The Twin Cities’ own Big Cats is preparing for the release of his latest project, “Most Days,” which will be celebrated at the Icehouse next Saturday. Big Cats is well known for his production work having collaborated on projects with a wide range of artists including Toki Wright, the aforementioned Eric Mayson, Caroline Smith, Lizzo, and Haley Bonar among others. The night will feature some of his oft-collaborators in Chance York, Eric Mayson, and DJ Just Nine, as well as visuals from Psychographics. This show is 21+ and tickets are currently available for only $10, click the link below to buy yours now.
Location: 755 Prior Avenue N, Suite 004, St. Paul When: Saturday, September 30th @ 8PM
For all of the amazing things that Can Can Wonderland is known for, many people overlook the establishment’s capacity as a music venue. Chance York & Big Cats! will be live at Can Can this Saturday with a lineup that looks very promising. The event will also feature performances from Student 1, Talia Knight, and Farr Well, rounding out what should be a fun night. This show is FREE, but 21+ after 9pm; click the link below for more info.
December has been jam packed with a lengthy list of top notch shows to choose from. This Friday, Chance York & Big Cats will takeover the Icehouse for their album release party. Dubbed Highest Self, Chance and Cats are sure to bring some thought provoking material to the table. The night will also feature performances from Greg Grease & DJ Just Nine, as well as a few special guests. This one is 21+ and tickets will be available for only $8 in advance ($10 @ door), click the link below to buy yours now.
Location: 6 W 6th Street, Saint Paul When: Saturday, March 26th @ 8:30PM
This week is jam packed with awesome events, night after night. On Saturday, Saint Paul’s Amsterdam Bar & Hall might be the place to be. Big Cats will hold the release party for his album What If It Doesn’t Get Better, the Twin Cities vet will perform with support from Eric Mayson, Lydia Liza, and Nelson Devereaux. That crew alone can produce an entire night full of awesome sets, but there will also be a performance from Lexii Alijai, Sloslylove and Claire De Lune. Chance York will host the evening rounding out what should be a great night, this one is 21+ and advance tickets are currently available for $10 ($15 at door), click the link below to buy yours now.
Last Friday night made for a solid lineup at the Icehouse, as the venue continues to bring in variety of talented artists. The night featured Big Cats, Eric Mayson and Nooky Jones. With all three artists covering a wide range of genres, the crowd was into each performance until the end. Unfortunately, were weren’t’ able to capture Big Cats performance, but we got you mostly covered above for another weekly recap.
Icehouse might be the place to go tonight for those looking for a great show experience in a more laid back setting. The evening will feature neo soul artist Nooky Jones with his band, as well as Big Cats and all around badass Eric Mayson. Icehouse is one of the best venues in the city and nights like this really fit it’s atmosphere well. This one is 21+ and the door is $10, click the link below for more information.
This week/weekend is shaping up to be another good one for live music in the Twin Cities. Of the many events going on this weekend, Homeless & Big Cats will be headlining the Icehouse along with Crunchy Kids and DJ Ander Other. The show is 21+ and advance tickets are still available for only $8 ($10 @ door), click the link below to buy yours now.
Location: 205 E Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis When: Wednesday, June 24th @ 9PM
Eric Mayson will hold his debut solo performance this Wednesday at Honey. The multi-talented artist most recently featured all over Toki Wright & Big Cats’, Pangaea, becoming an integral part of their live performances. The night will also showcase appearances from Homeless & Big Cats, Dosh and Metasota, as well as Toki Wright & Freez. This one is 21+ and tickets are only $7, if you’re looking for something to do to fill out your week, look no further.
Location: 917 Cedar Avenue S, Minneapolis When: Saturday, March 28th @ 9PM
Toki Wright will be holding his B-Day celebration at the Cabooze this Saturday. The lineup for this one is stacked with performances from Toki & Big Cats, New Sound Underground, Audiyo Element, Freez, and Tory Envy, while DJ Keezy & DJ Willie Shu provide the sounds. The event is 18+ and advance tickets are only $10 ($15 @ Door), a steal for anyone looking to indulge in the local scene. Tickets are available now, click the link below to grab yours now.
Location: 1308 4th Street SE, Minneapolis When: Saturday, January 10th @ 7:30PM
The spotlight shined brightly over Lizzo throughout all of 2014 as she continues to maintain the top seat in Minneapolis’ booming music scene. From Time Magazine to BBC Radio to Letterman, Lizzo’s accolades keep piling up and for good reason. In a few days, she’ll perform her first solo show since Rock the Garden alongside Toki Wright & Big Cats, rounding out what should be an excellent event. Minneapolis based foundation To the Bridge is presenting the show with all proceeds benefiting those in recovery to help maintain their sobriety. A great event for a great cause, this one’s 18+ and tickets are available now for $20, click the link and cop yours before they sell out.