Location: 917 Cedar Avenue S, Minneapolis When: Tuesday, May 16th @ 7PM
TDE’s been having a strong year, Schoolboy Q continues to be a fan favorite and Kendrick Lamar recently dropped what might turn out to be the best album of 2017. Ab’s most recent album, Do What Thou Wilt. was well received across media outlets, it also solidified him as an artist to be reckoned with. His “YMF” tour will make a stop at The Cabooze tomorrow for what should be a good show. The event will also feature Little Simz, but don’t be surprised if local wordsmith Metasota is spotted either. General admission tickets are still available for $24, if you want to go the extra mile you can buy the meet & greet package for $64. This one is 18+, click the link below to grab tickets.
Location: 6 W 6th Street, St. Paul When: Wednesday, April 19th @ 7PM
Legendary Houston MC, Devin The Dude, will be live at the Amsterdam Bar & Hall tonight. His ninth solo release, Acoustic Levitation, has garnered praise across most outlets, proving that Devin is still one of the best out there. Local support will include performances by Manny Phesto, BdotCroc, Rich Garvey, and DJ Snuggles; a solid lineup for what should be a great night. This one is 18+ and tickets are still available for $18, click the link below to buy yours now.
Location: 701 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Saturday, March 25th @ 8PM
Alex Wiley has come a long way and the Chicagoan continues to see success as an established artist. His “Stoner Symphony” tour is in full swing with Minneapolis just ahead of his homecoming stop in the windy city. The event will also feature performances from Elijah Fhima and Mike Dreams, a solid lineup; especially at 7th Street. This show is 18+ and you can still purchase tickets for $15, click the link below to grab yours now.
Location: 1506 Como Avenue SE, Minneapolis When: Saturday, March 25th // 1PM-3PM
Chicago’s own Alex Wiley will be in Minneapolis tomorrow 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.
Location: 3090 Southlawn Dr, St. Paul When: Thursday, March 16th @ 8:30PM
Juicy J is now entering the final week of his “Rubba Band Business” tour with the remaining stops being St. Paul, Chicago, and Milwaukee. Myth nightclub is a favorite of Juicy’s, so it’s no surprise that the Memphis artist will once again play the suburban venue. Palestinian-Canadian MC, Belly, will open up the night rounding out what should be a good time. This show is 18+ and general admission tickets are still available for $32, you can also grab VIP meet & greet passes for $115, click the link below to buy yours now.
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.
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.
Location: 701 First Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Tuesday, October 25th @ 7PM
Mac Miller has had a resurgence as of late. The Pittsburgh rapper is rumored to have struck a $10 million dollar deal with Warners back in 2014 and released a solid project in Macadelic. Fast forward to today and he’s now dating Ariana Grande while pushing his new album Divine Feminine. He’ll be at First Avenue in a couple of weeks with Soulection, Lakim and ClockworkDJ, no word yet on any local openers. This one is 18+ and tickets are still available for $35, click the link below to buy yours now.
Location: 701 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Sunday, October 23rd @ 6PM
Post Malone will be live in Minneapolis next Sunday for his “Hollywood Dreams” tour. After a solid set at Soundset and an impressive show at Fineline for Red Bull’s Sound Select campaign, Post is primed for what should be a great show. The event will also feature performances from Larry June and Jazz Cartier, FKi 1st will handle the hosting duties rounding out a solid lineup. This one is all ages and tickets are currently available for $26, if you want to go the extra mile you can grab VIP passes for $62. Click the link below to cop yours now and be on the look out for more info leading up to the show.
Location: 1375 W Lake Street, Chicago When: Tuesday, September 6th @ 5:30PM
MADEinTYO broke into the scene last year with his smash hit “Uber Everwhere,” and has since gone on to become one of hip hops most intriguing young prospects. The Atlanta based artist and his Private Club brigade has been touring the nation and they’ll be stopping in Minneapolis and Chicago for back to back shows next week. Both shows have the same lineup with performances from MADEinTYO, Salma Slims, MYNAMEPHIN, and Noah Wood$ among others. The Chicago show is all ages and tickets are still available for $20, if you want to go the full mile you can grab VIP passes for $70. Click the link below to grab yours now before they sell out. Word around town is that Jugrnaut is dishing out free tickets via their instagram (@Jugrnaut), hit them up!