door

Jenn Bostic is a Minnesota native, currently residing in Nashville, Tennessee. Her emotive songwriting and powerful vocals have been touching hearts around the world.  In 2012, Bostic received 5 Independent Country Music Association Awards including "Best Female Artist," and "Best Songwriter.” 

The Broke Down Dollys

The Broke Down Dollys

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The Dollys features three of Minneapolis’ most sought after female vocalists: Joanna Jahn, Kari Shaw and Megan Shaw.  Harmonizing to the music of The Trio: EmmyLou Harris, Dolly Parton and Linda Rondstadt and many other female country artists of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s.  The Dollys also perfom folk and americana hits of the past, which they love to put their own spin on. 

Dosh & Ghostband 'def kith ii: the price is ill' [anticon] album release + Andrew Broder

Dosh & Ghostband 'def kith ii: the price is ill' [anticon] album release + Andrew Broder

$8 in advance/$8 at the door

Dosh & Ghostband soundtrack the most indescribable dance party you’ve ever attended.  Consider it dance music that overachieves rather than IDM that fails. It’s Def Kith II, a synthesis of visceral grooves and the unknown.

Andrew Broder has spent time as a cutting and scratching hip-hop battle DJ, a snotty punk rocker, a challenging and thoughtful improviser, soundtrack composer, working sideman, producer, remixer, beat-maker, poet, brutal noise-monger and above all a fearless, restless and provocative songwriter.

Elizabeth Ghandour & The Heighburners

Elizabeth Ghandour & The Heighburners

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Comprised of Minneapolis singer/songwriter Elizabeth Ghandour, banjoist Johnny Kovarik, pedal steel guitarist Josh Braun and acoustic bassist Matt Palin.

 "Noche de Andalucia", a night of "arte y compas" featuring La Conja

"Noche de Andalucia", a night of "arte y compas" featuring La Conja

$12 in advance/$15 at the door

"Noche de Andalucia", a night of "arte y compas" with one of the flamenco world's most versatile artists, flamenco dancer and singer, La Conja.  La Conja will be accompanied by Ben Abrahamson and Trevor May on guitar and joined by local dancers from Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre, Catherine Higgins-Whiteside and Christine Kozachok.

 

Nightchain

Nightchain

10PM-11PM NO COVER

11PM-1:15AM $5.00

1:15AM-CLOSE NO COVER

WE ARE BACK IN THE HOOD! GET READY FOR THE BEST WEEKLY SHINDIG IN MPLS. ‪#‎NIGHTCHAIN‬

$2 OFF ALL TAPS, HOUSE WINES & RAIL DRINKS.
15% OFF FOR SERVICE INDUSTRY WITH PROOF

Jazz Implosion Presents: John Medeski, Todd Clouser & JT Bates

Jazz Implosion Presents: John Medeski, Todd Clouser & JT Bates

$15 in advance/$15 at the door

Keyboard master John Medeski thrives on the unpredictable, a trait that has kept his work with the trailblazing trio Medeski Martin & Wood (MMW) fresh and surprising for more than twenty years.
 

Commune MPLS

Commune MPLS

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COMMUNE IS A MOVEMENT OF ARTISTS, DESIGNERS, MUSICIANS AND PEOPLE THAT TAKE A STAND AGAINST TOBACCO CORPORATIONS, THEIR PRACTICES AND THEIR PRESENCE IN THE SCENE.

 

You Oughta Know 90s night

You Oughta Know 90s night

$6 in advance/$8 at the door

You Oughta Know is a Throwback 1990’s Live-Band party music reenactment of the hottest Pumpkin Smashing, Latin-Exploding, Cardigan-wearing, Blues-Traveling, California-Loving, Waterfall-Chasing, Wayne and Garth Lip-Synching, Virtually Insane, Tubthumping good times out there in this world.  Bring your friends, get some drinks, and let You Oughta Know Hit You One More Time, Baby.

Sister Species album release + Little Fevers

Sister Species album release + Little Fevers

$6 in advance/$8 at the door

 7-piece folk ensemble Sister Species releases new album "Closer Now," joined by pop-rock gems Little Fevers.

Thirsty River

Thirsty River

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With 23 strings and the occasional ivory filling, The Thirsty River finds their sound somewhere between a prohibition era barn party and the lyrically provacative folk scene of greenwich village in the 1960’s. 

