Location: 701 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Wednesday, April 19th @ 8PM
First Avenue’s 7th Street Entry might be the place to go tonight for an event dubbed, “The Shimmy.” The lineup is pretty stacked featuring DJ Sets from Tek, Boogie WNDRLND, UJU, and Travis Gorman; as well as appearances from Sam Wayne, Prolly Tri$, and GYM. Despite the flyer this show is only $5 and the door is 18+, not bad for a Wednesday night. Click the link below to purchase tickets in advance.
Location: 205 E Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis When: Thursday, April 6th @ 10PM
Tonight, the Honey in Northeast will be home to, Bust-A-Yee! DJs vs MCs, an event that will pit the two against each other. On the DJ side of things you’ll have Mike The Martyr, Quincy James, and Cliantro; while the MCs will be GYM, Arvell Genius, and Pilot Jonny. This one is 21+ and the door is only $5, make sure to stop by if you’re looking for something to do tonight.
Location: 205 E Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis When: Monday, March 27th @ 9PM
The Twin Cities’ hip hop scene is firing on all cylinders right now and as of next week, things don’t look like things will be slowing down. Tomorrow, Honey will host “The Boom Boom” which happens to have a stacked lineup. The event will feature performances from Connor Marques, Prolly Tri$, Pilot John, Madison, and GYM, a solid night to say the least. This one is 18+ and FREE, click the link below for more info.
Minneapolis artist, GYM, took to Twitter yesterday to release his new mixtape Low Noise Vol. 1. Obviously hinting at more to come, the 5 track project breezes by at just under 20 mins. GYM really seems to be establishing his sound while continuing to push new boundaries. Check out Low Noise Vol. 1 above for yourself and be on the look out for more from GYM.
Location: 1429 Washington Avenue S, Minneapolis When: Saturday, February 11th @ 9:30PM
The homie GYM will headline a pretty solid lineup tonight at Bullwinkle’s Saloon & Funbar. The event will also feature performances from Tek, ProllyTri$, Radio Ahlee and a few special guests; not bad for a FREE show. This one is 21+, if you’re looking for something to do, look no further. Click the link below for more info.
Location: 205 E Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis When: Tuesday, January 10th @ 9PM
Fur Ever Home Rescue is teaming up with a plethora of dope local acts for what should be a great benefit show. Fur Ever Home Rescue focuses on saving at risk pets from dangerous environments, this event will donate ALL proceeds towards their cause. The evening will feature performances from GYM, Radio Ahlee, Bottle Kids and sets from DJ low, DJ Baby Ghost, and John Daniel; rounding out what should be a good night. The door is 21+ and entry is $7, click the link below for more info.
Whether you’re looking to get in shape, change up your workout routine, or compete in competition boxing, Uppercut Gym in NE Minneapolis has you covered. Located in the Arts District behind the Northrup King Building at 1324 Quincy St. NE, the graffiti covered warehouse style building has been training, teaching, and developing the art of boxing since Lisa Bauch opened the gym in 1996. Uppercut, is unique because it is the “only boxing gym in the United States solely owned and operated by a woman.” Two complete boxing rings are staggered at each corner of largest boxing facility in MPLS with workout equipment, boxing bags, open area with mirrors, and outside area complete with sand pit spaced throughout. Uppercut is not only garuenteed to get you in shape, but every person carries the ‘Minnesota nice’ attitude, eager to help you in your technique, form, or just simple motivation. They have a free intro classes at the gym on Wednesdays @ 5:30; so be sure to check it out. Also, the open floor plan makes a great area for events.