Its going down on Feb.3rd at Gabbys Night Club with a live performance by “Project Pat” from the Dirty South!!! You can get tickets for a limited time for $15 advance $30 VIP. If you need tickets get at me 612-414-6884
Archive | January, 2010
Minneapolis Dub Ensemble
1/29/2010 9:00 PM at Memory Lanes Bowling Alley
2520 26th ave s, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55406
w Lynval Jackson on vocals and Richard Nicholson on drums.
The Heavy Focus III Benefit:
Heavy Focus III needs you!
Organ Haus January 29th
-money goes to the 18 touring bands playing at Heavy Focus III
plus-this shits toooo fun for free
Come check out live bands, DJs, and entertainment at MPLS.TV’s Winter Jubilee! This is a fundraiser we’ll be throwing Thursday January 28th at the Bedlam Theatre. To raise money for our local T.V. show, there will be a $10 charge at the door, but it’s sure to pay off with a full night of comedy, door prizes and a few surprises along the way. Don’t be left out in the cold – RSVP for the MPLS.TV Winter Jubilee today!
What: MPLS.TV Winter Jubilee
When: Thur. Jan 28th 6pm to 2am
Where: Bedlam Theatre, West Bank Minneapolis
Cost: $10 per person
Why: To raise money for our T.V. show, which can be viewed online anytime, at http://MPLS.TV
MPLS.TV Winter Jubilee is going down in less than 10 days at the Bedlam Theatre on West Bank. Doors open at 6PM on Thursday January 28th, and we’ll have local music acts for most of the night with DJs, Comedy, and other entertainment sprinkled within.
We Became Actors
Bethany Larson and The Bee Knees
Don’t know who MPLS.TV is? Check out our website! http://MPLS.TV
Or, read the following:
MPLS.TV spotlights the unique culture of Minneapolis by featuring local artists, musicians and businesses in an entertaining and insightful way. Through the forums of local television and interactive online content, MPLS.TV aims to foster a sustainable community of creativity and growth.
BEDLAM THEATRE GUEST PRODUCTION
Painted Saints & Pezzittino
Jan 27, 2010
sad bastard/heroin klezmer/spaghetti western/slavic tinged gutter blues
brought to you by paul fonfara, chris hepola, josh granowski.
Painted Saints hail from Denver/Minneapolis and do the ever so popular spaghetti western-heroin klezmer-chamber country-sad bastard thing. They write tin can and twine romances in a color of rust with backdrops of long wind swept open roads framed by tangled barbed wire and naked telephone poles. Their songs are of ashtray broken hearts and lansdscapes of beauty and sorrow borrowing harmonies from old eastern europe, the desert southwest and the sentiments of working class rust belt americana. they are also really into pompous descriptions.
Wed, Jan 27, 2010 – 10:00pm With Pezzetino. FREE!
Moonstone Continuum LP Listening Party
Featuring readings from Reverend M. Mackert
DJ Marie Debris (of First Communion Afterparty)
Tuesday, January 26, 2010……$2 PBR Tallboys all night……..
and JAZZ SERIES IN THE CLOWN WITH CHRIS THOMSON QUARTET AND ATLANTIS QUARTET
9:00 door | $5
(MEGAFORCE VCR & RED BARON of Velvet Davenport & Moonstone)
(Jon Nielsen of Knife World, Freddy Votel of Skoal Kodiak, Jon Davis)
Roy Hargrove Quintet
7:00 and 9:30
Roy Hargrove, Trumpet
Justin Robinson, Alto Sax & Flute
Jonathan Batiste, Piano
Ameen Saleem, Bass
Montez Coleman, Drums
Pamela Espeland described Hargrove’s June appearance here as “A night of shifting moods, rhythms and speeds, fine solo turns, and fun all around, on stage and in the audience.” She has so much more to say than that, so…
read the review here…
Trumpeter Roy Hargrove has firmly established himself as one of the premier players in jazz and beyond. Always looking for more challenging and colorful ways to flex his musical chops, Hargrove has left indelible imprints in a vast array of artful settings. Since his recording debut at age 19, he has won the praise and respect of critics, peers, and fans alike with his fiery soloing and original ideas within the hard bop context. Now 39, Hargrove seems to have no limit of ideas or different musical settings to fulfill them: in addition to his lauded quintet work, he has made forays into Latin and Cuban music (1997’s Habana), recorded an album of ballads with strings(1999’s Moment to Moment), and stepped into the hip-hop world (two recent records with his RH Factor).
His two Grammy awards have come in very different settings. His Cuban-based band Crisol (with piano legend Jesus “Chucho” Valdes and drummer Horatio “El Negro” Hernandez), won the Best Latin Jazz Performance Grammy in 1997, and 2002’s Directions in Music (with Herbie Hancock and Michael Brecker) won Best Instrumental Jazz Album.
Young pianist Jonathan Batiste is the latest arrival from the celebrated Batiste family of New Orleans. A solo artist in his own right, he already has three albums under his own name, and has performed as leader or sideman in over 30 countries with artists like Harry Connick, Jr, Lenny Kravitz, Abbey Lincoln, and Jimmy Buffet. And he is all of 22 years old. Currently a member of Cassandra Wilson’s touring band, he joins the Roy Hargrove Quintet for these very special shows.
Harsh shit on a new Friday, which is monday
Leisure Birds – New stoned out rockerz. Best new shit out of MPLS
Velvet Davenport – New wierdos meet old time psych.
Viking Fuck – Iowa City insaaane krew. Young dudes doing whatever they want. Think Screamers meets The Cramps.
The Sleeze – Drunk punk shit, total chaos w/ ripper hooks. Best shit!
Camden – Synth’d out goth-psych vibes. Debut show!!
Art of This
3506 nicollet ave
Saturday, January 23rd at the Cedar Cultural Center
The Plastic Constellations (one off show for 10 year anniversary)
and more surprises and extra fun stuff to be announced soon
All Ages, doors at 4:30PM – $10
Saturday, January 23, the party continues at the Cedar Cultural Center for a early, all ages event. This show has long been in the works and we are so excited to be bringing you these four bands. We’ve got a couple other things up our sleeve for this show as well including some special guests, additional activities and surprises, from our favorite Twin Cities proprietors. Tickets go on sale this Friday November 20th at the Cedar Cultural Center and participating outlets.
The Plastic Constellations