This Week at the Turf Club: June 28, 2016

Tuesday: Air Traffic Controller

Air Traffic Controller is from Boston and features Dave Munro, Casey Sullivan, Steve Scott, Jeremy Van Cleave, Adam Salameh, and Adrian Aiello. With an eclectic song catalog and category-defying organic/electronic sound, people are taking notice of ATC. They were 2015 Billboard Hot 100 Fest performers with The Weeknd and Justin Bieber, placed on the NPR Hot 100 List for SXSW, named Guardian UK Band of the Day, and won Best Indie Alternative Song in the Independent Music Awards. Air Traffic Controller’s third album, BLACK BOX, was released on March 11, 2016.

Sounds like: The Mowgli’s, Gentlemen Hall, Jukebox The Ghost, Saint Motel

 

Wednesday: Fury Things | Lunch Duchess Tour Kickoff

Fury Things: FURY THINGS are three quiet dudes playing loud music. In three prolific years, they’ve released three EPs, two singles and a brand new LP, all while gradually becoming mainstays in the Twin Cities music community. In December of 2015, FURY THINGS released their debut full-length, VHS, to critical acclaim from the Twin Cities and elsewhere.

 

 

Lunch Duchess: Katharine Seggerman (B.O.Y.F., Bae Tigre) leads this Minneapolis-based, feminist grunge-pop 4-piece of delectable hooks and emotional catharsis. With screaming guitar lines, some actual screaming, a punchy synth, and certified-BAMF bass, Lunch Duchess will get in your head and stay there. First single coming out in early 2016, with an EP slated for release in the summer.

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Thursday: Slim Cessna’s Auto Club

In September 2016, Slim Cessna’s Auto Club is releasing its new album The Commandments According to SCAC. It has been twenty-four years since Slim Cessna parted ways with The Denver Gentlemen, that grand progenitor of the peculiar strain of Gothic Americana unique to the Mile High City, to form Slim Cessna’s Auto Club with a group of talented peers.

Sounds Like: 16 Horsepower, Scott H. Biram, Jay Munly, Those Poor Bastards, O'Death

 

 

Friday: The Lowest Pair | Dead Horses

The Lowest Pair: With little attention to tedious practicalities and with an eye focused securely on delivering to their growing fan base a truly special treat; a rootsy, bluegrassy, old-timish version of meiosis has happened as one new album became two new albums, Fern Girl and Ice Man, as well as Uncertain As It Is Uneven.

Sounds Like: Gill Landry, Anna & Elizabeth, Watkins Family Hour, Caroline Rose

 

 

Dead Horses: The Milwaukee-based Americana trio has crafted a timeless sound, informed as much by modern folk as it is by the classics. Front woman Sarah Vos’ gospel, living free and unapologetically, is supported with conviction by Peter Raboin on mandolin and guitar, and Daniel Wolff on double bass. Following the release of Space and Time in 2014, Dead Horses have been touring tirelessly, from shows with folksters Swear & Shake to new grassers The Infamous Stringdusters.

Sounds like: The Last Revel, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, Gipsy Moon, Old Salt Union

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Saturday: Run Westy Run

The hard-blasting, psychedelic art-rock band recorded two albums for famed punk label SST and another for Twin/Tone with R.E.M.’s Peter Buck and Hüsker Dü’s Grant Hart as producers. […] The Westies were better known for their famously unpredictable, adrenaline-filled live shows, the last of which was probably sometime in 1998 at the 400 Bar, though the band members themselves can’t even remember.

Sounds like: Trip Shakespeare, The Suicide Commandos, The Magnolias

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Sunday: Jazz Brunch with James Buckley Trio

James Buckley has been playing upright bass since the age of 10, and playing professionally in the Twin Cities since spring of 1999. Accompanied in a trio setting by pianist Bryan Nichols and drummer J.T. Bates, James displays his considerable chops as a bassist, soloist, and composer.

