Here’s what we’re recommending you go to this week!

Red Bull Crashed Ice + After-Party

A giant spectacle that takes over most of downtown St. Easy attended by thousands of people, Red Bull Crashed Ice couldn’t be further from the “under the radar events” we’re known for, but hey, it’s super fun. And it’s going to be a perfect… Continue Reading →

Neon Dreams + Symone Smash It

We just love it when a national group swings through town on tour and lines up perfectly with one of MPLS + STPL’s rising stars for a big show. In this case it’s an international group, breakout radio staples Neon Dreams, bringing… Continue Reading →

The Turkish Exorcist—Seytan (The Devil)

If for some reason you missed the Trash Film Debauchery screening of the totally insane Turkish Star Wars, make up for it with Wednesday’s showing of the Turkish Exorcist, Seytan (The Devil), which is essentially a shot-for-short remake of the… Continue Reading →

Grain Trio with Aby Wolf

A local jazz supergroup of sort, the ultra-cool Grain Trio—Kevin Gastonguay on the B3 Hammond organ, Zacc Harris on guitar, and of course JT Bates on drums—could only get cooler if they added some soulful and sultry vocals into the mix …. Continue Reading →

Anti-Flag + Stray From The Path + The White Noise + Sharptooth

We need the unabashedly punk politics of bands like Anti-Flag and Stray the Path now more than ever, and it’s no surprise that the bands are touring on some of their best music after years of wild shows and loud, fast albums. Thursday’s show at… Continue Reading →

Sound & Vision: A Decade of Screen Printed Concert Posters

Check out the last ten years of hand-printed music posters from Florafauna Ltd. aka the art printmaking project of Paul Gardner at Ditch. gallery on Thursday; His laborious printing process creates beautifully layered posters that have a slight depth and movement to… Continue Reading →

Gus Dapperton

It’s been awhile since we’ve as much under the radar buzz for a show as Gus Dapperton‘s Wednesday Loring show, but the young self-produced artist is quickly becoming the poster child for the next generation of music. Yeah, that’s a big… Continue Reading →

Grumpy’s NE 20th Anniversary Week

When the Triple Rock closed it really made everyone take a step back and say, “Hey, we have to appreciate and visit these special little places that give us our cool factor”. There’s no better time or sentiment to visit… Continue Reading →

Xtreme Theater Smackdown

If you think it takes more than 24 hrs to do a good stage show . . . well, in some cases you’re right. But seeing whether the 40+ female (and some male) theatre artists competing in Theatre Unbound’s Xtreme Theater Smackdown… Continue Reading →

Zorongo Majas: In and Out of the Box

Speaking of heat . . . Zorongo Majas gives you a great reason to go check out the new Art Box performance space run by Off Lease Area that opens this weekend—a night of flamenco! In and Out of the Box… Continue Reading →