In case the apocalypse doesn't happen this weekend, here's some stuff to check out!
Adam Svec (CD release) with Aby Wolf & Her Claws and Linnea Mohn
Weaks in the Waves.
21+, $7, 9:30 pm
Bryan Nichols Quintet (CD release) with JT Bates, James Buckley, Mike Lewis, Brandon Wozniak
Two nights of jazz.
Friday 5/20 & Saturday 5/21
18+, $12, 9 pm
Former Replacements, current hero.
18+, $12, 8 pm
No Bird Sing and Friends Improv.
Dakota Jazz Club
We're sure this is like no other improv that you've seen before. Featuring: Peter Pisano (Peter Wolf Crier), Plain Ol Bill (P.O.S.), Sean McPherson (Heiruspecs)
21+, $5, 11 pm
Nick Haas Trio (CD release)
You Gotta Get Out There.
AA, Free, 6 pm
Chosen Robot (CD release) with Jump Ship
This chosen robot has caused you to jump ship.
21+, $5, 9:30 pm
Death Cab for Cutie with Lonely Forest
Ben Gibbard has the code and key to posess every emo girl's heart. Kudos to those lucky enough to score tickets to this sold-out show.
18+, $32, 6 pm
MODSUN with Good Problems, The Tribe & Big Cats, B Rolla
MODSUN may not have received the coveted Rolling Stone cover, but he's still a star.
AA, $12, 5 pm
Usher with Akon
We've had "Yeah" stuck in our heads since 2004.
AA, $30-$100, 6:30 pm
The Teddy Holidays with Absolute Gruv, Sexy Delicious
The Tiffany Sports Lounge
Self-deprecating good music.
21+, $6, 9 pm
Hoolie Fest with Lucy Michelle and The Velvet Lapelles, Grant Cutler, Red Daughters, and more
Runs 5/20-5/22. Click for more info.
AA, $1 single day, $2 all weekend, times vary
Art-A-Whirl with Boys N the Barrels, The Goondas, Zoo Animal, and more
Runs 5/20-5/22, Click for more info.
AA, Free, times vary
Paula Lammers (CD release)
Heartfelt conviction, clear diction.
21+, $10, 7 pm
Limited to the first 300 people who pre-order the CD or LP.
AA, Free, 1pm