Nightchain

Nightchain

10PM-11PM NO COVER

11PM-1:15AM $5.00

1:15AM-CLOSE NO COVER

WE ARE BACK IN THE HOOD! GET READY FOR THE BEST WEEKLY SHINDIG IN MPLS. ‪#‎NIGHTCHAIN‬

$2 OFF ALL TAPS, HOUSE WINES & RAIL DRINKS.
15% OFF FOR SERVICE INDUSTRY WITH PROOF

MAKR presents

MAKR presents

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MAKR, McGee’s solo project, is designed to explore music though repetition, slowly unraveling itself into an epic story. – Jerome Foundation

BOYS NOIZE + MARIJUANA  DEATHSQUADS + SLOSLYLOVE

BOYS NOIZE + MARIJUANA DEATHSQUADS + SLOSLYLOVE

Presented by RED BULL SOUND SELECT

$3 with RSVP

Red Bull Sound Select -- an artist development program that works with the best curators in local music scenes to bring fans unique shows -– is proud to announce the July installment of the concert series will be headlined by Boys Noize with Red Bull Sound Select artists Marijuana Deathsquads and Sloslylove performing in support. 

The J.E. Sunde Group + The Soil & The Sun

The J.E. Sunde Group + The Soil & The Sun

$8 in advance/$10 at the door

J.E. Sunde is the solo project of Jonathan Sunde. Before striking out on his own, Jon spent years making beautifully unusual music with The Daredevil Christopher Wright. In July, 2014 he released his first solo album, Shapes That Kiss The Lips Of God, with Cartouche Records out of Davenport, IA. 

The Soil and the Sun are, of course, great partners in the mystery that is creating life, making things grow.  Out of Grand Rapids, MI, Alex, Ashley, Benjamin, and Kellen make music in the delicate balance between simplicity and complexity.  Through soaring vocal melodies, ethereal synth textures, driving guitars, and pulsing electro-organic rhythms, these four friends explore the human condition and reach for greater meaning. 

Aaron Kamm & the One Drops + Natty Nation + Trichrome

Aaron Kamm & the One Drops + Natty Nation + Trichrome

$10 in advance/$12 at the door

Hailing from St. Louis, MO, Aaron Kamm and the One Drops merge flavors of Roots Reggae, Mississippi River Blues, Improv-laced Jams, and Soulful Vocals. 

Hard Roots Rock Reggae & Dub--this is the unique blend of music that is Madison, WI's Natty Nation. The independent all original touring & recording outfit is one of the original leading forces in USA based reggae.

 

Twin Cities Jazz Workshop

Twin Cities Jazz Workshop

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Hear Jazz's next generation!  The 20th annual Twin Cities Jazz Workshop is one of the most established summer music programs in the Upper Midwest. Young musicians study with Twin Cities pros and present a concert at the end of a week of improvisation, learning, and fun!

PaviElle

PaviElle

$8 in advance/$10 at the door

PaviElle is an amazing powerhouse vocalist with an equally powerful 9 piece band, playing both originals and covers. Most recently, PaviElle was voted as Minneapolis City Pages "Best R&B Vocalist of 2015, her band was named one of First Avenue's Best New Bands of 2015 and, she has just been nominated for an Emmy Award for her work on TPT's "Lowertown Line".

 

Phil Heywood

Phil Heywood

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"Phil Heywood may be the Midwest's best-kept secret." — Gary Joyner, Acoustic Guitar

"... this Minnesota mainstay has long been applauded as standing out from the rest of the pack of pickers." — St. Paul Pioneer Press

Natalie Lovejoy

Natalie Lovejoy

$10 in advance/$12 at the door

The grist of all that experience can be heard in the deep grooves and dreamy melodies of “Hiding In The Light,” a work driven by Lovejoy’s huge heart, luxurious voice, and a batch of tunes that suggest Kate Bush holing up on a cold winter night with Lake Street Dive. And while Lovejoy’s first two albums, “Wish I Could Fall” (2001) and “One False Move” (2003) are good introductions to the self-taught musician’s vulnerable tunes, the new Andy Thompson-produced collection of songs is her most full-bodied work to date. 

