Weekend Checklist: They Might Be Giants, Lydia, Dessa, LIGHTS

Every show this weekend is Halloween-themed...

make sure you have a costume ready.

Friday 10/28/2011

Triple Rock Social Club
Electro-rock sensation.
AA, $14, 6 pm

The Smokers Club Tour 2011 featuring Curren$y, Method Man, Big K.R.I.T., and more
First Ave.
Contact high.
18+, $27, 8 pm

Still Corners with Ganglians, Dada Trash Collage
7th Street Entry
Cinematic music.
18+, $8, 8 pm

Blood on the Dance Floor with Angelspit, New Year's Day, Just Say Yes
Station 4
Welcome to the show; we hope you like violence.
AA, $12 adv, $14 door, 5 pm

Fitzgerald Theater
Rap ballads, torch songs and Dessa's own brand of charismatic monologue.
AA, $25, 8 pm

Herbie Hancock
Orchestra Hall
Creating music that transcends boundaries and genres.
AA, $25-$70, 8 pm

El Le Faunt and His Traveling Circus with White Whales, Cantankerous Folk
Amsterdam Bar and Hall
No show like you've ever seen.
21+, Free, 9 pm

Buffalo Moon (CD release) with Larry Wish & His Guys, SITA, Larva Ink
Hell's Kitchen
"Moses Baby"
18+, $5, 10 pm

Wookiefoot (10/28 & 29)
High energy magical phenomenon.
18+, $14 adv, $18 door, $25 weekend pass, 8:30 pm both nights

3 Minute Hero (CD release) with Dropsteppers, Chester Pay
Fine Line Music Cafe
It's awesome as hell.  You're welcome.
18+, $11 adv, $12 door, 8 pm

The Goondas with The Book of Right On, The Miami Dolphins
Kitty Cat Klub
The Goondas' last show of 2011.
21+, $5, 9 pm

Hookers $ Blow
A typical Friday night with hookers and blow.
21+, $7, 9 pm

Saturday 10/29/2011

They Might Be Giants with Gold Motel
First Ave.
Unconventional and experimental.
14+, $23, 6:30 pm

Lydia with Speak, Austin Gibbs
7th Street Entry
Communicating in a dialect that defines the soundscapes they paint.
18+, $10 adv, $12 door, 8 pm

Gigamesh CD release party: Menergy
Kitty Cat Klub
Dance music and Halloween themed.
21+. $3/$5. 

Too Much Blood with Soviet Panda
First Avenue
Dance party.
18+ $3.

Cactus Blossoms
Hell's Kitchen
Dual guitars and harmonies.
AA, Free, 6 pm

Brit's Pub
Brit's Pub turns 21.
21+, Free, 7:30 pm

Davina and The Vagabonds
Dakota Jazz Club

Influenced by all great musicians.
AA, $12, 8 pm

Kevin Steinman
Dakota Jazz Club
Sweet and honest lyrics.
18+, $5, 11 pm

Bethany Larson and the Bee's Knees with Black Blondie, Taj Raj
Amsterdam Bar and Hall
A voice to break your heart.
21+, Free, 9:30 pm

The Idle Hands with Kill-Me Kare Bare, Dream Crusher
Halloween costume party.
21+, $5, 9 pm

Sunday 10/30/2011

After the Burial with Veil of Maya, Misery Signals, Within the Ruins, Your Memorial
First Ave.
Hometown heroes.
AA, $15.50 adv, $18 door, 5 pm

Matthew and The Atlas with The David Mayfield Parade, Lauren Shera
7th Street Entry
To the north.
18+, $12 adv, $15 door, 8:30 pm

Chris V and guests
Fine Line Music Cafe
Every artist starts out local.
18+, $10 adv, $12 door, 6:15 pm

East of the Wall with Iron Thrones, Wicthden, Earthrise
Triple Rock Social Club
A group that reinvents itself with each new album.

18+, $7, 8 pm

Moonlight Grammar with Daniel Heavens
Phat beats.
21+, Free, 8 pm

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