Weekend Checklist: Slightly Stoopid, Tex Pistols, Sugarland, R. Kelly

"I once told this writer a story about how I met the guys in an elevator and found out we all had the same last name, so we decided to form a band."

- Joey Ramone

Friday 5/6/2011

Hyland (CD release weekend)
Friday with Steve Salazar, Love Out Loud, Blank Page Empire, The Suit
Saturday with Josiah Erickson, Fades Away, Children 18:3

Living Word Christian Center
Not your usual Christian rock music.
AA, $10, 6:30 pm

Slightly Stoopid with the Meat Puppets, Honeyboy Carenco
First Ave.
Proper grammar and spelling not required to attend.
18+, $25, 7:30 pm

Blue Sky Blackout with Satellite Voices, Courtney Yasmineh, Megonia
Turf Club
Blue Sky Blackout...sounds like the recent MN weather forecast.
21+, $6, 9 pm

Dear Landlord with Banner Pilot, Mixtapes
7th Street Entry
Dear Landlord, please fix my leaky faucet.
18+, $8 adv, $10 doors, 8 pm

Saturday 5/7/2011

Sugarland with Little Big Town, Matt Nathanson
Target Center
Country and pop music blur the lines.
AA, $31-$56, 7:30 pm

Tex Pistols (CD release)
Dakota Jazz Club
Alt-country at its finest.
AA, $15, 8 pm

The Goondas with Jet W. Le
Rock 'n' roll with a sneer.
21+, $6, 9 pm

Sunday 5/8/2011

R. Kelly with John Blu, Crucial Conflict
Epic Night Club
Trapped in the closet.
18+, $25-$80, 9 pm

2011 Festival of Nations
St. Paul River Centre
Travel the world without a passport.
AA, $10 adults, $7 children (adv), $12.50 adults (doors), 10-6 pm

The Daylights with Andrew Ripp, Lake Avenue
7th Street Entry
"I've been searching for a couple words, that could grow wings and fly like birds."
18+, $8, 7 pm

The Spectacular of Vernacular
Walker Art Center
Etsy come to life.
AA, free with admission, Runs 1/28-5/8, Sundays 12-4 pm

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You seem to have forgotten about Yelle at 1st Ave. last night. SO good. Possibly the best show I've ever been to!

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