Velvet Negroni + Psymun

Velvet Negroni + Psymun

$8 advance / $12 at the door

Velvet Negroni with special opening set Psymun. Velvet Negroni's album "Neon Brown" is set to release August 30th with 4AD records. 

Porky’s Groove Machine + Ali and the Scoundrels

Porky’s Groove Machine + Ali and the Scoundrels

$8 advance / $10 at the door

Porky's Groove Machine is a licensed provider of sustainable grown Midwestern nerd-funk. Having shared the stage with Twin Cities favorites (Nooky Jones, Radiochurch, Jaedyn James) and national touring artists alike (Here Come the Mummies, The Main Squeeze, The Motet), they will be bringing their synchronized dance moves, costumes, and high energy show to Icehouse for the first time.

TWIN CITIES JAZZ WORKSHOP

TWIN CITIES JAZZ WORKSHOP

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Students of the Twin Cities Jazz Workshop perform and record a live CD as part of their weeklong experience studying with top Twin Cities musicians.

Jacob Hanson + Steve Garrington + Miguel Hurtado

Jacob Hanson + Steve Garrington + Miguel Hurtado

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Jacob Hanson is an accomplished guitarist who has been seen and heard with a wide array of high-profile Minnesota artists, including Halloween Alaska, Mason Jennings, Solid Gold, Haley Bonar, The Pines and many more.

Savage Moods "Dark Matter" release + 26 Bats + Elle PF

Savage Moods "Dark Matter" release + 26 Bats + Elle PF

$10 advance / $15 at the door

Savage Moods is releasing their 2nd full-length record, “Dark Matter”, Saturday, July 20, at Icehouse MPLS. They'll be joined by Minneapolis greats 26 Bats and Elle PF.

Button Poetry at Icehouse: Guante ("The Art of Taking the L" Release Party)

Button Poetry at Icehouse: Guante ("The Art of Taking the L" Release Party)

$12 advance / $15 at the door

Join MC, activist, and two-time National Poetry Slam champion Kyle "Guante" Tran Myhre for the release of his newest project, a zine/mini-book called "The Art of Taking the L." Admission includes a copy of the new poem, an exploration of how much dominant conceptions of masculinity are defined by "winning" or "losing" and how that binary connects to gender violence, mental health issues, mass shootings, and beyond.

Nightchurch

Nightchurch

$8 AT THE DOOR/$10 AFTER MIDNIGHT

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

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

Le Percheron

Le Percheron

$10 cover

Supreme jazz group rivals Coltrane Quartet.
Adam Linz - bass
Cory Healey - drums and cymbals
Noah Ophoven-Baldwin - cornets
Levi Schwartzberg - vibraphone

Wendy Lewis: Icehouse Residency + John Colburn

Wendy Lewis: Icehouse Residency + John Colburn

$12 in advance / $15 at the door

dear corpse is a book-length poem written by John Colburn and published by Spuyten Duyvil Press in the Fall of 2018. It has been excerpted and adapted as a poem for four voices and will be performed by Lina Jamoul, Tory Peterson, Sheila Regan, and Walken Schweigert. Wendy Lewis songs with beautiful\\\band will follow John Colburn's poetic first set.

Techno Girls: BabyGhost, Patrish and Roux

Techno Girls: BabyGhost, Patrish and Roux

$6 at the door

Fundo presents Techno Girls (A Powerpuff Takeover) featuring BabyGhost, Patrish and Roux.

TIM SPARKS + Chris Bates

TIM SPARKS + Chris Bates

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Tim Sparks, guitar
Chris Bates, bass

CORNBREAD HARRIS

CORNBREAD HARRIS

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Legendary Twin Cities musician James Samuel “Cornbread” Harris Sr., was inducted in the Minnesota Blues Hall of Fame in 2012, and won a Sally Award in 2014. Harris is a singing pianist-composer, and is the father of well known music producer Jimmy Jam Harris.

TWIN CITIES JAZZ WORKSHOP

TWIN CITIES JAZZ WORKSHOP

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Students of the Twin Cities Jazz Workshop perform and record a live CD as part of their weeklong experience studying with top Twin Cities musicians.

JC Sanford + Chris Olson

JC Sanford + Chris Olson

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Trombonist/composer/conductor JC Sanford is deeply rooted in the traditions of jazz and classical music, yet constantly pushing at their boundaries. A long-time student of the legendary Bob Brookmeyer, Sanford has performed as a trombonist alongside the likes of Danilo Pérez, Matt Wilson, Anthony Cox, and Donny McCaslin.

