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Jake Parsky breaks ground in first Tiny Classroom Concert

This past Tuesday, Jake Parsky ’19 became the first performer in Program Board’s new Tiny Classroom Concert series. Parsky’s 15-minute set included four original compositions, with his voice and acoustic guitar accompanied by Jack Henry Lickerman ’21 on drums. As the name suggests, Parsky played in a room of his choice in front of a…

Program Board Concerts and Festivals Coordinator Resigns
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Program Board Concerts and Festivals Coordinator Resigns

On Feb. 14, the Program Board (PB) Concerts and Festivals co-Coordinator, Alex Edelmann ’17, resigned from his role citing a “lack of encouragement” from those affiliated with PB. Edelmann, who was appointed last spring and officially began serving PB in August, is the second Concerts and Festivals Coordinator to resign this year, preceded by Tom…

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In Concert: The Dodos

The Dodos are a small group, comprised of frontman Meric Long and drummer Logan Kroeber, but their size should not fool you. A better indication of a great concert might instead be the size of the audience — and damn, was it crowded. For their Oct. 5 performance at the Triple Rock Social Club, a…

Joey Bada$$ // Review
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Joey Bada$$ // Review

“Badass” is a very popular word among my peers. When the word is stylized as “Bada$$,” though, it takes on a whole new meaning. Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott, better known by his stage name, Joey Bada$$, is only 19 years old. What have you done with the first 19 years of your life? He has two…

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Festival Palomino Preview

Next Saturday, the band, Trampled by Turtles will headline the first annual Festival Palomino at Canterbury Park in Shakopee. Natives of Duluth, Minnesota, Trampled by Turtles are a five-piece folk rock group with seven studio albums, one of which is Palomino—the inspiration behind the title of the festival. The inaugural event has a lineup including…

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Concerts// Of Montreal at the Cedar

Kevin Barnes is an embodiment of everything inside you that makes no sense but turns you on at the same time. He and Of Montreal are a group of Ids that have been taught critical theory filtered through spam emails. Of Montreal don’t do drugs; they are drugs. Seeing them live is the sonic and…

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Concert: Fiona Apple Plays the Cities

My seat at the O’Shaughnessy Auditorium on Monday, Oct. 14 was so high up that I felt dizzy looking around as I waited for Fiona Apple to take the stage. When she did, I was simultaneously drinking water to eradicate my dizziness, and craning to scratch an itch on my back. While I physically succeeded…

Concerts: Iron & Wine at First Ave
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Concerts: Iron & Wine at First Ave

A night at First Avenue usually consists of strobes, a steady bass that stays in your ears for a few days and maybe a few hundred gallons of foam. It’s not the kind of place you’d expect to see Sam Beam, who goes by the stage name Iron & Wine. Beam, a contemporary folk singer…

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Performance Art/Comedy Delirious Delhi book reading Friday, Sept. 20 7:00 p.m. Magers & Quinn Booksellers Minneapolis, MN Dave Prager reads from his comical book “Delirious Delhi,” about working and living in India’s capital. Minneapolis musician Jeremy Messersmith will complement the act by interviewing Dave, with assuredly hilarious results. FREE ComedySportz TC: Featuring Derek Mears Thursday,…

Concerts: Current & local
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Concerts: Current & local

Crystal Castles w/ Pictureplane Sunday, May 5 @ First Ave. Crystal Castles have released three excellent albums of dark 8-bit electronica, most recently 2012’s creatively titled “III.” Despite the strength of their recorded material, rumor has it the two-piece’s live performances are often, for lack of a better word, bad. Are vocalist Alice Glass’s onstage…

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