Nightchain

Nightchain

10PM-11PM NO COVER

11PM-1:15AM $5.00

1:15AM-CLOSE NO COVER

WE ARE BACK IN THE HOOD! GET READY FOR THE BEST WEEKLY SHINDIG IN MPLS. ‪#‎NIGHTCHAIN‬

$2 OFF ALL TAPS, HOUSE WINES & RAIL DRINKS.
15% OFF FOR SERVICE INDUSTRY WITH PROOF

Erik Koskinen

Erik Koskinen

$8 at the door


Erik Koskinen’s America Theatre is a translucent eulogy to the genuine. Musically sprouted from the blend of American folk, country, rock-n-roll, and blues, Koskinen and his top-shelf band realize a sound that is distinctive and fresh while familiar and classic

 Eric Mayson + P•PL

Eric Mayson + P•PL

$7 in advance/$7 at the door

Two bands that will make you a happier and healthier person - and might even compel you to dance. Eric Mayson and P • PL are aiming simultaneously at your heart and your hips.

 "It’s time we all got much better acquainted with Eric Mayson” -Okayplayer

batteryboy album release + The Ericksons

batteryboy album release + The Ericksons

Sponsored by 89.3 The Current

$8 in advance/$10 at the door

"The sound is comfortably grounded by heart-over-head vocals graced in sweet harmonies anchored in pulsating percussion. Lofty and sincere lyrical lines slide over the sweetly sad string slips that will keep them in you inner ear for the next year and more." - Mid West Music Fest

The Ericksons are sisters Bethany Valentini and Jenny Kapernick, who grew up speaking each others’ thoughts, knowing each others’ hearts.  Valentini and Kapernick enlisted long time collaborator, Beau Sorenson (Death Cab for Cutie, Bob Mould) to record Bring Me Home in the familiar Wisconsin woods of Justin Vernon’s studio, April Base. 

Twin Cities Jazz Workshop

Twin Cities Jazz Workshop

NO COVER

Hear Jazz's next generation!  The 20th annual Twin Cities Jazz Workshop is one of the most established summer music programs in the Upper Midwest. Young musicians study with Twin Cities pros and present a concert at the end of a week of improvisation, learning, and fun!

Bobby Long + Chris Koza

Bobby Long + Chris Koza

$10 in advance/$12 at the door

Though England is his place of birth, the songs found on Bobby Long’s forthcoming sophomore album, Wishbone, are redolent with pieces of Americana. They were composed in New York City, a place he feels more at home than he ever did while living in his native country, and the album itself was brought to life on the other coast, recorded with producer Ted Hutt (Gaslight Anthem, Lucero, Old Crow Medicine Show) in Los Angeles. “New York has shandy print on everything I do,” explains Long, “but there’s a Californian tint or energy on this album.”

Chris Koza writes lyrics and songs that drift in through the ears then circulates throughout the body like a melody bonded to oxygen.

Nightchain

Nightchain

10pm-11pm NO COVER

11pm-1:15am $5.00

1:15am-close NO COVER

WE ARE BACK IN THE HOOD! GET READY FOR THE BEST WEEKLY SHINDIG IN MPLS. ‪#‎NIGHTCHAIN‬

$2 OFF ALL TAPS, HOUSE WINES & RAIL DRINKS.
15% OFF FOR SERVICE INDUSTRY WITH PROOF

Rachel Kurtz "Grown A$$ Prom FTW"

Rachel Kurtz "Grown A$$ Prom FTW"

$5 at the door

Rachel Kurtz has found acclaim and a national audience of thousands due to her appearances at a series of community service events held in sports arenas across the country.

An evening with The Claudettes

An evening with The Claudettes

$8 in advance/$10 at the door

Pianist Johnny Iguana formed the Claudettes, who feature Berit Ulseth on vocals, Zach Verdoorn on bass guitar and vocals and Matt Torre on drums. Johnny, who has toured internationally with his own cult-favorite rock band oh my god, is currently a member of two Grammy-nominated blues groups: Chicago Blues--A Living History and the Muddy Waters 100 Band. Johnny has toured or recorded with Junior Wells, Buddy Guy, Otis Rush, James Cotton, Carey Bell, Lil' Ed and more (including many years and albums with his cult-favorite rock band oh my god). 

Dred I Dread album release

Dred I Dread album release

$8 in advance/$10 at the door

"Listen to the Evolution" was produced and mixed by Triple Ace and the Dred I Dread crew, and recorded in Inna de Yard Studios, J’Island Studios, Digital B Studios in Jamaica.  The album features the original Dred I Dread crew, along with world legend musicians from Jamaica including Tony Asher Brissett (formerly from Black Uhuru) on  keyboards, Earl "Chinna" Smith (Inna da Yard Crew), Nikki Burt on background vocals, Andre on drums percussion, Nambo on horns.

