Storyhill, Dearling Physique, Chick Corea, and more shows to see this weekend

Still scrambling to plot out your weekend? Allow us to assist you. Here are our top picks for shows to catch tonight through Sunday (click on the links to be taken to the calendar listing for each event):


Voltage: Fashion Amplified

First Avenue

MN Fashion Week kicks off tonight with the yearly hybrid fashion and rock show. This year's musical acts include Red Pens, Mayda, Caroline Smith and the Goodnight Sleeps, Blue Sky Blackout, and Mark Mallman's Ruby Isle. 21+. $30. 8 p.m.

Dearling Physique EP release

Varsity Theater

"Imagine you're very sleepy behind the wheel and see a deer on the side of the road, but when you look again you see nothing there. That'll be the experience," says Dearling Physique's Dom Davis. He's playing tonight with the Alpha Centauri, No Bird Sing, Xavier Marquis, and DJ Sovietpanda. 18+. $10. 8 p.m.

Whitesand/Badlands 7" release

501 Club

Read our review of the Picked to Click band's first 7" here. Whitesand/Badlands are playing with Tips 4 Twat and Blackcloud Stallionheart tonight. 21+. Free. 10 p.m.


Storyhill CD release

Guthrie Theater

The longtime collaborators are releasing a new album of folk duets that will please fans of Simon & Garfunkel and the Jayhawks alike. $20. 7:30 p.m.

It Whispers So Listen and Overcome: A Benefit For Ovarian Cancer Research

First Avenue

Amazing cause, amazing lineup. With Now Now Every Children, Big Quarters, the Melismatics, Far from Falling, Attention, more. Proceeds benefit Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance. 18+. $12. 4 p.m.

Chick Corea & Gary Burton

Dakota Jazz Club

See the jazz pianist and vibraphonist live at their second of two back-to-back gigs (they also play Friday). $50-$90. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

US Air Guitar Championships

Varsity Theater

Trust us when we say that this yearly event, while it contains no "actual" live music performances, will rock your face off. Prepare to leave the venue a few sheets to the wind. 18+. $16. 8 p.m.


We Are the Willows, the Cloud Hymn, You & Yourn

Kitty Cat Klub

A stellar lineup of local indie-folk and pop bands -- be sure to catch our the aptly willowy and beautiful vocals by We Are the Willows lead singer Peter Miller. 21+. 9 p.m.

Sarah Winters, Nikki Schultz, Greg Reese, Derek Luttrell

Sauce Spirits & Soundbar

Another stellar local lineup for a Sunday evening; be sure to catch folkie Sarah Winters, who just released her CD last week, as well as talented singer Nikki Schultz, a talented sonstress in her own right.

For more events happening this weekend, check out our music calendar.