Aesthetically Speaking

Aesthetically It!

Aesthetically It! is a list of picks from the editors of Aesthetically Speaking. Aesthetically It! features venues, events, outings and more that are worthy of “It” status. If you have a venue, event or outing that you feel is It worthy, email us at aestheticallyit@insightnews.com.

Monday, Jan. 8 – Sunday, Jan. 21

Monday, Jan. 8

ROCK

We Can Be Heroes, David Bowie Tribute
Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant
1010 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis
7 p.m.
$30-$40

Celebrate the music of the late David Bowie with Julius Collins, Jeremy Ylvisaker, Ryan Smith, Steve Price, Cory Eischen, Katie Gearty and Rachel Holder under the music direction of Prince’s bandmate and drummer, Michael Bland.

Tuesday, Jan. 9

COOKING

New Member Weekly Kitchen Tour
Kindred Kitchen
1206 W. Broadway Ave., Minneapolis
10 p.m.

Appetite for Change invites you to tour the kitchen at Kindred Kitchen once a week. Learn all the behind the scenes details on how to run a commercial kitchen.

Wednesday, Jan. 10

HIP-HOP/ROCK

Flobots with Tropidelic
Turf Club
1601 University Ave. W., St. Paul
8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
21-plus
$15 advance, $18 door

Flobots found mainstream success with their 2007 album “Fight with Tools.” They return to St. Paul opening for Tropidelic.

Thursday, Jan. 11

HIP-HOP

We Are the Sota
Azul Nightclub
400 N 3rd Ave., Minneapolis
8 p.m.
21-plus
$10

Catch a night of hip-hop with Scale Gang, CTB Rico, Chad Hall, Kold Gang, Flaw’Lyss, Benji-MN and Lakeem Johnson.

Friday, Jan. 12

HIP-HOP

Lil Scrappy

Lil Scrappy
Pyrmd
418 3rd Ave. N., Minneapolis
10 p.m.
21-plus
$40-$60

Lil Jon collaborator and reality television star, Lil Scrappy, “puts his paws” on Minneapolis at Pyramd.

Saturday, Jan. 13

HIP-HOP

Bone Thugs

Bone Thugs N Harmony
Skyway Theatre
711 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis
8 p.m.
18-plus
$25-$45

Straight out of Cleveland, see one of the most successful hip-hop acts of all time.

Sunday, Jan. 14

HIP-HOP

KPW’s LP Release Party
First Avenue
701 N. 1st Ave., Minneapolis
8 p.m.
18-plus
$8 advance, $10 door

Hip-hop artist KPW releases his new project at First Avenue. His past collaborations include music with Your Old Droog.

Monday, Jan. 15

HIP-HOP

Bust-A-Yee 4: LaFlash Birthday Special
Honey
205 E. Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis
9 p.m.
21-plus
$5

Catch a night of hip-hop with D.N.A., Rich Garvey and Farr Well
With DJ MiniMix and art by Zach Julen.

Tuesday, Jan. 16

JAZZ

Roy Hargrove Quintet
Dakota Jazz Club
1010 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis
7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
$25-$40

Modern jazz great Roy Hargrove has collaborated with the likes of Common, Erkyah Badu and more and has a quite impressive solo career. He performs two shows at the Dakota.

Wednesday, Jan. 17

DISCO/FUNK/DANCE

Freak of the Week
Honey
205 E. Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis
7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
18-plus
$5

DJs Mr. Lucky, Nola and Evian Rave celebrate their five-year anniversary of spinning disco and funk music.

Thursday, Jan. 18

TRIBUTE

37th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Concert
Ted Mann Concert Hall
2128 S 4th St., Minneapolis
7 p.m.

This musical event celebrating the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy features performances by the U of M Jazz Combo Jovonta Patton, Ashley DuBose, Delphin Starr, Meah Ismail and Daonna Lewis.

Friday, Jan. 19

HIP-HOP/ROCK

The Current’s 13th Birthday Party with Dem Atlas
First Avenue
701 N. 1st Ave., Minneapolis
7 p.m. – Midnight
18-plus
$20

Celebrate the 13th birthday of 89.3 The Current with Dem Atlas, Bully, Now, Now, and The Social Animals.

Saturday, Jan. 20

WORLD/LATIN

Malamanya with Siama
The Cedar Cultural Center
416 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis
8 p.m.
All ages
$12 advance, $15 door

Afro-cuban band, Maamanya, plays The Cedar with Congolese guitarist Siama.

Sunday, Jan. 21

EDM

Neon Dreams
First Avenue
701 N. 1st Ave., Minneapolis
7 p.m.
18-plus
$10 advance, $12 door

Halifax-based EDM band, Neon Dreams, plays in the 7th Street Entry of First Avenue.

January 8, 2018
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