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407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

February 2020

SAINTSENECA

February 28 @ 8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$5.00

Saintseneca performs their vast and enigmatic folk rock at Sister.Saintseneca’s Zac Little has been thinking a lot about memory. Not necessarily his memories, though they creep in often, too. Rather, he mulls over the idea of memory itself: its resilience, its haziness, how it slips away as we try to hang on, the way it resurfaces despite our best efforts to forget.Memory is the common thread running throughout the Columbus folk-punk band’s fourth album, Pillar of Na, arriving in late…

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Carnaval Latino 2020

February 29 @ 8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$10.00

Baracutanga presents their annual Carnaval Latino celebration!Are you ready for Carnaval yet? We have a very special treat for burque on this first Carnaval Latino of the decade, AND on a leap day, how cool is that! Arizona based Cumbia Fusion Las Calakas plus BARACUTANGA and joining the party and keeping you dancing to your favorite Latin tunes will be DJ Pancho A. Quiñones. This will be a kick as party that will help you forget about the cold and…

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March 2020

B. Dolan

March 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$10.00

Strange Famous Records emcee B. Dolan will be at Sister on March 1st with Vockah Redu and Blesinfinite! B. Dolan is an emcee from Providence, R.I., he's been touring and releasing records independently since 2008 with indie-rap goliaths STRANGE FAMOUS RECORDS. Most recently, he release two critically acclaimed rap LPs and toured the world w/ SAGE FRANCIS under the group name EPIC BEARD MEN.This February, B. DOLAN returns to the road for select dates, during which he'll be developing a…

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BLOCKHEAD

March 5 @ 7:00 pm - 12:30 am
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$12.00

Blockhead live at Sister"New York-bred producer Blockhead is back with Bubble Bath, his tenth solo effort and follow-up to this year’s Free Sweatpants album, which featured MCs such as Aesop Rock and Open Mike Eagle. Like the majority of his extensive catalog, Bubble Bath is soaking in 12 tracks of instrumental bliss." -hiphopdxsupport TBA $12 adv / $15 day of show

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Def-i ‘Deserted Oceans’ Album Release Party

March 6 @ 8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$10.00

Def-i returns to Sister to release his new album, "Deserted Oceans".Following 2019’s album Dream Trails, iconic New Mexico artist Def-i is preparing to release his sixth studio project, Deserted Oceans, on Friday, March 6th of this year with album release party at Sister featuring special guests Vel The Wonder aka Vel 9 (Los Angeles, CA), DDAT, T.R.3, Endz, plus more. 8pm-1am $10 advance $15 at the door.More album/single info:Def-I continues the Dream Trails magic and teams up once again with…

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Electric Funeral with Street Tombs

March 7 @ 8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$5.00

Electric Funeral throws the breaker on a night of live death metal featuring Street Tombs. $5 for 2 bands and 2 DJs. Electric Funeral throws the breaker on a night of live death metal featuring Street Tombs. Uncle Chair and Beavis Christ spinning their wheels as usual.Doors at 8pm $5 cover, still no shelter or sniveling.

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Rakim

March 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$20.00 - $29.95

Sister is honored to welcome back the legendary God MC, Rakim on Friday, March 13th!BiographyIn 1986, Rakim started to work with New York-based producer-DJ Eric B. The duo—known as Eric B & Rakim—is widely regarded as among the most influential and groundbreaking of hip-hop groups, due in no small part to Rakim's technical abilities. The duo’s first single, "Eric B. Is President" was a success and got the duo a contract with the fledgling Island Records sub-label 4th & B'way.…

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GOOD MORNING

March 14 @ 8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$12.00

Australian dream-pop act, Good Morning performs Sister with support from Fad Vandals and Sweet Roll.Good Morning is the recording project of Stefan Blair and Liam Parsons. An experiment in blurring the lines that circle guitar pop, Good Morning are at once scrappy and melodic, cynical and silly, narrative and abstract: guitar music that’s distinctly contemporary and never self-serious.Formed in 2013 when Blair and Parsons bought themselves a 4-track, Good Morning have two albums and two EPs to their name. The…

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Prism B tch with Future Scars and Chisme at Sister

March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 1:30 am
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$5.00