Pop Up! with Shannon Blowtorch + DJ Izzie P + more

Pop Up! with Shannon Blowtorch + DJ Izzie P + more

$8 at the door

Kinda like the dopest dance party with a powerhouse line-up! Join us for a pop up dance party experience with some of the best female and gender non-binary DJ's in the Twin cities!

THE HEIGHBURNERS

THE HEIGHBURNERS

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We're The Heighburners. We took harmonized vocals, acoustic guitar, banjo, pedal steel and an acoustic bass, put it in a blender, set it to "folk" and this is what came out.

SACHIKO "LA CHAYÍ" FLAMENCO ANNUAL STUDENT DANCE SHOWCASE FIESTA FLAMENCA 2019

SACHIKO "LA CHAYÍ" FLAMENCO ANNUAL STUDENT DANCE SHOWCASE FIESTA FLAMENCA 2019

Adult: $12 in advance/ $16 at the door

Kids (12 & under): $8 in advance/ $12 at the door

Join Minneapolis-based award-winning Flamenco dancer Sachiko “La Chayí” and her student dancers, beginners to advanced level, for a performance FIESTA FLAMENCA at gorgeous Icehouse MPLS on Sunday July 28.

Nightchurch

Nightchurch

$8 AT THE DOOR/$10 AFTER MIDNIGHT

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

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

LCM and Tim Russel + Liz Sexe

LCM and Tim Russel + Liz Sexe

$10 at the door

An evening of improvised trio music from here and elsewhere.

Wendy Lewis: Icehouse Residency + Caitlin Mathes

Wendy Lewis: Icehouse Residency + Caitlin Mathes

$12 in advance / $15 at the door

Wendy Lewis performs every Tuesday in July at Icehouse. Joined by Avedis Manoogian, Brent Sigmeth, Co-Deadly, Pat Keen, Hannah Hebl and other special guests TBA.

Singing: Your Voice is Your Power

Singing: Your Voice is Your Power

$12 in advance / $15 at the door

Presented by Talk House: Learn how to warm-up your body, mind, and voice for the stage of life! Songstress Ariella, a Vocal Empowerment Coach has cracked some of the toughest cases of helping people release their vocal blocks, and express their truest selves in business, on stage, and in life.

Musicians Rising: Brass Messengers & The Poor Nobodys

Musicians Rising: Brass Messengers & The Poor Nobodys

$10 cover

The Brass Messengers are a Minneapolis street band playing mostly original music inspired by global sources and whatever else fits in our horns. // Since 2008, the Poor Nobodys, a Minneapolis-based septet has been making collective, collaborative music built on vivid extremes.

Do The Shake

Do The Shake

$10 at the door

Adam Levy’s Do The Shake is a multicultural musical experience that gets audiences on their feet by serving up deep Afro-Cuban and Brazilian pop, Congolese guitar funk, psychedelic Cumbia, Persian-Arabic grooves, and even a little American soul.

Lizea Harper "Dark Remedy" Album Release Show + Asia Divine, Just Jimi and more

Lizea Harper "Dark Remedy" Album Release Show + Asia Divine, Just Jimi and more

$8 cover

Lizea Harper is a Minneapolis based recording artist. Her recent videos for singles “Fantasy” and “Alter” have been featured on local and national blogs as well as streamed on Go 95.3 MN and The Current. Her new full-length album, “Dark Remedy” produced by Andrew Thomas, combines a modern, edgy sound that has familiar hip-hop/pop qualities combined with thoughtful lyricism.

TWIN CITIES JAZZ WORKSHOP

TWIN CITIES JAZZ WORKSHOP

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Students of the Twin Cities Jazz Workshop perform and record a live CD as part of their weeklong experience studying with top Twin Cities musicians.

TIM SPARKS

TIM SPARKS

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Born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Tim Sparks started picking out tunes by ear on an old Stella flat top during a bout of encephalitis that kept him out of school for a year. He taught himself to play the music he heard around him: traditional country blues and the gospel his grandmother played on piano in a small church in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Lucky Paul + Martin Dosh

Lucky Paul + Martin Dosh

$8 advance / $10 at the door

Lucky Paul (Fiest drummer) meets Minneapolis-favorite Dosh for a night of percussion, experimentation and improvisation.

The Dollys

The Dollys

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The Dollys features three of Minneapolis’ most sought after vocalists: Kari Shaw-Akers (vocals), Megan Shaw (vocals) and Doug Otto (vocals/acoutic guitar).  Harmonizing to the music of The Trio: EmmyLou Harris, Dolly Parton and Linda Ronstadt.

8 Cellos: Delphia Cello Quartet & Friends play Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1

8 Cellos: Delphia Cello Quartet & Friends play Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1

$10 advance / $12 at the door

Join the Delphia Cello Quartet for a special performance of Heitor Villa Lobos' "Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1" with 8 female cellists. The ensemble will also be playing octet renditions of some of Delphia's original arrangements. 

