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Los Lobos, a Bob Marley Tribute, and Gobs More Great Music in This Weekend’s Concert Calendar

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Piero F. Giunti

From Reddit to Twitter to, I don’t know, maybe your house, everyone in the Twin Cities has been asking one question: “Where can I find a comprehensive concert calendar these days?!?” Sometimes with even more punctuation.

Until today, the answer was “buried beneath Racket’s weekly local music column.” Was that a good place? A bad place? No one can really say.

But today our concert calendar, after gestating quietly for months in its old spot, emerges into a weekly post of its own. Don’t get used to Friday though—as of next Tuesday, that’ll be where you can find it.

I welcome all updates and corrections at keith@racketmn.com. But keep in mind this is an artisanal concert calendar, compiled by me, by hand, using traditional methods passed along from generation to generation (in other words, while watching TV at night). So don’t be a dick about it.

Friday, Feb. 4

Good Morning Bedlam with Feed the Dog and the Gentlemen’s Anti-Temperance League @ Amsterdam

Billy Johnson and the Hillcats @ Aster Cafe

R Factor @ Bunkers

Songs of Freedom: Bob Marley Remembered @ Cabooze

Davina and the Vagabonds @ Dakota

Jon Elconin & xLCR, Woodlawn Blvd. @ Driftwood Char Bar

The Wombats @ Fillmore

Los Lobos with Them Coulee Boys @ First Avenue

Dancing in ‘The Dead’ of Winter featuring the Jones Gang with Brass Messengers @ Hook and Ladder

Naeem @ Icehouse

Heartless with 13 Howell @ Palmer’s

Jake Scott @ 7th St Entry

Christine Hoberg / Moss Kwa, Maudelin, Big Salt @ 331 Club

Zeppo @ Turf Club

The Minimalists @ Varsity Theater

Saturday, Feb. 5

The Greeting Committee with the Brazen Youth @ Amsterdam

The High 48’s Bluegrass Brunch @ Aster Cafe

Belfast Cowboys @ Bunkers

Songs of Freedom: Bob Marley Remembered @ Cabooze

Davina and the Vagabonds @ Dakota

The Strolling Clones, The Wrecker Bothers @ Driftwood Char Bar

Caravan Palace @ Fillmore

Emo Nite @ Fine Line

Dance Church @ First Avenue

Davy Knowles with the Steepwater Band @ Hook and Ladder

Liz Draper and Tasha Baron @ Icehouse

Annie Humphrey + Corey Medina and Brothers @ Icehouse 

Borgeous @ The Loft

Betty Won’t, Liquid Lunch and Lavender Daughter @ Palmer’s

Grady Spencer & the Work @ 7th St Entry

Ghost and Volbeat @ Target Center

Dave’s Manual (EP Release) @ 331 Club

Cory Brannan @ Turf Club

Nightchurch Dance Revival @ Uptown VFW

Nico Moon @ Varsity Theater

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Sunday, Feb. 6

Swing Brunch with Patty and the Buttons @ Aster Cafe

Dr. Mambo’s Combo @ Bunker’s

Maurice Jacox @ Dakota

Chai with Su Lee @ First Avenue

Phil Heywood @ Icehouse

An Evening with McKnight Composer Fellows: Ashley DuBose, Ritika Ganguly, George Maurer, and Mary Prescott @ Icehouse

Power Rager Sundays @ Icehouse

Church of Cornbread: Cornbread Harris @ Palmer’s

Michael Gay’s Old Country Buffet @ Palmer’s

Corpse Reviver @ 331 Club

Joshua Ray Walker @ Turf Club

Monday, Feb. 7

MAUL with Gored Embrace, Ca$ual, and Begravement @ Amsterdam

Gracie Adams with Alix Page @ 7th St Entry

Jojo Siwa @ Target Center

The Roe Family Singers @ 331 Club

Matt Arthur & Friends @ 331 Club