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

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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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