Weekend Best Bets: April 15-17

Friday

Life Is a Highway

WHAT: Rascal Flatts
WHEN: 8 p.m.
WHERE: Mystic Lake Casino
One of the most lauded Country groups of the past decade, Rascal Flatts embarks on its “Rhythm & Roots” tour with special guests Kelsea Ballerini and Chris Lane. The band has sold over 22.5 million albums and won more than 40 awards from ACAs, ACMs, CMAs, People’s Choice Awards, and more. Learn more about the band and their tour at Rascal Flatts.

They’re All In

WHAT: The 4onthefloor
WHEN: 8 p.m.
WHERE: First Avenue
Accompanied by White Light Riot and Erik Koskinen, Minneapolis-based rock n’ roll outfit the 4onthefloor lights up First Avenue. Following the band’s third album release, All In, frontman Gabriel Douglas is looking to speak to a growing audience. More information about the show at First Avenue.


Saturday

Written In the Stars

WHAT: Constellations
WHEN: 8 p.m.
WHERE: Jungle Theater
A hit in London and New York, Constellations comes to the Twin Cities with stars Ron Menzel and Anna Sundberg. The show explores the differences between choice and destiny as it follows a pair of lovers through life. The New Yorker called it “a singular astonishment,” while the New York Times wrote, “Who knew that higher physics could be so sexy, so accessible—and so emotionally devastating?” Find tickets at Jungle Theater.

Lorca’s Women

WHAT: Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre
WHEN: 8 p.m.
WHERE: Goodale Theater
Joined by an ensemble of musicians and guest singers, Zorongo Flamenco will premiere Susana di Palma’s new work Lorca’s Women with dances inspired by Spain’s beloved poet Federico Garcia Lorca. Tickets available at Cowles Center.


Sunday

Funny Girl

WHAT: Buyer & Cellar
WHEN: 2 p.m.
WHERE: New Century Theatre
Buyer & Cellar is a wildly funny show about the price of fame, the cost of things, and the oddest of odd jobs. It follows struggling Los Angles actor Alex More as he takes the unusual job of running the basement mall in Barbra Streisand’s Malibu home. Half fact, half fiction, the show was originally named Best Unique Theatrical Experience by the Off-Broadway Alliance. Learn more at Hennepin Theatre Trust.

For Better or for Wurst

WHAT: Twin Cities Best of the Wurst
WHEN: 2-5 p.m.
WHERE: Sociable Cider Werks
Join in the fun with great Twin Cities chefs as they show off their artisanal sausage skills. Find all the details at Twin Cities Best of the Wurst

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