Gary Numan at Mill City Nights Mar 30

Kilted Farmer Koncerts, 89.3 The Current, and Mill City Nights present…

Gary Numan 2014 Poster

Gary Numan

With Big Black Delta, Roman Remains & DJ Jake Rudh

Sunday, March 30, 2014
Doors 7:00 pm
18+
$25 in advance / $30 at the door
VIP reserved balcony tickets $45
Details at millcitynights.com

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Venue Info

Mill City Nights
111 5th Street N
Minneapolis, MN 55403

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VNV Nation at Mill City Nights Apr 12

Kilted Farmer Koncerts and Mill City Nights present…

VNV Nation web poster

VNV Nation
Transnational World Tour

Saturday, April 12, 2014
Doors 7:00 pm
16+
$20 in advance / $22 at the door
Details at millcitynights.com

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On sale Friday, December 20, 2013 – 10:00AM CDT
Online at axs.com

In person at Mill City Nights box office

Venue Info

Mill City Nights
111 5th Street N
Minneapolis, MN 55403

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Upcoming Fall 2012 Shows

There are lots of great live shows coming to the Twin Cities over the next several weeks. This Thursday night (October 11), My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult return for their 25th Anniversary tour at Station 4. They’re bringing along the fantastic up and coming cyber punks, Left Spine Down (with Jeremy Inkel of Front Line Assembly). Local industrial metal band Screaming Mechanical Brain starts off the evening. Full info is over at Station 4’s site. Here is Left Spine Down in action:

On October 24, Kilted Farmer Koncerts brings Theory of Revolution Tour 2012 to Minneapolis at the Triple Rock featuring Deviant UK, Carved Souls (California), and for all the emptiness (Toronto). Thought Thieves will be joining them on the bill for what should be a great evening of darkwave and synthpop with some extremely talented, up and coming bands. Here’s Deviant UK live from last year’s Resistanz Festival with Wreckhead:

If you missed Aesthetic Perfection in July, you’ll get another opportunity to catch them opening for The Birthday Massacre and William Control on November 6 at Station 4.

And we are pleased to bring you Assemblage 23, returning to Minneapolis to support their latest effort, Bruise, on November 8 at Ground Zero. Espermachine, who released a very strong debut album, Dying Life, earlier this year, are the touring support. Thought Thieves are set to open (clearly they’re busy guys). Here are clips from Bruise:

 

What fall shows (any genre) are you most excited for? Let us know in the comments!

10/24 Theory of Revolution 2012

Kilted Farmer Koncerts and Triple Rock Social Club present…

Theory of Revolution MN Tour Flyer

Theory of Revolution Tour 2012
Wednesday, October 24, 2012

With Deviant UK, Carved Souls, for all the emptiness and Thought Thieves

8:00 pm, $10
Advance tickets at TicketFly
VIP package info

Venue Info

Triple Rock Social Club
629 Cedar Ave.
Minneapolis, MN
55454
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11/8 Assemblage 23 w/Espermachine & Thought Thieves at Ground Zero 18+

Kilted Farmer Koncerts and Ground Zero present…

Assemblage 23 Flyer

Assemblage 23
Thursday, November 8, 2012

With Espermachine and Thought Thieves

Also featuring music by DJs Nitrogen and Noise throughout the evening

Doors 8:30 pm, 9:00 pm show, 18+
241s first hour after doors

Tickets $12 in advance from Brown Paper Tickets / $15 at the door

Venue Info

Ground Zero
15 4th Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

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New Wave Icon and Synth Pioneer Howard Jones to Play Albums Human’s Lib & Dream Into Action in Their Entirety June 26

JUNE 5TH, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NEW WAVE ICON AND SYNTH PIONEER HOWARD JONES TO PLAY ALBUMS HUMAN’S LIB & DREAM INTO ACTION IN THEIR ENTIRETY JUNE 26

(Minneapolis, MN) – After much persuasion, Howard Jones has agreed to play his first two US platinum albums ‘Human’s Lib’ and ‘Dream into Action’ in their entirety on June 26th at the Varsity Theater. Fans will experience such hits as “New Song,” “What Is Love?,” “Things Can Only Get Better” and the US #1 “No One Is To Blame,” with specially created projected visuals accompanying each song.

