Thursday, May 14, 2009

Mayor's Picks for Art-a-Whirl this weekend

#1 SS Infinite Regress - Houseboat Installation/Film/ Music/Jumpsuits

The folks over at Creative Electric Studios have a special treat in store for you down on the banks of the Ol' Mississip!

Music Line up:

Friday, May 15, 2009 at dusk
-Gay Witch Abortion (plays on a free floating raft down the Mississippi!)
-Knife World

Saturday, May 16, 2009 morning/afternoon
-Jon Olson & Caveman play acoustic set during coffee time at the dock
-Adam Wirtzfeld & friends play in the afternoon

Saturday, May 16, 2009 at dusk
-White Map (with Zak Sally)
-Allison LaBonne (of the Owls) with friends
(screening of Allison's new music video by Phil Harder during the performance!)
(and maybe more floating music as well!)

Outdoor BBQ at Sample Room Above Docks
Friday and Saturday Evenings Starting at 6 pm
$5 gets you A Beer and A Brat


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#2 Guzzard Reunion!

One of the best MPLS Bands from back in the day. Recorded a song named after my old band (Zip Jet the Supersonic Enemy of Evil). Broke up in 1996. Part of a whole day of music at Grumpy's NE.

1:00-1:20 Little Irvy
1:40-2:00 the Short Cuts
2:20-2:40 Iquano
3:00-3:20 Fiero
3:40-4:00 Lady Hard On
4:20-4:40 Beaver
5:00-5:20 Best Bitch in Show
5:40-6:00 Bitter Spills
6:20-6:40 Bastard Saint
7:00-7:20 Awesome Snakes
7:40-8:10 Gay Witch Abortion
8:30-9:30 Guzzard

#3 Johnstock

29th & Johnson NE Minneapolis

FRIDAY, MAY 15: Approx. 8:30pm
Movie in the Merchant Parking Lot at dusk. This year's feature is The Muppet Movie!!!

SATURDAY, MAY 16: 10am - 8pm.
40+ craft and art vendors in the lot and surrounding businesses.
11am Pirate Pete Kids Show!!
Live, local music all day.

12:00 Acoustic Death Orchestra
1:00 The Don Sellers Mystery Project
2:00 Backstories
3:00 Still Pacific - My pal Brad's new band
4:00 Draper Daniels
5:00 These Unknown
6:00 Eyes of the Dead Sun

Down the street, at Shannon Aleczander Salon: Free Face Painting and Crazy Hair + Goodies and Gift Basket Drawing!

SUNDAY, MAY 17: 11am - 5pm.
More live music. Vendors are back!

11:30 Wayne and the Boys
1:00 Mellow Roar
2:00 Rising Side
3:00 Backstories

#4 - Art-a-Whirl

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