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407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

October 2019

OXX WITH BELINDA AND MEPHALTA

October 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$5.00

Oxx is an avant-hardcore/punk band from Aarhus. Don't miss this high-energy show featuring locals Mephalta and Belinda. Aarhus, Denmark-based trio OXX is a trio shamelessly doing whatever pleases them. The band been working toward an auditory mindfuck since 2012. All three members of OXX have previously been active in both the Danish punk/metal scene and heaps of weird shit such as avant/free music, afrobeat, and film scoring. Originally formed to bridge the gap between these seemingly disparate genres, OXX has…

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LOWLIFE VIDS’N’VINYL

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
Free

Lowlife Vids'n'Vinyl presents a smorgasbord of visual oddities and peculiar ear-worms to which you may groove. Lowness Life:DJs Caterwaul & Unhinged provide the sounds and cinema, Longhair Records pops up with rare & eclectic vinyl, and yet more free stuff will be dispensed from the LowLife Media Combine.

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LEFTOVER SOUL

October 18 @ 8:00 pm - 1:30 am
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$5.00

Leftover Soul is a recurring all vinyl soul dance party with a perpetually grooving dance floor. DJ Leftovers spins the best soul records you've never heard; to keep the boogie strong all night long. This month we welcome Agent 45 (aka Brian Poust) from New Orleans. $5 cover gets in the door and your shoes will get you moving on the dance floor!

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GOLDEN BOOTS

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$5.00

Golden Boots is coming in to rock you gently with the help of Ry Warner and the Gral Bros. This Sunday afternoon show starts early. Tucson, Arizona’s(US) tropical cowboys Golden Boots, continue to create their unique and diverse music distilled from the dusty depths and strip malls of the American southwest. Part rock, part country, part absurdity, and all weird, the toe-tapping ramshackle hydra that is Golden BooTs transforms again into their latest incarnation, the “Tropical Trio”.Founding members Dimitri Manos…

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GIRLPOOL

October 22 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$12.00

Girlpool performs at Sister for the first time! The music Cleo Tucker and Harmony Tividad release as Girlpool occupies a transient space. Their constant evolution makes it perfectly impossible to articulate exactly where their project falls within the contemporary musical canon; this is one of the many reasons Girlpool’s music is so captivating.Never before has a group’s maturation been so transparently attached to the maturation of its members. This is due in large part to the fact that Girlpool came…

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SUMMER CANNIBALS

October 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$7.00

SUMMER CANNIBALS from Portland, OR make their Sister debut in support of their new record "Can't Tell Me No" You know what you did, you know what I saw. Now I take back my doubt so that you’ll crawl. 
Summer Cannibals’ fourth album Can’t Tell Me No, out June 28th on Tiny Engines, is a defiant release whose very existence is the result of taking back power—after escaping a manipulative personal and creative relationship, guitarist/vocalist and bandleader Jessica Boudreaux chose…

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OH SEES

October 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$20.00

Fearless psych-rock shredders, Oh Sees, will be returning to Sister, once again supported by Prettiest Eyes 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…

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CAPTURED! BY ROBOTS

October 30 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$10.00

Captured! By Robots returns to Sister to induce robotic grindcore nightmares. GTRBOT666 & DRMBOT 0110 return to Sister with mechanical precision and contemptuous riffage; using their human slave Jbot to spread a message of distaste for the putrid state of humanity. If you've never been sonically assaulted by these weapons of aural destruction, you have a lot to learn about the future of robots (and humans, for that matter).

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November 2019

TWANG

November 1 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
Free

Join us for very special happy hour featuring a Honky Tonk & Classic Country all vinyl dj set by Sum-Bum! Sacramento based DJ and Sister alumnus Josh G. will be spinning some of his favorite vintage 45s on Friday, November 1 from 5-9pm. You can expect to hear a mix of timeless Honky Tonk and classic Country gems. . . perfect drinkin' music.

