Weekend Checklist: Voltage, Bella Ruse, Black Church Service, Record Store Day

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Friday 4/15/2011

Voltage: Fashion Amplified with Me and My Arrow, Pink Mink, Phantom Tails, Fort Wilson Riot, Communist Daughter
First Ave.
Beautiful people, beautiful clothes.
21+, $23.75 adv., 7 pm

Alison Scott
Dakota Jazz Club
Soul music, remember that?
21+, $12, 8 pm

Bella Ruse
Dakota Jazz Club
Cute rock.
21+, $5, 11 pm

String Theory Music Festival: Owen Pallett, Nat Baldwin & Music Strings
History Theatre
Four day event featuring captivating performances.
AA, Free-$25, Full schedule and details at

Hookers $ Blow
What's better than free Hookers & Blow?
21+, Free, 9 pm

Saturday 4/16/2011

The Sunny Era (CD Release) with Lucy Michelle and the Velvet Lapelles, Zoo Animal
Loring Theatre
Experience old world music for modern times.
AA, $12 adv., $14 door, 7 pm

Fear Itself (CD Release) Spy and Shelltoe of Bottom Feeders, Conflict of Interest, Midwest Konnect, and more
The Nomad World Pub
Nothing to fear.
21+, $5, 6 pm

Record Store Day
Electric Fetus
et al.
Deals!  Check them out!
AA, All Day, Full listings in our print preview here.

Black Church Service with Black Blondie, Ashley Gold, Javier & the Innocent Sons, Crankshaft's Primitive Rhythm & Blues Review
Turf Club
It's like a Crayola box of music.
21+, $6, 9 pm

Terry Mullan and Chuck Love: Benefit for DJ Paul Johnson
First Ave. Record Room
Raw talent, dedication, and a deep love for house music.
18+, $8, 10 pm

Sunday 4/17/2011

Jeff Beck
State Theater
A living legend.
AA, $43.50-$78.50, 7:30 pm

Tobacco with Bean, Shapers
Triple Rock
Smoking allowed.
18+, $14, 8 pm

Charlie Parr with Colleen Myhre (Cd Release)
Turf Club
One man, one guitar, one foot in the grave.
21+, $6, 9 pm

Farm Babies
Minnesota Zoo
Most often, fun for the whole family is never fun for the whole family.  But this surely is.
AA, $10-$16, Daily from 4/1-4/30, 10 am-4pm

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