Malamanya

Malamanya

$8 in advance/$10 at the door

Malamanya is a United States based band comprised of musicians who share a mutual respect and enthusiasm for traditional rhythms and melodies from Cuba and Latin America.  Their style is vintage and their sound is classic.

Trent Baarspul album release

Trent Baarspul album release

$8 in advance/$10 at the door

The official release of ‘Awakenings’ and will feature many of the musicians who recorded on the album. The night’s band will consist of Adam Meckler on Trumpet, Nelson Devereaux on Tenor Saxophone, Kevin Gastonguay on Keys, Chris Bates on Upright Bass and Pete Hennig on Drums. This will be be an exciting evening of music to celebrate the music and relationships Trent developed during his well spent years in the Twin Cities of Minnesota.

THE BROKE DOWN DOLLYS

THE BROKE DOWN DOLLYS

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The Dollys features three of Minneapolis’ most sought after female vocalists: Joanna Jahn, Kari Shaw and Megan Shaw.  Harmonizing to the music of The Trio: EmmyLou Harris, Dolly Parton and Linda Rondstadt and many other female country artists of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s.  The Dollys also perfom folk and americana hits of the past, which they love to put their own spin on. 

The Morton Sisters + Brian Bethke

The Morton Sisters + Brian Bethke

$7 in advance/$7 at the door

The Morton Sisters from Eau Claire, WI provide the perfect soundtrack for embracing the beauty in pain. Songwriting sisters Hannah, Becca and Mookie weave influences of Alternative,  Americana and Desert Rock with raw emotion in their songs.

Folk rock singer/songwriter, Brian Bethke brings a big sound with his lyrically strong and Americana fueled rock album, Ghost Songs. Brian has packed his latest album with the experience and stories of a songwriter who has toured the US, but has always found his way back to his home at the end of a rural Wisconsin road.

Ancient Mariner + Valley Maker

Ancient Mariner + Valley Maker

$8 in advance/$10 at the door

In support of their new album, Seattle based folk artist, Valley Maker(Austin Crane) co-headlines an evening of music with local dreamy indie rock trio, Ancient Mariner.

Lakewood Cemetery

Lakewood Cemetery

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Lakewood Cemetery is an indie folk duo comprised of Minneapolis locals Dan Krzykowski and Katrina Schleisman.  Their debut album was released in summer 2015, and they were recently chosen as semi-finalists for the Star Tribune's "Are You Local?" 2016 best new band contest.

Luke Redfield + Stephen Simmons

Luke Redfield + Stephen Simmons

$6 in advance/$8 at the door

Redfield has appeared at festivals such as South By Southwest while playing some 500+ shows (mostly self-booked in true working-class fashion) over the past decade. Sharing the stage with Marissa Nadler, Gregory Alan Isakov, Cory Chisel, and many others, Redfield's live shows are always heartfelt. 

Simmons released his debut studio album, Last Call, in 2004. “Lay On The Tracks”, a standout track from Last Call, was a winner at the prestigious MerleFest Chris Austin Songwriting Competition. Last Call was praised by critics on both sides of the Atlantic, picked up and released by Rounder Europe Records; followed by three more Rounder Europe releases and extensive touring in Europe. 

Caleb Hawley

Caleb Hawley

$8 in advance/$10 at the door

"Let's stipulate that no one should be compared to Stevie Wonder. But with Caleb Hawley, there it is. Add the songwriting chops of Holland-Dozier-Holland to the mix, season with the ecstatic highs of Ashford and Simpson, stir in the manifold talents of Jackie Wilson, Ray Charles, David Gates and David Gray—and serve immediately.”  – Manhattan User's Guide

Mike Peters presents ‘The Alarm ‘Spirit Of ’86 in 2016’

Mike Peters presents ‘The Alarm ‘Spirit Of ’86 in 2016’

$15 in advance/$20 at the door

Following 2015’s hugely successful ‘Strength 30thAnniversary World Tour’ (which racked up over 18 sell out UK shows and 6 sold out nights in New York), Mike Peters presents ‘The Alarm ‘Spirit Of ’86 in 2016’ - powered by his unique one man band concept that has been rocking venues all over the globe