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Do Re #MeToo: A Night Of Sexist Songs Sung By Righteous Feminists

July 21
7 p.m.
$25
Benefits,Parties,Receptions, Comedy, LGBTQ, Folk, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, Singer-Songwriter

There have been A LOT of problematic “classic” songs throughout history. Whether it’s Neil Diamond’s ode to underage girls (“Girl, You’ll Be a Woman Soon”), the Four Tops gently harmonizing about why women need to be obedient (“Ain’t No Woman Like the One I’ve Got”), or that messed-up blowjob song by Nickelback (“Figured You Out”), sexism and misogyny have dominated the airwaves for generations. This week, a group of hilarious and talented women, led by Twin Cities comedy pioneer Lizz Winstead, are taking these songs back. Winstead’s Abortion AF Tour is rolling through town, featuring performances and commentary on these classic hits without the swoony filters. Each show on the tour is dedicated to informing audience members about what’s at stake for abortion rights locally, and how they can fight back against anti-choice laws. Some of the performers on the Minneapolis stop include Tina Schlieske from Tina and the B Sides, Jill Sobule (who everyone knows thanks to the song “Supermodel” from the cinematic classic Clueless), Lori Barbero of Babes in Toyland, Annie Mack, and other insanely talented female and non-binary musicians. It’s comedy, music, education, advocacy, and burning down the patriarchy, all in one place. All ages.