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Fri • February 9 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am

Messer Chups w/ Black Widows, The Swongos, & Dj Demonica

Uptown VFW
Tickets $15 – $20
Messer Chups with Black Widows The Swongos Dj Demonica Friday, February 9 James Ballentine "Uptown" VFW Post 246 Doors 8:00pm :: Music 8:00pm :: 21+ GA $15 ADV / $20 DOS NO REFUNDS Ticket On-Sale Now


James Ballentine “Uptown” VFW Post 246

  • Doors 8:00pm
  • Music 8:00pm
  • 21+
  • $15.00 Advance / $20.00 Day Of Show

*Does not include fees

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Messer Chups 

with Black Widows, The Swongos , & Dj Demonica
While Messer Chups’ mostly instrumental sound is hard to neatly categorize, it’s safe to say that it would be embraced by fans of rockabilly, horror punk, vintage surf records, Italian slasher films, My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult, Pulp Fiction, lounge music, the theremin, The Cramps, and the theme song from The Munsters. Their catchy music combines surf, vintage Russian melodies, rare film samples from the 50s and 60s, scratchy historical recordings, and lounge loops. Live, they explode with garage-punk intensity, all played against a video-collage backdrop of mid-century trashy cult and horror movie clips featuring Russ Meyer and Ed Wood, and superstars like Vampira and Bela Lugosi in a zombie mash-up.

Black Widows is a surf-psych-punk band from Minneapolis, Minnesota. BW twangy surf guitar, easy sleazy bass grooves, riot grrrl vocals, and slick beats will move you outta your seats!

The Swongos are a three piece instrumental Surf Band from the St. Croix River Valley on the Minnesota/Wisconsin border. In addition to Surf Music, they have many styles of music such as Spy, Exotica, and Indie Rock sprinkled in their sound. 

+ Dj Demonica spinning vinyl


Fri • February 9
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
$15 – $20
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Uptown VFW
2916 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408
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(612) 823-6233
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