Minneapolis boasts a hot lineup of music events this week

If you love live music, there's no time like the present when it comes to getting out and about in Minneapolis. From bluegrass to other family-friendly tunes, here are the local shows worth checking out this week.

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EXMAG with Lucien Parker and Exotic Matter

From the event description:

Where the new and the old are reconciled, where powerful and meek, beautiful and tragic are one, exists Exmag. These musicians take many forms and use their driving, soulful fusion to bring you a celebration of Extraordinary Magnitude. Celestial harmonies and ancient rhythms take you on a journey neither here nor there, to explore the space in between.

When: Wednesday, May 22, 8-11:59 p.m.
Where: The Cabooze, 917 Cedar Ave. South
Price: $15 (General Admission)
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Hewing Rooftop Concert Series presents Red Daughters

From the event description:

Possibly best described as “boozy and woozy late-night country rock-and-roll” (MetroMix), local quintet Red Daughters, join us on Friday, May 24th for our Rooftop Concert Series. They’ve been rocking the Twin Cities for over a decade, and it comes as no surprise once you hear their seamless sound. Be prepared to fall in love over their melodic, original choruses only to find yourself pushed and pulled back to reality with their edgy riffs.

When: Friday, May 24, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Hewing Hotel, 300 N. Washington Ave.
Price: $15
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The Parkway Pick-off // Bluegrass Battle of the Bands

From the event description:

Come on down for some pickin' and a-grinnin' and help your favorite local bluegrass band win big with your audience enthusiasm! Eight of the area's best bluegrass bands will compete — and the top three bands will take home some incredible prizes including a full-day's worth of recording time, a professionally produced music video, and buckets of cash.

When: Friday, May 24, 7-10:30 p.m.
Where: The Parkway Theater, 4814 Chicago Ave.
Price: $10
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