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
Click here for full lineup.
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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