Long one of the best free outdoor summer shows in the Twin Cities, this stacked Bastille Day lineup does not let up. Scrunchies bring their crunchy, Riot Grrrl melodies; Green/Blue wallop a punch of veteran MPLS rock energy; Aby Wolf wows with her sensational voice, and hip-hop heavy hitters Mixed

Now an annual Bastille Day tradition to celebrate the life of Brit’s Pub legend Freddie Manton, British pub rock legend Graham Parker comes to Brit’s rooftop for a free solo show. As always, he’s followed by the Twin Cities’ own Belfast Cowboys, (with a new record coming soon). Inevitably, Parker

Now an annual tribute to the great songwriter/producer Ed Ackerson, this year doubles as a very special release show. For a forward-thinking artist like Ackerson, the next project was always the best one, so this show will see the release of very limited, hand-cut 45 records from many of the

To celebrate 40 years since his classic self-titled debut, songwriter Marshall Crenshaw comes to the Parkway. Detroit’s answer to Elvis Costello, Crenshaw has some unimpeachable power-pop classics to his name, among them ‘Someday Someway’ and ‘You’re My Favorite Waste of Time.’ The Parkway seems to have a theme going lately

Want to feel like you’re living inside of a Lisa Frank fever dream? Hallucinations become reality, thanks to the magic of Unicorn World. Two days full of all things unicorns: You can meet unicorns (animatronic ones. Real ones are too expensive to go on tour), ride unicorns, take pictures with

Led by local artist and landscape architect Greg Ingraham, riders can enjoy new routes and stops for this round of Public Art Bike Tours. Starting at Utepils Brewing before heading to Victory Memorial Parkway and east to the Mississippi River, riders will explore art near Loring Park and more. The

Over 200 renowned tattoo artists can be found all weekend at St. Paul’s Rivercentre for the Twin Cities Tattoo festival. If you’re looking for a little ink, or just there to appreciate the artform, there will be plenty to do including tattoo competitions, fine art, live performances, and charity fundraisers.

Over the last decade, percussionist extraordinaire Mikkel Beckman has hosted his happy hour series Worker’s Playtime in a number of locations with hundreds of songwriters and singers joining him. Along the way, he’s also had a constant: Thursdays at the Dubliner. Beckman and his most frequent collaborator, Charlie Parr, are

Cribbage fans: you’ll want to read Fulton’s official cribbage Facebook event listing to get your fill of cribbage puns. You’ll also want to pony up to Fulton for their monthly cribbage tournament! The game’s a double elimination tournament style. BYOB(oard) for free entry and the chance at prizes, which are