rvsFlashback 15 years to a Hillside basement kegger. Partiers gather to witness Bone Appetit come crashing to the stage and begin another high-powered, half Kiss, half Spinal Tap signature set. They don’t disappoint. Founding member and guitarist Ryan Van Slooten was known as Richie Gunns back then, in make-up, leather pants, and full of hair metal riffs. Times change. Van Slooten matured with his music, and his latest collection of thoughtful pop rock compositionsVictory March was voted Album of the Year on the Perfect Duluth Day website. Drummer Scott Millis, bassist Tom Berrigan and guitar player Jacob Jonker join him for this year’s Homegrown.

9pm Thurs 5/2 | Norm’s