Saturday, June 7, 2014

Weekly Concert Update - June 7, 2014

The What’s Up Lounge in Mankato has announced a crazy night of death metal and grindcore with Ambassador Gun, Glutton For Punishment, Human Bashing, Cantharone, Exmordium, and The Rising Plague on Saturday, June 28.

Mill City Nights in Minneapolis has Buckcherry returning to town on Thursday, August 7. No opening bands have been announced yet, and tickets are available now through AXS.

Rock band Saving Abel has added a second area show on Thursday, August 28 at the House of Rock in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. No other information is available at this time.

Hard rock legends Boston storm into Prior Lake at the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel Showroom on Friday, August 29. Tickets went on sale through Ticketmaster today, Saturday, June 7 at 10:00 am. This show is near the end of a mammoth three-month-long U.S. tour for the band. Click here to check out some cool videos of PBS interviewing guitarist Tom Scholz for their web-series “The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers”. The coolest video is “Sound Machine”, which features Tom talking about some of his custom make equipment he uses to get unique guitar sounds, and where he reveals that his favorite moment as an engineer was when he received two warranty cards for his company’s equipment from Jeff Beck!

Rock bands Hawthorne Heights and The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus team up for a tour that brings them to The Garage in Burnsville on Tuesday, September 2. Rounding out the bill are New Empire, Famous Last Words, The Ongoing Concept, and Everybody Run. Tickets are on sale now through Ticketfly.

Clutch will be back in town, this time at First Avenue in Minneapolis, on Monday, September 15 with support from Lionize and American Sharks. Tickets are on sale now through etix.

Clutch performing on The Elephant Riders tour in 1998.

Underground alternative rock icons The Afghan Whigs return to town for a concert at First Avenue in Minneapolis on Saturday, October 11. The band reformed a couple years ago, and will be promoting their first album since 1998, Do To The Beast. Their show two years ago at the Varsity Theater sold out, so get your tickets early; they’re on sale now through etix.

Dave Davies, vocalist and guitarist for The Kinks, will play the Medina Entertainment Center in Medina, on Friday, November 7. No further information is available at this time.

This show has been rescheduled for Friday, November 29

Former Journey and Tyketto vocalist Steve Augeri will rock Clyde Iron Works in Duluth on Friday, November 29. Guns 'N' Garters will open the show. This is a rescheduled show originally to take place on June 6, so check with the venue about refunds or to find out if tickets you already purchased are good for the new date.

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