Weekend Checklist: Os Mutantes, Military Special, The Suburbs + Suicide Commandos!

As national acts realize that winter in Minnesota is here to stay (and subsequently stop touring our way for a few months), local bands are still playing nonstop for our enjoyment. Check some of the major billings happening this weekend from some of our best talent.

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The Suburbs & Suicide Commandos

First Avenue

21+. $20. 8PM. Also Saturday.

Military Special, Lucy Michelle, Phantom Tails, Estate, Dada Trash Collage

7th St. Entry 

18+. $5/6. 8PM. 

Get a free mp3 of the band in anticipation of their 100th and final show.


Varsity Theater

18+. $13. 8PM.

Check out a write-up on the emcee and a teaser of which local hip-hop artists will be joining him on stage.


Os Mutantes & Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti

Cedar Cultural Center

$18/20. AA. 9:30PM.

Read a write-up on the venerable Brazilian Os Mutantes here. There is no better line-up than these two together, and Ariel Pink continues to be highly regarded after a sold out show at the Entry and an opening tour slot for Flaming Lips. 

Every Wall Will Fall

An exhibition of artists against Palestinian apartheid featuring:

Skoal Kodiak, Food Pyramid, Seawhores, Slapping Purses, Daughters of the Sun

Turf Club. 21+. $7. 9PM.

Expect an amazing bill of local musicians uniting at the Turf as part of a nationwide exhibition of artists against Palestinian apartheid.


Anders Ponders, Forest Of Men, Chord & The Fawn

Kitty Cat Klub

21+. $5. 10PM.It's been ages since we've heard from Anders Ponders and his acclaimed local album Nodes of Overtones.