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Local Gig List: October 14-20

  Tuesday, October 15 Communion Minneapolis Varsity Theater, Minneapolis 7 p.m., $12 adv/$15 door, 18+ Inspired by the success of a monthly club night in the U.K. that shares the same name, new traveling show Communion (not to be confused with dance night Communion Sundays) takes up residency in different cities around the U.S. and […]

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Local Gig List: October 11-13

Friday, October 11 Robert Robinson CD-Release Show Dakota Jazz Club, Minneapolis 8 p.m., $20, all ages The reigning king of Twin Cities gospel, Robert Robinson, takes a more pop-oriented approach on his new album, Lullabies From the Heart, covering everything from Sarah McLachlan’s “Angel” to Sting’s “Field of Gold” and Cyndi Lauper’s “Time After Time.” […]

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Local Gig List: October 3-6

Thursday, October 3 Umami, Sean Anonymous, and Speed’s the Name Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis 9 p.m., $5, 21+ This slam-dunk local lineup is solid from start to finish. Frenetic party-rockers Umami will kick off the night, followed by energetic MC Sean Anonymous and ending with metallic pop band Speed’s the Name, who just released […]

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Local Gig List: September 25-29

Thursday, September 26 The 757s Turf Club, St. Paul 9 p.m., $5, 21+ The 757s are back! It’s about to get loud, loud, loud again for Paul Pirner, Jimmy Peterson, Seth Zimmerman, and Steve Sutherland, who have a new album in the works now. Catch ’em back in action at the Turf with openers Buffalo […]

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Local Gig List: September 18-22

Wednesday, September 18 Jonny Lang State Theatre, Minneapolis 7:30 p.m., $43.50-$53.50, all ages The Fargo-born, Minneapolis-reared guitarist returns home to play the State in support of his first album in seven years, the adult contemporary, pop, and blues leaning Fight for My Soul. Read up on the latest in Jonny’s life in the Star Tribune. Thursday, September […]

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Local Gig List: September 9-15

Monday, September 9 The Drug Budget Album-Release Show Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis 8 p.m., $5, 18+ How to describe the Drug Budget? Part freak-folk, part ska, part lo-fi doo wop, this band’s debut full-length, Overpower Afterparty, has a whopping 18 people playing everything from kazoos to horns to a djembe behind frontman Vain Mainstream’s […]

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Local Gig List: August 28-September 2

Wednesday, August 28 2013 Internet Cat Video Film Festival Minnesota State Fair Grandstand, St. Paul 7 p.m., $10, all ages You may be saying, “But wait, this isn’t a concert!” But aha, I’ve got you there, because Brian Laidlaw and the Family Trade and Koo Koo Kangaroo will be warming up the crowd for tonight’s […]

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Local Gig List: August 19-25

  Monday, August 19 Aby Wolf, Grant Cutler, and Zoo Animal Loring Park, Minneapolis 7 p.m., free, all ages For the final installment of the Walker’s Music & Movies series in Loring, producer Grant Cutler will team up with two inventive songwriters and vocalists to present a showcase of their latest collaborations. The 70-minute show […]

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Local Gig List: August 6-11

Tuesday, August 6 Jeremy Messersmith 7th St. Entry, Minneapolis 7:30 p.m., sold out, 18+ With his new record in the can, recent Glassnote Records signee Jeremy Messersmith will showcase some of his new material at the Entry tonight. The album’s title and full track listing hasn’t been revealed, so the show will offer up one […]

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Local Gig List: July 30-August 4

Tuesday, July 30 Moon & Pollution (opening for Heloise & the Savoir Faire) 7th St. Entry, Minneapolis 8 p.m., $10, 18+ It says a lot about the strength of Moon & Pollution that the only gig they’ve played to date was opening for Atmosphere and Trampled by Turtles at Bayfront Park in Duluth. The new […]

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