Soundset Before Party

Another sign of how big their festival has become, Rhymesayers Entertainment is throwing a Soundset Before Party at First Ave this year in addition to the usual after-party, and it’s almost a festival within itself. Hometown favorite Brother Ali will deliver his only (advertised) performance of the weekend alongside some of his crew’s longtime Los Angeles cohorts, Slug’s old Felt partner Murs and Step Brothers, the duo featuring Evidence of Dilated Peoples fame and Eminem’s former DJ, Alchemist. The Lioness, DJ Abilities and more perform. (8 p.m. Sat., First Avenue, $20-$25.) The after-party has been left it in the very capable turntabling hands of the Get Cryphy DJs. Chris Riemenschneider

Price: $20 - $25

Where

First Avenue Mainroom

701 1st Av. N.Minneapolis, MN

When

Date: Ended 05/24/14

Upcoming events

11/19 – Noname
11/20 – Liam Gallagher
11/24 – Grieves
11/26 – Blue Felix
12/01 – Mogwai
12/02 – Mason Jennings
12/05 – Matisyahu
12/15 – Semisonic
12/18 – Lil Pump
12/22 – Flip Phone
02/08 – ZZ Ward
02/13 – Neck Deep
02/17 – Valerie June
02/20 – Masjid Jordan
02/22 – Machine Head
02/23 – Ani Difranco
03/02 – Tune-Yards
03/06 – Why Don't We
03/18 – OMD
04/13 – Echosmith
05/10 – The Fratellis