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at First Avenue
Friday, 10/07/16, 8pm ($25/$28)
90s alternative/Modern rock band Dinosaur Jr. will be headlining First Avenue’s mainroom this October 7th touring in support of their new record Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not (out now on Jagjaguwar).
The first time I heard about Dinosaur Jr was for the music video for ‘Feel the Pain’, in 1994 on MTV’s 120 Minutes. Since then, we’ve watched the band broke up in 1997 and followed band leader J Mascis on his solo record, plus various projects like Sweet Apple (we wrote about this in in 2010.)
The band did re-form in 2005, and we eventually J Mascis at SXSW 2011.
Steve Gunn & the Outliners to open. Steve Gunn’s new album and debut for Matador Records is called Eyes On The Lines. Gunn’s band the Outliners is a large ensemble, featuring Nathan Bowles on banjo, Hans Chew on wurlitzer (what the heck is that?), James Elkington on guitar, Mary Lattimore on harp, Jason Meagher on bass, Paul Sukeena on guitar, Justin Tripp on keyboards, and John Truscinski on drums.
10/04 - Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
10/05 - Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
10/07 - Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
10/08 - Chicago, IL @ Metro
10/09 - Millvale, PA @ Mr. Small's Theatre
10/26 - Leeds, UK @ Leeds University Stylus
10/29 - Groningen, NL @ Vera
10/30 - Luxembourg, LU @ Den Atelier
10/31 - Paris, FR @ Elysée Montmartre
11/01 - Brussels, BE @ AB
11/03 - Cologne, Germany - Live Music Hall
11/04 - Kiel, DE @ Rollingstone Weekender
11/05 - Malmo, SE @ Kb
11/06 - Oslo, NO @ Vulkan
11/08 - Stockholm, SE @ Debaser Medis
11/09 - Copenhagen, DK @ Amager Bio
11/10 - Aarhus, DK @ VoxHall
11/11 - Berlin, DE @ Astra
11/12 - Utrecht, NL @ Le Guess Who?
11/14 - Bristol, UK @ Motion
11/15 - Dublin, IE @ Vicar Street
11/17 - Glasgow, UK @ ABC1
11/18 - London, UK @ Forum
11/19 - Manchester, UK @ Albert Hall
11/25 - Boston, MA @ House of Blues
at Triple Rock Social Club
Friday, 10/07/16, 7pm ($22/$25)
Acclaimed singer, songwriter, and musician Rachael Yamagata is back on tour, supporting her fourth studio album Tightrope Walker (Frankenfish Records/Thirty Tiger).
Talking about the new record, Yamagata mentioned, “To me, it represents a woman who’s finding her courage and having her familiar self-deprecating thoughts about herself, yet inside of her exists this potential for absolute joy and freedom and power. It just goes through the trajectory of discovering that and questioning that, which made the song richer.”
Maryland’s trio Pressing Strings (singer Jordan Sokel, drummer Brandon Bartlett and bassist Nick Welker) to open.
10/04 Chicago, IL Thalia Hall
10/05 Madison, WI High Noon Saloon
10/07 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock Social Club
10/10 Dallas, TX Club Dada
10/11 Houston, TX White Oak Music Hall
10/12 Austin, TX Antone's
10/14 Denver, CO Larimer Lounge
10/15 Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge
10/17 Seattle, WA Tractor Tavern
10/18 Vancouver, BC Fox Cabaret
10/19 Portland, OR Star Theater
10/21 San Francisco, CA The Independent
10/22 Santa Ana, CA Constellation Room
10/26 Los Angeles, CA Teragram Ballroom
at 7th Street Entry
Friday, 10/07/16, 8pm ($8/$10)
New York’s trio EZTV (not the Pirate EZTV or media company EZTV) will be headlining the 7th Street Entry this Friday, October 10th in support of their new record High in Place. The band is described as sounding like the Byrds and the Feelies.
Pornonono and Sleeping Jesus will open.
