Jan
25
th
2020
Mainroom
Saturday
Jan
25
th
2020
Mainroom

First Avenue's BEST NEW BANDS OF 2019

with FruitPunchLoverBoy, Green/Blue, Loki's Folly and more!

Show Starts

6:30PM

Ages

18+

Hosted by ANDREA SWENSSON (89.3 The Current)EMMA CHEKROUN and KATIE POWERS (Radio K)JORDAN (Go Radio)

Special Guests


FruitPunchLoverBoy

FruitPunchLoverBoy is from Bloomington, Minnesota. He has always liked writing and has always been very vulnerable with himself. His sound sometimes feels like a combination of musical influences and is...

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Green/Blue

The members of Green/Blue—Jim Blaha, Danny Henry, Annie Sparrows, and Hideo Takahashi—have been in a ton of bands you know about. And even more you haven’t. “We’ve known each other...

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Loki's Folly

Loki’s Folly is two sisters from South Minneapolis who like to play loud music that makes them happy and sometimes causes a little mischief. Annie (guitar, vocals) is inspired by...

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Mae Simpson

The Mae Simpson band is pure energy and soul. The singer-songwriter Mae, who hails from South Carolina, has a huge voice and stage presence. She has brought together a collective...

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Muun Bato

Muun Bato (pronounced: moon-bah-toe) delivers a sound packed full of melodic-trippy-sonic-pop-rock, inherently bright & colorful, yet at times, dark & moody. The band materialized in the summer of 2018 when...

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Nur-D

Attention guys, gals, and non binary pals! My name is Nur-D and I am on a mission to be your 7th Favorite Rapper of all time! I sing, I rap,...

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Under Violet

Under Violet is led by Sara Bischoff (Web of Sunsets/Heavy Deeds), joined by members of Invisible Boy. Inspired by a mix of Mazzy Star and vintage country, the music is...

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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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JORDAN ALAMAT (Go Radio)

– Was born, raised, and still lives in New Brighton, MN– Started his own DJ company in college to pay for tuition and books– Grew up a band geek! In...

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EMMA CHEKROUN and KATIE POWERS (Radio K)

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 45th Anniversary in…

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