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Weekend preview: SXSW send-off, crustaceans and a whole lotta Solid Gold

The temperature has gotten above 40 degrees and that can only mean one thing: you better clone yourself now, or you're going to be kicking yourself for missing all the spectacular shows happening in Minneapolis and St. Paul this spring.

The list for the rest of the season is FAR too extensive to even touch upon here, so we're going to take it one weekend at a time here.

Friday, March 5:

The Avett Brothers, The Low Anthem   First Avenue      18+
These Modern Socks, The Sextons, The Small Cities   Sauce   21+
Self-Evident, The Yoleus, Power of 2, Guzzlemug   501 Club   21+
Military Special, Sleeping In The Aviary, Icarus Himself, Alpha Centauri   Hexagon Bar   21+
Solid Gold    Turf Club   21+
Charlie Parr    331 Club  21+

Saturday, March 6:

F Knights   Sauce  21+
Gospel Gossip, Magic Castles, Dante & The Lobster   331 Club 21=
22 Chemicals, Ten Ton Bridge, First Communion Afterparty Eclipse Records AA
Red Pens, Disasterati, Sharp Teeth, Tanks Hexagon Bar 21+
Gomez Fineline Music Cafe 18+
2010 SXSW Send-Off feat. Lookbook, Peter Wolf Crier, Jeremy Messersmith, The Pines, & More First Avenue 18+
Solid Gold Turf Club 21+
The Wapsipinicon (CD Release), Total Babe, Wizards Are Real Kitty Cat Klub  21+
Joey Ryan & The Inks, Bight Club, Hunting Club   7th St Entry  18+

Sunday, March 7:
Maria Isa, Dance Band, Neil Z (of Zibra Zibra)   501 Club  21+



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