Now, Now Every Children, coming off an opening spot for Passion Pit, are back playing live in the Twin Cities this weekend. After some great national exposure playing the Bamboozle festival in May and shows across mid-America this summer, Cacie Dalanger's delighting vocals and Brad Hale's speedy drum kit return in support of an EP-release show for another local act, Red Fox Grey Fox. The Minneapolis duo (a foursome on tour, with Britty Hale on keys and Eric Brew on bass) continue to ride the critical success of their debut LP, Cars, this time opening for a band that echoes well their meandering angst. Red Fox Grey Fox appear poised to surprise, bringing melancholic vocals laced with punk-spiked peaks. Their new EP, A Snake. A Scoundrel. This Man is Cursed., brings more rough edges than their earlier work. With Now and Forever and Friends of AMS. $8 for 21+; $9 for 18+.
Fri., Aug. 21, 8 p.m., 2009