Tickets on sale this week: May 27, 2016

WED
6/15
Sonic Intension  Breakfast: Phase One Release Party Turf Club NOW
FRI
6/17
Corey Palmer & Lovetrade with Cub Sport | Astronomique 7th St Entry NOW
THU
6/30
The Lioness  Growing Pains Album Release Show 7th St Entry NOW
FRI
7/08
Remember The Time:  7th Annual Tribute to the Music & Legacy of The King of Pop Mainroom NOW
SAT
7/16
“Let’s Go Crazy III”  A Transmission Tribute to Prince ft. DJ Jake Rudh Mainroom NOW
THU
7/21
The Coathangers 7th St Entry NOW
FRI
7/22
Big Wu Family Reunion Pre-Party
ft. Useful Jenkins | White Iron Band | Kind Country
Mainroom NOW
FRI
7/22
Bear Hands 7th St Entry NOW
SUN
7/31
The Burnt Waffles 7th St Entry NOW
TUE
8/02
Richard Buckner Turf Club NOW
FRI
8/05
Mark Sultan 7th St Entry NOW
SAT
8/13
Lemmy/Motörhead Tribute Show
ft. Impaler | Virgin Whores | Fret Rattles | Dawn of Valor |
Trim Reaper | The Violent Shifters | Bad Idea
Turf Club NOW
FRI
8/19
“ONE” - The ONLY Tribute To Metallica  ONE Night Before Mainroom NOW
SUN
8/21
Weaves 7th St Entry NOW
THU
9/01
Buildings with Multicult | Novacron | Animal Lover Turf Club NOW
FRI
9/09
Mystic Braves  Day of Yesteryear North American Tour 2016 7th St Entry NOW
SUN
9/11
Band of Skulls Fine Line NOW
THU
9/22
Cobalt with Mantar 7th St Entry NOW
FRI
10/14
Rasputina Turf Club NOW
SAT
10/22
Cass McCombs Turf Club NOW

Job Posting: Turf Club Booking Dept. Assistant

BOOKING DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT
THE TURF CLUB

Job Description
5/23/16

SUMMARY

First Avenue, the Twin Cities' busiest live music and events promoter, is looking for an addition to our booking department to concentrate on the Turf Club. Named by City Pages as “Best Rock Club of 2015”, the Turf Club is a St. Paul live music landmark. This position is responsible for supporting the First Avenue booking department for events at the Turf Club, including live music, brunches, special events, dance nights, and other non-concert events. We are seeking a candidate that is extremely passionate and knowledgeable about our local music and nightlife scene.

HOURS

This is a full-time position with fluctuating weekly hours, including most nights, weekends, and holidays.  We understand that working nights and weekends is not for everyone. Please do not apply if this schedule does not suit your lifestyle.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Show Advance: Coordinate all show details with tour manager, from booking through day-of-show, and relay any necessary info to Operations Manager and Booking Department. Arrive before doors and serve as contact for day-of-show needs and issues.
  • Arrange hospitality: Shop to fulfill riders, staying within budget.
  • Show Settlement: Deal with ticketing and guestlist issues at the door. Gather all show expenses, tally door numbers, finalize settlement sheets, and pay tour managers/bands after show. Stay in communication with operations managers/door people on number of sellable tickets available and problems that may occur.
  • Booking assist: Work under the Head of Booking to help book shows and fill support slots at the Turf Club and Clown Lounge. Primary focus would be on local bands, brunches, special event and non-concert events.
  • Marketing: Assist with marketing ideas for all Turf Club shows and events, and be in charge of maintaining in-house promotions including posters, table tents, and flyers. Also, run any in-house giveaways and promotions for special events.
  • Admin: Track and compile show-related information. Coordinate information on Advance Sheets, Offer Sheets, Door Sheets, Sound Sheets, Contacts Database, Expense/Revenue Sheets.
  • Misc: Maintain the Turf Club office including basic office, administrative tasks, and anything requested by Head of Booking or GM.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

This is not a 9-5 job!  Must be comfortable working nights on a fluctuating weekly schedule.  Must be resourceful, extremely organized, self-disciplined, and think quickly on your feet. MUST be a team player with a can-do positive attitude, and feel comfortable maintaining a superior level of service to the venue, owners, artists, artist reps, and fans 100% OF THE TIME - under extreme pressure.

Must have a passion for music and diversity in musical taste, the arts, and entertainment.

CONTACT
Please send your resume in the body of the email to jobs@first-avenue.com


Tickets on sale this week: May 19, 2016

THU
6/09
More Funk ’16 Old School ‘80s & the MPLSound Mainroom NOW
MON
6/13
Atomic Lights EP Release Show 7th St Entry NOW
THU
6/16
Tectonics EP Release Show Turf Club NOW
TUE
6/28
Air Traffic Controller with Advance Base Turf Club NOW
WED
6/29
Fury Things | Lunch Duchess Tour Kickoff
with Bruise Violet | Wretch | Battlerat | Bug Fix | comedy by Mr. Princess
Turf Club NOW
FRI
7/01
The Return of Flipp with Enemy Planes | VIA Mainroom Fri 5/20
at noon
FRI
7/01
The Lowest Pair | Dead Horses Turf Club NOW
SUN
7/03
Lawrence 7th St Entry NOW
WED
7/13
Gallows Bound | WhiskeyDick Turf Club Fri 5/20
at noon
SUN
7/20
Dolan Twins 4OU Tour with Alex Aiono (rescheduled from 6/19) Mainroom NOW
SAT
7/30
The Baseball Project with Wooldridge Brothers Turf Club Fri 5/20
at 10am
THU
8/04
Bob Log III 7th St Entry Fri 5/20
at noon
WED
8/10
Prinze George 7th St Entry Fri 5/20
at noon
THU
8/11
Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld Duo Turf Club Fri 5/20
at noon
FRI
9/02
Tribulation 7th St Entry Fri 5/20
at 10am
MON
9/12
Highasakite 7th St Entry Fri 5/20
at 10am
SAT
9/17
Festival Palomino 2016 featuring Trampled By Turtles |
The Arcs | Andrew Bird | Jake Bugg | Houndmouth | Frightened Rabbit |
Elephant Revival | The Cactus Blossoms | Aubrie Sellers | The Brothers Comatose |
Frankie Lee | The Devil's Flying Machine ft. Charlie Parr | Margaret Glaspy |
The Murder of Crows | John Mark Nelson | Mandolin Orange | Erik Berry Duo
Canterbury Park Fri 5/20
at noon
TUE
9/27
Young The Giant Home of the Strange Tour with Ra Ra Riot Mainroom Fri 5/20
at 10am
THU
9/29
The Faint with Gang of Four Mainroom Fri 5/20
at noon
THU
10/13
Okkervil River with Landlady Fine Line Fri 5/20
at noon
SAT
10/22
Song of Zarathustra with Hive | Naïve Sense | Treasons 7th St Entry NOW

Pages

Subscribe to First Avenue Blog