Semisonic and the Hang Ups reuniting for benefit
In addition to performances by Mason Jennings, the Twilight Hours, and Two Harbors, the First Ave show will also feature two reunions: headliners Semisonic, who last performed locally in 2008, and the Hang Ups (led by Brian Tighe of the Owls and the Star Folk), who were most active in the mid-'90s.
Brad Kern was the victim of a hit and run accident while biking home last month. He is expected to recover completely, but sustained severe injuries and has been unable to work. Proceeds from the benefit show will soften the blow of his medical bills and lost wages.
Here are all the details for the show:
A Benefit For Brad Kern
Friday, October 8, 2010
First Avenue Mainroom
$22.50 advance/$24.00 doors
With performances by:
The Hang Ups
Plus special guests TBA.
Produced in cooperation with Twin Cities Music Community Trust
Tickets on sale Friday August 20 at First Avenue, The Depot Tavern and all First Avenue and Ticketmaster Outlets.