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Theater: Musical, Play, Solo Performance
The Holler Sessions
In this one-man show written and performed by Frank Boyd, who premiered the show in Seattle in 2016, Ray, an explosive Kansas City DJ, broadcasts his love of jazz from his shoddy studio with an infectious passion for this uniquely American art form. His ma...
Guthrie Theater
Minneapolis, MN

Fri 8/18/17 - Sat 8/19/17 at 7:30pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 1pm
Theater: Musical
Sunday in the Park with George
Inspired by George Seurat’s Impressionist painting, “Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grand Jatte,” this Pulitzer Prize-winning musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine imagines the life of the artist and the people he painted.
Guthrie Theater
Minneapolis, MN

Fri 8/18/17 - Sat 8/19/17 at 7:30pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 1pm
Art: Art Show, Installations, Museum
Doug Aitken: migration (empire)
In "migration (empire)" the renowned California installation artist Doug Aitken explores the complex relationship between America’s wilderness and its sprawling built environment. Images of vast landscapes, roadside motels, and industrial cityscapes from e...
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Minneapolis, MN

Fri 8/18/17 at 10am-9pm
Sat 8/19/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 11am-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 - Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 - Fri 8/25/17 at 10am-9pm
Theater: Comedy, Play
Native Garden
In this comedy by the Latina-American playwright Karen Zacarias, cultures and gardens clash, turning well-intentioned neighbors into feuding enemies. Pablo, a rising attorney, and doctoral candidate Tania, his very pregnant wife, have just purchased a home...
Guthrie Theater
Minneapolis, MN

Fri 8/18/17 at 7:30pm
Sat 8/19/17 at 1pm and 7:30pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 7pm
Sports: Baseball
Arizona Diamondbacks at Minnesota Twins
The Twins face Arizona in this MLB regular season game.
Target Field
Minneapolis, MN

Fri 8/18/17 at 7:10pm
Sat 8/19/17 at 6:10pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 1:10pm
Comedy: Sketch Comedy
Guardians of the Fallacy: Executive Disorder
In a time when facts may be flimsy and arch-rivals are formed on social media every day, society has turned to a band of super-comedians to make us laugh with some non-stop, live-action entertainment. Come on down, weaponize your funny bone, and remember –...
Brave New Workshop Theatre
Minneapolis, MN

Fri 8/18/17 at 8pm
Sat 8/19/17 at 8pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 8pm
Fri 8/25/17 at 8pm
Sat 8/26/17 at 8pm
Music: Bluegrass, Folk, Live Music in Bar/Club
John McEuen
John McEuen is the string wizard from the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.
Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant
Minneapolis, MN

Fri 8/18/17 at 7pm
Music: Pop
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber is a Canadian pop and dance performer who rose to fame after posting dozens of homemade videos on YouTube in 2007. The multi-talented young talent caught attention for his catchy spins on songs from Usher, Ne-Yo and Stevie Wonder, and went on...
U.S. Bank Stadium
Minneapolis, MN

Fri 8/18/17 at 7:30pm
Music: Funk, Live Music in Bar/Club, Rap/Hip Hop, Reggae, World
Michael Franti & Spearhead
Michael Franti, one-half of the critically acclaimed and now defunct Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy, leads Spearhead, a band rooted in '70s funk, whose debut 'Home' was followed in 1997 by 'Chocolate Supa Highway,' and in 2001 by 'Stay Human.' The group h...
Cabooze Music Club
Minneapolis, MN

Fri 8/18/17 at 6:30pm
Special Event: Tour
U.S. Bank Stadium Tour
Your ninety-minute guided adventure through U.S. Bank Stadium will give you behind-the-scenes access to the new home of the Minnesota Vikings. Discover the inner workings of U.S. Bank Stadium including VIP-accessible only clubs and suites, the press box, t...
U.S. Bank Stadium
Minneapolis, MN

Fri 8/18/17
Sat 8/19/17
Sun 8/20/17
Mon 8/21/17
Tue 8/22/17
Comedy: Stand Up Comedy
Will Durst
Outraged and outrageous, Will Durst is as current as today's headlines, as accurate as a sniper, and universally acknowledged by even his peers as the nation's foremost political comic. A Midwestern baby boomer with a media-induced identity crisis, Durst, ...
Acme Comedy Co.
Minneapolis, MN

Fri 8/18/17 - Sat 8/19/17 at 8pm and 10:30pm
Music: Indie, Rock
Father John Misty
Former Fleet Foxes drummer Josh Tillman introduces his current project, Father John Misty.
Surly Brewing Co.
Minneapolis, MN

Sat 8/19/17 at 6:30pm
Music: Blues, Live Music in Bar/Club, Rock, Benefit/Fundraiser
Tour de Fat
Fat Tire presents this evening of bikes, beer and entertainment. It will be a mix of musicians, circus performers, vaudeville acts, magicians, comedians and provocateurs. Costumes are highly encouraged. Part of the proceeds will benefit local nonprofits.
Cabooze Music Club
Minneapolis, MN

Sat 8/19/17 at 4pm
Art: Art Show, Gallery, Sculpture
Katharina Fritsch: Multiples
The German sculptor uses everyday objects as subject matter – small animals, body parts, religious figurines, and other elements from the made and natural worlds – and alters them through unexpected shifts in scale, color, and materials. This exhibition fe...
Walker Art Center
Minneapolis, MN

Sun 8/20/17 at 11am-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 - Wed 8/23/17 at 11am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 11am-9pm
Fri 8/25/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 11am-6pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 11am-5pm
Music: Metal
Summer Slaughter Tour
This year's lineup includes The Black Dahlia Murder 10 year celebration of "Nocturnal" album, Dying Fetus, The Faceless, Oceano, Slaughter to Prevail, Origin, Rings of Saturn, Betraying the Martyrs, Lorna Shore, Headbang for the Highway.
Cabooze Music Club
Minneapolis, MN

Mon 8/21/17 at 2:30pm
Music: Irish/Celtic
The High Kings
Four top-class performers create this unique ensemble, re-energising the great Irish ballads and introducing exciting new songs from Ireland. Finbarr Clancy, Brian Dunphy, Martin Furey and Darren Holden, renowned vocalists and musicians, have come together...
Cedar Cultural Center
Minneapolis, MN

Tue 8/22/17 at 7:30pm
Music: Acoustic, Blues, Folk, Live Music in Bar/Club, Rock
Luther Dickinson
Luther Dickinson is the American lead guitarist and vocalist for the North Mississippi Allstars and for a time among the many lead guitarists for The Black Crowes.
Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant
Minneapolis, MN

Tue 8/22/17 at 7pm
Music: Live Music in Bar/Club, Pop, Punk, Rock
Simple Plan
Simple Plan is a Montreal-based punk-pop group.
First Avenue
Minneapolis, MN

Tue 8/22/17 at 6pm
Music: Acoustic, Alternative, Folk
The Barefoot Movement
The Barefoot Movement is an acoustic quartet from Granville County, NC.
Cedar Cultural Center
Minneapolis, MN

Wed 8/23/17 at 7:30pm
Music: Acoustic, Alternative, Bluegrass, Country, Rock
Dave Rawlings Machine
Hailing from Tennessee, the Dave Rawlings Machine is the duo of Dave Rawlings and Gillian Welch along with his new band, including Ketch Secor, Willie Watson and Morgan Jahning from frequent collaborators Old Crow Medicine Show.
Pantages Theatre
Minneapolis, MN

Wed 8/23/17 at 8pm

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