Weekend Checklist: Die Antwoord, Sharon Van Etten and Dosh

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We may not have Lollapalooza, but there are still plenty of bands in the Twin Cities this weekend. This Friday Dosh releases his new 7" at the 7th Street Entry while Haley Bonar takes on the Turf, fronting the new wave band Gramma's Boyfriend. Be sure to hang around First Ave and the Entry Saturday night. Starting off early, Sharon Van Etten and Tennis play the Mainroom, while Shonen Knife rocks out in the 7th Street Entry, then the act everyone has been anticipating, the bizarre South African duo Die Antwoord plays the Mainroom into the late night. Buckle Up.
 

Friday 8/3/20012

Kishi Bashi with Tall Tall Trees
Cedar Cultural Center
Bright and Soaring Avant-Pop
$10, AA, 7 PM

James Buckley & Bryan Nichols
Icehouse 
Dinner and Jazz 
Free, AA, 7 PM  

Songwriters & Storytellers: Ben Miller, Brian DeRemer, The Ericksons and batterboy
The Beat Coffehouse
Showcase Every First Friday of the Month
$5, AA, 7:30 PM

EDIT Fest with Villa Rosa, Fort Wilson Riot, Half Pintz and Drill Team 
Amsterdam Bar and Hall
Making Music. Making Change.
$10, 21+, 8 PM

Gramma's Boyfriend with Prissy Clerks, Hollow Boys and Heaven on Howitzers 
Turf Club
Get Freaky!
$7, 21+, 9 PM

Dosh 7" Release Party with Wolflords, Ghostband and Mike 2600
7th Street Entry
Polyrythmic Hypermelodic Drone
$8, 18+, 8 PM

Saturday 8/4/2012

Sharon Van Etten with Tennis
First Avenue Mainroom
Minimalist Pop
$17 adv, $19 door, 18+, 6:30 PM 

Animal Kingdom with Royal Teeth 
Triple Rock
Dreamy and Emotive Pop
$12, 18+, 8 PM

Shonen Knife with White Mystery 
7th Street Entry 
Babe Rock from Japan 
$12 adv, $14 door, 18+, 8 PM 

Nallo Album Release with Hollow Boys, The Velveteens and Wild Ghosts
Nomad World Pub 
Girls and Boys in the Garage
$5, 21+, 9 PM 

Bloodnstuff LP Record Release with Red Daughters, Fort Wilson Riot and Tecon
Turf Club 
Gritty Rock
$7, 21+, 9 PM

Niki Becker CD Release with Walker Fields, El le Faunt & His Traveling Circus and Prairie Fire Lady Choir
Amsterdam Bar and Hall
$7, 18+, 9 PM

Die Antwoord with Sovietpanda 
First Avenue Mainroom
Ninjas. Rich Bitches. Zef-Style.
SOLD OUT ($25), 18+, 11 PM

Sunday 7/5/2012

Red Stag Block Party 
Red Stag Supperclub 
Full Lineup here
Free, 3 PM

Cadillac Kolstad & The Flats with Calamity & the Owl
Nomad World Pub 
Jerry Lee Lewis
21+, Free, 9 PM 

Actual Wolf
Barbette Restaurant
One Man. One Guitar. 
Free, 10 PM 

Dr. Mambo's Combo
Bunker's Bar and Grill
Gettin' Funky
21+, $7, 9:30 PM


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