Weekend Checklist: Jeremy Messersmith, SoundTown, West Bank Music Festival

"Not for nothing is their motto TGIF - 'Thank God It's Friday.' They live for the weekends, when they can go do what they really want to do."
-Richard Nelson Bolles

Friday 8/19/2011

Jeremy Messersmith with Rogue Valley
Minnesota Zoo Amphitheater
Epic night of MN music.
AA, $18-$30.50, 7:30 pm

SoundTown Music Fesitval with The Flaming Lips, The New Pornographers and more
Runs 8/19-8/20
Somerset, WI
3 stages, 30+ bands.
Click here for full lineup and times.
AA, $50-$160

Rock the Boat with The 4onthefloor, White Light Riot, The Goondas, and Mark Mallman
Harriet Island
Hosted by Wayne Newton...what more can I say?
21+, $25, 9 pm

IPR Music in the Park with The Bunny Clogs, The Bruce McLaughlin Band, The Road Crew
Minnehaha Park
Summer weather and great live music.
AA, Free, 6 pm

August Music & Movies - Chastity Brown and "The Princess Bride"
Lake Harriet Bandshell
A roots-soul singer paired with a classic movie.
AA, Free, 7:30 pm

Sek Loso
Myth Nighclub
Thai rock band inspired by Guns N' Roses.
18+, $38-$58, 9 pm

Lucy Michelle and the Velvet Lapelles with Pre-Apocalyptic Junkyard Orchestra, Freak Creek Revival
Nomad World Pub
Oh home.
21+, $5, 9 pm

Saturday 8/20/2011

City Pages West Bank Music Festival with The 4onthefloor, Farewell Milwaukee, and more
Cedar Avenue between Riverside and 6th Street
Click here for full lineup and times.
AA, $5 till 9:30 pm, $10 after 9:30 pm

Concert for the Homeless with Chris Koza, Romantica, Tyler Blanske & Friends
331 Club
"Tired Eyes" in support of the homeless.
21+, Free, 10 pm

Red Pens and Howler, Hot Rash
A live performance that is known for being energetic, aggressive, and always unpredictable.
21+, $8, 9 pm

The Teddy Holidays
Bryant-Lake Bowl
The Teddy Holidays play "Rubber Soul."
21+, $9 adv, $12 door, 9:30 pm

Afton Fest
Afton Town Square Park
Enjoy acoustic Americana, folk, pop and traditional music.
AA, $5, 3 pm

Sunday 8/21/2011

Michael Dermot (CD release) with Rookai, Kourtnee Britney
Fineline Music Cafe
Ballads and power-pop.
21+, Free, 7 pm

An Evening with Hippiefest
Minnesota Zoo Amphitheater
Contact high.
AA, $52, 7:30 pm

Peter Himmelman
Dakota Jazz Club

The master of the non-sequitor.
21+, $25, 7 pm

The Bad Pennies
Schooner Tavern

A unique acoustic act with intrinsic harmonies.
21+, Free, 8 pm

Molly Dean
Hell's Kitchen
"Another Day" in Hell's Kitchen.

AA, Free, 10 am

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