Location: xxxxxxxxxxxx When: Friday, April 7th @ 10PM
Allan Kingdom recently garnered another Grammy nomination all while maintaining a strong presence in his home base of Minnesota. The So Cold Records front-man is preparing to release his newest project, Lines, which is also arguably his most highly anticipated. His new single “Know About It” has made ALL of the rounds as of late, lets just hope that it’s just the tip of the iceberg. Allan K sounds like the next big thing, he’s definitely put in the work. Not much is known about Lines, so I guess we’ll just have to attend the show to find out what’s in store. This event is 18+ RSVP tickets are still available for $10 ($15 @ door), click the link below to buy yours now.
Location: 1506 Como Avenue SE, Minneapolis When: Saturday, March 25th // 1PM-3PM
Chicago’s own Alex Wiley will be in Minneapolis this Saturday for his “Stoner Symphony” tour. He’ll be making a stop by PIFF early in the afternoon for a meet & greet event with fans. If you’re looking for something to get into before the show, stop by PIFF to meet Wiley and check out some fresh gear. Click the link below for tickets.
Last Sunday, Phantogram headlined the Palace Theater for the final night of the venue’s re-opening weekend. The sold out space was HUGE, cavernous at the upper levels, but the views were solid from pretty much all angles. The crowd arrived ready to have a good time and opening band, The Veldt, did a great job of harnessing that energy. The snow was falling outside, but you wouldn’t have known it by the size of the crowd just before Phantogram went on. The stage display made their performance even more dazzling and lead singer Sarah Barthel was electric from the moment that she stepped on stage. The sound throughout the evening was excellent as well as the lighting, the Palace is worthy of it’s place among Minneapolis’ top venues. Phantogram played a gamut of their most recent hits, including an encore performance that gave everyone more than their money’s worth. A stunning display, I’d recommend buying your tickets early the next time they’re in town. Check out the photos above and be on the look our for more from Phantogram.
Location: 629 Cedar Avenue S, Minneapolis When: Saturday, March 4th @ 8PM
The homies Glow Mechanics will be live at the Triple Rock Social Club this Saturday for an event dubbed “One Night Only.” These guys have been a little quiet as of late, but that looks to be changing soon. The event will also showcase Beasthead, Double Grave, and Nick Costra; rounding out what should be a good night. The door for this show is 18+ and tickets are only $5, click the link below to buy yours now.
Location: 501 Cedar Avenue S, Minneapolis When: Saturday, March 4th @ 9PM
This week marks another solid one for local hip hop in the Twin Cities. Of the many shows going on, Saturday’s “Midwest Best” Showcase is one of the better ones. Going down at the Nomad on the West Bank, this event will feature a strong lineup with performances from Why Khaliq, Slump Gang, CRASHprez, Free Lunch Crew and BOTH. This one is 21+ and the door is only $10 and PBR tallboys will go for $3 all night. Click the link below for more info.
Location: 111 N 5th Street, Minneapolis When: Friday, February 24th @ 9PM
A few 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 still available for $7, click the link below to grabs yours now.
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: 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.
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.