Dec
29
th
2012
Mainroom
Saturday
Dec
29
th
2012
Mainroom

Actual Wolf, Al Church And State, MEG ASHLING and more!

with dozens of MN bands covering The Magnetic Fields’ magnum opus

Show Starts

5:30PM

Ages

18+

Performers


Actual Wolf

THE LEGEND OF THE ACTUAL WOLF: There are outlaws, and there are outlaws. Some practice the pose and cultivate the image, though seldom dirty their soft, bourgeois hands with anything...

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Al Church And State

“By about the one-minute mark of Al Church And State’s debut album—right when the group’s adenoidal harmonies kick in atop some arena-ready crunchy riffage—it’s pretty clear that Al Church is...

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MEG ASHLING

Meg lives in the country and spends much of her time meditating in nature and playing in the garden, which is the main inspiration for her songs. She has been...

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BETHANY LARSON AND THE BEE'S KNEES

Songstress Bethany Larson reaches to new lengths with the first full length release, When We Reach the City. This follow up album to Bethany Larson’s first EP release Sticks &...

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Brian Just

Brian Just is the leader of a Minneapolis 5 piece Psych-influenced pop group. A sunny and elaborate affair, artfully incorporating ’60s Folk Pop sounds reminiscent of Nilsson or Donovan. All...

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CAETANI

Brianna Kocka, otherwise known as her stage name CAETANI, is a singer-songwriter from Minneapolis, Minnesota. With the help of bassist Matt Uttech, drummer Levi Stugelmeyer and guitar-god Steve Bosmans, CAETANI...

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The Chalice

The three emcees in The Chalice are known quite well individually in the Twin Cities music community. Lizzo has a popular project called Lizzo and The Larva Ink, Sophia Eris...

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COMO AVE. JUG BAND

World champion jug band. Born during a lightning storm in 2005, the Como Ave Jug Band is a gang of friends who more or less taught themselves how to play music,...

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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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The Drug Budget

Living legends The Drug Budget are a ten-piece garage orchestra fronted by fraternal step-brothers David W. Gibson and Linus Kangas. Formed in 2009, they have worked consistently to become the...

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Fuck Knights

After a stint in New York City as drummer for Dan Melchior’s Broke Revue, GD Mills (aka Sir Gregory Fuck Knight) packed up two drums, a cymbal, two sticks and...

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ERIC FUNN

I have more original songs than the pope has Catholics. I’m doing my best to record as many of them as possible. Sometimes I have a band, sometimes I sing...

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GREAT PLAINS

Dan Israel

“If you don’t wanna be with me, you don’t gotta be with me,” Twin Citian Dan Israel sings plaintively on his new release Dan, his 13th studio album of original...

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Brianna Lane

Hailing from the song-rich soil of Minneapolis, Brianna Lane is the latest in a deluge of compelling songwriters flooding the region. Lane’s vocals are both confidant and fragile, running parallels...

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MATT LATTERELL

Songwriter from Minnesota.

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Jake Manders

Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, singer-songwriter (and original member of the alt-bluegrass band The Pistol Whippin’ Party Penguins) Jake Manders, started writing songs and playing guitar when we was 14. To...

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JENNIFER MARKEY

Jennifer has been singing all her life, but when the hardship of a failed marriage drove her to the Hexagon Bar every week for the Country Jam, she really found...

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Mayda

Mayda is a young yet seasoned Korean Adoptee multi-musician/artist/producer from the land of 10,000 Lakes. “Her R&B-infused pop is undeniably fresh, as she swings between pared-down acoustic struts, full-band funkadelic...

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Me and My Arrow

Like a tidal wave of sound Me and My Arrow’s musical performances soak through every pore of the human body. The blend of strings, pianos, synths, guitars and urban clanging...

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Maggie Morrison

Maggie Morrison’s pitch-perfect, brazenly unaffected singing instrument is perhaps (Lookbook’s) most well-selected keepsake from the glory days of the discotheque. Live or on record, Morrison never slumps, never slides, never...

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KATE MURRAY

Keyboards / backing vox for Giravves, Fan Fiction, Drawing Rooms, various recordings for a dozen friends FACEBOOK

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nallo

Nallo is Minneapolitans Andrew Ranallo, Ronnie Lee, Pat McCabe and Blake Pederson. TUMBLR  ::  FACEBOOK   ::  TWITTER  ::  BANDCAMP

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The Parlour Suite

The Parlour Suite is the surf-pop project, formed by Mpls husband-wife team, Joel and Inga Roberts. The band is supported on drums by Joshua Perez and on bass by Josiah...

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Prairie Fire Lady Choir

The Prairie Fire Lady Choir is a Twin Cities singing group that was formed in 2010, is sponsored by Springboard for the Arts, and is run by volunteer members of...

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Roe Family Singers

The Roe Family Singers are a Good-Time, Old-Time Hillbilly band from the Mississippi-headwaters community of Kirkwood Hollow, MN. Led by wife & husband Kim Roe (Best Female Vocalist, City Pages/Village...

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Rupert

My name is Rupert. I dance and hype bands that I love. One day, while I was getting ready for work, I heard some music that got me dancing right...

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FRANCIS TIBBLES

Wikipedia’s Orson Welles. TUMBLR  ::  FACEBOOK  ::  TWITTER

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We Are The Willows

We Are The Willows is the project of Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter / producer Peter M. His unique countertenor voice is often supported by Jeremiah Satterthwaite (guitar), Travis Collins (bass/ voice), Hilary...

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Western Fifth

“I couldn’t overcome feeling I’d been dropped into the novel world of Cormac McCarthy’s gritty western fiction meets pure Southern Gothic. Lyrics are imbued with a straightforward clarity and darkness....

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Special Guests


dozens of MN bands covering The Magnetic Fields’ magnum opus

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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