 

 

 


Blog by Ellie Moonen

This Week in The Entry: June 27, 2016

Monday: Boldy James with M. Stacks

Boldy James: Boldy James' first big break on the national scene came in the form of two features on The Cool Kids and Don Cannon 2009 mixtape Merry Christmas, on the songs “BBQ Wings” and ”Tires”. On October 15, 2013, he released his debut album, My 1st Chemistry Set entirely produced by The Alchemist. On May 22, 2014, it was announced that Boldy James, Bishop Nehru, and Fashawn were the first signees to Nas' Mass Appeal Records.

Sounds Like: Freddie Gibbs, Smoke Dza, Sir Michael Rocks

M. Stacks: M. Stacks (DJ/Producer) is becoming one of Hip-Hop’s rising talents. From producing songs for some of the industry’s finest to deejaying at some of the best nightclubs in America, he has built a solid track record. M. Stacks has laced tracks for artists ranging from Bun-B to Machine Gun Kelly.

Sounds Like: DT Blanco, Okkie, Aj Suede

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Tuesday: Avante-Tarde | Denim Matriarch | Sol

Avante-Tarde: A Minneapolis based garage rock outfit that cant decide if they want to be a psychedelic noise rock post punk band or actually good at their instruments... but always a treat to see live.

Denim Matriarch: A group of young, prodigy musicians. Their in a unique music genre which people like to call Progressive Psychedelic Space Blues Rock Fusion.

Sol: A Minneapolis instrumental prog rock band changing between melodic jazz progressions and heavy riffs. So underground they dont even have a soundcloud.

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Wednesday: Electric Western Rock N Roll and Soul Dance Party

Nashville and Atlanta's #1 Rock and Soul Dance Party. Famous in Nashville simply as "The Monday Night Dance Party," ELECTRIC WESTERN presides over their wildly successful weekly rock and soul dance party, now in its eighth year. DJs JACOB JONES and RENO BO spin a hand-selected mix of the most danceable popular and obscure 50's and 60's Rock and Roll, Soul, Doo Wop, Girl Groups and Garage Rock every Monday night in Nashville and once a month in Atlanta. They will now be hosting this event in Minneapolis!

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Thursday: The Lioness Album Release

The Lioness, born Shaiwna Adams on April 6, 1988 is the youngest of a large family from Minneapolis. Shaiwna’s first mixtape, The Most Anticipated, released in January of 2011, debuted just months after graduating from McNally Smith College of Music in St. Paul. Ambitious as ever, she returned to work simultaneously on her third mixtape, Queen. Followed by a collaboration project with Titan Administration Records on the release of The Cabinet compilation, both released in 2013. The Lioness still resides in North Minneapolis, and is currently working on her first full-length solo album, tentatively slotted for release in the Spring of 2016.

Influences: Lauryn Hill, MC Lyte, Jay-Z

 

Friday: Fort Wilson Riot | Pornonono Split EP Release

Fort Wilson Riot: Splitting their time between unstoppable touring and incessant recording, the Minneapolis-based duo of Amy Hager and Jacob Mullis have no shortness of ambition. In their time as a band they have recorded an indie-rock opera, Idigaragua, and performed it with a full cast of actors and dancers, produced and recorded their full length follow-up, Predator/Prey, and dropped singles, remixes and compilations.

Sounds like: Aby Wolf, Vicious Vicious, Aaron & The Sea

 

Pornonono: Pornonono is an RnB future-myth in search of a time and place we can all dance ourselves into one body and soul. Aaron Baum, Amy Hager, Jacob Mullis, Jared Isabella, Ben Clark.

Sounds like: GRRRL PRTY, 7th Street, Sinclair

 

Saturday: The Hell & The Quiet | The Pleasure Programme

The Hell & The Quiet: The Hell And The Quiet is a four piece that delivers straight up rock 'n roll and good times. The band is comprised of Ashley Daniels (vocals/bass), Megan Peterson (vocals/guitar), Andy Peterson (drums) and Brian Lambert (vocals/guitar). Formed in the blistery winter of 2014, the band has released one EP to positive reviews and is about to release their second on July 2, 2016 with a release party (and wedding party for Ashley) at the 7th St Entry.

