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.

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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

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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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