Tickets on sale this week: January 20, 2017

WED
2/01
Funk Dimensions:
A Dance Night Celebrating Funk in All its Forms
ft. DJ Espada and Mike 2600
7th St Entry NOW
FRI
2/03
Flip Phone XXL ft. The Very Best of Flip Phone Mainroom NOW
FRI
2/03
Rich Mattson and The Northstars
with Whale in the Thames, Feeding Leroy
Turf Club NOW
SAT
2/04
Cherub with ProbCause Mainroom NOW
SAT
2/04
Gibbz Oh My God Tour 2017 7th St Entry NOW
MON
2/06
Are You Local? 2017 Finalists Showcase Turf Club NOW
WED
2/08
Yonas The Roll One Up Tour
with Justice Money, Kee, Chance York + Eric Mayson
7th St Entry NOW
THU
2/09
Meat Wave with Absolutely Not, Buildings 7th St Entry NOW
FRI
2/10
Robert Ellis with Jenny O. (Seated Show) Turf Club NOW
SAT
2/11
Rhett Miller of Old 97’s with Trapper Schoepp Turf Club NOW
WED
2/15
Black Widows, Vanesa Silberman,
Scarlett Taylor, Jiro and The Strategic Pink
7th St Entry NOW
THU
2/16
The Chinchees Album Release Party
with Royal Brat, Teenage Moods, Private Interests
7th St Entry NOW
THU
2/16
An Evening with Michael Ian Black The Cedar NOW
FRI
2/17
Are You Local? Showcase
ft. The Suburbs, DJ Shannon Blowtorch, Gramma’s Boyfriend, and more
Mainroom NOW
FRI
2/17
Lily & Madeleine Bryant Lake Bowl NOW
MON
2/20
Mykki Blanco | Cakes Da Killa The Stunt Queen Tour 7th St Entry NOW
WED
2/22
Potty Mouth | Partybaby 7th St Entry Thu 1/19
at 10am
THU
2/23
Blue Water Highway Band with The Plott Hounds Turf Club NOW
FRI
2/24
Savoy with Puppet Mainroom NOW
FRI
2/24
Hope Country Record Release Show with Jake Jones Turf Club NOW
SAT
2/25
Those Pretty Wrongs ft. Jody Stephens (Big Star) and Luther Russell 7th St Entry NOW
SAT
2/26
4th Curtis Album Release Show
with Lydia Liza, Tony Peachka, Ahem
7th St Entry NOW
MON
2/27
The Japanese House Triple Rock NOW
TUE
2/28
The Vagina Monologues
Proceeds to benefit Planned Parenthood and Women of Nations
7th St Entry NOW
FRI
3/03
Graveyard Club | Pornonono | Lydia Liza Turf Club NOW
SAT
3/04
Tabah | J.E. Sunde Co-Album Release Show with Ayvah Turf Club NOW
SUN
3/05
Tchami with Mercer Mainroom NOW
MON
3/06
Teen Judge (ft. John Kimbrough of Walt Mink) 7th St Entry NOW
TUE
3/07
Dead Meadow with The Flash Hits, Chatham Rise 7th St Entry NOW
WED
3/08
Patti Smith and Her Band perform Horses Northrop NOW
THU
3/09
LazyLightning420
ft. Erik Berry (Trampled By Turtles), Marc Gartman (Two Many Banjos)
performing Grateful Dead’s 11/8/69 Live at The Fillmore
Turf Club NOW
FRI
3/10
Atmosphere Welcome To Minnesota 2017 Palace Theatre Thu 1/19
at 11am
SAT
3/11
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah with Steady Holiday 7th St Entry NOW
SAT
3/11
Moving Units presents the Songs of Joy Division Turf Club NOW
SAT
3/11
The Jayhawks with The Cactus Blossoms Palace Theatre Fri 1/20
at noon
SUN
3/12
Adrian Belew Power Trio with Saul Zonana Turf Club NOW
SUN
3/12
Phantogram Palace Theatre Fri 1/20
at 11am
WED
3/15
Cold War Kids Mainroom NOW
THU
3/16
Alex Dezen (of The Damnwells) and His Band with Mike Dunn 7th St Entry NOW
FRI
3/17
P.O.S with Invisible Boy Mainroom NOW
WED
3/22
Jay Som | The Courtneys 7th St Entry NOW
FRI
3/24
Alina Baraz Triple Rock Fri 1/20
at 10am
SAT
3/25
Alex Wiley Stoney Symphony Tour with Kembe X 7th St Entry NOW
WED
3/29
Nick Hakim 7th St Entry Fri 1/20
at noon
SAT
4/01
Powers | Bridgit Mendler 7th St Entry NOW
SUN
4/02
Whitney Triple Rock NOW
TUE
4/04
Biffy Clyro Turf Club NOW
TUE
4/04
Minus The Bear with Beach Slang, Bayonne Fine Line NOW
WED
4/05
Big Wild Fine Line NOW
SAT
4/08
Margo Price with Colter Wall Mainroom NOW
WED
4/12
Jackie Greene Band with David Luning Turf Club Fri 1/20
at 10am
THU
4/13
Aaron Lee Tasjan 7th St Entry NOW
SAT
4/15
Shooter Jennings with Cordovas Turf Club NOW
TUE
4/18
The New Pornographers with Waxahatchee Mainroom Fri 1/20
at 10am
WED
4/19
Sleep with MONO Mainroom NOW
SUN
4/23
Welcome To Night Vale with Erin McKeown Pantages Fri 1/20
at noon
SAT
4/29
American Football with S. Carey, Aero Flynn Mainroom NOW
SAT
4/29
Lydia Ainsworth 7th St Entry NOW
FRI
5/05
Laura Marling Mainroom Fri 1/20
at noon
SAT
5/06
Gear Daddies with Samm Llannas (formerly of BoDeans) Mainroom Fri 1/20
at noon
TUE
5/09
Pile with Gnarwhal 7th St Entry Fri 1/20
at noon
WED
5/10
The Wild Reeds Turf Club NOW
THU
5/18
Oddisee & Good Company
Beneath The Surface Tour ft. Olivier St. Louis
7th St Entry NOW

Best New Bands of 2016: Lady Midnight

Ahead of this year’s Best New Bands showcase in the Mainroom on January 18, we’re getting to know some of the bands performing that night. Here, we ask Lady Midnight a few questions.

By Emily Hoar

Emily Hoar: In which directions are you hoping your artistic community will evolve in 2017? 

Lady Midnight: As we enter uncertain political times in 2017, times that will greatly impact immigrant communities and communities of color, I hope my artistic community of healers and leaders step into and hold higher places of power to lead and share the stories that nourish our survival. 

EH: What jobs have you done other than being an artist? 

LM: Most of my employment has been art related within the realm of education, curation, and photography/design. However, I have worked in restaurants as a host, server, cashier, retail shops, personal care attendant…but the most rewarding non arts job was definitely being a Sex-Ed teacher and curriculum evaluator on a research project with the U of M. I got to teach 10-14 year olds and their parents about healthy communication, relationships, and sex safety to Latino families twice a week for 4 months. It was glorious and life changing. 

EH: What themes do you try to emphasize in your music? 

LM: Healing, honesty, strength and connection. My writing comes from my experience and those of the collective conscious and is an invitation to explore vulnerability and darkness as way to illuminate or gain knowledge and strength.

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