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BIG THIEF

November 2 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$19.00

Big Thief returns to Sister on Saturday, November 2nd. Make sure to show up early for an opening set by Palehound!

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BLACK MOUNTAIN

November 4 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$18.00

Black Mountain comes to Albuquerque to share the new album "Destroyer," out now on Dine Alone records. With Ryley Walker and Helms Alee. Just added: Helms Alee will be returning to Sister to open this show! Show up early to catch these Pacific Northwest legends lighting a fire!Black Mountain’s Stephen McBean turned 16 after Woodstock but before Varg started burning down Norwegian churches. And yet, until just two short years ago, McBean had lived his entire adolescence and adult life…

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DIRTY HONEY

November 5 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$12.00

Los Angeles quartet Dirty Honey will be at Sister on Tuesday, November 5th. John Notto likes to call the sound of his band, Dirty Honey, "New Fashioned Rock 'n' Roll."You'd be hard-pressed to find a better description.The Los Angeles quartet is indeed a rock 'n' roll band, straight up and with no apologies or explanations needed --and a fan base that includes Guns N' Roses, Slash & the Conspirators, and TheWho, all of whom have tapped Dirty Honey to open…

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1349

November 6 @ 8:00 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$15.00

Norwegian Black Metal titans 1349 will be playing Sister with UADA on Wednesday, November 6th. Norwegian black metal titans 1349 have returned with their long awaited seventh full-length: ‘The Infernal Pathway’. The album promises a journey through chaos and madness, darkness and peril, terror and annihilation.1349 is AURAL HELLFIRE. That has been, and continues to be, the primary concept since the band first rose from the ashes of Alvheim in 1997. Conceived around the founding members – vocalist and former…

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MONOLORD and BLACKWATER HOLYLIGHT

November 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$15.00

Monolord returns to Sister with Blackwater Holylight on Thursday, November 7th! In 2013, Monolord first emerged from Gothenburg, Sweden behind an impenetrable wall of distortion and spell-binding vocals. The outside world took notice in a big way as the trio of Thomas V Jäger , Esben Willems , and Mika Häkki garnered a flurry critical acclaim for their RidingEasy Records debut, Empress Rising, a year later. Decibel Magazine decreed them, “your new favorite band,” New Noise Magazine called the album,…

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FRANKIE COSMOS

November 9 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$16.00

Frankie Cosmos takes the Sister stage on Saturday, November 9th! FRANKIE COSMOSClose It Quietly is a continual reframing of the known. It’s like giving yourself a haircut or rearranging your room. You know your hair. You know your room. Here’s the same hair, the same room, seen again as something new. Close It Quietlytakes the trademark Frankie Cosmos micro-universe and upends it, spilling outwards into a swirl of referentiality that’s a marked departure from earlier releases, imagining and reimagining motifs…

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MONDO DRAG, ULTHAR, ORYX

November 10 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$10.00

An unfathomable convergence of heaviness featuring three distinctly maleficent techniques of sonic devastation on display. MONDO DRAG:Mondo Drag will knock your socks off, let your hair down and take you on a mind's eye exploration you won't soon forget. Though they exude love for the spiraling tapestry of heavy psychedelia of the past, they are on a rock and roll mission all their own: an unearthed prog band, futuristic in their time capsule, rocketing forward through the depths, gathering the…

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DEATH VALLEY GIRLS & CROCODILES

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

Death Valley Girls and Crocodiles co-headline a night of fuzzy, fringey rock'n'roll. Kate Clover supports. DEATH VALLEY GIRLShttps://deathvalleygirls.bandcamp.com/Rock n’ roll has always served as a means to elevate the fringe of society, though it’s accentuated the plights of the outcasts and misfits in different ways throughout the years. In its infancy, rock was a playful rebuttal against segregation and Puritanism. In the ‘60s, it became a vehicle for an elevated consciousness. In the years following the Summer of Love and…

