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This Week’s Complete Concert Calendar: Dessa at First Ave, Jeremy Messersmith (with Strings) at the Dakota, Lotsa Other Stuff

Just about every live music show we know of in the Twin Cities this week.

10:12 AM CST on February 8, 2022

Scott Streble/courtesy of the artists|

What are they looking at?!?

Whatever "Valentine's Day" means to you, there's probably some live music to suit the mood this weekend. Oh, and I just want to mention that Cornbread Harris is almost 95 years old and he's playing two shows on Sunday.

Tuesday, Feb. 8

International Reggae Allstars @ Bunker’s

Jake Blount and Laurel Premo with Humbird (solo) @ Cedar Cultural Center

Warren Wolf Quintet @ Dakota

Dark Tranquillity with Kataklysm and Nailed To Obscurity @ Fine Line

Southside Aces @ Icehouse

taylor james donskey with Shower Beer, Marin Wilts, Maybe Nebraska @ 331 Club

Trevor McSpadden & Mary Cutrufello @ White Squirrel

Black Wine (February Residency) @ White Squirrel

Wednesday, Feb. 9

MN Songwriter Showcase hosted by Nick Hensley @ Aster Cafe

Dylan Saife @ Bunkers

Warren Wolf and the Wolfpack @ Dakota

Goose @ First Avenue

Jake La Botz Trio @ Icehouse

Kraig Jarret Johnson @ Red Stag Supperclub

KFAI House Party Presents Twin Town Strings @ 331 Club

Idle Empress, Neopolitan, Francis Emil Johnson @ 331 Club

Bryce Vine @ Varsity Theater

Nights With Tim @ White Squirrel

Thursday, Feb. 10

Baumgardner (Single Release) with Allergen, Blue Driver, and Sockhop Massacre @ Amsterdam

Jay Bee and the Routine @ Bunkers

Dreams of the Wild (February Residency) @ Cabooze

Sean Johnson Big Band Experience @ Dakota

Bad Suns @ Fillmore

Atmosphere @ First Avenue

Erik Koskinen (Thursday Residency) @ Icehouse

The Front Porch Swingin’ Liquor Pigs @ Palmer’s

Landon Conrath with TYSM! and FruitPunchLoverBoy @ 7th St Entry

Amethyst Factor, The Common Practice @ 331 Club

Kyle @ Varsity Theater

Full Catholic with Mock Human @ White Squirrel

Friday, Feb. 11

niiice. with Thank you I’m Sorry, Gramma, and Double Grave @ Amsterdam

Excision Night 1 @ Armory

Liam Gerard @ Aster Cafe

Alex Rossi @ Bunkers

Punx, timisarocker, the Staboteurs, Nemisissy, My Kid Banana @ Cabooze

Love in the City w/ Jamecia Bennett @ Dakota

Eric Nam with Lyn Lapid @ First Avenue

Armchair Boogie with Brotherhood of Birds @ Hook and Ladder

Trench Size Trio @ Icehouse

Valentino Khan @ The Loft

Luke Callen, Ryan Koenig and the Goldenrods and McKain Lakey @ Palmer’s

DJ Nanobyte Presents Byte Nite @ Palmer’s

A Tribute to The Grateful Dead: Kung Fu Hippies and You Enjoy Yourself @ Parkway

Purple Funk Metropolis with The Controversial New 'Skinny Pill' and shrimp olympics @ 7th St Entry

Midwestern Standard, Jackson Atkins, Jeff Larson @ 331 Club

Gothess Presents Sexbeat @ Uptown VFW

CLEOPATRICX with Jellybean Johnson, #thaSAUCE band & PRiest & the Righteous 1’s @ White Squirrel

Saturday, Feb, 12

Golden Garters Burlesque Revue @ Amsterdam

Excision Night 2 @ Armory

Chase & Ovation @ Bunker’s

Jeremy Messersmith w/ the Laurels String Quartet @ Dakota

Action Bronson, Earl Sweatshirt @ Fillmore

Devotchka @ First Avenue

Duniya African Drum & Dance @ Hook and Ladder

Luvsick – A Dark Valentine’s Soiree @ Hook and Ladder

Wanaku @ Icehouse

‘58 Belvedere @ Icehouse

Chuck Norad and the Skruffians @ Palmer’s

Hailey Whitters @ 7th St Entry

Cheat Codes @ Skyway

Gabe Barnett’s Birthday Bash!!! with the Dang Ol’ Tri’ole, Rosie, Chris Cashin, Talk Soon @ 331 Club

Daniel Donato with Buffalo Galaxy @ Turf Club

Hipshaker MPLS @ Uptown VFW

Gentleman Speaker w/ Pseudo Genius & Sparkling Review @ White Squirrel

Sunday, Feb. 13

Swing Brunch with Patty and the Buttons @ Aster Cafe

Dr. Mambo’s Combo @ Bunker’s

Cautious Clay with Ivy Sole and Julius Rodriguez @ Fine Line

Dessa with Mayyadda @ First Avenue

Outpost: Words and Music @ Hook and Ladder

Nightchurch @ Icehouse

Cornbread Harris Ensemble @ Palmer’s

Cornbread Harris: Church of Cornbread @ Palmer’s

Kai Brewster’s Millions @ Palmer’s

Bruce Dickinson @ Pantages

Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School @ 331 Club

Damage Controller @ White Squirrel

Monday, Feb. 14

Charmin & Shapira All-Stars @ Dakota

Current Joys with Dark Tea @ Fine Line

Nathan Hanson (Residency) @ Icehouse

The Roe Family Singers @ 331 Club

Matt Arthur & Friends @ 331 Club

Chef Sounds @ White Squirrel

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