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First Avenue's Best New Bands of 2009 video interviews

Slapping Purses
Slapping Purses
photo by Jon Behm

Roughly a thousand Minnesotans were on hand for First Avenue's Best New Bands of 2009 showcase this past Friday night, and MPLS.TV was there to capture exclusive footage and interviews with the event's hosts and featured musicians. Some of the up-and-coming local artists to grace the stage at this year's eclectic show included City Pages best new artist Red Pens, alt-poppers The Twilight Hours, and oddball lunar rockers Moonstone.

Artists:
Slapping Purses
Leisure Birds
Moonstone
No Bird Sing
Peter Wolf Crier
The Twilight Hours
Red Pens

Hosts:
David Campbell of 89.3 The Current
Jason Nagel of Cities 97
Jason LaVelle of Radio K

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