 

The Pleasure Programme: The Pleasure Programme is a rock band based in Minneapolis. The band plays a loose and fun live show with a good balance of fast and slow, loud and soft, acoustic and electric. Singer/songwriter Jesse Daniels leads the band with Austin, MN native David Smith on drums, the towering J.C. Warfield on bass, artist-extraordinaire Mike Carina on keyboards and pro-jammer Matthew Ogden on lead guitar. They are currently preparing their debut album.

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Sunday: Lawrence

After years of consuming Stevie Wonder, Janis Joplin, and Eggo waffles, Lawrence delivers Breakfast, their twelve-song debut LP. Led by siblings Clyde Lawrence, 22, and Gracie Lawrence, 18, the New York-based soul-pop group blends old-school and new-school vibes to create a set of songs that sound as good on the record as they do at their high-energy live shows.

Sounds like: Sonny Cleveland, The Rooks, The Dip

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Blog by Ellie Moonen

 

Tickets on sale this week: June 24, 2016

THU
7/28
Jeremy Enigk Turf Club Fri 7/24
at 10am
SAT
8/06
Matthew Mayfield Turf Club NOW
FRI
8/12
An Evening with Trailer Trash Turf Club Fri 7/24
at noon
THU
8/18
Hibria (Brazil, first time ever in Minnesota!) 7th St Entry NOW
MON
9/12
Gallant with Eryn Allen Kane Turf Club NOW
TUE
9/13
The Deslondes Turf Club Fri 7/24
at noon
FRI
9/16
The Dear Hunter: The Final Act Tour ft. Eisley and Gavin Castleton Fine Line Fri 7/24
at 10am
MON
9/19
The Heavy Mainroom Fri 7/24
at 11am
SAT
9/24
Drive-By Truckers with Lydia Loveless Mainroom Fri 7/24
at noon
SAT
9/24
Bear’s Den Triple Rock Fri 7/24
at 11am
FRI
9/30
Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes Turf Club NOW
TUE
10/4
The Record Company 7th St Entry Fri 7/24
at 10am
WED
10/5
Shovels & Rope with Matthew Logan Vasquez (of Delta Spirit) Mainroom Fri 7/24
at noon
TUE
10/6
Marian Hill with VÉRITÉ and Shaed Mainroom Fri 7/24
at noon
SAT
10/8
Twin Peaks 7th St Entry Fri 7/24
at 10am
MON
10/10
Opeth - Sorceress World Tour with The Sword Mainroom Fri 7/24
at noon
MON
10/10
Cymbals Eat Guitars 7th St Entry Fri 7/24
at noon
TUE
10/11
Nothing But Thieves with The Wrecks Fine Line Fri 7/24
at 10am
WED
10/12
Born Ruffians 7th St Entry Fri 7/24
at 10am
FRI
10/14
Ingrid Michaelson Northrop Fri 7/24
at 10am
FRI
10/14
Tom Odell with Barns Courtney Fine Line Fri 7/24
at noon
SAT
10/15
of Montreal with TEEN The Cedar NOW
SUN
10/16
Phantogram Mainroom Fri 6/24
at noon
SAT
10/22
Grouplove with MUNA and Dilly Dally Mainroom Fri 7/24
at noon
SUN
10/23
Tall Heights Turf Club Fri 7/24
at 10am
MON
10/24
The Felice Brothers Turf Club NOW
THU
10/27
Wet Triple Rock Fri 7/24
at noon
SAT
10/29
Joseph The Cedar NOW
SUN
11/13
Lemaitre Triple Rock Fri 7/24
at noon
THU
11/17
Aaron Lewis - The Sinner Tour Mainroom Fri 7/24
at noon
FRI
1/20
The Devil Makes Three Mainroom Mon 7/27
at 10am

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