Weekend Checklist: State Fair, Yeasayer, A. Wolf & Her Claws

weekendChecklist_560.jpgIt's the last full weekend of August, summer is drawing to an end, but the music isn't. The Minnesota State Fair is back with various acts playing until Labor Day. Aby Wolf will take 7th Street Entry stage in celebration A. Wolf and Her Claws vinyl release. Meanwhile Yeasayer will be rocking the stage next door in the Mainroom. Be sure to catch Davina & the Vagabonds during their two night stay at the Dakota Jazz Club. Sunday Gotye returns to the Twin Cities, only this time at the Myth. So enjoy the weather before the inevitable cold begins! 

Friday 8/24/2012

Courtney McClean & the Dirty Curls with Martin Devaney and Greycoats
Amsterdam Bar & Hall
Dirty Comedy Country
AA, Free, 4 PM

The State Fair feat. Dawes and Tonic Sol-fa
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AA, Free

Davina & the Vagabonds
Dakota Jazz Club
Saucy Vocals
AA, $12, 8 PM

Yeasayer with Daughn Gibson
First Avenue Mainroom
Psychedelic Pop
18+. $25, 8 PM

A. Wolf & Her Claws Vinyl Release with Basuketto, Omac Montainya, DJ Makr
7th Street Entry
Indie Hip Hop with a Jazzy Side
18+, $8 adv, $10 door, 8 PM

Radio K Presents: Gigawatt X with Birthday Suits, Leisure Birds and Wiping Out Thousands
Hell's Kitchen 
Celebrating a Century of Cool
18+, $5, 10 PM

France Camp with Oragami Ghosts and Nallo
Memory Lanes
Surf Pop
21+, 10 PM

Saturday 8/25/2012

The State Fair feat. Cactus Blossoms and Caroline Smith & the Goodnight Sleeps
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AA, Free

Blake Shelton with Sunny Sweeny
MN State Fair Grandstand
Fiery Country Attitude
AA, $31-41, 7:30 PM 

Tony Williams CD release show with Down & Above, Hustle Rose, Seconds Before and Bad Sleep Well
The Fine Line Music Cafe
Thoughtful Lyrics
21+, $8, 8 PM

Jel and DJ Abilities with Void Pedal, Zavala and Crushcon 7
7th Street Entry
Dancey Beats
18+, $10 adv, $12 door, 8 PM

Davina & the Vagabonds
Dakota Jazz Club
Saucy Vocals
AA, $12, 8 PM

Awkward Bodies Cassette Tape Release with FM Bells, Millenium Childs and Ghosts of Guyana
Hexagon Bar
Rawkward 
21+, Free, 9 PM

Al Church & State with Strange Names, Niki Becker and Bethany Larson & the Bees Knees
Turf Club
Late 70s Influenced Rock
21+, $6, 9 PM

Suns with Mutts and Sex Burger
Amsterdam Bar & Hall
Electro Rock
$7, 10 PM

Sunday 8/26/2012

Brontosaurus with Fort Wilson Riot and Idle Hands
Amsterdam Bar & Hall
Energetic Pop
AA, Free, 6 PM

Gotye with Missy Higgins and Jonti
The Myth
Australian Pop Trickster
AA, $42, 6:30 PM

The State Fair feat.The Fabulous Thunderbirds and International Reggae All Stars
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AA, Free



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