MONDAY: CLOSED

TUESDAY: GHOSTMOUTH | THE FONTANELLES | HOTELECASTER

"A new Minneapolis band with a unique way to win your hearts, the scrappy quartet plays with a spirited abandon of indie rock on their debut." [Sound Verite]

Recommended If You Like:
Ghostmouth, The Fontanelles, Hotelecaster, jangle-pop

WEDNESDAY: CLOSED

THURSDAY: Matt Pryor

Though best known for his work as the primary singer-songwriter for The Get Up Kids, Pryor has a vast musical catalog including his folk-tinged group The New Amsterdams, children's music project Terrible Twos and indie-rock super group Lasorda – featuring Nate Harold (fun.), Mike Standberg (Kevin Devine & The Goddamn Band), and Dustin Kinsey (The New Amsterdams).

Recommended If You Like:
The Get-Up Kids, Jeremy Enigk, The New Amsterdams, Dashboard Confessional, Frank Turner

 

FRIDAY: TRAVEL MUG CD Release Show

IAN AND MAYA BOTH PLAY LOTS OF STUFF AND SING TOO.

Recommended If You Like:
Prissy Clerks, Carroll, Strange Names, Nice Purse, Wolf Mountain

 

SATURDAY: CHICAGO AFROBEAT PROJECT

Chicago Afrobeat Project has been around for a decade, initially focusing on Fela material and then coming up with its own variations and working in fresh influences, like hip hop. CAP's new album, Nyash Up!, is still more adventurous, the octet conjuring up Afrobeat covers of an eclectic array of artists, including the Talking Heads, Led Zeppelin, System of a Down, Brazilian singer Céu, and Marvin Gaye, whose "Inner City Blues" echoes Fela's virulent political content. Also notable are fusions of Fela tunes with those of Fugazi and Radiohead. [City Pages]

Recommended If You Like:
Fela Kuti, King Sunny Ade, Koloko, Antibalas, The Daktaris, Thomas Mapfumo

 

SUNDAY: THE MANCHESTER SOCIAL CLUB | AMERICAN SCARECROWS | LET YOURSELF GO

The Manchester Social Club, Santa Barbara CA's #1 Indie Punk band, is performing at First Ave/7th St. Entry in Minneapolis, MN on January 12, 2014. In celebration of the release of the band's new album, Soapbox Standards, the first 50 people in the club that night will receive a free band tee, courtesy of The Manchester Social Club.

Recommended If You Like:
Social Distortion, Wilco, American Scarecrows, Let Yourself Go