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

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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

Cause

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

Holyoke

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

Cause

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

Cause

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