If you missed 90s alt-pop rocker Matthew Sweet last time he was in town, you missed out. Make up for it with his return to the Turf Club. FRI. [INFO]

Moon Palace Books—yes a bookstore—is one of the best live music venues in town, and they’ve got another great lineup of forward-looking music with Altamira, Lonesome Leash, Dissolving, and the incomparable Crystal Myslajek. FRI [INFO]

The Crystal Method have only gotten better over the two decades they’ve been making their signature blend of electronic music and it’s going to show at their Skyway Theater performance. FRI. [INFO]

MPLS + STPL super DJ Shannon Blowtorch celebrates her birthday with, of course, a big party full of tunes at Pimento Jamaican Kitchen. There’s also n/a drinks, too. FRI. [INFO]

Go to the rescheduled Extreme Noise flea market before Saturday gets too darn hot out. SAT. [INFO]

They’re racing Corgis and eating cupcakes out at Canterbury Park. SAT. [INFO]

Every single one of us should join the market to #abolishICE, we’ll see you there. SAT. [INFO]

In true Dillinger 4 fashion, their big D4th of July party is not happening on the 4th of July but at Grumpy’s Downtown a week off schedule. SAT. [INFO]

Beloved indie band Spoon meets up with similarly adored indies Grizzly Bear for a show at Surly’s brewery campus, it’s like a mini-fest with much less standing and better beer! SAT. [INFO]

When the sun goes out, the Vampires and their goth followers come out to play, and they’ll all be heading to head the big national acts lined up for the 2nd Annual Vampire’s Ball at First Ave. SAT. [INFO]

One of our favs, DJ Minnie Blanco takes over the Basement Bar with her selection of beats for your feets. SAT. [INFO]

Good Show Good Cause Award™ this weekend goes to the poetry party Err Presents: Ellis Perez Breathe Easy Benefit to help the local writer tackle her lung issue. SUN. [INFO]

The ladies of local hip hop help Psalm One take over the 7th St Entry for her birthday. SUN. [INFO]

The Psychotrons are back at Grumpy’s with another insane film—and it’s free! And MN beers are half off! MON. [INFO]