Location: 701 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Friday, February 24th @ 8PM
Fool’s Gold artist, Black Atlass, will be live at First Avenue’s 7th Street Entry this Friday. The Canadian producer, singer and songwriter has come on strong over the last few years connecting with global brands like Louis Vuitton and Yves Saint Laurent along the way. His ambient, oft-low tempo production meshes well with his sharp vocals, songs like “Tonight” and””Haunted Paradise” have proven to be hits. Official tour special guest OVERWERK will open up the night, as well as local favorite C. Kostra. This one is 18+ and advance tickets are still available for $12 ($15 @ door), click the link below to buy yours now.
Location: 111 N 5th Street, Minneapolis When: Thursday, February 23rd @ 8PM
Red Bull Sound Select and Greenroom Magazine will kick off their 2017 campaign with Atlanta’s own YFN Lucci. The Georgia artist finished off 2016 with a bang and was named one of Billboard’s “Top 10 Hip Hop & R&B Artists to Watch in 2017.” SaveMoney member, Joey Purp, will provide support, as well as local MC Sweetz P. This one is 18+ and you can luck out on $5 tickets ($15 @ door) by clicking the link below.
Location: 913 Cedar Avenue S, Minneapolis When: Wednesday, February 22nd @ 10PM
The Hyptonized Minds crew had a LONG run back in the 90s & 00s and they continue to tour the country as individuals. Three 6 Mafia’s long time collaborator, Project Pat, will be in Minneapolis tomorrow for what should be a great night at The Cabooze. The event will also feature performances from K Park, Tae Supreme, Young Nuk, DB Tha Rasta, and Scale Gang. This show is 18+ and general admission tickets are still available for $20, you can go the extra mile and grab VIP meet & greet tickets for $40 (free wing buffet included). Click the link below if you’re interested.
The 67th Berlin Film Festival, better known as Berlinale, kicks off each year shortly after the Sundance Film Festival ends, and continues with an impressive line-up of independent films, ranging from comedy to drama and even science fiction. This year the festival closed with the premiere of James Mangold‘s R-rated comic entry Logan, which will see the last outing of Hugh Jackman as the immortal and tormented Wolverine, opposite Patrick Stewart reprising the role of Professor Charles Xavier. In addition, director Danny Boyle‘s long-anticipated follow-up to Trainspotting also debuted at the festival, and saw the original cast return for a look at how the characters are dealing with the realities of life 20-years after the drug-induced original. The festival also played host to a solid line-up of independent films. Unfortunately we’re not able to afford the trip (or take the time off) to make it to Berlin for the 10-day celebration, so this all based on reviews and speculation, but here are just a few noteworthy entries we figured were worth mentioning… Continue reading →
With tour season on the down swing, PROF, Finding Novyon, Metasota, and Willie Wonka are wrapping up their tour throughout most of the western U.S. A monster lineup that is sure to put on a good show in any given city on any given night, the “Time Bomb” tour is a great chance for out of state fans to get familiar. Check out the remaining dates above to see if they’re coming to your town or a town near you.
Dre Day 2017 is upon us with Minneapolis’ version going down at the newly renovated Uptown VFW. If you’re unfamiliar with Dre Day, the event pays homage to the legendary producer with covers of his music, as well as performances from local artists. This year’s event will feature RP Hooks, Tek, BdotCroc, Carnage The Executioner, and Chance York among others. Tonight’s show is 21+ and tickets are still available for $12, click the link below to grab yours now.
Location: 111 N 5th Street, Minneapolis When: Friday, February 24th @ 9PM
A couple of weeks back, Minneapolis’ own Student 1 dropped a new project titled Dichotomy. The record is highly collaborative with guest features on every track as well as a plethora of producers. The release party will also feature a healthy cast of artists with performances from Why Khaliq, CRASHprez and Juice Lord among others. GO95’s Mr. Peter Parker will host the evening rounding out what should be a good night. This one is 18+ and tickets are currently available for $5 ($7 @ door), click the link below to grabs yours now.
Location: 501 Cedar Avenue S, Minneapolis When: Thursday, February 16th @ 9PM
The homie Rich Garvey will continue his month long minneseries at the Nomad with part 3 tomorrow. This week’s event will feature performances from No Good Neighbors, Blamsiss, Kwey, and Kaleem The Dream among others. This one is 21+ and the door is only $5 until 11 (ladies free until 11), click the link below for more information.
Mike The Martyr released his latest project Alexander DopeDeal a few weeks back, and will take over the Uptown VFW tomorrow for it’s official release party. The event will also feature performances from Savage Randy of SPVCE and Axel Foley, not to mention a bunch of special guests. DJ Tiiiiiiiiiip will hold down the 1s & 2s, while Franz Diego handles the hosting duties. This one is 21+ and the door is $10, click the link below for more information.
Location: 701 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Friday, March 17th @ 8PM
It’s good to see P.O.S back doing his thing, his new album Chill, Dummy is quite possibly his best and it still feels like he has the whole world in front of him. Currently in the midst of a tour, P.O.S’ hometown stop is poised to be a memorable one. Local collective, Zuluzuluu, will open the night as well as Invisible Boy, a solid lineup for the reasonable price of $15. This one is 18+ and tickets can be purchased by clicking the link below.