David Huckfelt & The Unarmed Forces w/ Billy Sedlmayr

David Huckfelt & The Unarmed Forces w/ Billy Sedlmayr

$18 advance / $20 day of show

In the fall of 2018, David Huckfelt left behind the familiar—the comfort of his home in Minneapolis; the camaraderie of his critically acclaimed band, The Pines; the luxuries of heat, hot water, and electricity—and relocated to Isle Royale, America’s most remote and least visited national park in mighty Lake Superior. Six hours by boat off the Michigan coast, Isle Royale is the largest island in the world’s largest freshwater lake, an isolated stretch of wilderness seemingly forgotten by the 20th century.

58 Belvedere

58 Belvedere

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58 Belvedere is a trio performing original compositions by Dean Granros (guitar) and group improvisation. The raw edge of Granros' guitar combined with the extraordinary drum and bass team of Dave Power and Pat Keen provides a new and unfiltered take on the idea of the jazz power trio.  

Purple Funk Metropolis EP Release w/ McNasty Brass Band

Purple Funk Metropolis EP Release w/ McNasty Brass Band

$10 advance / $12 at the door

Purple Funk Metropolis celebrates the release of two new summertime EPs – "COOKIN!" and "CRUISIN!" Supported by the raucous sounds of McNasty Brass Band.

TWIN CITIES JAZZ WORKSHOP

TWIN CITIES JAZZ WORKSHOP

NO COVER

Students of the Twin Cities Jazz Workshop perform and record a live CD as part of their weeklong experience studying with top Twin Cities musicians.

Brandon Wozniak

Brandon Wozniak

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One of Minnesota’s most exciting saxophonists. He returned to the twin cities in 2006 after six years in New York City and a six month stint in Shanghai, China. Wozniak studied music at Indiana University with David Baker and privately with Tom Walsh.

Space Monkey Mafia EP Release

Space Monkey Mafia EP Release

$8 advance / $12 at the door

Space Monkey Mafia is proud to announce we will be celebrating the release of our new 5 song EP titled "Captain Crook".

Phil Heywood

Phil Heywood

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Heywood is a former National Fingerpicking Champion and winner of the American Fingerstyle Guitar Festival Competition. He has appeared on NPR’s A Prairie Home Companion with guitar legend Chet Atkins, and shared the stage with a host of great players, including Leo Kottke, Norman Blake, John Renbourn, Pat Donohue, John Hammond, Chris Smither, Greg Brown and Spider John Koerner.

Rosenau & Sanborn

Rosenau & Sanborn

$12 advance / $15 at the door

The seeds for Bluebird were sown starting in 2015 when Nick Sanborn and I were both performing at the inaugural Eaux Claires festival. We were performing in different projects, but, encouraged by the promoters and in the collaborative spirit of the festival, we decided to try an improv duo set together.

Joey Van Phillips

Joey Van Phillips

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At the intersection between the head and the heart, lies Joey Van Phillips. On his latest album Punch Bowl, the percussionist has embraced the true meaning of collaboration, composing all of the music and rhythms and asking friends and artists (POS, Dessa, Sims, Cecil Otter, Jacob Mullis, Amy Hagar, Aby Wolf, Open Mike Eagle, Mally, Felix of Heiruspecs, Kristoff Krane, Omaur Bliss, Joe Horton) to create their own parts.

Goodnight Gorillas album release show with Sass and LOTT

Goodnight Gorillas album release show with Sass and LOTT

$5 advance / $10 at the door

Goodnight Gorillas is an alt rock four-piece from Minneapolis, MN. They write catchy, hard-hitting songs with introspective lyrics and sarcastic humor. Since forming in 2012, the band has steadily evolved their eclectic sound with each release. From math rock to shoegaze and a theatrical concept album, they continue to experiment between genres.

JC Sanford

JC Sanford

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Trombonist/composer/conductor JC Sanford is deeply rooted in the traditions of jazz and classical music, yet constantly pushing at their boundaries. A long-time student of the legendary Bob Brookmeyer, Sanford has performed as a trombonist alongside the likes of Danilo Pérez, Matt Wilson, Anthony Cox, and Donny McCaslin.

Mark Joseph and Friends

Mark Joseph and Friends

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A solider in the name of soul, Mark Joseph has worked with countless musicians, producers and collaborators and played over 1,000 shows in the last ten years. Known as one of the hardest working musicians in the Midwest, he pushes the envelope musically searching for the hottest players, grooves and cuts.

