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Weekend Checklist: Cloud Cult, Dan Deacon, and Fastball.

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FRIDAY MAY 1

Turf Club

Birthday Suits

Private Dancer

Leisure Birds

The Danforths

DJ Paddy Costello

21+. 9:00 P.M. $6.00. Turf Club, 1601 University Avenue, Saint Paul; 651.647.0486.

Hexagon Bar

Fort Wilson Riot

A Night in the Box

Caspiar

Reigning Knives

21+. 9:00 P.M. Free. 2600 27th Avenue, Minneapolis.

Uptown Bar

757s (CD release)

The Red Flags

The Laureates

Crossing Guards

21+. 9:00 P.M. $5.00. 3018 Hennepin Avenue South, Minneapolis; 612.823.4719.

400 Bar

Fastball

Mars to Mercury

Green Sweater Society

18+. 8:00 P.M. $12.00. 400 Bar, 400 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis; 612.332.2903.

SATURDAY MAY 2

First Avenue Main Room

Cloud Cult

Maps & Atlases

18+. 6:00 P.M. $13.00 advance/ $15.00 door. 701 First Avenue North, Minneapolis; 612.338.8388.

7th Street Entry

Mannequin Men

Gay Witch Abortion

Double Bird

18+. 9:00 P.M. $8.00. 7th Street Entry, 701 First Avenue North, Minneapolis; 612.338.8388.

Triple Rock Social Club

Dan Deacon and Ensemble

Future Islands

Teeth Mountain

All Ages. 5:00 P.M. $10.00. Triple Rock Social Club, 629 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis; 612.333.7399.

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21+. 9:00 P.M. $10.00. Triple Rock Social Club, 629 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis; 612.333.7399.

Turf Club

The Gourds

Orange Mothers

21+. 9:00 P.M. $14.00. Turf Club, 1601 University Avenue, Saint Paul; 651.647.0486.

Uptown Bar

Prozac Rat

Royal Doomed

Via Dove

Crossing Guards

21+. 9:00 P.M. $5.00. 3018 Hennepin Avenue South, Minneapolis; 612.823.4719.

Fine Line Music Cafe

So It Goes (EP release)

White Light Riot

The Invincible Kids

Battle Royale

18+. 8:00 P.M. $8.00. Fine Line Music Cafe, 318 First Avenue North, Minneapolis; 612338.8100.

SUNDAY MAY 3

7th Street Entry

Gospel Gossip

Gentleman Rag

Colder in Moscow

18+. 8:00 P.M. $6.00. 7th Street Entry, 701 First Avenue North, Minneapolis; 612.338.8388.

Triple Rock Social Club

MDC

Embrace the Kill

Mouth Sewn Shut

In Defence

All ages. 5:00 P.M. $10.00. Triple Rock Social Club, 629 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis; 612.333.7399.

Hexagon Bar

A Paper Cup Band

The Shortcuts

Poor Posture (CD  release)

Kitten Forever

Amen and the Hell Yeahs

21+. 9:00 P.M. Free. Hexagon Bar, 2600 27th Avenue, Minneapolis.