Jones spent much of 2011 promoting the recently released remastered versions of the platinum albums with a “Classic Albums” international tour. The New Hampshire Union Leader commented, “Howard Jones’ remastered CDs and international tour is a showcase of his signature ’80s synthesizer sound, a blend of technologically intricate elements of new wave with a buoyant pop sensibility that reflects the spiritualism and optimism of his Buddhist beliefs.”

Jones takes the Varsity Theater’s stage at 8:00 pm to perform ‘Human’s Lib’, and then following an intermission, will perform ‘Dream Into Action’. Please arrive early. He will not be performing these albums again in the US after 2012 so this will be a once in a lifetime opportunity. Award-winning DJ Jake Rudh, who hosts TRANSMISSION weekly on 89.3 FM The Current and at Clubhouse Jager in Minneapolis, will be supporting Jones.

Howard Jones first burst upon the contemporary music scene in 1983, with his very English songwriting and pioneering synthesizers. His first two albums HUMAN’S LIB and DREAM INTO ACTION were worldwide hits. HUMAN’S LIB reached #1 in 1984 in the UK and featured the hits “New Song,” and “What Is Love?” In 1985, Jones released the follow-up, DREAM INTO ACTION, which quickly became a Top Ten Platinum album in the United States and featured the smashes: “Things Can Only Get Better,” “Life In One Day,” “No One Is To Blame,” and “Like To Get To Know You Well.” Jones recently re-mastered these classic albums and the associated 12-inch mixes, the latter being a special limited edition box set. They are all available now on his website: www.howardjones.com or on Amazon.com.

A classically trained pianist, Jones applied his technique to the early synths (particularly the Roland Juno 60, the Jupiter 8 and the Moog Prodigy). He also pioneered the classic Roland 808 drum machine and the Sequential Pro-One. In the early days he was triggering sequencers live on stage whilst playing and singing, something that no one had ever done before. These days he still operates on the cutting edge of today’s technology and has been one of the leading exponents of the Roland Fantom G8 and the Roland V-piano. Howard Jones has sold more than 8 million records worldwide and continues to tour the world extensively.

To purchase tickets, please visit:
http://www.ticketfly.com/event/100331/

6/26 Howard Jones at The Varsity Theater 18+

Kilted Farmer Koncerts presents…

Howard Jones Minneapolis Classic Albums flyer

Howard Jones
Albums HUMAN’S LIB and DREAM INTO ACTION, performed in their entirety
June 26 at The Varsity Theater
with TRANSMISSION’s DJ Jake Rudh


7:00 pm doors
8:00 pm HUMAN’S LIB
9:30 pm DREAM INTO ACTION
18+

Tickets at Ticket Fly or Loring Pasta Bar
$30 advance, $35 at the door

Venue Info

Varsity Theater
1308 4th Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

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Howard Jones

Howard Jones played his 2011 two-album show at the Sandy Amphitheatre in Salt Lake City on 9th July 2011. The promoters were hoping for 1500 ticket sales but it turned out to be a complete sellout with 2,750 tickets sold and 300 turned away. He encored with the Killers’ ‘Human’ as a tribute to Salt Lake’s Brandon Flowers who had apparently been in line for a Howard Jones in store signing back in the nineties.

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3/30 I:Scintilla w/Thought Thieves, Cwn Annwn at Ground Zero 18+

I:Scintilla March 30 Ground Zero flyer

Aztalan Turf Podcast and Kilted Farmer Koncerts present…

I:Scintilla at Ground Zero

With special guests Thought Thieves & Cwn Annwn

Friday, March 30, 2012
Doors 9:00 pm, 9:30 pm show, 18+
241s first hour after doors

DJs Nitrogen and Noise will keep you dancing until bar close. Also spinning will be special guest DJ BigKev.

Tickets $10 at the door

Venue Info

Ground Zero
15 4th Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

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3/31 MESH/IRIS/DEVISON at Ground Zero 18+

Legends of Synthpop 2011-03-31 Flyer

Kilted Farmer Koncerts, Ground Zero and Lana present…

Legends of Synthpop!!
Thursday, March 31 at Ground Zero

MESH / IRIS / DE/VISON with local opener SOMEGIRL

Doors 7:30, 8 pm show 18+

$15 adv at Brown Paper Tickets, $20 door

Venue Info

Ground Zero
15 4th Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

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