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Electric Fetus to celebrate 50 years with June 9 party at First Avenue

The Electric Fetus has announced plans to celebrate its 50th anniversary with a show in the First Avenue Mainroom on Saturday, June 9. New Jersey-based indie rockers Real Estate will be headlining. The stacked bill also features Habibi, a New York psych-rock band with Iranian-American roots, as well as locals the Flamin’ Ohs and the Last Import. First Ave’s […]

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First Avenue and Surly to release collaborative beer: +1 Golden Ale

“We sell a ton of Surly, so I think it’s going to be pretty popular,” First Avenue’s typically understated general manager Nate Kranz tells the Star Tribune about +1 Golden Ale, a new beer being brewed by Surly and featuring the imprimatur of the legendary Minneapolis rock club. “The key to +1 is balance and […]

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