City Planner: Weekend Edition (12/9-10)


Root for Earl @ Station 4

class=img_thumbleft>From Saturday's A-List: "Earl Root is the patriarch of the Twin Cities metal scene. For two decades, he has hosted Root of All Evil, a Sunday-morning metal marathon that runs from 1:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m on KFAI-FM (90.3 Minneapolis, 106.7 St. Paul). In addition, he was the proprietor of Root Cellar Records in St. Paul until it closed up shop in 2004. Root's also played in numerous tinnitus-inducing bands over the years, including Disturbed, Aesma Daeva, and God-Awful. What's more, despite his affinity for songs about Satan worship and vegetable masturbation, he's a really nice guy. Lesser known is the fact that the metal maestro has been sick from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma for five years. Recently Root's health has taken a turn for the worse, necessitating additional treatment and undoubtedly resulting in astronomical medical bills. This benefit will, of course, feature numerous metal bands, including Impaler, Sirens of Titan, and Vicious Violet."

21+. $10. 3:00 p.m. Donations are also being taken here.



Atlantic Starr @ Trocaderos Blueground Undergrass @ Cabooze Hubert Sumlin @ Famous Dave's Low/Fog @ First Avenue Bridge Club @ Hexagon Mason Jennings @ 400 Bar Otep @ 7th St. The Hidden Cameras @ Triple Rock Winter Blanket @ Turf Club Hopefuls @ Nomad Trashy Little Christmas @ Lee's


'For New Orleans' release party @ Kitty Cat Klub Rock the Cradle @ C.T.C.

Go to the A-List.