Minneapolis/ Arts & Culture
Published on April 04, 2019
3 music events to check out in Minneapolis this weekendPhoto: zachrie friesen/Unsplash

If you love live music, there's no time like the present when it comes to getting out and about in Minneapolis. From a new album release performance to a film festival, here are the local shows worth checking out this weekend.

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GB Leighton Album Release Party

Come listen to GB Leighton and celebrate the release of his new album, "2nd Chance." The band was created by Brian Leighton Glodek of Shoreview, Minnesota, and the band plays approximately 200 shows per year. 

When: Friday, April 5, 7:30 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: The Hook and Ladder Theater , 3010 Minnehaha Ave.
Admission: $12-15

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Scream It Off Screen 

This short film competition will feature some of the best independent filmmakers and their creations Friday night at The Parkway Theater. The first 15 films entered will screen. Every film will start, and at the three-minute mark, the audience can "scream it off screen," ring the gong, and move to the next film. If the audience likes what it sees, the film will continue playing. A cash prize will be awarded to the winner. 

When: Friday, April 5, 8-10:30 p.m.
Where: The Parkway Theater, 4814 Chicago Ave.
Admission: $8 

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Escape Latin Fridays at Mansion Uptown

It's time to party. Head on over to Mansion at Uptown on Friday night for a night of dancing and drinks. It's also ladies night: women get in the door free until midnight. DJ Angel Ramirez and DJ James will be spinning the hottest bachata, latin trap, merengue and hip-hop music. Bottle service will be available. 

When: Friday, April 5, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: Mansion at Uptown, 2901 Hennepin Ave.
Admission: Free

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