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Brandi Carlile to open The Fillmore Minneapolis with 3 night residency

The first run of shows at the new venue has been announced.
The Fillmore Minneapolis Music Hall

Brandi Carlile will be the opening act at Minneapolis' new concert venue, The Fillmore, it was announced on Tuesday.

The Grammy winner will play three nights at the venue over Valentine's Day weekend, Feb. 12-14, with each show a different animal.

The first will see her perform as part of a trio, the next night she'll be joined by a full band, and on the final night she'll be playing her love-themed 2010 EP "XOBC."

Carlile was last in Minnesota for the Minnesota State Fair, when she played as part of the Grandstand Concert Series.

She's among several acts announced for the new venue, which has been built as part of a mixed-use development adjacent to Target Field in the Minneapolis North Loop, which also includes a Westin hotel.

Other acts announced for the first few months after the venue's opening include Buddy Guy, Evanescence, Jonny Lang, the Revivalists, Motion City Soundtrack, Three 6 Mafia, Ty Dolla $ign, Yung Gravy and Rüfüs Du Sol.

Live Nation's new 1,850-capacity venue is aiming to compete with First Avenue, with the concert promoter and booker taking a potshot at the legendary venue in August, saying The Fillmore is "not just a black box with people in it."

Here's the full list of acts booked for The Fillmore.

  • Brandi Carlile, Feb. 12-14.
  • Motion City Soundtrack, Feb. 15-16.
  • Ty Dolla $ign, Feb. 17.
  • Yung Gravy, Feb. 21.
  • $uicideboy$, Feb. 22.
  • Buddy Guy, Feb. 27.
  • Rufus Du Sol, Feb. 28.
  • Hayley Kiyoko, March 3.
  • Sublime with Rome, with Jon Wayne and the Pain, March 4.
  • Three 6 Mafia, March 7.
  • Lanco, March 12.
  • The Revivalists, March 13.
  • The Floozies with SunSquabi, March 20.
  • Dillon Francis, March 21.
  • Yultron Presents Rave Prom, March 27.
  • Hippie Sabotage, March 28.
  • The Disco Biscuits, April 10-11.
  • Jonny Lang, April 17.
  • Citizen Cope, April 29.
  • Evanescence, May 14.

Tickets for the announced shows go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday via Ticketmaster, though Citi credit card holders can get access to presale tickets earlier.

No prices have been announced ahead of the events.

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