The Great Rock and Roll Swap Meet IV sets lineup, vendors, and moves to the Turf Club

The Hounds Below perform for City of Music
The Hounds Below perform for City of Music
Photo by Andre Durand

The Great Rock and Roll Swap Meet has grown in both stature and popularity over the years, so much so that organizers had to move the event from the Hexagon to the Turf Club in order to have more room. The fourth annual Rock 'n Roll Swap Meet is set for January 25 at the Turf, and promises the biggest combination yet of great bands and a flea market of fantastic merchandise.

The Michigan indie-rock quartet the Hounds Below join local bands Me And My Arrow, Father You See Queen, and Tickle Torture, along with a slew of area musicians, artists, and designers who will be selling their unique wares throughout the club. DJ's Christy Hunt and Christian Fritz will also be spinning tunes throughout the night as well, concluding with a post-show dance party that should bring the event to a celebratory close.

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Regular Gimme Noise contributors Erik Hess and Danny Sigelman will both be taking part in the Swap Meet, with Hess hawking his striking photographs and some records, while Sigelman is offering up a distinct selection of records, art, books, and "Chinese doo dads."

Not only will there be great live music on offer, but you could leave the Turf with some remarkable items while also doing your small part to support the creative scene in the Twin Cities.

Here is the current list of vendors for the Swap Meet and the wares they will each be selling (with more surely to be added as the event approaches):

Peter Mielech~The Modern Radio Records Catalog, other Twin Cites labels/bands and other fun stuff they like
Howard Hamilton~Vintage stuff
Tasha Pruitt~Creations
Sara Hanson~vintage clothing
Kristina Lund~clothing and other stuff
Shane Kramer~records
Erik Hess~photographs & records
Shane Flanery and Jen Moulton~vintage clothing & stuff
Aaron Burns~stuff and mystery bags
Peggy Dainty~hand tooled leather goods and punky clothes
Ann Meyers~Annrocks Apparel
Liam Paidrig Watkins~stuff
Rosa Stensberg~vintage clothes and stuff
Gary Vogel~effects pedals
Danny Sigelman~records, art, books, Chinese doo dads, etc..
Megan McGuire~Up Six Vintage clothes and stuff
Annie Holoien~animal shaped oddities
Jenny Jenkins~vintage clothing, camera and photo stuff and more

Doors for the Great Rock and Roll Swap Meet IV at the Turf Club are at 9 p.m. on January 25. It's a 21+ event, and tickets are $7. For current, updated information and to RSVP, check out the event's Facebook page.

The Great Rock and Roll Swap Meet IV sets lineup, vendors, and moves to the Turf Club
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