Jessica Manning is an electro-R&B artist based in the Twin Cities. Growing up in Stockholm, Sweden, with a soul-singing father, Jessica grew to love music and performing through her father’s passion for being on stage. She draws influence from pop, soul, and electronic music by artist such as Frank Ocean, James Blake, and Kevin Garrett. Her sound incorporates electronic drums and synthesizers to create an atmosphere that her soulful melodies, rich vocals, and thoughtful lyrics soar high above.
With special guest Jennie Lawless. Icehouse MPLS. Saturday, February 11, 2017. Doors 10:30pm, music 11:00pm. $8 advance, $10 door. 21+.
Suzie is a visual and aesthetic exploration into the depths of human feeling. Rooted in nostalgia, memories, coming of age and sadness while juxtaposed against a hopeful and poppy musical backdrop, Suzie creates a mood that brings you to the middle of emotions, a familiar yet undefinable place. With special guest Lovelines. Icehouse MPLS. Saturday, February 4, 2017. 10:30pm doors/11pm showtime. $8 in advance/$10 at the door. 21+.
The Nicollettes are a Minnepolis based indie rock band comprised of Max Collins and Justin Sharbono. Max and Justin met on tour with their respective rock bands (EVE 6 and Soul Asylum). In the fall of 2014, they enlisted Minneapolis darlings Ian Allison, Grady Kenevan, Jeremy Messersmith, Kara Laudon and friend Sean Watkins to lend their bombastic musicality to this project, and ‘Visitor’ was created. With special guest Gabriel Douglas. Icehouse MPLS. Friday, February, 3. 10:30pm doors/11pm showtime. $8 in advance/$10 at the door. 21+.
MH2x7tet is an exhilarating and contemporary perspective on large ensemble composition and improvisation. Featuring complex compositions, challenging arrangements and virtuosic improvisation, the Matty Harris Double Septet provides a bombastic roller coaster of collective expression. Hosted by JT’s Jazz Implosion. Monday, January 30, 2017, 9:30pm showtime. $10 door. 21+.
After an opening act consisting of Mike Munson’s thick, gritty, and almost tangibly mountainous traditional blues singing accompanied by his slide guitar and a washboard, Jake Ilika and Joel Ward took the stage almost immediately. Continue reading →
Self-Evident is releasing a new compilation album called “The Traveler” that will be available at the show! It consists of 4 previously recorded tracks that have never been released as well as two covers and two new original songs!