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Local Gig List: January 9-12, 2014

Thursday, January 9 A Tribute to Patti Smith Driftwood Char Bar, Minneapolis 6 p.m., free, 21+ South Minneapolis neighborhood bar the Driftwood has been doing a bang-up job of hosting live music from under-the-radar artists in recent years, and tonight over a dozen singer-songwriters will gather to pay tribute to rock ‘n’ roll underdog-turned-punk icon […]

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Local Gig List: December 19-22

Thursday, December 19 Mad Ripple Hootenanny Harriet Brewing, Minneapolis 5:30 p.m., free, all agesJim Walsh’s long-running Mad Ripple Hootenanny moves to a new home this week. This time the round-robin style songwriter showcase will happen in Harriet Brewing’s South Minneapolis tap room, which has been hosting a wide array of local talent this year. The […]

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Local Gig List: December 12-15

Thursday, December 12 Dustin Thomas 7th St. Entry, Minneapolis 8 p.m., $5, 18+ Globe-trotting soul-folk artist Dustin Thomas returns home after playing to thousands at music festivals in Bali and Australia. (Read an interview with Dustin and see photos from his travels here.) For his Minneapolis show, he’ll be joined by folk-rock band Portage. Duluth […]

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Local Gig List: November 27-December 1

Wednesday, November 27 The Cloak Ox 7th St. Entry, Minneapolis 8 p.m., $8 adv/$10 door, 18+ The Cloak Ox didn’t want to have a CD-release party for their stellar new full-length, Run the Dog, but maybe we can all quietly celebrate it at this show without telling them? It’s an accomplishment that certainly deserves to […]

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Local Gig List: November 21-24

Thursday, November 21 Dave Boquist and Friends Turf Club, St. Paul 8 p.m., $5, 21+ A founding member of alt-country group Son Volt, Dave Boquist is a master of the lap steel, banjo, fiddle, guitar, and dobro, and has recorded with big-name roots artists like Joe Henry and Peter Bruntnell. It’s anyone’s guess which of […]

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Local Gig List: November 14-17

Thursday, November 14 No Bird Sing Album-Release Show Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis 7 p.m., $10 adv/$12 doors, all ages With their excellent third album, Definition Sickness, out this week on Strange Famous Records (see our preview of the album here), hip-hop trio No Bird Sing will take the stage at the Cedar tonight to perform […]

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Local Gig List: November 6-10

  Wednesday, November 6 GRRRL PRTY EP-Release Show Icehouse, Minneapolis 9 p.m., $6, 21+ For their third in a monthly residency at Icehouse, rap crew GRRRL PRTY (who placed third in this year’s Picked to Click poll, and whose MC Lizzo also snagged first place in the same poll) will celebrate the release of their […]

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Local Gig List: Halloween-November 3

Thursday, October 31 Solid Gold with Grime Dogg, Allan Kingdom, Tickle Torture and Mike 2600 Turf Club, St. Paul 8 p.m., $15, 21+ Not only is this a chance to party with Solid Gold while wearing your best deep-sea-diver costume, but it also features support from some of the Cities’ most intriguing emerging artists—raucous electro-pop […]

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Local Gig List: October 22-27

Tuesday, October 22 Dosh Album-Release Show Electric Fetus, Minneapolis 7 p.m., free, all ages Martin Dosh will celebrate the release of his latest full-length, Milk Money, with a free performance, listening party, and album signing at record store the Electric Fetus. Strange Names (opening for Janelle Monae) Skyway Theatre, Minneapolis 6 p.m., $25 Touring behind her […]

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