Location: 10 5th St S, Minneapolis When: Thursday, February 8th // 6PM-10PM
After a stint in Colorado, Kihndyn Peters is back in Minnesota and plans to hit the ground running. The release show for his album Kihndyn & The Brain is right around the corner and the lineup is pretty solid. The show will feature performances from Kihndyn Peters, Student 1, Will Robinson, Lewiee Blaze, Demon Marcus, and special guests Exxe. This event is 18+ and tickets are currently available for only $7 in advance ($10 @ door), click the link below to cop yours now.
Towards the end of the month, the kids from Good Luck Finding Iris will hold the release party for their EP “Patience” at Public Functionary. The 4 member band has been under the radar to the masses, but those in the know have been clamoring for a full project. The event will feature performances from two of our personal favorites in Radio Ahlee and Shrimpnose, but will also feature Joz and Wulfchild. This one is all ages and tickets are still available for only $8. If you know like we know, you’ll cop your tickets sooner rather than later, click the link below to buy yours now.
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: 205 E Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis When: Wednesday, April 26th @ 9PM
C.M.J has been on the grind for quite some time, some would even vouch for him as one of the hardest working artists in the Twin Cities. A great lyricist and a man who’s always down to help out the community, C.M.J will take over Honey tomorrow for the release of his new project, A New Age. It’s been awhile since we’ve gotten a project from him, so we’re sure the evening will be lit. The event will also feature performances from Rey Gordo, Kat Fox, Five Second Rule, and DJ Adatrak. This one is 21+ and the door is only $7, click the link below for more info.
Location: 205 E Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis When: Tuesday, March 21st @ 9PM
Tonight, the homie Shrimpnose will hold the release party for his latest project, Not Really, at Honey. The event features a healthy cast of producers including Phib, NRMN, Talia Knight and Blamsiss among others. K. Raydio will host the night and the event is 21+. The door is only $5, so make sure to stop by Honey if you’re looking for something to fill out your week.
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.
Mike The Martyr released his latest project Alexander DopeDeal a few weeks back, and will take over the Uptown VFW tomorrow for it’s official release party. The event will also feature performances from Savage Randy of SPVCE and Axel Foley, not to mention a bunch of special guests. DJ Tiiiiiiiiiip will hold down the 1s & 2s, while Franz Diego handles the hosting duties. This one is 21+ and the door is $10, click the link below for more information.
Location: 205 E Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis When: Wednesday, January 18th @ 9PM
The homies from LikeMinds will celebrate the release of their short film, W.A.R, tonight at Honey in Northeast. The event will also feature performances from Mac Drakula, Dylan LP, Radio Ahlee, Traiveon Dunlap & Candi, Unknown Creatures, and sets from DJ Brano. For those always looking to stay fresh, there will also be clothing booths from Space Boy and No Flashy Shit. This event is 21+ and tickets are only $8 at the door, if you’re looking for something to fun to do mid-week, look no further.
Location: 701 N 1st Avenue, Minneapolis When: Wednesday, January 18th @ 8PM
Tonight, Why Khaliq will take over the 7th Street Entry for the release of his short film, The Night of The Mustard Seed. No word on what the film is about, but it will feature the likes of J. Plaza, Audiyo Element, DJ Mac Tims, Lost in The Wild, and Been Reza. The event is 18+ and advance tickets may still be available for only $7 ($10 @ door), click the link below to grab yours now.
Location: 701 First Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Sunday, January 22nd @ 8PM
GainesFM is a puzzling figure. Seemingly at the height of his game, the tenacious MC is still overlooked by many in a city that continues to thrive. After having a stellar 2016, the Twin Cities artist is locked in as a favorite to break out in 2017. In a couple off weeks he’ll kick the year off strong with the release party for his project, Smile, at 7th Street Entry. The event will also feature performances from Devon Reason, Vice Boys, CRAM, and Travis Gorman to name a few. This one is 18+ and tickets are still available for $5, click the link below to buy yours now.