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Public Enemy

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Hip Hop Gods Tour featuring PUBLIC ENEMY
w/ X-Clan, Monie Love, Schoolly D, Leaders of the New School,
Son of Bazerk
, Wise Intelligent, Awesome Dre, Davy DMX
Thursday - 12/6/2012 (Mainroom)
9:00 PM | 18 & Up | $25
Public Enemy are one of the most critically-lauded groups in contemporary music. This year marks the band's 25th anniversary following the release of their epic debut album Yo Bum Rush The Show in 1987. A group whose musical style and incendiary delivery have earned them critical acclaim and millions of fans throughout their career, Public Enemy continues to blaze musical [more...]

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Punch Brothers

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PUNCH BROTHERS w/ The Milk Carton Kids
Wednesday - 12/12/2012 (Mainroom)
8:30 PM | 18 & Up | $25 adv / $27 dos

Collecting five singular abilities and viewpoints into one musical force, Punch Brothers featuring Chris Thile have established their place among the most dynamic and talented presences across the full range of contemporary music-making. Punch Brothers' line-up includes some of the most impressive and widely respected musicians performing today: Chris Eldridge (guitar), [more...]


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Railroad Earth

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RAILROAD EARTH
Thursday - 1/24/2013 (Mainroom)
8:00 PM | 18 & Up | $20 adv / $22 dos
The members of Railroad Earth aren't losing sleep about what "kind" of music they play - they just play it. When they started out in 2001, they were a bunch of guys interested in playing acoustic instruments together. As Railroad Earth violin/vocalist Tim Carbone recalls, "All of us had been playing in various projects for years, and many of us had played together in different [more...]

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2 Nights!
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals

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GRACE POTTER AND THE NOCTURNALS
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals are like a modern-day version of Tina Turner stroking the microphone in a spangled mini-dress while fronting the Rolling Stones circa Sticky Fingers. The proof is there for all to hear on the band's third album for Hollywood Records, hitting this spring, and marks an artistic breakthrough for a vital young band caught in the act of fulfilling [more...]
Friday - 1/25/2013 (Mainroom)
8:00 PM | 18 & Up | $27.50

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Saturday - 1/26/2013 (Mainroom)
7:00 PM | 18 & Up | $27.50

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Dark Star Orchestra

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DARK STAR ORCHESTRA
Wednesday - 1/30/2013 (Mainroom)
8:30 PM | 18 & Up | $25
Using entire shows from the Grateful Dead's 30 years of extensive touring as a launching pad, Dark Star Orchestra recreates the original song for song performance set list for an entirely new generation of Deadheads. Dark Star Orchestra performs Grateful Dead classics in the same way that an orchestra interprets music of classical composers. The composer spirit is derived [more...]

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Umphrey's McGee

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UMPHREY'S MCGEE
Thursday - 2/7/2013 (Mainroom)
9:00 PM | 18 & Up | $27.50 adv / $30 dos
Since forming in the late '90s, the musically muscular and relentlessly inventive Umphrey's McGee has cultivated an impressive presence both live and in the studio. Lauded by critics and adored by fans, the band continues to draw in new listeners with their singular style: virtuoso playing and acrobatic tempo changes and rhythmic shifts complemented by dazzling song craft and [more...]

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Eels

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EELS
Friday - 2/22/2013 (Mainroom)
9:00 PM | 18 & Up | $27.50
EARLY YEARS: Dr. Hugh Everett III, Ph.D., was what Scientific American magazine calls "one of the most important scientists of the 20th century." A quantum physicist who authored The Many Worlds Theory, Everett inspired countless science fiction books, movies and Star Trek episodes with the concept of parallel universes. As a young teenager he exchanged letters with Albert [more...]

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Lindsey Stirling

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LINDSEY STIRLING
Thursday - 3/7/2013 (Mainroom)
7:30 PM | 18 & Up | $18 adv | $18 dos
YouTube sensation Lindsey Stirling is perhaps the first - and only - artist in the world to blend classical violin, modern dance, and...The Legend of Zelda?! On September 18th Lindsey released her self-titled debut album, Lindsey Stirling, coming off the heels of an incredibly successful presence on iTunes. Comprised of 12 original tracks, the album showcases Lindsey's [more...]

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ALSO COMING SOON TO FIRST AVENUE..
12/8/2012 The SoulJazz Orchestra
12/21/2012 Chicago Afrobeat Project
12/31/2012 FIRST AVENUE'S NEW YEAR'S EVE DANCETERIA
featuring GET CRYPHY
1/3/2013 Orgone
First Avenue | 701 First Avenue N., Minneapolis, MN | 612-338-8388 | venue website