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‘If Jimmy Swaggart fronted Joy Division’: Greycoats plan televangelism-inspired ‘CHARISMA!’

CHARISMA! That’s what’s coming to the Southern Theater this Sept. 20-23, presented by Minneapolis indie-rockers Greycoats. Known in the past for their melodramatic music and spectacularly out-of-the-box album releases that have included film pairings, art exhibitions, and a MIDI-controlled spaceship, Greycoats are taking CHARISMA to the next level in that its release will be part […]

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Brian Laidlaw and friends to join up for a night of poetry and music at the Southern Theater

Tomorrow night Milkweed Editions and the Southern Theater will host a gathering of authors, musicians, and author-musicians to discuss and perform their work. The event serves as a book launch for Brian Laidlaw‘s first full-length poetry collection, The Stuntman. The evening’s focus is on the relationships among poetry, music, and communities. In addition to Laidlaw, the evening will include performances by Allison LaBonne […]

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Chris Koza, Jillian Rae, and more to play batteryboy’s third and final Southern Theater Sessions

On July 31 and Aug. 1, Cobey Rouse of batteryboy will be curating a final set of special sessions at the Southern Theater. The third annual sessions will feature intimate, one-of-a-kind performances from batteryboy, Chris Koza, Al Church, Jillian Rae, Joey Ryan, Erik Koskinen, and Moon and Pollution. These sessions are a distinctive experience for listeners […]

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Batteryboy and friends to return for Southern Theater Sessions: Act II

Local indie-folk band batteryboy’s Southern Theater Sessions will return for two nights this week to the Southern Theater in Minneapolis. The Southern Theater Sessions: Act II, as these shows are being billed, will bring together a diverse array of local talent, including Alan Sparhawk’s Murder of Crows project, batteryboy (both nights), and art rock trio Alpha […]

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