irobSome bands like to be portrayed as whiskey-slammin’ outlaw motorheads when, in fact, the members are more likely to have data-entry jobs and college degrees than a police record. And then there’s the Iron Range Outlaw Brigade — a band full of guys with black eyes, missing teeth, broken knuckles and facial scars. Their four albums’ worth of cowpunk songs breathe authenticity. Guitarist Kirk Kjenaas trades vocals with bassist Freddy Hanson and drummer Glen Mattson, while John Peterson’s pedal steel adds a bit of country credentials to the donnybrook created by these north woods bandits.

12:45Am Wed 4/29 | Gopher Lounge