If you want to dress up like a dead person and go see live music, you've got a lot of options over the next few days.
Halloween isn't till next Tuesday, which gives you a whole weekend (and then some) to wear something even weirder than you usually do when you head out to the clubs. Here are some places where you can make a spooktacle of yourself while dancing, rocking out, or otherwise musicking in public. Boo.
Icehouse Halloween Bash
Costume party featuring Graveyard Club and Dem Atlas. 10:30 p.m. Oct. 28; $8-$10. Icehouse, 2528 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis; 612-276-6523.
Adam Levy's Joga Bola Halloween Bash
Costumes encouraged. 8 p.m. Oct. 31; $5. Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main St., Minneapolis; 612-379-3138.
Black Widows’ Mummy Mama Boogie Halloween Mash
EP release and variety show featuring games, prizes, and a costume contest. 7 p.m. Oct. 31; $10-$12. Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater, 810 W. Lake St., Minneapolis; 612-825-3737.
Daughters of Darkness: Halloween Edition
Featuring Devata Daun, Miss Q, Angelica Ottavia, Hyperkarma, and visuals by Katie Lee. Hosted by Lea Reed and presented by Dark Energy. 8 p.m. Oct. 31; $7-$10. 7th St. Entry, 701 1st Ave. N., Minneapolis; 612-338-8388.
ELnO Halloween Brouhaha
7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fri., Oct. 27. Lee's Liquor Lounge, 101 Glenwood Ave., Minneapolis; 612-338-9491..
Gramma's Boyfriend Halloween Ball
With Maple & Beech. 11 p.m. Oct. 27; $10/$12. Icehouse, 2528 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis; 612-276-6523
Halloween Dance Party Featuring Thunderstruck
With costume contest, prizes, and more live music with Ultimate Journey and Shot Thru the Heart. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28; $15. Medina Entertainment Center, 500 Hwy. 55, Hamel; 763-478-6661.
Halloween Party with Back Alley
With Soul Tree. 7 p.m.-1 a.m. Oct. 28; Free. Schooner Tavern, 2901 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis; 612-729-4365.
Halloween Party with Good for Gary
9:30 p.m. Oct. 28; $12. Dog House Bar and Grill, 2029 Woodlyn Ave., Maplewood; 651-621-1535.
Krewe of Dad's Masquerade Ball XXXII
Featuring John Papa Gros Band, the People Brothers Band, and the Gentlemen's Anti-Temperance League. Costumes encouraged. 7 p.m. Oct. 28; $25. The Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge, 3010 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis.
Lake Monster Bash
Featuring Haley, Chastity Brown, Actual Wolf, Farewell Milwaukee, and Them Coulee Boys. 1-9 p.m. Oct. 28; $15. Lake Monster Brewing, 550 Vandalia St., St. Paul; 612-964-6288.
The Plymouth Concert Band Presents: Spooktacular Concert
A celebration of Halloween featuring costumes, treats, and suspenseful music. 4 p.m. Oct. 29; Free. Wayzata High School, 4995 Peony Lane N., Plymouth; 763-745-6600.
University of Minnesota School of Music's Maroon and Campus Bands Present Trick or Treat Concert
Family-friendly concert with costumes encouraged and a parade during intermission, with the Instrument Petting Zoo in the lobby before the show and trick to treating following the performance. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30; Free. Ted Mann Concert Hall, 2128 4th St. S., Minneapolis; 612-624-2345.
Featuring Legion's Halloween costume contest. 7-11 p.m. Oct. 28; Free. Rosetown American Legion #542, 700 County Rd. C. W., St. Paul; 651-483-4405.
Skaloween 2017 - Flipsyde Reunion Bash
With Flipsyde, the Prizefighters, and the Right Here. 8-11 p.m.; $8/$10. Triple Rock Social Club, 629 Cedar Ave. S, Minneapolis; 612-333-7399.
Halloween party with Buffalo Sleeper and Marcus Noise. 7 p.m. Oct. 31; Free. Viking Bar, 1829 Riverside Ave., Minneapolis; 612-353-4794.
With Satsang, the Limns, and Cosmic Serenity. 8 p.m. Oct. 28; $20-$25. Cabooze, 917 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis; 612-338-6425.
Halloween Harmonica Blues Bash
Featuring Stevie Vonderharr & the Knock Outs and Curtis Blake & Greazy Gravy. 2 p.m. Oct. 29; $10. Minnesota Music Cafe, 501 Payne Ave., St. Paul; 651-776-4699.
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