After performing with the successful local band, Howler, musician Jay Simonson wanted to pursue a new project. Thus, the birth of Minneapolis-based France Camp, best described as a trio of hyped-up garage band kids. The gritty sound is in the same vein as The Cults and The Pains of Being Pure at Heart. With lo-fi microphones, grunge guitars, playful lyrics, and the occasional tambourine, you’ll have no problem heading to the dance floor. As a bonus, the band informs concert-goers how to act and what to wear with its witty band description: “dirty dance, tyght black pants.” France Camp performs every Tuesday at the Turf Club in October so go tonight and establish yourself early as a follower. 9 p.m. $5. —RO

Turf Club, 1601 University Ave. W., St. Paul, 651-647-0486,