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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.