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Cars & Trucks play Friday at the Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium.

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It’s not just for the likes of Pink Floyd anymore. Cars & Trucks will play an improvisational instrumental show at midnight Saturday at the Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium at the University of Minnesota Duluth.

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It’s being billed as their weirdest show yet.

The threesome of Tony Bennett, who reviews music for the News Tribune, Mat Milkinkovich and Matt Osterlund described it like this: “If you’ve ever said, ‘I like that band, but I wish they’d play a show where there’s no singing, and I get to fly through space, look at crazy lights and get hit with smoke and lasers while they play,’ you’ve got your wish.”

The pop-ish rock band released “Theatre Stardusk” last year. Expect to hear none of it during this show.

GO SEE IT What: Space is the Place, improvisational instrumental music by Cars & Trucks

When: Midnight Friday

Where: Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium, UMD

Tickets: $5 at the door

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