Exactly one week after fellow post-rock trailblazers Slint enjoyed a classic Mill City Night, the Glaswegian quintet known as Mogwai comes to town. The group — beloved for its sprawling guitar jams, bleak worldview and grab-bag of ambient effects — has been ambitiously rocking since 1995, releasing albums with inspired titles (“Come on Die Young,” “Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will”) at a steady clip. The latest, January’s “Rave Tapes,” earned the veteran boundary-testers high marks from critics. Opening is arty Pittsburgh musician/composer Majeure. Jay Boller

Price: $20


First Avenue Mainroom

701 1st Av. N.Minneapolis, MN


Date: Ended 05/18/14

Upcoming events

05/28 – Little Dragon
06/06 – Get Together 3
06/08 – Best Coast
06/12 – Ying Yang Twins
06/17 – Geto Boys
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08/03 – The Kills
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09/10 – Brandon Flowers
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