Liz Draper + Tasha Baron

Liz Draper + Tasha Baron

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Liz Draper (upright bass) and Tasha Baron (piano are a tightly knit duo drawing heavy influence from Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, and Eric Dolphy.

CORNBREAD HARRIS

CORNBREAD HARRIS

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Legendary Twin Cities musician James Samuel “Cornbread” Harris Sr., was inducted in the Minnesota Blues Hall of Fame in 2012, and won a Sally Award in 2014. Harris is a singing pianist-composer, and is the father of well known music producer Jimmy Jam Harris.

Charanga Tropical

Charanga Tropical

$7 at the door

The repertoire of Charanga Tropical features classic danzones as well as a vibrant mix of modern salsa and original compositions. For its groundbreaking tour to Cuba Charanga Tropical assembled a repertoire of unique danzones by Cuban composers that notably quote American melodies by Gershwin, Hoagy Carmichael, and others. The works shows that artistic exchange between American and Cuban musicians has been happening long before any recent political detente. 

Musicians Rising: Kiss the Tiger + Daniel Bonespur + Christian Bardin

Musicians Rising: Kiss the Tiger + Daniel Bonespur + Christian Bardin

$8 advance / $10 at the door

This benefit show is part of Musicians Rising for Climate Justice, a series of shows to support the climate justice organization, MN350. MN350 unites Minnesotans as part of a global movement to end the pollution damaging our climate, speed the transition to clean energy, and create a just and healthy future for all. Learn more about MN350 here: https://mn350.org/

CORNBREAD HARRIS

CORNBREAD HARRIS

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Legendary Twin Cities musician James Samuel “Cornbread” Harris Sr., was inducted in the Minnesota Blues Hall of Fame in 2012, and won a Sally Award in 2014. Harris is a singing pianist-composer, and is the father of well known music producer Jimmy Jam Harris.

Red Hot Django Peppers

Red Hot Django Peppers

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The Red Hot Django Peppers is a band that formed from the love of the music of Django Reinhardt. The troupe consists of local guitarists Ryan Picone and Jose Betanzos, violinist Danny Lentz, and bassist Sean Rodrick. 

Charanga Tropical

Charanga Tropical

$7 at the door

The repertoire of Charanga Tropical features classic danzones as well as a vibrant mix of modern salsa and original compositions. For its groundbreaking tour to Cuba Charanga Tropical assembled a repertoire of unique danzones by Cuban composers that notably quote American melodies by Gershwin, Hoagy Carmichael, and others. The works shows that artistic exchange between American and Cuban musicians has been happening long before any recent political detente. 

First Avenue presents Leslie Stevens + Laura Hugo

First Avenue presents Leslie Stevens + Laura Hugo

$10 advance / $12 at the door

Awarded "Best Country Singer" in the LA Weekly's 2018 Best Of, you can feel Leslie Stevens' voice reach the nails in the doorframe. She spins a high craft, with songs about donkeys and drinking and driving in heaven -- and just when you thought she might light your living room on fire with a giggle, she'll blast you through the skylight into outer space.

First Avenue presents Jonathan Wilson

First Avenue presents Jonathan Wilson

$20 advance / $20 at the door

“Jonathan’s talent – “mastery” may be more apt – places him among a rarefied class of musical auteur. You’d be hard pressed to find a comparison, or contemporary for that matter, that would do his recent work justice.” – Josh Tillman

Marbin

Marbin

$10 in advance / $15 at the door

MARBIN is a progressive jazz-rock band based in Chicago, IL, with a unique story that stands out in today's music world. With a do-it-yourself approach, Marbin started touring extensively in 2011, bringing their original instrumental music to every part of the United States. Through word of mouth, Marbin has gained the attention of thousands of devoted fans all over the world, and has sold tens of thousands of albums.

Anaïs Mitchell + Her Crooked Heart

Anaïs Mitchell + Her Crooked Heart

$25 in advance / $30 day of

ANAÏS MITCHELL is a Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter, and the Tony award-winning creator of the Broadway musical HADESTOWN for which she wrote the book, music and lyrics, and which won 8 Tony awards overall including Best Musical. // Rachel Ries, the writer, multi-instrumentalist and producer behind HER CROOKED HEART, demonstrates immense vulnerability and multifaceted musical craftsmanship to deliver a personal and profound musical soliloquy on love, leaving and the life that follows after burning it all down.

Mark Guiliana BEAT MUSIC

Mark Guiliana BEAT MUSIC

$25 cover

Mark Guiliana has become recognized as one of the world’s leading drummers, admired and in demand across the spectrum from jazz to rock to electronic music for his rhythmic sophistication, creative impulse, and individual sound.