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Sat • September 30, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Suitcase Junket

Uptown VFW
Tickets $15 – $20
An Evening with The Suitcase Junket Saturday September 30 James Ballentine "Uptown" VFW Post 246 Doors 6:30pm :: Music 7:00pm :: 21+ GA $15 ADV / $20 DOS NO REFUNDS


James Ballentine “Uptown” VFW Post 246

  • Doors 6:30pm
  • Music 7:00pm
  • 21+
  • GA $15 ADV / $20 DOS 

*Does not include fees

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An Evening with

The Suitcase Junket


The Suitcase Junket returns to the Twin Cities for a special performance. Artist, tunesmith, swamp Yankee international touring artist Matt Lorenz is a one-man salvage specialist singing into the hollow of a dumpster guitar, slipping a broken bottleneck onto the slide finger, railing on a box of twisted forks and bones, rocking until every sound is ragged at its edges, till the house is singing back. He brings wild energy with a punk-folk-busker-psych rock vibe to each performance. 
The Suitcase Junket is filling rooms and drawing festival crowds all over his native New England and beyond from opening nights for Lake Street Dive and Charlie Musselwhite to Mountain Stage in West Virginia. He caught the attention of National Public Radio who chose his video session for “Earth Apple” from his 2015 album Make Time as one of the year’s favorite sessions.
“The overall sound lands somewhere between The Avett Brothers and early, dirty Black Keys. There’s a Tom Waits vibe in the fuzzy megaphone reverb mic, and something ancient, rear tribal in his whistles and moans.” – The Boston Globe
“The Suitcase Junket is a master of musical imagination.” – NPR World Cafe


Sat • September 30, 2023
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$15 – $20
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Uptown VFW
2916 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408
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