Location: 205 E Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis When: Tuesday, March 28th @ 9PM
Unknown Creatures will kick off the first of 2 shows in 2 nights with a pretty dope lineup at Honey. The event will also feature performances from Bijah B, Destiny Roberts, Rich Garvey, Destiny Anderson, Prolly Tri$, and a few special guests. This show should have great energy in the building all night, make sure to get there early. $5 at the door, 21+ to enter.
Location: 6 W 6th Street, St. Paul When: Friday, April 21st @ 8PM
Red Bull’s Sound Select division has been blessing the Twin Cities with great acts in 2017. Most recently, Francis and The Lights headlined Icehouse for one of the best shows so far this year. On the anniversary of Prince’s death, Bobby Raps will headline Amsterdam Bar & Hall, he’ll be joined by Izell Pyramid and Houston’s own Maxo Kream. As always Sound Select shows are only $5 w/ RSVP ($15 w/o), make sure to get there early because your RSVP does not guarantee entry. Click the link below for more information.
The Unknown Creatures crew will take over the Reverie tomorrow for their Spring Dance Party. If you haven’t been to the Reverie yet, you should definitely check it out, the sound is solid and their overall space is great for live shows. The night will also feature music from Nyasia, R.A.D x Booboo, Wizdom and a few special guests. This one is 18+ and the door is only $5, click the link below for more info.
Allan Kingdom is on fire right now, one of the Twin Cities’ brightest stars recently garnered another Grammy nomination. With the summer looming, Allan has been in rare form, releasing a new video and surprisingly announcing a new album titled, Lines. His most recent release comes in the form of a collaboration with London based producer Cadenza. The production fits Allan’s style like a glove, it’s almost as if it was tailor made. The Northern Gentleman sounds as confident as ever on each new release, we can’t wait to hear Lines, which is due out April 7th. Check out “Vibes” below and be on the look out for more from Allan Kingdom.
CMND + CTRL will keep things moving the first Friday of April with Medium Zach at Icehouse. These events have been eclectic to say the least and 008 should be no different. This one will also feature performances from Javi Santiago and Micahphones, as well as DJs Babyghost & YonLGND. The door for this show is 21+ and only $5, click the link below for more information.
Enemy Planes will headline Icehouse this Friday, their shows have been few and far between as of late, but they’ve picked things up recently. Beasthead will open up the evening rounding out what should be a solid night of music. This one is 21+ and tickets are still available for only $8 ($10 @ door), click the link below to buy yours now.
Alex Wiley stopped by PIFF in Minneapolis before his show for a meet and greet with his fans. The afternoon was very chill with a lot of dope gear being worn and sold. Check out some of the pics above and stay tuned for more from PIFF.
Location: 1265 Snelling Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Sunday, May 28th @ 11AM-9:30PM
The good people from Rhymesayers announced the lineup for their annual Soundset Music Festival awhile back and it doesn’t disappoint. Last year was the first year at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds and the event proved to be a huge success. This year’s festival features another STACKED lineup with performances from Ms Lauryn Hill, Gucci Mane, Travi$ Scott, T.I., Lil Uzi Vert, Pusha T, Talib Kweli, and Denzel Curry among MANY others. Locals on this years lineup include the stand4rd, Nazeem & Spencer Joles, Mod Sun, Zuluzuluu, Sophia Eris, and J. Plaza, all of whom deserve their respective slots. General admission tickets are currently available for $74, if you want to go all out you can buy VIP tickets (18+ only) for $194. Although the event will probably not sell out, ticket prices increase as we get closer to the event date; it would be wise to purchase your tickets sooner rather than later. Click the link below for tickets and more information regarding the festival.
Location: 501 Cedar Avenue S, Minneapolis When: Saturday, April 1st @ 9PM
Baby Shel will be in town this weekend for a headlining show at the Nomad. The night will also feature performances from Dot Ducati, Spiffy Wilds, and Juice Lord, along with a few special guests. This show is 21+ and the door is $10, the Nomad is always a good time so make sure to come stop by.
Minneapolis’ art scene is collectively growing across a lot of different mediums. The music scene is burgeoning, and fashion in the Twin Cities looks like it might be heading in the same direction. One brand pushing boundaries is Pacify, their work often promotes diversity and empowerment; regularly paired with political messages. Quality, hand made pieces for very reasonable prices, Pacify’s limited collections tend to sell out quickly. Check out their web-store for your self by clicking the link below and make sure to keep an eye out for more from Pacify.