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Planet LMZ Release: Toki Wright/LMZ/CMJ/Ayvah/Doks/DJ Adatrak

The Lifted Mindz Family Presents:
PLANET LMZ Album Release Party!!!!
Friday, June 3rd at Amsterdam Bar and Hall in St. Paul

Featuring performances by…
Toki Wright
Lifted Mindz
Christopher Michael Jensen
Doks Robotiks
DJ Adatrak

Listen/Article/Review – The Longest Bridge – G.P.jacob, Prod. Mamadu (Toki Wright)

longest bridge

By Rebecca Marx

“The longest bridge is a reference to the complex relationship between North and Northeast Minneapolis between the working class European Americans, African Americans and immigrant communities from around the world that call Minneapolis home. As the neighborhoods on both sides of the bridge are becoming prime real estate we are lifting up their stories – the good, bad, ugly and beautiful – of the working poor communities that raised us on that turf.” –G.P.jacob Continue reading

R.T. Rybak’s Pothole Confidential Book Launch Party

A Fundraiser to support City of Minneapolis STEP-UP youth employment program. Donate HERE.

Celebrate the release of R.T. Rybak’s Pothole Confidential: My Life as Mayor of Minneapolis with the former mayor (and legendary stage-diver) – a fun night of local music, highlights from the book, and a signing with R.T. Show starts at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at First Avenue in Minneapolis.

Pothole Confidential is a clear-eyed look inside the life and times of Minneapolis and its dynamic three-term mayor. In the words of Lizz Winstead, “This book is a love letter to Minneapolis and it tells the riveting story of what you must tackle to make and keep a city great.”

R.T. served as mayor of the City of Minneapolis from 2002-2013. During his tenure as mayor, R.T. led efforts to make Minneapolis a national leader in innovative, cradle-to-career approaches to youth development and has worked to highlight the crisis of our region’s achievement gap and advance effective strategies for ending it.

Books will be available for purchase from Magers & Quinn Booksellers.

Free Sebastian Joe’s ice cream scoops, including R.T.’s favorite: The Flavor Formerly Known As Nicollet Avenue Pothole.

Featuring Big Trouble + dVRG, with special guests Chris Koza, Lucy Michelle, Toki Wright, and Terry Walsh, plus the World’s Most Dangerous Polka Band and DJ Shannon Blowtorch. First Avenue Mainroom. Wednesday, April 13, 2016. 6:00pm. $10.00. 18+.

Just added: VIP Tickets benefitting STEP-UP – $100.00 (VIP ticket will include admission and a signed copy of the book. Additional proceeds will benefit City of Minneapolis STEP-UP youth employment program).

MN Music Summit

7:30 pm (doors): Concert featuring Toki Wright & Big Cats, Ashley DuBose, Katy Vernon Band

Presentation of MN Music Champion Award

A multi-genre concert featuring top MN acts and a presentation of the MN Music Champion Award featuring special guest appearances by David Lowery and others.

Admission is $10 at the door or free with Summit badge/wristband. 18+

Audiyo Element, Toki Wright, Hustle Rose, Up Rock and Mayda

Audiyo Element is a collective out of Minneapolis that has quickly become one of the break-out bands in it’s city. The dynamic Hip-Hop/Rock/R&B group pride themselves in songs that have a message of positivity. Toki Wright, Hustle Rose, Up Rock and Mayda join Audiyo Element. First Avenue Mainroom. Friday, December 18. 7:00pm. $12.00 advance, $15.00 door. 18+.

Rhymesayers 20 Year Anniversary Concert

On Friday, December 4, 2015, Rhymesayers, in conjunction with First Avenue and Target Center, will bring together 20 years of music and artists for a one-night only performance at the Target Center.

The evening will include special performances by (in alphabetical order):

Abstract Rude, Aesop Rock, Atmosphere, Battlecats, BK One, Blueprint, Boom Bap Project, Brother Ali, deM atlaS, Dilated Peoples, DJ Abilities, Evidence, Felt, Freeway, Grayskul, Grieves, Hail Mary Mallon, I Self Devine, Jake One, K-Salaam, Los Nativos, Micranots, Mr. Dibbs, Musab, P.O.S, Prof, Soul Position, The Uncluded and Toki Wright.

Arena seats and the entire general admission floor are only $20.00 (plus venue facility fees, ticketing fees and taxes). Limited VIP packages available for $100.00 (plus venue facility fee, ticketing fees and taxes).

VIP includes:
– Premium VIP Seating
– Exclusive Rhymesayers 20 Shirt
– VIP Bag
– Rhymesayers 20 Sticker
– Limited Edition VIP Laminate w/ Lanyard
– Exclusive VIP Entrance
– Special VIP-Only Bars

For more information, and to purchase tickets, visit: http://www.targetcenter.com/events/detail/rhymesayers20.

Summit Backyard Bash (in partnership with MMC)


Saturday, September 12, 2015
Noon-7pm behind our brewery at 910 Montreal Circle, St. Paul
$15 in advance/$20 day of (cash only at gate)
21+ (Children 12 & under are permitted with 21+ adult, no cover for kids)
Rain or Shine (no refunds)
50% of ticket sales go directly to the Minnesota Music Coalition (MMC), a nonprofit service organization dedicated to supporting Minnesota’s independent music community.

Live music by:
The Suburbs
Gramma’s Boyfriend
Toki Wright with DJ Willie Shu and Lydia Liza
Al Church
Black Market Brass
Hotpants DJs
MC: John Munson
Parking is very limited, so we’re encouraging everyone to bike, bus, shuttle, carpool, walk, or take a cab.

Free rides to the Bash!
We’re teaming up with Metro Transit to offer free round-trip passes for a safe, easy way to get to the Bash.
Choose from two bus routes (both connect to the Green Line between Minneapolis-St. Paul):
#54 runs every 30 mins, stops on W 7th St and Albion Ave
#83 runs every 30 mins, stops right in front of brewery

Get your FREE PASS now!  See our FAQ section below for more information regarding transportation and parking.

Summit Brewing is pleased to be partnering with Eureka Recycling again, Minnesota’s only nonprofit with a mission to demonstrate waste is preventable. Together we are working towards zero waste at our upcoming Backyard Bash. We are aiming to reduce discarded material and to ensure that disposable items generated at the event will be compostable or recyclable. Volunteers will make it easy for event-goers to recycle and compost. We’re looking forward to seeing how close we can come to zero while having a great time!

Special thanks go out to the Saint Paul Jaycees and our Summiteers for being event volunteers.  We couldn’t do it without you!  We also want to thank 89.3 The Current for their sponsorship of our event, as well as Culligan for suppling free water stations throughout the grounds.

The Minnesota United FC will be at our Bash this year from noon until 4pm! Kids can color their very own soccer scarves from noon to 2pm, and United players will be in attendance to sign autographs and take photos from 2 to 4pm.

Listen – Homeless & Big Cats – Hawk, Spit – ft. P.O.S, Toki Wright, MaLLy, & Eric Mayson

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