Fury Things / Brilliant Beast Split EP – Release Show – 2/25 Turfclub

Whether you want to call it shoegaze or fuzz pop, Fury Things and Brilliant Beast bring you a nice wall of sound. Fury Things staying more on the indie rock vibe and Brilliant Beast being a little more out there. These two are a perfect fit for a Split EP, each bringing their distinct personalities as bands. Similar but different, which is a great combination.

Fury Things / Brilliant Beast Split EP – Release Show
Fury Things, Brilliant Beast and Catbath.
Wednesday, February 25th – 8pm – $5
Turf Club, St Paul MN.

Fury Things
Brilliant Beast


Filthy Animals Album Release – 2/20 at The Turf Club.



Event – KFAI – a benefit with friends – 2/7 – Turf Club


Quite the nostalgic set, as KFAI kicks off the first of a series of “Benefits with Friends” benefit concerts. The Mighty Mofos, X-Boys, Flamin’ Ohs and Michael Yonkers will be performing. Hosted by Ian Rans, while DJ Danny Sigelman spins for the intro and in between sets.

Saturday, February 7th – 7pm
Turf Club1601 University Avenue, St. Paul.


89.3 The Current Turns Ten at the Turf Club feat. Billy Idol with Steve Stevens, Little Man, and Tropical Depression



Becca Martin-Marx

Photo Credit Tony Nelson

89.3 The Current had a ten-year Birthday party at the Turf Club on January 19th, radio personality Mary Lucia hosted the special occasion. Lucia had the privilege to pick the talent and it reflected her musical taste. You might not want to rock with local bands, and you might dislike the idea of an 1980’s icon headlining the Current’s tenth Birthday bash. That is totally fine but it was a great show. A show that sold out in five minutes, and even at the last moment people were scheming to attend. A beautiful night that was warm outside and inside, palpable with the anticipation of seeing Billy Idol. Continue reading

Girl Germs Tribute Night at The Turf Club

Kitten Forever at the Turf Club

Becca Martin-Marx

Photo Credit Tony Nelson

In the early 1990’s there was a zine called ‘Girl Germs’, created by two University of Oregon students with  the goal of promoting feminism in music. It was also the title of a song by Bratmobile which hit a nerve with Sally Hedberg and Dana Raidt.  Continue reading

Tired Tongues wag at the Turf Club 11/02


Photo Credit: Matt Barnes

By Becca Martin

Rift really LOVED Wiping Out Thousands, and felt sad when news of its demise spread. The city was left with an electronic void. However, out of its ashes a new electronic rock duo has emerged. Be witness to Tired Tongues at their first show this Sunday at the Turf Club. I sat down to catch up with Taylor Nelson who comprises half of the duo.

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Antibody Wanna Dance – Erik Hess Benefit at Turf Club 5/25


Come on down to The Turf Club to help raise money for Erik Hess, local live music photographer. The full details are below from the Facebook event page. Continue reading