Weekend Checklist: BoDeans, U2, Trampled by Turtles, Minneapalooza


"The only reason why we ask other people how their weekend was is so we can tell them about our own weekend."

--Chuck Palahniuk


Friday 7/22/2011

Dan Rodriguez (CD release) with Ashleigh Still, Adam Svec

Varsity Theater

"Downtown Girls"

18+, $10 adv, $12 door, 7 pm

Bassgasm 4

First Ave.

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18+, $15 adv, $20 door, 5 pm

BoDeans with Alison Scott

MN Zoo Amphitheater

Indigo Dreams.

AA, $33-$45.50, 7 pm

Mary Jane Alm

318 Cafe

A legend in the Twin Cities music scene.

AA, $11, 8 pm

Sims + Lazerbeak with Bight Club

U of M Nothrop Plaza

Restless and passionate but with an unflinching realism at his core.

AA, Free, 7 pm

Thomas Dybdahl with Steamboat Kings, Alexander Webb

7th Street Entry

Dybdahl distinguishes himself with fire and finesse.

18+, $10, 8 pm

Bella Ruse

Dakota Jazz Club


21+, $5, 11 pm

Saturday 7/23/2011

U2 with Interpol

TCF Bank Stadium

All I can say is that this show has been sold out for a year.

AA, $30-$250, 7 pm

Trampled by Turtles with Roma di Luna, Charlie Parr


Word-of-mouth reputation.

18+, $25, 5 pm

Minneapalooza with Phantom Tails, Hastings 3000, and more

Loring Theater

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18+. $10, 3 pm


Palmers Bar

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21+, Free, 2 pm

Davina & The Vagabonds

Peavey Plaza

Blues band without a guitar.

AA, Free, 6 pm

Steve Earle with the The Dukes (and Duchesses) featuring Allison Moorer

Pantages Theater

Be Here To Love Me.

AA, $42.50-$52.50, 8 pm

Shoveldance (CD release) with Shipbuilding Co.
Triple Rock Social Club
The St. Paul rock band releases its long-awaited sophomore album.
18+, $7, 9pm

Sunday 7/24/2011

Wayne Newton

Treasure Island Casino

Mr. Las Vegas.

AA, $30-$40, 5 pm

Crush Fest 2011
Cause Spirits & Soundbar
Also Saturday night, a two-day festival headlined and organized by Dream Crusher. Full lineup.
21+, Free on Sunday ($5 on Saturday night), 8pm

Tank & Dwele

Epic Night Club

Ladies night concert.

21+, $30-$75, 9 pm

City Salt with Witherspoon, Katy Marosok, and more

Station 4

A melting pot of music.

16+, $9 adv, $12 door, 6:30 pm

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