Dec
9
th
2017
Turf Club
Saturday
Dec
9
th
2017
Turf Club

A TRIBUTE TO THE REPLACEMENTS and The Melismatics

with Eleganza!, Early Eyes, The Bad Man and more!

Show Starts

7PM

Ages

21+

with special guest vocalists AL CHURCH, CURTISS A, J.E. SUNDE, LEAH OTTMAN, LYDIA LIZA, MARTIN DEVANEY, MARK MALLMAN, NATO COLES, NIKI BECKER, NICK LEET, REED WILKERSON, DYLAN RITCHIE, ANDRA SUCHY, ANGIE OASE, KRAIG JOHNSON, PONY, and AMBER SMITH

Performers


A TRIBUTE TO THE REPLACEMENTS

The Melismatics

Passion. Irony. Weirdness. Melody. These are some of the core elements of The Melismatics’ sound that has been developed over the past decade through intense recording, heavy touring, and an...

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Special Guests


Eleganza!

“I don’t know the reason, or even if there’s one,” sings Brian Vanderwerf in the opening track of Eleganza’s Water Valley High LP (Dial Back Sound, April 2022). Despite Brian’s...

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Early Eyes

Early Eyes is a five-piece band from Minneapolis, Minnesota making pop music for the end of the world. It’s a foreboding time to make pop music. But like a sunbeam...

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The Bad Man

THE BAD MAN: Named a Best New Band of 2017 by First Avenue, City Pages Picked to Click in 2018, and fronted by one of the Twin Cities’ “most dynamic...

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ahem

A childlike sense of wonder has served as a reliable muse for Minneapolis’ ahem since their formation in 2015, but on their debut album Try Again, that wonder has been...

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26 BATS!

Born out of Kremblems collective, group leader Bailey “26” Cogan (they/them) formed 26 BATS! Bailey’s songwriting melded with Karl Remus’ (he/him) production wizardry to create grooves that bob and weave...

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MAD RIPPLE HOOT FOR SLIM

The Mad Ripple Hootenanny is a round-robin style songwriter collective hosted by writer/journalist/columnist/songwriter Jim Walsh (Hoot host, singer, songwriter; columnist, Southwest Journal; journalist, MinnPost; and author) that celebrates 10 years...

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Al Church

Al Church is a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist based in Minneapolis, MN. His 2015 album, Next Summer, was named Best Electronic/Pop Album of the year by L’etoile Magazine. “It’s almost dangerously...

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Curtiss A

Born at the exact moment the age of Aquarius dawned, the enigma known as Curtiss A began his not-yet ended trip to nowhere. Named after a 20th century Minneapolis downtown...

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J.E. Sunde

J.E. Sunde (Jonathan Edward Sunde), a Wisconsin native, is now a Minneapolis, MN-based songwriter/composer. Beginning in the years studying western classical music with an emphasis in vocal technique at the...

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Leah Ottman

LOTT is the solo project of Minneapolis musician, Leah Ottman (We Are The Willows). Classical Experimental Violin. The core inspiration for LOTT’s compositions is the Romantic Period of classical music....

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Lydia Liza

Lydia Liza got her start in the group Bomba de Luz, composed of five young Twin Cities musicians. The group started taking shape when lead singer Lydia Liza began teaching...

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Martin Devaney

With seven full length albums to date, Martin Devaney, “the unofficial mayor of St. Paul”, is one of the Twin Cities best known songwriters. A former member of Heiruspecs and current...

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Mark Mallman

Minneapolis rock legend, Mark Mallman has created a masterwork that turns the classic concept album on its head. The End Is Not The End was released March 25, 2016 on...

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Nato Coles

Nato Coles and the Blue Diamond Band formed in 2010 on the west side of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Best described as a high energy rock’n’roll band, Nato and the Blue Diamond...

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Niki Becker

Niki Becker is a garage pop folk-like singer/songwriter. Becker and her band fill her songs with intricate harmonies, textured guitars, and powerful drums that color her playful, yet honest lyrics...

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NICK LEET

Pasadena ’68, former singer/songwriter of High on Stress

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Reed Wilkerson

My name is Reed Wilkerson, I play rock n roll.

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DYLAN RITCHIE

Wowsville, Teenage Strangler, Grant Hart and the Glandolinian Army Band, Prissy Clerks

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Andra Suchy

Raised on a beef and wheat farm in North Dakota by folk musicians, Andra Suchy began touring and performing at festivals at a young age. Classically trained and a veteran...

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ANGIE OASE

Kraig Jarret Johnson

“Call a couple of stars and they’ll start a feud,” sings Kraig Jarret Johnson on the first song of his new album, KRAIG JARRET JOHNSON & THE PROGRAM, released April 13,...

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Pony

Pony is a musical duo based out of NE Minneapolis, styling themselves in the deep vein of folk rock. Clifton Nesseth, Paul Sauey, JD Dunne, Brett Bjornrud.

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AMBER SMITH

Venue


Turf Club

Since 1950

The Turf Club is a historic landmark in the Midway neighborhood of St. Paul, MN. Originally opened as a supper club and dancehall in the 1940s, the room has seen…

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