Weekend Checklist: Howler, Uptown Pride Block Party, BNLX, Red Pens

The first official weekend of the summer is here!  Let's do this!

Friday 6/24/2011

Kill-Me Kare Bare (CD release) with With a Gun For a Face, The van Gobots, Hunting Club
Potassium enriched.
21+, $5, 9 pm

Howler with Red Pens
Triple Rock Social Club
Four disgusting children in one disgusting band.
18+, Price TBA, 9 pm

Uptown Pride Block Party with Maria Isa and more
Uptown Minneapolis/Lake Street & Bryant Ave.
Keep on dancing till the world ends.
AA, Free, 6 pm

Motley Crue with Poison, New York Dolls
Target Center
Not since 1989 has there been this much hairspray in one venue.
$25-$95, 7:30 pm

Alison Scott with Sophia Shorai, Devon Gray
Dakota Jazz Club
Music for the soul.  Kind of like those books Chicken Soup for the Soul.
AA, $12, 8 pm

Turf Club
Experimental folk-rock.
21+, $7, 8 pm

Twin Cities Jazz Festival
Runs 6/23, 24, 25
Mears Park
Click here for full schedule.
AA, Free

Saturday 6/25/2011

Junkyard Empire (CD release) with Toki Wright, Guante
7th Street Entry
Acts of humanity.
18+, $10, 8 pm

Bill Maher
Mystic Lake Casino
Comedy, politics, animal rights.
18+, $45-$55, 8 pm

Danny Friedman & The Beastman Band with Summer Hagen
Loring Theater
Lord, I'm a chicken.
AA, $10 adv, $12 door, 7 pm

Hookers $ Blow
Famous Dave's Uptown
Hookers $ blow get sticky.
AA, $5, 9 pm

Martin Devaney with Mark Thomas Stockert
Aster Cafe
Baseball, breakfast foods, catchy bridges...
AA, $6, 9 pm

BNLX (CD release) with Red Pens
Elements of BNLX are unexplained and may remain so.
21+, $6, 9 pm

Pictures of Then
Lake Harriet Band Shell

A musical string of psychedelic gozer.
AA, Free, 7:30 pm

Louis CK
Treasure Island Casino
Everything's amazing and nobody's happy.
18+, $48-$58, 8 pm

Sunday 6/26/2011

Kaki King
Cedar Cultural Center
The idea of living a double life.
AA, $15 adv, $18 door, 7:30 pm

Tim Mahoney
Chart House
The Voice.
AA, 5 pm

The Tex Pistols
Lake Harriet Bandshell
Playing it loud and proud one show at a time.
AA, Free, 5:30 pm

Rockford Mules with The Goondas, Dreamcrusher
Sounding much more southern than they actually are...
21+, Free, 9 pm

Toad the Wet Sprocket
Dakota Jazz Club
All you want.
AA, 7 pm - $45, 9 pm - $30

Givers with Pepper Rabbit, 1,2,3
7th Street Entry
One day without shoes.
18+, 10 adv, $12 door, 7 pm

Midwest Mohawk Fest
Station 4
The name says it all.
AA, $15, 11 am

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