Jan
12
th
2024
First Avenue
Friday
Jan
12
th
2024
First Avenue

The Current, KFAI, Radio K, and Surly Brewing present

First Avenue's
Best New Bands of 2023

featuring BarlowBerClare DoyleLAAMARL.A. Buckner & BiG HOMiEREIKIshe’s green

Hosted by Jill Riley (The Current) • Grace Williams (Radio K) • Krista Wax (KFAI) • Sean McPherson (Jazz88)

★ Local Show ★
Doors Open

6:30PM

Show Starts

7PM

Ages

18+

Advance

$12

Day of Show

$15

Performers


Barlow

Barlow makes art for people with no fancy filter, and he does it with intention and credibility. Boasting a lifelong career as an actor with a deep knowledge of funk and soul...

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BER

Discovering she was a songwriter came as a revelation for rising artist Ber. Turns out she’s really good at it: Her aching 2021 single “Meant to Be” went viral literally...

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Clare Doyle

‘It was a hell of a year,’ says Americana artist-to-watch Clare Doyle, reflecting on a breakout year in which she was named one of First Avenue’s Best New Bands of 2023,...

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LAAMAR

LAAMAR is the latest project led by Minneapolis-based singer, songwriter, saxophonist, and composer Geoffrey Lamar Wilson. Former frontman of Brooklyn-based Jus Post Bellum, Wilson is also known for his multilayered...

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L.A. Buckner & BiG HOMiE

Get ready to experience a historic blend of jazz, Gospel, hip-hop, and avant-funk. Arthur “L.A.” Buckner‘s compositions soar and sway, blurring the line between Sunday church service and face-melting jam sessions. His...

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REIKI

“REIKI” Michael Hall is a singer/ songwriter & producer based out of Minneapolis. The Chicago-born singer is of Liberian-American descent. While commonly misunderstood, REIKI earned his name at birth from...

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she's green

she’s green is a Minneapolis-based dream-inducer comprised of vocalist Zofia Smith, guitarists Liam Armstrong and Raines Lucas, bassist Teddy Nordvold, and drummer Kevin Seebeck. The band has played many shows...

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Venue


First Avenue Mainroom

Since 1970

First Avenue is more than just four walls, a soundboard, and a stage; it is the epicenter of live music and entertainment in Minneapolis. Having celebrated its 50th Anniversary in…

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