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+ Charli XCX, Partynextdoor
Xcel Energy Center
Sat 11/18/2017 (6pm/$29.50 )
It’s hard to believe that it was only three years ago that Halsey went out on her first tour with The Kooks in 2014. I have always known that she’s special, in fact, even writing, “I've seen a lot of bands in my time, and I have to say, keep an eye out for this one. For someone who claimed this was her very first tour.... she is completely comfortable on stage, she can work the crowd, and she knows how to use her sexuality.”
As predicted, she’s massive now. I even predicted the sex part, as she landed the front cover of Playboys’ the Music Issue (Sep/Oct 2017).
Now she’s headlining the Xcel Energy Center in St Paul this Saturday. The very large stadium is only reserve for such established acts like Bob Dylan or Madonna… so it’s simply incredible that rising star Halsey is booking the arena.
Partynextdoor and the lovely "I love it" girl Charli XCX to open.
Partynextdoor Tour dates:
11/15 Edmonton, AB Rogers Place
11/18 St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center
11/19 Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena
11/21 Detroit, MI Little Caesars Arena
11/22 Cleveland, OH Wolstein Center
+ Palmbomen II
Fri 11/17/2017 (7pm/$25)
Cut Copy is back with Haiku From Zero… their first proper studio album in nearly four years and first for Astralwerks. Palmbomen II (Kai Hugo) to open.
Cut Copy - Fall North American Tour
11/14 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Music Hall
11/15 - Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
11/16 - Lawrence, KS @ Granada
11/17 - Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
11/18 - Madison, WI @ Majestic Theatre
11/21 - Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
11/22 - Montreal, QC @ Virgin Mobile Corona
11/24 - New York, NY @ Terminal 5
11/26 - Boston, MA @ Royale
11/28 - Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
11/29 - Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
11/30 - Carrboro, NC @ Cat's Cradle
12/1 - Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse
12/2 - Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel
12/3 - Charleston, SC @ Music Farm
12/5 - Orlando, FL @ The Plaza Live
12/6 - Miami, FL @ North Beach Bandshell
+ King Buffalo
Fri 11/17/2017 (8pm/$13)
The Nashville-based psych-rock quartet All Them Witches returned this year with Sleeping Through The War via New West Records.
11/14 – Columbus, OH @ Ace of Cups*
11/15 – Indianapolis, IN @ Hi-Fi*
11/16 – Iowa City, IA @ The Mill*
11/17 – St. Paul, MN @ Turf Club*
11/18 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Back Room*
*with King Buffalo supporting
Sat 11/18/2017 (7pm/$50)
America's legendary progressive rock band Kansas will be at the State Theatre on Saturday as part of their Leftoverture 40th Anniversary Tour. Their new live album Leftoverture Live & Beyond came out on November 3, 2017.
Sat 11/18/2017 (8pm/$20)
San Holo (not to be confused with Han Solo) will be at the Skyway Theatre on Saturday. Holo’s latest single is ‘The Future’, the followup to the 70+ million streamed ‘Light’. ‘The Future’ features the vocals of Irish singer-songwriter James Vincent McMorrow
+ Jade Bird
Sat 11/18/2017 (8pm/$15)
Son Little (not to be confused with SonReal, who played the previous night) will be in St Paul at the Turf Club on Saturday. The Grammy winning producer have asked Jade Bird to open.
11/14 The State Room. Salt Lake City, UT
11/15 Globe Hall, Denver, CO
11/17 Reverb Lounge, Omaha, NE
11/18 Turf Club, St. Paul, MN
11/19 Lincoln Hall, Chicago, IL
11/21 Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto
Sat 11/18/2017 (7pm/$40/Sold Out )
After spending time in the Polyphonic Spree and Sufjan Stevens’ band, Annie Clark re-invented herself as St Vincent. She’s reinvented herself again with her latest Masseduction, available now on Loma Vista Recordings. Whatever she is doing, it’s certainly interesting, and fans are loving it… which explains why her forthcoming show at the Palace Theatre is sold out.
7th Street Entry
Sat 11/18/2017 (8pm/$12)
New Orleans’ The Deslondes is touring in support oof their sophomore album Hurry Home (New West Records).
Sat 11/18/2017 (8pm/$28.50)
The Mountain Goats will be headlining First Avenue’s mainroom this Saturday in support of their new double LP All Hail West Texas (Merge Records). Athens’ Mothers to open.
The Mountain Goats on tour:
Nov 13 Boston, MA – House of Blues
Nov 15 Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall
Nov 16 Detroit, MI – Majestic Theatre
Nov 17 Chicago, IL – Riviera Theatre
Nov 18 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
Dec 02 Pittsburgh, PA – Mr. Smalls Theatre
Dec 04 Rocky Mount, VA – Harvester Performance Center
Dec 05 Richmond, VA – The National
Dec 06 Durham, NC – Carolina Theatre