Apr
22
nd
2017
First Avenue
Saturday
Apr
22
nd
2017
First Avenue

Adam Levy, Claire de Lune, CURTISS A and more!

Show Starts

5PM

Ages

ALL AGES

This is a free, but ticketed event. You MUST present a valid ticket for entry. This event takes place outside on 7th Street between Hennepin and 1st Avenue North. The event entrance will be at the corner of Hennepin Avenue and 7th Street. 

This event is made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the vote of Minnesotans on November 4, 2008. Administered by the Minnesota Historical Society.

Performers


Adam Levy

Adam Levy is regarded by many to be one of the great American songwriters of his era. His newest solo endeavor might be his best and most original work to...

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Claire de Lune

Claire de Lune grew up in New York City, grew up some more in Minneapolis, and lived in Austin somewhere in the middle. Her style reflects that vagabond past—an open-minded...

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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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DAVE PIRNER (Soul Asylum)

deM atlaS

When Joshua Turner was a kid growing up in a dysfunctional home in Minneapolis there were two things that he’d turn to for comfort when his parents fought: the Fugees...

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ED BOK LEE

HOMER O’DELL (Mint Condition)

JACK BRASS BAND

Jeremy Ylvisaker

Jeremy Ylvisaker is an independent songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and teacher living in south Minneapolis. He is one of the stars in a constellation of local musicians and artists that partner...

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Julius Collins

Julius Collins is a renowned singer in Minneapolis. Managed by Prince when he first moved to the city from Atlanta, his band Black Julius emerged on the scene with a...

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KERRY ALEXANDER (Bad Bad Hats)

Bad Bad Hats is an indie rock band from Minneapolis, MN. The band consists of Kerry Alexander, Chris Hoge, and Connor Davison. Named for a trouble-making character from the Madeline...

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LARKIN DANCERS

Michael Bland

Minneapolis native Michael Bland, like so many other outstanding drummers, started taking piano lessons at age 6 due to the direction of his musical mother and sisters. One year later...

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Maria Isa

Maria Isa is a singer, songwriter, actress, rapper, activist and international recording artist born in Minnesota to NuyoRican (Puerto Ricans from New York) parents. Raised on St. Paul’s West Side,...

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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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OneGunn and TONY CHRISTIAN (Mazarati)

PaviElle

Fear Not, a new independently produced record, presents the captivating work of innovative, potent and dynamic neo-soul singer PaviElle French, and represents her much anticipated return to performing after a...

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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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PROPER-T

Taylor Johnson is a musician, singer and a passionate advocate for the community. You’ve seen him all over town, most recently as the member of local sweethearts, ZuluZuluu, and has...

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RICK KINCHEN (Mint Condition)

Alex Rossi

Hailing from Minneapolis, Alex Rossi is a vocalist, guitarist and songwriter who has been performing professionally for over 15 years. With strong roots in blues, soul and funk, Rossi has...

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DJ SHANNON BLOWTORCH

Shannon Blowtorch is an award winning, DJ, promoter, professional party thrower, sound engineer, businesswoman, and entertainment consultant. She’s a DJ who was named by the City Pages and Star Tribune...

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Sophia Eris

Sophia Eris is a DJ/MC currently residing in Minneapolis, MN. Born as a Military Brat, she has moved through many different homes & influences that has left her open minded...

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TAIYON J. COLEMAN

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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