Against Me!

With its classic Butch Vig-produced 2007 album “New Wave,” Against Me! stepped up as one of the best throwback, fist-in-the air, riff-and-roar punk bands in 20-some years. With its latest album, “Transgender Dysphoria Blues,” the Florida quartet arguably steps out as one of the most daring, socially challenging punk bands of all time. The record chronicles frontwoman Laura Jane Grace’s transformation from the former Tom Gabel in surprisingly frank and universal ways. During their riveting SXSW shows two weeks ago, though, Grace & Co. proved that surprisingly little else has changed. Laura Stevenson of the punk collective Bomb the Music Industry and Michigan trio Cheap Girls open. Chris Riemenschneider

Price: $18 - $20

Where

First Avenue Mainroom

701 1st Av. N.Minneapolis, MN

When

Date: Ended 04/2/14

Upcoming events

12/27 – The Main Event
01/03 – Terry Mullan
01/15 – Railroad Earth
01/16 – 12 Rods
01/23 – Cold War Kids
01/24 – Atmosphere
01/30 – Bob Mould
02/03 – London Grammar
02/05 – Galactic
02/13 – JD McPherson
03/01 – Punch Brothers
03/04 – The Wailers
03/10 – Mod Sun
03/23 – Coal Chamber
03/26 – Benjamin Booker
04/02 – OK Go
04/05 – Clean Bandit
04/12 – Caribou
04/13 – Twin Shadow
04/23 – Umphrey's McGee

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