Totally Gross National Product can throw one hell of a get-together. For the past five years, they have thrown an annual celebration of their roster of musicians, while teaming with other imaginative musical talents throughout the Twin Cities. We had such a fun time there we voted it our best local concert of the past 12 months.
For their 5th Annual Totally Gross National Party, the groundbreaking record label has gone all out with plans for a grand soiree. At Icehouse on August 23, a whole host of genre-bending musicians who are pushing the local scene forward will be taking the indoor and outdoor stages.[jump]
The expertly curated lineup features a mix of established and underground acts, highlighted by one of the undeniable stars of last year's TGNP festivities, Allan Kingdom. The breakout MC will be joined by Marijuana Deathsquads, Leisure Birds, the recharged Fog, Alpha Consumer, Votel, Tender Meat, and Roniia.
There will be plenty of emerging acts to discover on the stacked bill as well, with Taggert & Rosewood making their live debut, Pony Bwoy, Aero Flynn, Warey, and Stolyett all bound to make a sonic impression on local music fans and add to the festive nature of the event.
The folks at TGNP also tantalizingly claim that there will be "probably more" performances on tap, with some memorable collaborations likely in the cards as well.
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