Location: 701 First Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Friday, January 6th @ 7PM (18+)
The first week of 2017 is looking like yet another good one for live music in the Twin Cities. Among a plethora of events being held throughout the week, SIMS of Doomtree will headline First Avenue’s mainroom this Friday. Don’t let his super cool style give you the wrong idea, SIMS is one of the best MCs in the Twin Cities and has the track record to prove it. The event will also feature performances from Milwaukee’s own Webster X, Chicago duo Air Credits (Hood Internet & Show You Suck), and Nazeem & Spencer Joles. A STACKED lineup for a reasonable $15, click the link below to buy your tickets now.
Location: 701 First Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Saturday, November 28th @ 5PM
Hippo Campus has had one hell of a year, from Conan to Lolla it’s pretty amazing how far they’ve ascended in just a couple of years. The Saint Paul natives will headline First Avenue’s main room in a couple of weekends alongside Bad Bad Hats and Danger Ron & The Spins. The event is all ages and is already SOLD OUT, those looking to buy tickets will have to opt for Craigslist, Facebook or deal with scalpers at the door. Click the link below for more info and good luck!
Location: 701 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Wednesday, October 14th @ 6PM
The Underachievers recently kicked off the North American segment of their world tour, with 33 stops in 43 nights they’ve got A LOT of work ahead. They’ll be in Minneapolis and Chicago this week with the Minneapolis event falling Wednesday. First Avenue’s main room should provide the perfect backdrop for openers Pouya and The Buffet Boys, Kirk Knight and Bodega Bamz. This one is all ages and general admission tickets are still available for $18, you can also snag Pouya Meet & Greets for $60 or Underachiever Meet & Greets for $75. Click the link below for tickets and make sure to stay tuned for more.
Location: 701 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Friday, March 6th @ 6PM
Vita.mn’s annual “Are You Local” show is tonight and the lineup looks pretty good. Minneapolis veteran Brother Ali will headline the event with appearances from special guests The Blind Shake and Tiny Deaths. Vita.mn will conclude their “Best New Bands” contest with the finalists including Baby Shel, Moon & Pollution, Sam Cassidy and The Stress of Her Regard; a wide variety of talent under one roof. This one’s 18+ and tickets are still available for $15, a reasonable price for those looking to get bang with their buck. Click the link below to grab yours now and stay tuned for more.
Location: 701 First Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Wednesday, February 25th @ 8PM
With Doomtree’s “All Hands” tour under way, their Minneapolis show is set for this Wednesday. Sponsored by Surly and the Current, the event will also feature performances from Taggart & Rosewood, and Metasota. If you remember their final “blowouts”, then you can guess that you’ll see a few other special guests throughout the night. This one is 18+ and tickets are SOLD OUT, if you’re dying to go you’ll have to scan Craigslist, Facebook or deal with scalpers.
Location: 701 First Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Sunday, February 15th @ 7:30PM
The guys from Cherub had a hell of a year in 2014. After gaining slots on more festivals to count, the duo is back with their official tour. They’ll be hitting up First Ave’s main room tomorrow for those looking to keep the flame lit. They’ll be joined by Mystery Skulls and ForteBowie, rounding out what should be a good show. The event is 18+ and tickets are still available for $15 ($17 @ Door), click the link below to grab yours now.
Location: 701 First Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Friday, January 23rd @ 7PM
This weekend marks yet another filled with an abundance of shows. Tonight, The Current will be hosting their 10th anniversary party at First Ave’s main room and the line up looks pretty dope. Throughout the night, there will be performances from Allan Kingdom, Hippo Campus, Cold War Kids and Dead Man Winter among others, rounding out an eclectic night. This one’s 18+ and tickets are SOLD OUT, if you’re dying to go you’ll have to check Craigslist, Facebook, or scalp at the door.