Weekend Checklist: tUnE-yArDs, Deer Tick, Lykke Li, Guns N' Roses

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Friday 11/11/11

Mike Doughty and His Band Fantastic with Moon Hooch
First Ave.
Loud and groovy.
18+, $25, 8 pm

Shonen Knife with Heavy Cream, The Blind Shake
7th Street Entry
Japanese female rock.
18+, $12 adv, $14 door, 9 pm

W.A.N.A.B. with DJ Jam EZ
7th Street Entry
They are not a band.
AA, $5, 3:30 pm

Rachel Yamagata with Mike Viola
Fine Line Music Cafe
Intimately confessional songwriting and arrangements.
18+, $18, 8 pm

Pert Near Sandstone (CD release) with Rumpke Mountain Boys
Old-time bluegrass.
18+, $10, 8:30 pm

Unknown Prophets (CD release) with SALTEE
Triple Rock
Hip-hop indie rock.
18+, $7 adv, $10 door, 9 pm

Teenage Moods with Gardens, Voytek, Crimes
Turf Club
Sugar pop.
21+, $7, 9 pm

Gay Witch Abortion with Buildings, Red Pens
331 Club
Two-piece band.
21+, Free, 10 pm

Perception of Intent (CD release) and Murder, My Mistress (CD release) with Do As The Romans Do and more
Station 4
Hardcore metal.
AA, $10, 5 pm

Guante and Claire (CD release)
Music, spoken word, and a whole lot more.
18+, $5, 8 pm

Saturday 11/12/2011

tUnE-yArDs with Howler, Pat Jordache
First Ave.
Drum loops on the spot.
18+, $15, 6 pm

Deer Tick with Guards, Thomas Hardy
Triple Rock Social Club
Combination of folk, blues, and country.
21+, $15, 8 pm

Meat Puppets with Black Box Revelation, Gang Font
Turf Club
Legends in their own right.
21+, $15, 8 pm

The Right Now with Irie Sol
7th Street Entry
Soul and pop.
18+, $6 adv, $8 door, 8 pm

Zack Dyer
Loring Theater
"Sunny Day" sound.
AA, $10 adv, $12 door, 6:30 pm

Meg Hutchinson
Cedar Cultural Center
Poet influenced acoustic rock.
AA, $12, 7 pm

Me and My Arrow with Chris Bathgate, Demographics
Chamber rock.
21+, $6, 9 pm

Noah Hoehn
Aster Cafe
One man, a lot of sound.
AA, $10, 9 pm

The Boys N' the Barrels with The Henhouse Prowlers, The Cactus Blossoms
A deep introspective message underlies the up-tempo foot-thumping melodies.
18+, $7, 8:30 pm

Erica West
An evening of soulful music and great food.
AA, $5, 8 ppm

Junkboat (CD release) with Mammy Nuns, Petty Demons
Amsterdam Bar and Hall
Americana pop.
21+, 9 pm

Sunday 11/13/2011

Guns N' Roses
Target Center
I won't say anything mean.
AA, $41.50-$81.50, 9 pm

Lykke Li with First Aid Kit
First Ave.
Dreamy music.
18+, $25, 7 pm

Crooked Fingers with Strand of Oaks
Triple Rock Social Club
Cohesive and diverse songs.
18+, $14 adv, $15 door, 8 pm

Nora's Night: A Benefit for Nora Boss with Roe Family Singers & Adam Levy
Hell's Kitchen
The Boss family has fallen in need of your support!
AA, $10-$20, 4-9 pm

MN Music 4 MN Kids Benefit (CD release) with Bunny Clogs, Chris Koza, Gabriel Douglas, and more
Cedar Cultural Center
Warning: this music is contagious.
AA, $10, $5 kids 3-12, under 3 free, 1 pm

K102's Class of 2011 with Frankie Ballard, Eden's Edge and more
Mystic Lake Hotel and Casino
Tickets can only be won through K102.
18+, 6 pm

Twista with Trina, Young Dro
Epic Nightclub
Hip-hop is alive and kicking.
18+, $25-$45, 10 pm

Alicia Wiley
Hell's Kitchen
Piano chops steeped in classical, jazz, and pop.
AA, Free, 10 am

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