A truly all-star local lineup that spans genres, dreams, and aeons of friendship. A concert experience not to be missed.After several months percolating in their secret base Prism Bitch is back to rock you and encourage you. They are celebrating a tour kickoff as they leave to play again with Built to SpillSPECIAL GUEST: ICUMDRUMS will be filling in for Teresa as she has been summonedPRISM BITCHPrism Bitch is a hard rock band that beamed down in 2016 from the…

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Davey and the Midnights and Lord Buffalo

March 19 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$5.00

Davey and the Midnights are bringing their Laurel Canyon grooves to Sister on March 19th alongside high desert rock seers Lord Buffalo.Los Angeles westsiders Davey And The Midnights combine traditional country, blues, and psychedelia to create an eclectic highway sound in the vein of Gram Parsons, JJ Cale, and the Grateful Dead. The band is fronted by Davey Allen who is a member of the legendary rock group Eric Burdon and the Animals.Lord Buffalo is a mud-folk band from Austin,…

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OM

March 21 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$15.00 - $20.00

OM returns to Sister on Saturday, March 21 with Wovenhand as support.OMWhere GOD IS GOOD was the first step in a more ornate and sophisticated direction for OM, ADVAITIC SONGS achieves a level of composition that would’ve been impossible to foresee. There remains the singularity of purpose that is the core of all OM records, but no single reason can account for this comprehensive nature of their evolution.On this album the core primary sound of OM remains, yet everything reaches…

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TwoLips with Jess Joy and Annabelle Magginnis

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 12:30 am
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
Free

TwoLips returns to the 505 to spread love and good vibes across the dancefloorSpecial Guests: Jess Joy (ex Moon Honey) & Annabelle MagginisHailing from New Mexico, TwoLips is outspokenly herself. Born half Native American and half black, she has never been shy from understanding the importance her own representation as well as the representation of all the diverse thinkers and creators around her. She naturally falls into a leadership role with her commanding presence and attentive energy. TwoLips can be…

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THE MAUSKOVIC DANCE BAND

March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$10.00

The Mauskovic Dance Band live and in person at Sister BarThe Mauskovic Dance Band– a heady, tropical blend of cumbia, Afro-Caribbean rhythms and space disco, culminating in a vibrant hypnotic groove destined for bustling dancefloors. The Mauskovic Dance Band is the brainchild of the Amsterdam-based producer and musician, Nicola Mauskovic (Altin Gün, W.I.T.C.H., Jacco Gardner).Entirely self-produced, the band has reiterated their favourite elements of the 70s and 80s legacy of the Afro-Latin psychedelic music of Colombia and Peru, interpreting it…

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YOB

March 25 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$16.00

Doom metal titans, YOB return to Sister on Wednesday, March 25!Epic, crushing, and heavy beyond words, YOB has achieved legendary status in recent years due to their unmatched aesthetic and incredible body of work. Formed in 1996 in Eugene, Oregon under the leadership of doom metal mastermind Mike Scheidt on guitars and vocals, the group initially released a three song demo tape in 2000 that garnered them international attention. Drawing comparisons to groups like Neurosis, Sleep and Electric Wizard, YOB…

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Mission Control with Galaxy, ALXXS, DanDan

March 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$5.00

a night of stellar dance music featuring Galaxy, ALXXS, and DanDan with visuals from Quannumthrow ALL SYSTEMS GOtake your protein pills and put your helmets onDanDan opens the night with some very heady home-brew sonicshttps://soundcloud.com/dandanmakesmusicALXXS puts some swing in the thing with his signature blend of house and cumbiahttps://soundcloud.com/alxxsgarzaGalaxy transports the dancefloor beyond the stratosphere with an astute selection of dubstep, hip-hop, and future disco. http://www.thegalaxyvibes.com$5 gets you to escape velocity

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April 2020

OH ROSE

April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
Free

Free show with one of our favorite PNW bands, a genre spanning rock and roll sound spearheaded by the ethereal vocals of Olivia RoseThe Olympia, WA based four-piece Oh, Rose has solidified their place in the PNW music scene through powerful, upbeat performances showcasing the emotive and unfiltered voice of front person Olivia Rose. Their catalog is both intimate and explosive; since forming in 2014, the band has released two albums and an EP, amassing a catalog that ranges from…

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OF MONTREAL

April 8 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$17.00

of Montreal returns to Sister with support from Locate S,1.Kevin and Christina make out in a car at the airport, flipping off the police officer that tells them to keep moving. Kevin and Christina discuss taking ecstasy as couple’s therapy. Kevin and Christina break down and then reconnect. The new love we heard about on the last of Montreal record, White is Relic/Irrealis Mood, is settling. If that was the falling-in-love record, then this is the staying-in-love record. That was…

