Local Gig List: October 22-27

Tuesday, October 22 Dosh Album-Release Show Electric Fetus, Minneapolis 7 p.m., free, all ages Martin Dosh will celebrate the release of his latest full-length, Milk Money, with a free performance, listening party, and album signing at record store the Electric Fetus. Strange Names (opening for Janelle Monae) Skyway Theatre, Minneapolis 6 p.m., $25 Touring behind her…

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Holding Hands

9:30 Coffee Break: Hold On

So, today we are holding on for the Coffee Break. What songs with "hold on"(or some very similar variation) in the title should we play this morning?

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White Demin

First Listen: White Denim, 'Corsicana Lemonade'

For White Denim, standing out in a city that's easily become one of the most influential music metros in the world means more than just experimenting with classic arrangements; it means juxtaposing psychedelic rock with soul and blending blues with punk all while using aberrant song structures that still feel fluid. Corsicana Lemonade is their most successful execution to date.

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Willy Mason

Willy Mason re-introduces himself to the music world on New Hot

Willy Mason has had several strings of mini-successes since beginning his career, but as soon as he would begin to build a public profile, awareness of his music would dwindle. Chalk that up to Mason's mysterious demeanor or lack of self-promotion — either way, the guy might now be poised for the breakout he's been waiting for since teaming up with Communion Records.

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Elliott Smith

9:30 Coffee Break: Elliott Smith

We thought we'd honor Elliott Smith today with a set up songs from the artist. What Elliott Smith songs would you like to hear for the 9:30 Coffee Break?

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#MicroShow: Jenny Lewis

Jenny Lewis Microshow

The Current and New Belgium Brewing Company are excited to announce our next #MicroShow: We're bringing Jenny Lewis to the intimate Clown Lounge in the basement of the Turf Club for a special happy hour show the day before her gig at Palace Theatre.

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Coffee Break: Music kids love

Rock the Cradle 2018

Rock the Cradle is this Sunday, March 24, at the Minneapolis Institute of Art / Children's Theatre Company -- it's our annual free, no ticket required event for kids and their grownups to explore music, art and culture. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that kids love?

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