FIRST AVENUE WEEKLY PRESS RELEASE: Death Cab For Cutie (second show added), The Jayhawks (two nights), Kacey Musgraves, plus Courtney Barnett this Saturday
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After selling out their Friday, October 5 show, a second night has been added for the popular indie rock band, Death Cab For Cutie at the Palace Theatre on Saturday, October 6. Charly Bliss opens both nights. Tickets are on sale this Friday, July 20 at 10:00 a.m.
The Jayhawks have been a staple of the Minnesota music scene since the mid-eighties, releasing ten studio albums over the years. Their newest release, Back Roads and Abandoned Motels dropped July 13, just days prior to the announcement that they’ll play a two-night stint in First Avenue’s Mainroom on Friday, December 21, and Saturday, December 22. Tickets are on sale to the public this Friday, July 20 at 10:00 a.m.
Kacey Musgraves’ newly released record, Golden Hour, received instant praise from critics and fans alike. The GRAMMY Award winning artist and rising country star returns to Minnesota to play a show at the Palace Theatre with Liza Anne on Saturday, February 2, 2019. General Admission tickets are on sale to the public on Friday, July 20 at 10:00 a.m. (VIP on sale now.)
Shows This Week:
It’s the Summer of Surly with a (sold out) Sylvan Esso show this Friday, and Courtney Barnett with Julien Baker and Lucy Dacus on Saturday, July 21 at Surly Brewing Festival Field. The triple-threat of Barnett, Baker, and Dacus means fans are in for a night of whip-smart lyrics and guitar-driven melodies from three of indie-rocks brightest stars. Tickets are available at first-avenue.com.
JUST ANNOUNCED SHOWS:
Visit the First Avenue “Just Announced” page on the press release website.
NEW & NOTABLE UPDATES:
j. bell is confirmed as support for Roger Clyne at the Turf Club on Tuesday, July 17.
Shannon Blowtorch is confirmed to DJ the ESPN X-Games Kick-Off Party ft. Prof at First Avenue in the First Avenue Mainroom on Thursday, July 19.
Strange Relations are confirmed as support for Alex Lahey in the 7th St Entry on Wednesday, August 1.
Flora Cash is confirmed as support for Superorganism in the First Avenue Mainroom on Friday, August 3.
The Cult Of Lip are confirmed as 3rd of 4 for Extraterrestrials, Battlerat, and Sauna Accident in the 7th St Entry on Monday, August 13.
Canceled: The Carnegies at the Turf Club on Wednesday, August 22 is now canceled.
Sons Of Daughters are confirmed as support for Birdtalker at the Turf Club on Thursday, August 23.
Buildings are confirmed to support Big Business at the Turf Club on Thursday, September 6.
The Modern Era is confirmed as direct support, and France Camp is confirmed as 1st of 3 for In The Whale, in the 7th St Entry on Thursday, September 6.
Think No Think is confirmed as support for Gary Clark Jr. at Surly Brewing Festival Field on Saturday, September 8.
Wolf Blood are confirmed as 1st of 3 for King Buffalo in the 7th St Entry on Tuesday, September 11.
yOya is confirmed as direct support for Ohmme at the Turf Club on Sunday, September 23.
Katie Von Schleicher is confirmed as support for Sam Evian at the Turf Club on Monday, October 1.
Bülow is confirmed as direct support for Alma at the Turf Club on Wednesday, October 10.
Shadow Party are confirmed as support for Valley Queen in the 7th St Entry on Saturday, October 13.
Trace Mountains are confirmed as support for Saintseneca in the 7th St Entry on Monday, October 15.
The Stargazer Lilies are confirmed as support for Black Moth Super Rainbow at the Fine Line on Tuesday, October 16.
VIP Update: For Max at the Fine Line on Tuesday, October 30, please note: There are now 55 ticketless upgrades available for purchase via the artist’s website. These do NOT include a ticket to the show and must be purchased in addition to a ticket. The VIP package includes a Meet & Greet and photo opp.
The Ophelias are confirmed for 1st of 3 for Why? at The Cedar on Sunday, November 4.
Black River Revue are confirmed as 1st of 3 for The Dead South in the First Avenue Mainroom on Tuesday, November 6.