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Weekend Checklist: Death Cab, The 4onthefloor, Peter Bjorn & John, The State Fair

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The State Fair is here!  Gorge on delicious, fatty foods and listen to some timeless music.

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Friday 8/26/2011

Death Cab for Cutie with Frightened Rabbit

Roy Wilkins Auditorium

Codes and Keys.

AA, $35, 6:30 pm

August Music & Movies: The 4onthefloor and "Strange Brew"

Lake Harriet Bandshell

If you waited all summer to see these guys, now's your chance.

AA, Free, 7:30 pm

Def Leppard with Heart

MN State Fair Grandstand

Still kickin' it.

$41-$61, 7:30 pm

MN State Fair Free Stage Entertainment with Rogue Valley, Morris Day & the Time, and more

MN State Fair

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AA, Free with Fair admission

Mike Mictlan with Isaiah Toothtaker, BrodR, DJ Slapping Purses

Triple Rock Social Club

Prizefight.

18+, $6, 9 pm

Under Eden (CD release) with Daigoro, Deretla

Station 4

American thrash metal and speed metal.

21+, $5, 8 pm

E.L.nO.

Lee's Liquor Lounge

Classic rock.

21+, $10, 9 pm

Saturday 8/27/2011

Peter Bjorn & John with BNLX

First Ave.

Gimme Some.

18+. $18, 6 pm

Big Time Rush with Days Difference

MN State Fair Grandstand

2011's boy band.

AA, $35, 7:30 pm

MN State Fair Free Stage Entertainment with The Twilight Hours, Belfast Cowboys, and more

MN State Fair

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AA, Free with Fair admission

Tony Bennett

Mystic Lake Casino & Hotel

That voice.

18+, $59-$77, 8 pm

The Melvilles

Lake Harriet Bandshell

Songs from the Aqua City.

AA, Free, 7:30 pm

Ashley Gold

Dakota Jazz Club

She lives inside that crack in your heart.

21+, $5, 11 pm

Too Short with Carnage, Absent, DJ Dmil

Epic Nightclub

Checkin' my hoes.

21+, $20-$35, 10 pm

Sunday 8/28/2011

Brooklyn Rider plays Phillip Glass

Cedar Cultural Center

The string quartet explores intimate music by today's most popular composer.

AA, $18 adv, $20 door, 7:30 pm

Carnival of Madness featuring Theory of a Deadman, Alter Bridge, and more

MN State Fair Grandstand

Join the carnival.

AA, $30-$35, 5 pm

MN State Fair Free Stage Entertainment with Ricky Skaggs, Noah Hoehn, and more

MN State Fair

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AA, Free with Fair admission

The War on Drugs with The Caveman, Ocean Cats

7th Street Entry

Pied piper guitarist and apparent arranger-extraordinaire.

18+, $12, 8 pm

SlovCzech

Lake Harriet Bandshell

Czech and Slovak folk music.

AA, Free, 5:30 pm


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