Weekend Checklist: Jack's Mannequin, Black Church Service, Mint Condition, TC Hip-hop Awards

A cure for cabin fever is a weekend full of music.

Friday 1/20/2012

6th Annual Twin Cities Hip-hop Awards
First Ave.
Click here for full listing of artists.
18+, $10 adv, $12 door, 8 pm

Mint Condition with Boombox, Laura Bell, Solomoon Witherspoon
Fine Line Music Cafe
A funk/R&B band that can also rock out.
18+, $30 adv, $35 door, 8 pm

Martin Zellar
Maplewood Community Center
Country rock.
AA, $20-$25, 7:30 pm

Davina and the Vagabonds
Lee's Liquor Lounge
A blues band without a guitar player.
21+, $5, 9:30 pm

Mary Jane Alm
Aster Cafe
Mesmerizing audiences with her expressive voice, authentic songwriting and charming stage presence for twenty plus years.
AA, $10, 9 pm

Father You See Queen with The Cloak Ox, Marijuana Deathsquads, Robust Worlds
7th Street Entry
A preview of their debut EP.
18+, $7, 8 pm

Phantom Tails with Sleeping in the Aviary, Painted Saints, Hot Freaks
Turf Club
Deep space doom funk.
21+, $6, 9 pm

Wizards Are Real (EP release) with National Bird, The Rank Strangers, Carport
Kitty Cat Klub
Instrumental post rock jazz.
21+, $5, 9 pm

Blue Sky Blackout with Maudlin, Al Church and State, The Brutes
It's a tshirt party!
21+, Free, 8 pm

Lola and the Red Hots
Weaned as a child on '70s FM radio.
21+, $12 adv, $15 door, 8:30 pm

Let Dogs Lie with What Tyrants, Monster Zero, Velvet Pancakes, Wicked Poser
Wild Tymes
Let Dogs Lie's last show.
18+, Free, 7 pm

Saturday 1/21/2012

Jack's Mannequin with Jukebox the Ghost, Allen Stone
First Ave.
The "People and Things" tour.
18+, $25.50, 6 pm

Black Church Service (CD release) with Poverty Hash, L'Assassins
7th Street Entry
Southern rock from a northern state.
18+, $5, 9 pm

The Word Party with The Half Hearts, Asker
7th Street Entry
Deep-fried rock candy bars.
AA, $7, 4:30 pm

The May North (CD release) with Folks 'n' Thieves
331 Club
21+, Free, 10 pm

Molly Dean with The Orange Mighty Trio
Bryant Lake Bowl
Music & film - a night of mixed media adventures.
18+, $8 adv, $10 door, 9:30 pm

No Bird Sing with Jordan Looney, Thank You Notes (CD release)
Turf Club
Poetry in motion.
21+, $6, 9 pm

Hymie's Record Road Show with Flying Dorito Brothers, Brass Kings, Cactus Blossoms and more
Triple Rock Social Club
Beer and music with a twang to it.
18+, $6, 5 pm

Verskotzi with We Are the Willows, Hannah Connolly, Faith Boblett
Beat Coffeehouse
Acoustic music and coffee.
AA, $5, 6 pm

City Pages & Loud+Clear present Black: Submerge with Aaron Litschke
Record Room
Techno in the new millennium.
18+, $7, 10 pm

City of Sound (CD release) with Idle Hands, Spyder Baybie, Raw Dawg, Better Bones
Fine Line Music Cafe
Their sophomore release, Creatures.
18+ - $8, 21+ - $5, 8 pm

Ashley Gold with Hard Luck, Mayda
Hell's Kitchen
An effortlessly sexy voice.
21+, $5, 10 pm

Happy Birthday, Janis!
A tribute to Janis Joplin.
18+, $10 adv, $12 door, 8:30 pm

Mickey Murray with Jim McGuinn, Bill Deville
Cedar Cultural Center
A re-issue party for their entire LP.
AA, $13 adv, $15 door, 7 pm

Sunday 1/22/2012

Andy Joseph (CD release) with Hummingbirds, Highland Paddy, Beg For Justice
Fine Line Music Cafe
Acoustic guitar in a Betafish form.
21+, Free, 7 pm

I Self Divine presents The Culture Series: LA State of Mind
7th Street Entry
Click here for full list of artists.
18+, $10, 8 pm

Meshell Ndegecello
Dakota Jazz Club
A bass and vocal force of nature.
AA, $40, 7 pm

"Mode" Plot Twist with Heavy Arms, Westin, Triple Six, Stu Wylie, Sound Club
The vibe of this DJ party is only getting better.
21+, $3, 9 pm

Brian Laidlaw and the Family Trade with Paul Spring, Phillips Phonograph
Kitty Cat Klub
21+, Free, 9 pm

Red Stag Supperclub
An indie, urban, organic, neo classical trio steam driven by afro-cuban beats made by the human voice.
21+, Free, 9 pm

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