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ALL YOUR SISTERS

November 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$5.00

All Your Sisters bring their goth-influenced post-punk sound to Albuquerque, with True Body and Cryogeyser All Your Sisters was conceived in 2011 in Reno, NV by Jordan Morrison as an outlet to process the suffering that Morrison witnessed while working graveyard shifts as a paramedic. The primal state of debased humanity certainly left a blistering mark that can be heard in the project's third full-length, 'Trust Ruins.' Morrison also mines themes from his oppressive religious upbringing as well as a…

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FISTER

November 19 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
Free

Fister plays metal so poisonous, polluted, and nihilistic that sludge-doom-funeral-death are the only labels that can hang. Also $2 tacos. At long last, it's Fister at Sister. Local support from Sword Horse + special guest tbaHailing from the confluence of infectious disease, arbitrary violence, and rivers of industrial filth that is St. Louis MO, FISTER have been sublimating their brutally toxic environment into a deliberate and belligerent challenge to the eardrums since 2009. Comprised of drummer Kirk Gatterer, guitarist/vocalist Marcus…

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BLACK BELT EAGLE SCOUT

November 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$10.00

Black Belt Eagle Scout returns to Sister on Wednesday, November 20th! 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 from FADER,…

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WAX DOLLS

November 22 @ 9:00 pm - 1:30 am
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$5.00

The ladies are taking it back to the old school! Laladee, Coco Medium, Morningstar, and Vettaluv playing all-vinyl sets of House and Techno. House of Love is proud to bring you our first event.Friday, November 22nd the ladies are taking it back to the old school! Please join House of Love on our maiden voyage as we showcase some of Albuquerque's finest female talent on wax! Lineup features: Laladee, Coco Medium, Morningstar, and Vettaluv - These babes will be playing…

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January 2020

REVEREND HORTON HEAT at Sister

January 14, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$10.00

The Reverend Horton Heat returns to Sister for a night of rock and roll legends. Loaded guns, space heaters, and big skies. Welcome to the lethal littered landscape of Jim Heath’s imagination. True to his high evangelical calling, Jim is a Revelator, both revealing & reinterpreting the country-blues-rock roots of American music. He’s a time-travelling space-cowboy on a endless interstellar musical tour, and we are all the richer & “psychobillier” for getting to tag along. Seeing REVEREND HORTON HEAT live…

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BLACK FLAG

January 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$20.00 - $25.00

Punk rock legends, Black Flag, return to Sister. BLACK FLAG is an American band formed in 1976 in Hermosa Beach, CA by guitarist, primary songwriter, and sole continuous member Greg Ginn. Their discography includes seven studio albums and two live albums. The band has released all of their material on Ginn’s independent label, SST Records beginning with 1981’s Damaged. Vocalist, Mike Vallely, first sang with the band as a guest vocalist in 2003, before becoming the band’s fifth vocalist and…

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CURSIVE and CLOUD NOTHINGS

January 31, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$15.00

Cursive and Cloud Nothings perform Sister on a co-headlining bill. CURSIVEOver the past two decades, Cursive has become known for writing smart, tightly woven concept albums where frontman Tim Kasher turns his unflinching gaze on specific, oftentimes challenging themes, and examines them with an incisively brutal honesty. 2000’s Domestica dealt with divorce; 2003’s The Ugly Organ tackled art, sex, and relationships; 2006’s Happy Hollow skewered organized religion; 2009’s Mama, I’m Swollen grappled with the human condition and social morality; and…

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February 2020

EZRA FURMAN

February 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sister, 407 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
$12.00

Ezra Furman performs at Sister with support from Kelley Stoltz. Chicagoan Ezra Furman’s second solo album ‘Day Of The Dog’ has finally gained him the attention that he deserves. Two BBC6 Music sessions with Marc Riley and Marc’s enthusiastic support have helped spread the word.Extensive touring with his band the Boy Friends in the UK and Europe in 2014 has built up a dedicated live following and a growing reputation as one of the most exciting live acts around. Ezra’s emotional…

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