D Mills & The Thrills "On Your Mark" album release | Minneapolis
Apr
29
to Apr 30

D Mills & The Thrills "On Your Mark" album release | Minneapolis

D Mills & The Thrills are happy to announce the release their first-ever studio album, "On Your Mark." The 6-year-old Fargo hip-hop band will celebrate the long-awaited album release with shows in Fargo and Minneapolis.

Tickets are $8 adv / $10 door

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D Mills and The Thrills are a hip-hop band from Fargo, ND. With six members in the band, The Thrills have a big presence and an even bigger sound. Jazzy, bold and rocking, The Thrills create powerful grooves and pleasant melodies to complement D Mills' percussive lyrical delivery and energetic stage presence. Their original songs are written collaboratively and include elements of modern jazz, alternative rock, Americana, psychedelic rock and neo-soul. Perhaps the band's most coherent element is their tightly wound rhythmic grooves -- the hip-hop.

D Mills & The Thrills are the only established hip-hop band in the entire state of North Dakota, and D Mills is the only established female rapper in the state. Career highlights include being featured on MPR's Morning Edition, NPR Music's Tumblr and Prairie Public's "Prairie Musicians." The band has opened for artists like Dessa, Caroline Smith and Mayday. D Mills, as a solo artist, has opened for platinum recording artists Nelly and Sir Mix-A-Lot. In their hometown of Fargo, The Thrills have hosted numerous sell-out performances at venues such as Fargo Brewing Company and The Aquarium. Celebrated Minnesota musicians like Carnage The Executioner, Kanser, Ryan Young and Chastity Brown have performed with the band.

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"On Your Mark" album release at The Aquarium
Apr
22
to Apr 23

"On Your Mark" album release at The Aquarium

D Mills & The Thrills are happy to announce the release their first-ever studio album, "On Your Mark." The 6-year-old Fargo hip-hop band will celebrate the long-awaited album release with a tremendous performance on April 22 (Earth Day) featuring hip-hop heavyweight Carnage The Executioner and more TBA. Former Thrills member Tom Johnson (now of Minneapolis) will reunite with the band for this performance.

Please, STAY TUNED for the release of the album artwork, track "teasers," album info, and other thrills.

Tickets will go on sale starting next week. We are hoping for a sell out crowd, so RSVP on this event to keep up to date! Invite your friends!

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Licensed to Ill: A Beastie Boys Tribute at The Aquarium
Nov
18
10:00 PM22:00

Licensed to Ill: A Beastie Boys Tribute at The Aquarium

Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the legendary hip-hop album "Licensed to Ill"

$7 adv / $10 door / 21+

Tickets now available at Dempseys, Orange Records and Ticketweb.com!

Additional Info:
Last April, D Mills & The Thrills and Kipp G put on a sold out tribute to the Beastie Boys with the help of the Fargo Brewing Company. Now we're bringing that same show to The Aquarium... well, same but bigger, better and bolder. See y'all party people there!
Tickets:
http://www.ticketweb.com/fb/6982695/aquarium

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¡Mayday! with D Mills & The Thrills, Web Three & Coolie
Sep
23
to Sep 24

¡Mayday! with D Mills & The Thrills, Web Three & Coolie

$10 advance, $12 door / Age 21 And Up

Additional Info:
Miami hip hop on Strange Music https://www.facebook.com/maydaymusic/

with Fargo live band hip hop https://www.facebook.com/dmillsandthethrills/

Florida hip hop https://www.facebook.com/webthreemusic/ and

Fargo hip hop https://www.facebook.com/1coolieworld/

Tickets:
http://www.ticketweb.com/fb/6872885/aquarium

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Hip Hop Night at the Sidestreet
Sep
16
to Sep 17

Hip Hop Night at the Sidestreet

HIP HOP NIGHT @ SIDESTREET

Come get down with some North Dakota Hip Hop!

Fargo's favorites, D Mills & The Thrills and Kipp G, along with "Wolf Sweat" (a mixture of Cold Sweat and members of Mobster Lobster) will be partying all night, Samuel L. Jackson style. 

FREE SHOW
MUSIC STARTS @ 930pm
21+

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D Mills & The Thrills @ Rustic Oaks
Jul
23
7:00 PM19:00

D Mills & The Thrills @ Rustic Oaks


7pm {social}
8pm {outdoor concert}
10pm {social & campfire}

*$7 tickets {ONLINE TICKETS include a FREE tap beer or NA bev of choice}
*$7.50 tickets @ the door {do not include a free drink!}

*18+ show / max. capacity: 250 guests
*Full cash bar (featuring Drekker Brewing Co. on tap)  
*Blackbird Woodfire pizza: baked fresh on site

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Rustic Oaks / 12155 3rd St S / Moorhead MN 56560
www.rusticoaks.net / 218.343.0347

At Rustic Oaks you'll enjoy 40 serene acres of wildflowers, ponds, rock gardens, and a wealth of nature overlooking the Red River!   The Rustic Oaks barn is the heart of many of our special events and gatherings & is the perfect mix of rustic & modern: French doors open to beautiful wood floors, chandeliers, lanterns, and the original vaulted timber of the hayloft.  Our ADA compliant event center is open year-round, complete with heat & AC, our on-site bar, a sound system, modern bathrooms, and lighting options!  To the north, the barn opens to a beautiful two-story 4-season porch, complete with fire places, wood flooring, and sky lights!

{{THE BAND}}

The Thrills' musical backgrounds are rooted in everything from jazz to alternative-rock, psychedelic-rock, bluegrass, Americana to reggae. And Miller's bold/energetic rap voice is reflective of her wide range of interests, musical and non-musical, and personality. Perhaps the band's most coherent element is their tightly wound rhythmic grooves (... the hip hop) which the band works so intently to create.

D Mills & The Thrills' original songs are a collaborative effort between all members of the band.  Band leader/emcee Diane Miller writes the lyrics and chorus melodies on a keyboard; then the band members develop the melodic, rhythmic and structural concepts during rehearsals.

Not surprisingly, D Mills & The Thrills' sound is dynamic and different. After all, they are a 7-piece hip-hop act with two female leads ... and they're from Fargo, an unlikely location to spot a live, homegrown hip-hop-band of any sort. 

D Mills & The Thrills have shared the stage with Minneapolis heavy-hitters such as Dessa, Caroline Smith, Ryan Young (Trampled By Turtles), Sean McPherson (Heiruspecs and 89.3 The Current), Todd Clouser and Carnage the Executioner. 

The Thrills are currently working on their first full-length record!

Hear them here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irN4NBJkK3M
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNa2RUZvZHE

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