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Jeremy Messersmith with Grand Dynasty and Ursa Bones
Date & Time
Sep 18 Doors 7:30, Show 8pm
Ticket Prices
General Price
$5.00;
U of M Student Price
$3.00;
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Description

Jeremy Messersmith On his latest album Heart Murmurs, Jeremy Messersmith can break your heart one minute, and then put those fragile pieces back together again the next. The Minneapolis singer/songwriter candidly chronicles the ups and downs of modern relationships, all within the simple but striking constructs of his indelible, poignant pop songs. On his assured and expansive fourth full-length album, Messersmith moves past the existential, death-laden themes of his 2010 breakthrough, The Reluctant Graveyard, to focus instead on the broad topic of love and the eternal affairs of the heart. And this polished, impassioned new batch of songs represent another confident artistic step forward in Jeremy’s flourishing career.

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Date & Time
Sep 19 Doors 7:30, Show 8pm
Ticket Prices
General Price
Free;
U of M Student Price
Free;
Description

Kyle Tran Myhre (Guante)Spoken-word, slam poetry, and the ongoing struggle to turn outrage into action

Featuring MC, two-time National Poetry Slam champion, activist & educator GUANTE; with special guest poet, community leader and executive director of TruArtSpeaks, TISH JONES.

Artist Bios:

GUANTE is a hip hop artist, two-time National Poetry Slam champion, social justice activist, educator and writer. He and/or his work has appeared on Upworthy, MSNBC, Racialicious, Feministing, MPR, the Progressive, City Pages’ “Artists of the Year” list and URB Magazine’s “Next 1000” list, and he's shared bills with Talib Kweli, Saul Williams, Brother Ali, Dead Prez, Sage Francis, Andrea Gibson, Doomtree, Zion I and more. Guante's work explores the intersections of art, media and social justice education; to that end, he facilitates workshops on identity, power and privilege, founded the MN Activist Project and Hip Hop Against Homophobia concert series, writes essays and op-eds, and works with COMPAS, TruArtSpeaks and others to engage in artist residencies around writing and performance for youth.

The founder, executive, and artistic director of a developing non-profit arts organization called TruArtSpeaks, TISH JONES teaches performance art and creative writing in schools, libraries, art centers and prisons throughout the Twin Cities. She is a spoken word artist, activist, educator, and organizer from St. Paul, MN. Tish was a 2009 recipient for both Intermedia Arts' VERVE Grants for Spoken Word Poets, and the MN Urban Griot Award for Female Spoken Word Artist Of The Year. In 2009, Tish also collaborated with filmmaker Rachel Raimist on a spoken word and film project funded by the Minnesota State Arts Board, “State of the Cities”. Well-known for her role in community partnerships throughout the Twin Cities, Tish has organized and produced dozens of events throughout the Twin Cities. Tish was named one of the City Pages “Artists of The Year” along with mention in the Star Tribune as an “Artist on the Verge” in 2007. Tish has performed on many stages, locally and nationally, as both an independent artist and as a member of Minnesota's state slam team in 2006.

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Slap Nevada with Catalyst and RyKo
Date & Time
Sep 25 Doors 7:30, Show 8pm
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Slap Nevada Slap Nevada

Slap Nevada is a hip hop artist and producer hailing from Detroit, MI. At just 22 years old, Slap has skillfully mastered being an extremely energetic & charismatic ‘Glam Trill-Step’ artist while also being one of the most creative producers in hip hop. His most recent EP, “Ricky James” was released on February 10th, 2014 and has received rave reviews from many major publications including Indie Shuffle, which has been ranked as one of the top 20 music sites in the world by DigitalMusicNews.com. One thing that also stands out about Slap Nevada is his tireless stage presence and natural ability to rock a crowd. Between coining a entirely new genre of music [Glam/Trill-Step] and his outlandish performances, Slap Nevada is propelling him self into pop-culture relevancy.

Catalyst

Catalyst is a newly established rap group, featuring Scottie Stankiewicz and Matt Seiler. Scottie is currently studying at the U of M, and Matt is a hip hop student at McNally Smith College of Music.

RyKo

Hip Hop artist born in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Moved to Minneapolis and attend the University of Minnesota. His music is much more than just rapping to him, it's about a for the love of hip hop and the genre/culture. He may be making party/club type songs but his main focus is the classic 90's style focusing on the lyrics and telling stories. He discribes his music as "poetry with some dope beats you feel me?"

Sarah James and The Relatives
Date & Time
Sep 26 Doors 7:30, Show 8pm
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Tyler Hilton
Date & Time
Oct 23 Doors 7:30, Show 8pm
Ticket Prices
General Price
Free;
U of M Student Price
Free;
Description

Tyler Hilton is best known for his role as Chris Keller on the CW hit-show "One Tree Hill", for playing Elvis Presley in the Johnny Cash biopic, "Walk The Line."  In both notable roles, he plays a musician, indicative of his real-life musical talent. After a long wait, he has broken free from the creative restraints of his record label, and is excited to finally be introducing the world to the new music of Tyler Hilton--on his own terms.  

His most recent album, “Forget The Storm”, is his first full-length release in over 8 years and unleashes a new side of the artist combining multiple genres.  Today, Tyler is happy to be on the scene as an independent artist, touring the U.S., Canada and Europe, as well as working on new film and TV projects, including the new summer CBS sci-fi series, "Extant", alongside Halle Berry.

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