Thanksgiving Weekend Checklist: Jeremy Messersmith, the 4onthefloor, Mason Jennings, Replacements Tribute

Take time away from shopping and eating this weekend to enjoy some shows.

Wednesday 11/23/2011

Jeremy Messersmith with Chastity Brown
Cedar Cultural Center
Charming and timeless songs.
AA, $15 adv, $17 door, 8 pm

Ike Reilly Assassination with Night Moves, Musikanto
First Ave.
Hard luck stories.
18+, $15, 7:30 pm

The 4onthefloor with Koo Koo Kangaroo, Bigtree Bonsai (EP release)
Triple Rock Social Club
18+, $8, 8 pm

Youth Lagoon with Young Magic
7th Street Entry
Songs about the past and present.
18+, $9 adv, $10 door, 18+

Get Basted featuring Villa Rosa and more
Barfly The Loft
The annual Thanksgiving Eve returns for another night filled with booze and bass.
18+ $15, 21+ $10, 8 pm

Transmission with DJ Jake Rudh
Varsity Theater
The best dance night, period.
21+, $5 adv, $8 door, 10 pm

The Japhies with My My Misfire, City of Sound
Thankskilling Eve.
21+, $5, 9 pm

Fuck Knights with Reckless Ones, Muddy Udders, Flying Dorito Brothers
Turf Club
Derivative garage punk.
21+, 9 pm

E.L.nO. with Hookers $ Blow
Lee's Liquor Lounge
The electric light (no) orchestra.
21+, $12, 9 pm

Lost Shepherds with Big Lake, Emot
Kitty Cat Klub
A confluence of former strangers.
21+, Free, 9 pm

Thursday 11/24/2011

Davina and the Vagabonds
Dakota Jazz Club
Roots, blues, pop, and jazz all rolled into one band.
AA, $12, 7 pm

Big Wu Thanksgiving Show with Nicholas Mrozinski & The Feelin' Band

Alternative soul music from the heart - for the heart.
18+, $10, 8 pm

Ritmo Caliente Latin Dance Contest
First Ave.
Thanksgiving dance night.
21+, $3 adv, $6 door, 10 pm

Friday 11/25/2011

Gimme Noise and 89.3 The Current present A Tribute to The Replacements featuring The 4onthefloor, Story of the Sea, BNLX, Night Moves, and more
First Ave. and 7th Street Entry
Sorry Ma, forgot to take out the trash.
Click here for the full lineup.
18+, $8, 7 pm

Communist Daughter (Vinyl release) with Kid Dakota, Eliza Blue (11/25) and El Le Faunt and His Traveling Circus (11/26)
Ritz Theater
Fragile, daydreaming harmonies.
AA, $10 each night, 8 pm

Marketa Irglova with Sean Rowe
Cedar Cultural Center
Anar = pomegranate.
AA, $18 adv, $20 door, 8 pm

Love-Cars with Wishbook, Holly Newsome
Amsterdam Bar and Hall
Band interests include: long walks on the beach, fine wine, and duct tape.
21+, $8 adv, $10 door, 9 pm

Randy Weeks with Molly Maher and Her Disbelievers
331 Club
Music infused with laid back vocals and surfboard cool.
21+, Free, 10 pm

Dandylion Warpaint with The Set, Aster, Listening to Lightning
Fineline Music Cafe
Insert indie here.
18+ $8, 21+ $5, 9 pm

Roster McCabe
The hardest working contemporary rockers out there.
21+, $5, 8:30 pm

Tomorrow May Fall
Station 4
The finest death-core from Germany since 2005.
AA, 5 pm

The American North with National Bird, The Wives
Hell's Kitchen
Drink off your Thanksgiving dinner.
21+, $5, 10 pm

First Ave. Record Room
Just what the title says.
18+, $10, 10 pm

Saturday 11/26/2011

Mason Jennings with The Pines
First Ave.
Crafting a collage of love.
18+, $22 adv, $25 door, 6 pm

Ryan Traster (EP release) with The Honeydogs, Martin Devaney & The Flatwheelers, Savannah Smith (EP release)
Amsterdam Bar and Hall
Ryan's music is always breaking hearts.
21+, $7 adv, $10 door, 9 pm

Scattered Trees with Crisis Line, Mayda
7th Street Entry
A labor of love that almost didn't happen.
18+, $8, 8 pm

Jack Klatt & the New Kat Swingers
Hell's Kitchen
Traveling musicians.
AA, Free, 6 pm

Nick Haas
Famous Dave's BBQ and Blues
Jazz and classical guitar.
AA, Free, 6 pm

Noah Hoehn
318 Cafe
A live looping show featuring the harmonica, marimba, and percussion.
AA, $10, 8 pm

Chiefs of the North (CD release) and Ghost Towns of the West (7" release) with Little Man, Stereo Pirates
Fineline Music Cafe
A dual album release show.
21+, $6, 8 pm

Saint Anyway
331 Club
21+, Free, 10 pm

Austra with Young Galaxy, Tasseomancy
Triple Rock Social Club
A musical progression of almost ten years of performing.
18+. $12, 9 pm

Seawhores with Mother of Fire, Congorats, DJ Sean Hartman
Turf Club
The contributors list to the band stands tall.
21+, $7, 9 pm

The Blend (CD release) with West of Aldine, Toussaint Morrison, Ceewhy
Hell's Kitchen
Introducing their new album Breathing Without a Pulse.
18+, $5, 10 pm

The Tex Pistols
A roots and Americana quartet.
AA, $10, 8 pm

Sunday 11/27/2011

The Kooks with Yawn
First Ave.
A self-described pop band.
18+, $21 adv, $23 door, 7 pm

Brandi Carlile
Fitzgerald Theater
Brandi's concerts are near legendary in their perfect communion between performer and audience.
AA, $30.50-$32.50, 7:30 pm

Hip Hop 49er: The Teepee Creepin' Jump Off
7th Street Entry
Ladies free before 10 pm.
18+, $8, 7 pm

Mychildren, Mybride with Within the Ruins
An innovative blend of metal and hardcore.
AA, $12, 5 pm

Whistle Kid with Chloroform Teddy Bear, The Broken are Crowned and more
Station 4
A little band with four little guys.
16+, $9 adv, $12 door, 6:30 pm

Roy Clark
Dakota Jazz Club
An American music legend.
AA, $45, 7 pm

Nobunny with Blind Shake, Teenage Moods
Turf Club
No genre, no scene, no rules
21+, $7, 9 pm

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