4th Annual Diamond Dog™ Eating Contest Now Accepting Entries To Compete

It's time for your favorite Twin Cities 4th of July tradition, The Depot Tavern's Diamond Dog™ Eating Contest! 

Once again we're searching for six brave souls (and stomachs) to see how many Diamond Dogs they can eat in 10 minutes. They'll fight their way through the 1/4 Pound All Beef Hot Dog, Wrapped with Pepper Bacon, and Deep-Fried, Served on a Pretzel Bun and on to glory and fabulous prizes.

Are you up for the challenge? Submit your name, age and a 2-3 sentence bio to contest@first-avenue.com. We will be accepting submissions from now until Wednesday, June 19 at noon. Contestants will be notified by Thursday, June 20 at noon.

City Pages presents
The Depot’s Fourth Annual
Diamond Dog™ Eating Contest
Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 2:00pm

PRIZES

  • First place winner: Platinum Membership, 10 pairs of tickets to First Ave shows, $50.00 Depot giftcard
  • Second place winner: Gold Membership, 5 pairs of tickets to First Ave shows, $25.00 Depot giftcard
  • Third place winner: Gold Membership, 3 pairs of tickets to First Ave shows, $25.00 Depot giftcard
  • If the winner eats 12 Diamond Dogs they get an extra $250, if they eat 15 they get $500

First Avenue Tickets on sale this week - June 6, 2013

 

ON SALE: Friday, June 7 at noon
Six60 in the Entry on Sunday, July 7 
Alexander O'Neal on Friday, July 19 
Budo in the Entry on Friday, July 19 
San Cisco at the Triple Rock on Wednesday, July 31 
Flume on Tuesday, September 3 
Tav Falco in the Entry on Tuesday, September 10 
The Wood Brothers at the Fine Line on Thursday, September 12 
The Dodos at the Triple Rock on Monday, September 16 
Young Galaxy in the Entry on Tuesday, September 17 
The Legendary Pink Dots in the Entry on Friday, September 20 
Cold War Kids on Thursday, September 26 

 

This Week in the 7th St Entry - June 3, 2013

MONDAY: PURE BATHING CULTURE

Recommended If You Like: Radiation City, On An On, Superhumanoids, Dent May, Hotel Mexico, Deep Time

 

TUESDAY: ETERNAL SUMMERS

Recommended If You Like: Bleeding Rainbow, Seapony, Young Prisms, Brilliant Colors, Beach Fossils

 

WEDNESDAY: Closed

 

THURSDAY: GEODESIQUE

Recommended If You Like: Cocteau Twins, Projekt Records, Clan of Xymox, Bauhaus, Uzza

 

FRIDAY: PHOX

Recommended If You Like: On An On, Haley Bonar, Thao with The Get Down Stay Down, Daredevil Christopher Wright

 

SATURDAY: Closed for Voltage 2013

 

SUNDAY: BEN NICHOLS (of LUCERO)

Recommended If You Like: Lucero, Drag The River, Cory Branan, Chuck Ragan, Two Cow Garage

First Avenue Tickets on sale this week - May 30, 2013

 

ON SALE: Friday, May 31 at noon
Audio Perm in the Entry on Wednesday, July 3 
Bathysphere: A Psychonautical Voyage on Saturday, July 6 
The Oh Hellos in the Entry on Wednesday, July 10 
The Meditations in the Entry on Sunday, July 14 
Ume at the Triple Rock on Wednesday, July 17 
Josh Krajcik in the Entry on Sunday, August 25 
Bleeding Rainbow in the Entry on Sunday, September 1 
Laura Veirs in the Entry on Thursday, September 26 
Gold Panda at the Triple Rock on Friday, October 4 
Volcano Choir on Friday, October 18 
James Blake on Friday, November 15 

 

This Week in the 7th St Entry - May 27, 2013

MONDAY: A GREAT BIG WORLD and JULIA NUNES

Recommended If You Like: Ian Axel, Walk The Moon, Ingrid Michaelson, Garfunkel & Oates, Ben Folds

 

TUESDAY: CED LINUS Album Release Party

Recommended If You Like: St-Lo Reel, Absent, Ken-C. Aquafresh, Lifted Mindz, Flood The Basement

 

WEDNESDAY: FUCK KNIGHTS

Recommended If You Like: The Monks, The Sonics, Bad Sports, The Makers, The Gories, Hasil Adkins

 

THURSDAY: LIZZY HERDER EP Release Show

Eye of the Beast official preview by Lizzy Herder

Recommended If You Like: Grace Potter, Jeff Buckley, Brandi Carlyle, Florence and the Machine, Fiona Apple

 

FRIDAY: JOHN FULLBRIGHT

Recommended If You Like: Justin Townes Earle, Joe Pug, Mount Moriah, The Pines, Turnpike Troubadours

 

SATURDAY: INDIANS

Recommended If You Like: Doldrums, Autre Ne Veut, Ex Cops, Efterklang, Night Beds, Nightlands, Choir of Young Believers

 

SUNDAY: LOVE LAKE CD Release Show

Recommended If You Like: Long Walks On The Beach, Rollerskaters, Sing Leaf, Cow Parade Cow, Headless Horseman

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