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 an indie-punk trio comprised of two young sisters and their kid brother from South Minneapolis who like to play loud music that makes them happy. For a...

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Mae Simpson

Mae Simpson has been shaking up the Minneapolis music scene ever since her band formed in 2018, performing on larger and larger stages to a growing base of loyal fans...

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Muun Bato

The sound of an LSD-infused Summer is coming your way via the lysergic music in the grooves of Paraphonic Vapors – the second LP by Minneapolis-based Muun Bato. Muun Bato...

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Nur-D

One of the fastest rising stars in Minnesota’s music scene, Nur-D burst onto the stage in 2018 and has been making headlines ever since. Performing on stages alongside national acts...

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Under Violet

Under Violet is led by Sara Bischoff (Web of Sunsets/Heavy Deeds), joined by Chris Bierden, Mike Gunvalson, and Jeremy Ylvisaker. Inspired by a mix of Mazzy Star and vintage country,...

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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 50th Anniversary in…

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