First Avenue | 701 First Avenue N., Minneapolis, MN | 612-338-8388 | venue website

DeVotchKa

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89.3 The Current and City Pages present
DEVOTCHKA
Friday - 2/15/2013 - Mainroom
9:00 PM | 18 & Up | $25
For more than a decade, DeVotchKa has been melting its sweeping collection of influences into an authentic and totally original blend of rock 'n' roll. With the release of the band's fifth album, "100 Lovers" (Anti-, February 2011), the band has headed back to the romantic influences of the Arizona desert with producer Craig Schumacher (Calexico, Neko Case) to create a compendium [more...]

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DJ Hype

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BASSGASM 8 - 9 Hours/5 Stage Super Event
Wall Of Bass Sound & 50 Acts
DJ HYPE
w/ Reid Speed, Dj Fei Fei, SovietPanda, Man At Arms, Woody Mcbride, Sandra Collins, DJ Spree, and more
Saturday - 2/16/2013 - Mainroom, 7th St Entry, Record Room
5:00 PM | 18 & Up | $17 adv / $20 dos
DJ Hype is a stage name of drum and bass producer and DJ, Kevin Ford. His 1993 track, "Shot in the Dark", appeared in the UK Singles Chart in 1993.

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Eels

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First Avenue, Sue McLean, and 89.3 The Current present
EELS
w/ Nicole Atkins
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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Aesop Rock

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AESOP ROCK w/ ROB SONIC & DJ BIG WIZ, Busdriver
Friday - 3/1/2013 - Mainroom
9:00 PM | 18 & Up | $17 adv / $19 dos
Aesop Rock (aka Ian Bavitz) is an American hip hop artist/producer, lauded for his unique approach to storytelling with dense and abstract world play, a style which all but revolutionized the world of independent hip hop. He has released 5 solo albums, 3 EPs, scored short films, collaborated with a wide range of both music and visual artists, and has his lyrics published [more...]

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Slightly Stoopid

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SLIGHTLY STOOPID w/ Tribal Seeds
Friday - 3/8/2013 - Mainroom
8:00 PM | 18 & Up | $25
With more than a decade of making music together, the members of Slightly Stoopid have perfected one of the rarest and most valuable skills a band can develop: the art of the stealth groove, that knack for quietly, almost innocently, sliding into a composition, and utterly lassoing anyone within earshot by mid-song. That's where the band has come to reside, musically: deep [more...]

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G. Love & Special Sauce

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City Pages presents
G. LOVE & SPECIAL SAUCE
w/ John Fullbright
Friday - 3/22/2013 - Mainroom
9:00 PM | 18 & Up | $25
Like a classic novel it all starts at a chance meeting one rainy, fall night in Boston, when fellow torchbearers of new roots Americana, Seth and Scott Avett of The Avett Brothers invite Garret Dutton aka G. Love onto their tour bus after a gig to share their love of back road blues. This mutual affinity leads to G. Love sharing the stage with The Avett Brothers at a summer [more...]

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Pert' Near Sandstone

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89.3 The Current and Vita.mn present
Ship Of Fools 7" Release Party
PERT NEAR SANDSTONE
w/ Cornmeal, The Ragbirds
Friday - 3/29/2013 - Mainroom
@ First Avenue
9:00 PM | 18 & Up | $16 adv / $18 dos
Pert' Near Sandstone is a new-timey stringband from Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, established in 2003. They play hard-driving acoustic music in the old-time vein, but with a fresh sense and new-time urban grit. Pert Near approaches the American stringband tradition with reverence, infusing their own ideas and character to deliver a sound and style uniquely their own. In Pert Near's [more...]

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Trampled By Turtles

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First Avenue, Rose, and 89.3 The Current present
TRAMPLED BY TURTLES Celebrates 10 Years
Thursday - 4/4/2013 - DECC Auditorium (Duluth)
7:30 PM | All Ages | $20
When we started Trampled by Turtles, all we wanted to do was play music with acoustic instruments as a break from our rock bands. We learned old fiddle songs, traditional folk songs, bluegrass songs, and what few original songs we had, followed those formulas. As it happened however, the first year of existence of this band was also the last year of existence for our other [more...]

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First Avenue | 701 First Avenue N., Minneapolis, MN | 612-338-8388 | venue website