Weekend Checklist: Mary Jane Alm, Peter Wolf Crier, Pizza Luce Block Party, Brandi Carlisle

"In summer, the song sings itself."
-William Carlos Williams

Friday 8/12/2011

Mary Jane Alm (CD release) with Pamela McNeill
Loring Theater
25 years in the making.
AA, $15 adv, $20 door, 8 pm

August Music & Movies - Peter Wolf Crier and "Labyrinth"
Lake Harriet Bandshell
Two guys, lots of talent.  Plus David Bowie.
AA, Free, 7:30 pm

Blue Sky Blackout, with BNLX, Pretty Good Dance Moves, Sydney Wayser, The Color Pharmacy
Beautiful noise.
21+, $6, 8 pm

KMFDM with Army of the Universe, 16 Volt, Human Factors Lab
First Ave.
Ultra heavy beat.
18+, $22, 8 pm

Candlebox with Attention, Star City Meltdown
You left me far behind.
AA, $15, 7 pm

Pink Mink with Fetch the Warden, Crankshafts Primitive R&B Revue, DJ Shannon Blowtorch, DJ Truckstache
Lee's Liquor Lounge
Seeking Scott Seekins.
21+, $6, 8 pm

Saturday 8/13/2011

Pizza Luce Block Party with POS, Phantom Tails, No Bird Sing, Farewell Continental, Me and My Arrow, and more
Click here for full lineup.
AA, Free, Noon-10 pm

Brandi Carlile with Ivan & Alyosha
Minnesota Zoo Amphitheater
The Story.
AA, $56, 7:30 pm

Chris Isaak
State Theatre
Rockabilly rebel, brokenhearted crooner, and breezy acoustic storyteller.
6+, $42.50-$52.50, 8 pm

Har Mar Superstar with Rockford Mules, Shane Shane
He has a pic of a sheep as his cell wallpaper.
21+, $8, 9 pm

Venus Demars & All the Pretty Horses with Pennyroyal
331 Club
Dark glam band.
21+, $10, 10 pm

Slow Spokes with Crunchy Kids, Anchormen
Primetime Bar & Grill
Their shows are crazy fun!
18+, $6, 8 pm

Rasputina with Smoke Fairies
7th Street Entry
Rasputina works as an anomaly in popular music.
18+, $15, 8 pm

Sunday 8/14/2011

Do As the Romans Do with These Worlds Collide, Darsombra
7th Street Entry
Brass-knuckles and an electric machete.
18+, $5, 7 pm

Alicia Wiley
Hell's Kitchen
The best Bloody Marys and a lovely voice. You can't lose.
AA, Free, 10 am

Dan Penn with Bobby Emmons
Dakota Jazz Club
Shaped the development of southern soul music with his legendary songwriting.
21+, $30, 7 pm

Butch R Baker & The Candlestyx
Lake Harriet Bandshell
Woodstock show.
AA, Free, 5:30 pm

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