New Year's Eve In Minneapolis
Pert' Near Sandstone and Trampled By Turtles play at the Orpheum Theater. Tickets are $25 for an 8 p.m. all-ages show. Al Franken will M.C. the New Year's Countdown.
Buy tickets here.
Download: Pert Near Sandstone - "Fly Around"
Download: Trampled By Turtles - "Arming Of Infants"
Pert' Near Sandstone
Trampled By Turtles MySpace Page
Brother Ali rings in 2008 at the 7th Street Entry for a 9 p.m., 21+, sold out show. Opening are Ali's tour DJ BK One and Toki Wright.
Download: Brother Ali - "Original King"
Download: Toki Wright - "Kyendi Kyendi"
Brother Ali MySpace Page
BK One MySpace Page
Toki Wright MySpace Page
Vampire Hands, who will be performing at the concert as Fun House-era Stooges and STNNNG, who will be doing their best ZZ Top, are playing a 21+, 9 p.m. show at the Turf Club. Thunder In The Valley, playing as themselves, open the show. Definitely the most unique way to celebrate 2007 leaving and 2008 arriving. Tickets at the venue.
Download: Vampire Hands - "Opium Typhoon"
STNNNG - "Manic Mechanic" (ZZ Top Cover)
Download: Thunder In The Valley - "So The Story Goes"
STNNNG MySpace Page
Thunder In The Valley MySpace Page
Solid Gold, Mark Mallman and The Alarmists* all play at the Varsity Theater in Dinkytown. Tickets are $18 dollars for the 8 p.m. 18+ show. Buy tickets here.
Stream Solid Gold's music at their MySpace Page
Download: Mark Mallman - "Deathwish"
Download: The Alarmists - "Hired Gun"
Solid Gold MySpace Page
Mark Mallman MySpace Page
The Alarmists MySpace Page
Happy New Year From MFR!
PS - For another New Year's related goodie, check out Casiotone For The Painfully Alone's just-released 4-track version of his song, "New Year's Kiss", here.
*Full Disclosure: A writer for this blog has recently worked publicity for The Alarmists. Their mention in this blog is in no way due to favoritism, nor should be viewed as an endorsement, per se.
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