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Black Marble

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$12.00

Black Marble bring their celluloid synth-pop sound to Sister with support from Moaning When Chris Stewart set out to write and record his third album as Black Marble, he was newly living in Los Angeles, fresh off a move from New York. The environment brought much excitement and possibility, but the distance had proved too much for the car he brought along. With it out of commission indefinitely, he purchased a bus pass and planned his daily commute from his…

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Black Belt Eagle Scout

April 24 @ 8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$13.00

Black Belt Eagle Scout returns to Sister with a potent brand of folk rock.Katherine Paul is Black Belt Eagle Scout. Released in September of 2018, Mother of My Children was the debut album from Black Belt Eagle Scout, the recording project of Katherine Paul. Heralded as a favorite new musician of 2018 by the likes of NPR Music, Stereogum, and Paste, the album was also named as a “Best Rock Album of 2018” by Pitchfork, and garnered further end-of-year praise…

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POLIÇA

April 25 @ 8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$12.00

Poliça performs their dark, vivid pop at Sister.POLIÇAhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6iLs-yHQmNQIf the opening moments of POLIÇA’s new album, United Crushers, leave you feeling unsettled, then Channy Leaneagh has done her job. With her voice pitch-shifted down into an ominous, nearly unrecognizable register, she sings of a post-industrial urban landscape littered with broken promises, a land of poverty and violence that’s been rigged against us from the start. Despite all that, though, there is an element of defiance, a refusal to surrender in her…

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Jacuzzi Boys

April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$12.00

Jacuzzi Boys drop the beat at Sister. Don't sleep!The year, 2007. The Boys, Jacuzzi. Hatched inside a vulture’s nest, Jacuzzi Boys emerged from deep within the Florida wilds, three radioactive chicks cawing for their piece of electric rock pie.With No Seasons (Florida’s Dying) they freaked their way through the swamps, a psycho stomp of a record, all hallucinations and hand claps. Glazin’ (Hardly Art) found a more polished sound. They installed AC units inside their mobile homes, found a way…

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May 2020

Los Dug Dugs

May 5 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$10.00

Bona fide psychedelic pioneers Los Dug Dug's rock out Sister Cinco de Mayo with support from Levitation Room.Mexican garage rock legends Los Dug Dug's are led by singer/multi-instrumentalist Armando Nava—born in Durango, Durango in 1946. At 15, he acquired his first guitar, and at 17 he joined his first band, Xippos Rock—when their original frontman quit, Nava assumed lead vocal duties, and after graduating high school the group toured the Tijuana region, with Nava's salesman father driving their van and…

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Elder

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$15.00

Elder makes a long-awaited stop at Sister with support from special guest Bask. Presented By Monolith on the Mesa.Elder is Nicholas DiSalvo, Jack Donovan, Michael Risberg and Georg Edert.Elder is a genre-pushing rock band that melds heavy psychedelic sounds with progressive elements and evocative soundscapes. Formed in a small coastal town in Massachusetts in the mid aughts, the band has reinvented their sound over the course of five albums to grow from a stalwart of the stoner/doom scene into one…

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June 2020

WINDHAND

June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$12.00

Doom visionaries, Windhand, return to Sister to move a mountain of heavy tones.For a band who traffic in measured, unhurried riffage, Richmond’s WINDHAND have moved awfully quickly over the last few years. Founded in 2009, the VA quintet have been making waves since the release of their 2010 practice space demo, a two-track CD that garnered the band comparisons to artists like Electric Wizard, The Devil’s Blood, and Black Sabbath. That auspicious start was further realized in March 2012 when…

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September 2020

Oh Sees

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$20.00

Oh Sees return to Sister to once again raze some cane.Crack the coffers, Oh Sees have spawned another frothy LP of head-destroying psych epics to grok and rock out to. You’ll notice the fresh dollop of organ and keyboard prowess courtesy of “Memory of a Cut Off Head” alum and noted key-stabber Tom Dolas…the Quattrone/Rincon drum-corps polyrhythmic pulse continues to astound and pound in equal measure, buttressed by the nimble fingered bottom end of Sir Tim Hellman the Brave and…

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