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Following a very sold out Pride show on Saturday, Flip Phone is back in the Mainroom on Saturday, August 4 for Flip Phone: XXL Short Shorts starring Chi Chi DeVayne from RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars. The wildly popular Flip Phone dance nights are dedicated to celebrating the music from the Flip Phone era ’97-’07. Tickets are on sale now.
For the fifth consecutive year, local Minneapolis hip-hop artist, Prof will throw Prof Outdoors 5: The Biggest Show in the History of Prof at the Cabooze Outdoor Plaza on Saturday, September 8 with special guests. The event is hosted by Go Radio’s Mr. Peter Parker. Tickets are on sale now.
Australian multi-instrumentalist Tash Sultana played a sold-out show at The Cedar Cultural Center her last jaunt in town. On Wednesday, November 7 she heads back to the Twin Cities, and slightly larger accommodations at the Palace Theatre, with special guests Ocean Alley. Sultana is touring in support of her new record, Flow State, set to be released August 31. Tickets go on sale to the public this Friday, June 29 at 10:00 a.m.
Fun fact - when New Order (playing the Palace Theatre on Thursday, August 23) goes on sale this Friday, it will be 35 years to the date when the band played the First Avenue Mainroom on June 29, 1983. Check out the YouTube video here.
Show This Week:
This Friday, June 29, Old Crow Medicine Show make their second appearance at the Palace Theatre, with rising-Nashville-star Joshua Hedley kicking off the night. Limited tickets are still available!
JUST ANNOUNCED SHOWS:
Visit the First Avenue “Just Announced” page on the press release website.
NEW & NOTABLE UPDATES:
Canceled: Allan Kingdom in the 7th St Entry on Sunday, June 24 was canceled. At this time there is no rescheduled date.
DJ Jake Rudh (Transmission) is confirmed as the opener for The Posies at the Turf Club on Tuesday, June 26.
Hennepin County Millionaires Club are confirmed to support The Soul Rebels in the 7th St Entry on Friday, June 29.
Stanley are confirmed as 1st of 3 for Post Animal in the 7th St Entry on Saturday, June 30.
Umbrella Bed is confirmed as support for The English Beat in the First Avenue Mainroom on Saturday, July 7.
Ashley Groves is confirmed as 1st of 3 for Walker Lukens in the 7th St Entry on Saturday, July 7.
Total Gaze are confirmed as 1st of 3 for The Donkeys in the 7th St Entry on Wednesday, July 25.
For Lady Parts Justice League’s Vagical Mystery Tour 2018 at the Cedar on Thursday, July 26, please note updated billing: Lady Parts Justice League Vagical Mystery Tour 2018 presents Crappy Sexist Songs and Great Comedy performed By Righteous Feminists, hosted by Lizz Winstead ft. Jen Schaal, Chastity Brown, Lori Barbero, Laurie Lindeen, members of Bruise Violet, Jill Sobule, Tina Schlieske, Janey Winterbauer, Tricky Miki, and The Maneaters.
Oklahoma is confirmed as 1st of 3 for Fitness at the Turf Club on Thursday, July 26.
Jack Klatt is confirmed to support Kinky Friedman at the Turf Club on Tuesday, August 7.
Denny are confirmed as 1st of 3 for De Lux in the 7th St Entry on Wednesday, August 15.
Okay Kaya is confirmed as support for Amen Dunes in the 7th St Entry on Monday, August 20.
VIP Update: For Call Me Karizma in the 7th St Entry on Saturday, August 25.
Please note: VIP tickets are $40.00, inclusive of a ticket to the show, early entry, and a Meet & Greet.
Double Grave and Bathtub Cig are confirmed as support for LVL UP in the 7th St Entry on Saturday, September 1.
Buildings are confirmed to support Big Business at the Turf Club on Thursday, September 6.
James Elkington is confirmed as support for Jeff Tweedy at the Pantages Theatre on Friday, September 21.
Freddy & Francine are confirmed as support for Carbon Leaf at the Turf Club on Tuesday, October 2.
Welles is confirmed as support for Dead Sara in the 7th St Entry on Sunday, September 30.
Door/Showtime Update: For The Growlers in the First Avenue Mainroom on Saturday, October 6, please note the door and showtime is 7:30pm doors and 8:30pm show.
Mikey Mike is confirmed as support for Max Frost in the 7th St Entry on Thursday, October 18.
VIP Update: For Masego at the Fine Line on Saturday, October 27th. Please note: There are now Masego Meet & Greet Experience packages available for purchase for $70.00, inclusive of a ticket to the show, early entry, and a Meet & Greet. Please note: There is a 4-ticket purchase limit on the VIP packages.
Japanese Wallpaper is confirmed as direct support for shallou in the 7th St Entry on Friday, November 16.