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Nip N Tuck with special guests Billy Steiner and Ron Arsenault

Nip n Tuck was born in 1976 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and consisted of Gary Rue (guitar/vocal), Jeff Willkomm, bass/vocal), Tilly (drums/vocal) and (later) Terry Isachsen (guitar/vocal). The group was heavily influenced by pop idols of the time: Todd Rundgren, The Raspberries, and termed a ‘melodic rock band’ by the local press (with which the band agreed). Another in a long list of bands who were ‘this close’ then inexplicably disappeared into the Bermuda Triangle of pop history.
 
But wait! Now they’re back!
 
From the press corps:
 
“Nip ‘n’ Tuck is blindingly good……reminiscent of the Lovin’ Spoonful and the Who…”
 …rock and roll in the best Anglo-American tradition, and headed for the top.”
~Metropolis
 
“…the most impressive selections…are the band’s original compositions…catchy but tasteful,
melody-oriented but rock rhythmed, containing melodic and lyrical substance too often lacking
in the pop tunes receiving AM radio overplay.”
~P. L. Christian
 
 “…to get (that) full of a sound from a 3 piece is nothing short of amazing…close harmonies,
strong hooks, endearing melodies all charged up and ready to go with backbones of real rock energies…
no one else I’ve heard on a local level touches them on their own territory.”
~Laura Fissinger (freelance writer for, among others,  Rolling Stone)

Earlier Event: October 20
The Futons