Weekend Checklist: Eddie Vedder, Black Keys, Jason Mraz, Noah Hoehn


"Weekends don't count unless you spend them doing something completely pointless."

-Calvin (Calvin & Hobbes)


Friday 7/1/2011

Zumiez Couch Tour with Forever the Sickest Kids, Valencia

Mall of America

Music + Skateboarding = Free

AA, Free, Noon

Noah Hoehn Live Looping Show

Aster Cafe

One man, a whole lotta talent.

AA, $10, 9 pm

100 Monkeys with Kissing Club

Triple Rock Social Club

Every monkey dookies.

18+, $18, 8 pm

The Goondas with Satellite Voices, Mojo Pin-up

Turf Club

The Goondas are good.

21+, $6, 9 pm

Jessica Lea Mayfield with Ferraby Lionheart

Varsity Theater

Dark and moody in a mysterious way.

18+, $12, 7 pm

Saturday 7/2/2011

Dan Israel (CD release) with Slim Dunlap

Aster Cafe

Crosstown traveler.

AA, $8, 9 pm

Eddie Vedder with Glen Hansard

Orpheum Theatre

Eddie Vedder and his ukelele longing to belong.

6+, $79, 7:30 pm

Urge Overkill with Maudlin

First Ave.

Rock & roll submarine.

18+, $15, 6:30 pm

Alejandro Escovedo

Fineline Music Cafe

Street songs of love.

21+, $20, 8 pm

MFR & Afternoon Records present: We All Have Hooks for Hands with We Are Trees, Howler, Old Abram Brown

7th Street Entry

Minneapolis does fucking rock.

18+, $7, 8 pm

Davina and the Vagabonds

Dakota Jazz Club

Influenced by all great musicians.

21+, $12, 8 pm

Sunday 7/3/2011

Black Keys with Cage the Elephant

Roy Wilkins Auditorium

Minnesota hipsters have been waiting for this day with bated breath.

AA, $39.50, 6:30 pm

Jason Mraz

Mystic Lake Casino & Hotel Amphitheater

He won't worry his life away.

AA, $36.50-$46.50, 8 pm

Marnie Stern with Father You See Queen, Glass Buds

7th Street Entry

Hooks and choruses are sent careening through a cracked kaleidoscope.

18+, $10, 8 pm

Bury Your Dead with Evergreen Terrace and more

Station 4


AA, $15 adv, $17 door, 3 pm

The Elected with Tristen, Holyoke

Triple Rock Social Club

Music was a thing of the past, an afterthought. Dead and gone.

18+, $10, 8 pm

3rd of July Music & a Movie

Nicollet Island Pavillion

4th of July Celebration of Music and Fireworks ... Minneapolis Red, White and Boom Outdoor Music.

AA, Free, 7 pm