10/04 - Bloomington, IN - The Bishop $
10/05 - Champaign, IL - The Accord $
10/06 - Milwaukee, WI - The Cactus Club
10/07 - Minneapolis, MN - 7th Street Entry
10/08 - Madison, WI - Club Majestic $
10/09 - Chicago, IL - Flood House
10/10 - Grand Rapids, MI - The Pyramid Scheme $
10/11 - Columbus, OH - Skully's Music Diner $
10/12 - Ithaca, NY - The Haunt $
10/13 - Brooklyn, NY - Rough Trade
10/14 - Brooklyn, NY - Baby's All Right
10/26 - Aarhus, Denmark - Tape *
10/27 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Stengade *
10/28 - Bielefeld, Germany - Nr.z.P *
10/29 - Leipzig, Germany - Westwek *
10/30 - Berlin, Germany - Tiefgrund *
10/31 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - S105 *
11/02 - London, UK - The Lexington *
11/03 - Manchester, UK - The Castle Hotel *
11/04 - Birmingham, UK - Sunflower Lounge *
11/05 - Leeds, UK - Brudenell Social Club *
11/06 - London, UK - Lock Tavern
11/07 - Brussels, Belgium - Rotonde *
11/08 - Paris, France - Mecanique Ondulatoire *
11/10 - Bern, Switzerland - Rössli *
11/11 - Milan, Italy - Cox *
11/12 - Correggio, Italy - i Vizi del Pellicano *
11/13 - Marghera, Italy - C.S. Rivolta *
11/14 - Zagreb, Croatia - Mocvara *
11/15 - Linz, Austria - Posthof *
11/16 - Prague, Czech Republic - Café V lese *
11/26 - Nashville, TN - High Watt %
11/27 - New Orleans, LA - Saturn Bar %
11/28 - Austin, TX - Barracuda %
11/29 - Dallas TX - Double Wide Bar %
11/30 - Memphis, TN - Bar DKDC %
12/01 - Columbia, MO - Café Berlin %
12/02 - Chicago, IL - The Hideout %
12/03 - Detroit, MI - El Club %
12/04 - Toronto, ON - Horseshoe Tavern %
12/05 - Montreal, QC - Casa del Popolo %
12/06 - Cambridge, MA - Middle East Upstairs %
12/07 - New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom %
$ Supporting Real Estate
* Supporting Merchandise
% Supporting Ultimate Painting
Friday, 10/07/16, 7pm ($31/$36)
UK buzz band Glass Animals has been selling out Minneapolis every time they play here, starting with the Cedar in 2014 (which we did cover). They return to Minnesota at the Myth (in Maplegrove) this Friday, October 7th.
The Oxford band’s sophomore album How to Be a Human Being is out now on Wolf Tone / Harvest Records / Caroline International. Already the record landed top ten in the US, UK, and Australia.
London’s five-piece Pumarosa to open. The band is described as sounding like PJ Harvey with electronics of The Knife.
North American Tour Dates:
10/02 The Sound Academy Toronto, ON
10/04 Express Live Columbus, OH
10/05 Riverside Milwaukee, WI
10/06 Riviera Theatre Chicago, IL
10/07 Myth Minneapolis, MN
10/10 The Wilma Missoula, MT
10/11 Paramount Seattle, WA
10/12 Queen Elizabeth Vancouver, BC
10/13 Schnitzer Portland, OR
10/15 Treasure Island Music Festival
10/16 Greek Theatre Los Angeles, CA
at Cedar Cultural Center
Friday, 10/07/16, 7pm ($20/$25)
“The New Voice of Brazil” Luisa Maita will be playing at the Cedar Cultural Center this Friday, October 7th. If you’re a fan of Brazil’s Ceu, you’ll find a lot to like with Maita.
Since Maita’s debut album Lero-Lero (Cumbancha / Oi Música) in 2010 (the term is a slang for Brazilian Portuguese for “idle chit chat”), she toured North America that November to all positive reviews.
Maita is back in the states, this time for her new album Fio da Memória, out now on Cumbancha.
Global Roots to open.
10/07/16 Minneapolis, MN Cedar Cultural
10/08/16 Austin City Limits Music Festival
10/10/16 Oakland, CA Yoshi's Oakland
Friday, 10/07/16, 7:30pm ($10 - $35)
Caroline Smith is about to embark on 2016 tour, but before she heads out - she’ll be playing a local show at the O’Shaughnessy Auditorium at St. Catherine University as part of their Women of Substance series. The show is open to the public.
Dizzy Fae will open. We previously caught Fae at Amsterdam Bar on May 2016 and described her sound as a bit of FKA Twigs or Morcheeba: “The middle act was 17yr old newcomer Dizzy Fae, who just has a small handful of songs to her name at this point, but is quickly gaining local buzz. Backed by DJ So Na, Fae brought a dreamy electronica tinged with R&B to such songs as ‘Color Me Bad’ and ‘Complexion’. Fae impressed many in the crowd (handfuls were there specifically to see her, it was obvious), even Lizzo, who was also present and “feeling good as hell” (though she didn’t perform).”
10/08/16 Evanston, IL SPACE
10/09/16 Grand Rapids, MI Founders Brewing
10/11/16 Vienna, VA Jammin' Java
10/12/16 Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brenda's
10/15/16 New York, NY The Mercury Lounge
10/17/16 Indianapolis, IN White Rabbit
10/18/16 St. Louis, MO Off Broadway Nightclub
10/19/16 Omaha, NE Reverb Lounge
10/21/16 Denver, CO Lost Lake Lounge
11/04/16 Los Angeles, CA Echo