Jan
18
th
2017
Mainroom
Wednesday
Jan
18
th
2017
Mainroom

FIRST AVENUE’S BEST NEW BANDS OF 2016

with The Shackletons, Fraea, Lady Midnight and more!

Show Starts

7PM

Ages

18+

Hosted by ANDREA SWENSSON (89.3 The Current)MILES ANZALDO (GO 96.3)and SYLVIA JENNINGS (Radio K) 

Special Guests


The Shackletons

The Shackletons are a rock band out of the Twin Cities writing and playing songs rooted in the rich influence of the “Minnesota Sound.” The band consists of Colin Campbell...

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Fraea

Fraea is the Minneapolis-based duo of Jessie Daley and Drew Preiner who together combined to create musing, hypnotic shadow pop. Fraea — a stylized take on Freyja, the goddess of...

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Lady Midnight

Lady Midnight, she is an experience. She is an ethereal vocalist and performance artist who draws upon her multidisciplinary background in visual art, dance and Afro-indigenous roots to create work...

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Nazeem & Spencer Joles

Nazeem Cunningham met Spencer Joles in middle school, and neither expected to be making music together almost a decade later. “I kind of just went up to him and started...

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Sleeping Jesus

Sleeping Jesus is the dream pop project started by Nick Elstad in the small river town of Winona, MN. The now five piece project, featuring Tyler Steinley, Andy Bauer, Seamus...

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TABAH

TABAH embodies healing & shedding. Melded by nature, nurtured in love. Far beyond & into, our inner & outer. Comprised of Moon Units: Cecelia Erholtz: Vocals + Guitar Jeff Ley:...

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Tony Peachka

Tony Peachka is what happens when teenage angst hits drinking age. The group — singer/guitarist Melissa Jones, guitarist Stephanie Jo Murck, bassist Danielle Cusack, and drummer Hayley Briasco — stand...

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Hosted By


ANDREA SWENSSON (89.3 The Current)

Andrea Swensson is a music reporter at Minnesota Public Radio’s 89.3 The Current and the voice of the Local Current Blog. She has been covering Minnesota music actively since 2005....

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hosted by MILES THE DJ

Miles the DJ is Go 96.3’s music director and afternoon radio host. Miles got his big start in radio in 2003 at the age of 18 while living in San...

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SYLVIA JENNINGS (Radio K)

Radio K – Digital Media Producer, host of Off The Record.

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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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