Tag Archives: First Avenue

Andrew W.K. w/ Mark Mallman

Location: 701 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis
When: Monday, September 18th @ 7PM

Andrew W.K. usually makes a pair of stops in the Twin Cities every year. This time he will bring his full band to First Avenue’s main room along with local rocker Mark Mallman. Andrew W.K. is known for his frenzied and animated live shows, his full live band should only heighten the experience. This show is 18+ and tickets are still available for only $20, click the link below to buy yours now.

Andrew W.K. Tickets

Nazeem & Spencer Joles “Years Of Obscurity” EP Release Show

Location: 701 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis
When: Friday, September 8th @ 10PM

Nazeem & Spencer Joles are two of the brightest young artists emerging within the Twin Cities hip hop scene. The duo followed up their 2016 project, The Album, with this years critically acclaimed, Years of Obscurity; it’s hard to imagine that they could have progressed so much. Arguably Minnesota’s best hip hop releases of 2017, Years of Obscurity feels like something that marks the beginning of a larger quest. The two will be live at First Avenue’s 7th Street Entry tonight along with DJ Keezy, the door is 18+ and tickets are still available for only $10. This is a must see show that will most likely sell out, click the link below to buy your tickets now.

Nazeem & Spencer Joles Tickets

SZA “CTRL” Tour w/ Smino

Location: 701 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis
When: Friday, September 1st @ 6:30PM

TDE artist SZA has had a stellar 2017 behind the release of her highly anticipated album, CTRL. Received with critical acclaim across just about every major publication, SZA’s debut charted as high as #3 on the Billboard 200 (US). She’ll be live at First Avenue’s main room along with Smino and Ravyn Lenae, tickets for The Cabooze show sold out so fast that the location was moved to allow for more ticket sales. This is an all ages show and it is SOLD OUT, if you’re dying to go you’ll have to check Craigslist or deal with scalpers.

🔥AF: Dance Party

Location: 701 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis
When: Thursday, August 25th @ 9PM

Tonight, the 🔥AF dance party will once again take over First Avenue’s main room. The sounds for the evening will largely revolve around Hip Hop with sets from DJ BVCKWOODS, DJ Greenery, Dreamcasts and DJ Izzie P, the homie GYM will hold down the hosting duties. This one is 18+ and tickets can still be purchased for $7 ($11 @ door), click the link below to buy yours now.

Fire AF Tickets

Cool Pollution “From Kosmos With love” EP Release Show

Location: 701 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis
When: Tuesday, April 11th @ 7PM

The homies from Cool Pollution are gearing up to release their new EP, From Kosmos With Love, at 7th Street Entry tonight. The band just received two new members in Adriatic & Ian Sutherland, two accomplished musicians in their own right. The night will also feature performances from The Controversial New ‘Skinny Pill,’ City Counselor, Sloslylove, and Ghostband. This show is 18+ and tickets are currently available for only $6, click the link below to grab yours now.

Cool Pollution Tickets

Vince Staples “Life Aquatic” Tour w/ Kilo Kish

Location: 701 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis
When: Thursday, March 16th @ 6PM

Long Beach’s own Vince Staples will be at First Avenue tomorrow evening. The Cali MC has come a long way and has definitely paid his dues with 3 solid projects, not to mention plenty of road experience. His “Life Aquatic” tour features woman of all trades, Kilo Kish, two great up and coming artists for the reasonable price of $20. This one is all ages and tickets are still available via the link below.

Vince Staples “Life Aquatic” Tour Tickets

The Klituation #2 [Recap]


If you aren’t familiar with The Klituation, let me star t by saying it is one of the best dance parties in town. The all female lineup features mainstays such as DJ Keezy, Shannon Blowtorch, Sophia Eris, and more while a rotating cast of artists make guest appearances. The recap for round 2 was recently posted to YouTube, check it out above and be on the look out for the next one.

PROF’s Time Bomb Tour Homecoming

Location: 701 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis
When: Thursday, March 2nd @ 8PM

PROF’s Time Bomb Tour will wrap up tonight with it’s homecoming show at First Avenue. These guys have been through some crazy times during their trip (van burglary, van breakdown), so it’s nice to see them all back home in 1 piece. The event will also feature Metasota, Finding Novyon, Cashinova and Willie Wonka; we also have a suspicion that you’ll see a few special guests. This one is 18+ and tickets are still available for $20, click the link below to buy yours now before they sell out.

PROF Tickets

Black Atlass LIVE @ 7th Street Entry

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.

Black Atlass Tickets

Sake Red LIVE @ 7th Street Entry w/ Baby Shel & J. Plaza

Location: 701 N 1st Avenue, Minneapolis
When: Sunday, January 15th @ 8PM

Pine City MC Sake Red will make his Minneapolis debut this next Sunday and the bill looks impressive. The event will celebrate the release of his latest project, W.A.N.T.S, with performances slated from J. Plaza, Baby Shel, Nate Millyunz, Kashy, and Tae Supreme among others. DJ Quincy will hold down the 1s & 2s, while Lyric Marid handles the hosting duties. If you like good, no bullshit hip hop, this is the show for you. This one is 18+ and there are a limited amount of pre-sale tickets for $10, click the link below to purchase yours.

Sake Red Tickets