British Television Advertising Awards (Dec 28th-30th, and Sunday Jan 2nd). Walker Art Center.
A Walker tradition for the past 24 years, the British Television Advertising Awards features the best of the UK’s advertising ingenuity, selected by top ad executives and producers from across the globe. Highlights include a karaoke party for thousands in Trafalgar Square and an unforgettable flash-mob dance medley in the Liverpool Street station. In addition to inventive forms of audience participation, several mind-blowing stunts are also pulled. And then there’s the herd of sheep outfitted with LED lights. . . . Not to be missed!
Louie Anderson, Friday, Dec. 31st, at the Burnsville Performing Arts Center. Two shows: 7:30pm and 10pm.
Brother Ali's NYE Party, Friday, Dec. 31st, at the Mariott City Center. With DJ Snuggles and the Hood Internet, and More Than Lights.
The Hold Steady, (with The Meat Puppets, & Retribution Gospel Choir);
First Ave, tomorrow - WEDNESDAY.
The Gear Daddies, Thursday, Fine Line Music Cafe
The New Standards, Thursday, Dakota Jazz Club
Los Straitjackets, Thursday, Turf Club, St. Paul
New Years Eve:
Average White Band, Dakota Jazz Club, Friday
38 Special, Treasure Island Casino, Friday
GB Leighton, McKrackens in Savage, MN, Friday
Brother Ali, with The Hood Internet, and DJ Snuggles, at Marriott City Center
Tim Mahoney, Mears Park, St. Paul
Ozzy Osborne, Wed Jan 12th, Target Ctr, with Halford.
David Allen Coe, at Toby Keith's I Love This Bar, St. Louis Park
Tesla, Friday January 14th, Treasure Island Casino
Trampled By Turtles, Friday January 14th, First Avenue (and Sat. 15th)
John Gorka, Saturday Jan 15th, Village Hall, Marine on St. Croix
Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Sun January 16th, Varsity Theater
Lauryn Hill, Tuesday, January 18th, First Avenue
Liz Phair, Thursday, January 20th, Fine Line Music Cafe
Dale Watson, Friday January 21st, Lee's Liquor Lounge
Roma Di Luna and Cloud Cult, Friday, Jan. 21st, First Avenue
Snoop Dogg, Tuesday, January 25th, The Cabooze
Linkin Park, Friday January 28th, Xcel Center
The Jayhawks, Saturday January 29th, First Avenue
Buckcherry, Sat Feb. 5th, First Avenue
Charlie Parr, Sunday Feb. 6th, Turf Club
The Decemberist, Sunday Feb 6th, State Theater
Lyle Lovett, Monday, Feb. 7th, Guthrie Theater
John Hiatt, Monday, Feb. 7th, Guthrie Theater
Motorhead, Tues Feb 15th, First Avenue, Orchestra Hall
Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Thursday, Feb. 17th,
Bill Frisell, Tuesday, Feb. 22, Cedar Cultural Center
Pete Yorn, Tuesday, Feb. 22nd, First Avenue