Echo & the Bunnymen

Not quite as famous as their fellow Liverpudlian who came to town last weekend, Echo & the Bunnymen also went nine years between local gigs. The big-haired, pouty-lipped darlings of MTV’s “120 Minutes” and the “Pretty in Pink” soundtrack (with “Bring on the Dancing Horses”) have a new throwback-sounding album, “Meteorites.” Brit-cocky frontman Ian McCulloch and guitarist Will Sergeant are the remaining original members, a sort of poor man’s Bono and the Edge who nonetheless share a rich legacy. Chris Riemenschneider

Price: $27 - $30

Where

First Avenue Mainroom

701 1st Av. N.Minneapolis, MN

When

Date: Ended 08/9/14

Upcoming events

07/03 – Miike Snow
07/08 – Poptone
07/19 – Sublime
07/21 – Andrew Bird
07/23 – The Revolution
07/29 – Mike Stud
08/06 – Sylvan Esso
08/22 – Simple Plan
08/24 – Washed Out
08/29 – Midnight Oil
09/12 – Oh Wonder
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10/01 – Future Islands
10/02 – Angel Olsen
10/07 – Blue October
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10/23 – Lany
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11/02 – Alvvays
11/08 – Crystal Castles
11/12 – O.A.R.
11/20 – Liam Gallagher
12/01 – Mogwai