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The Sleeper Pins

Rank #8 US Milwaukee, WI Indie / Alternative / Rock


Sounds Like: Elliott Smith, Wilco, THE EELS, Nirvana, The Smashing Pumpkins

Label: Emperor Penguin Records

Manager: Tyson Allison

Bio: The Sleeper Pins began as an acoustic duo in Minneapolis, MN. Over the years, they have expanded their lineup to a 5-piece, play a lot more electric guitar, released 2 albums on Emperor Penguin Records, toured the midwest, and now call Milwaukee, WI home. They are currently working on their next ... See Full Bio

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Sleeper Pins rocking the Driftwood Char Bar Sept. 5th in Minneapolis! We hit it at 11:30pm. Come help celebrate Jeff and Tyson's birthday!


““Heartfelt, beautiful, and austere... acoustic Americana for the new millenium.””
— Adam Levy (of the Honeydogs), IPR Newsletter
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  • Fri

    Sep 5

    Minneapolis, MN, US | 8:00pm

    Minneapolis, MN, US
    Fri Sep 05 8:00pm


    The Sleeper Pins will be coming to the Driftwood Char Bar for an 11:30pm performance of their new rocked-up setlist! It's also bassist Jeff Crandall's birthday and the day after singer Tyson Allison's birthday, so come help celebrate!

  • 2014

    Mar 6

    Minneapolis, MN, US | 8:00pm

    Minneapolis, MN, US
    Thu Mar 06 8:00pm


    The Sleeper Pins return to the stage after a 2 year hiatus! Expect a rockin' show! We go on about 11pm

  • 2012

    Sep 14

    Milwaukee, WI, US | 8:00pm

    Milwaukee, WI, US
    Fri Sep 14, 2012 8:00pm


    Info still being set up, but so far Tyson Allison will be playing solo acoustic along with Roxie Beane as well. We'll update this soon...

  • 2012

    Sep 8

    Corcoran, MN, US | 12:00pm
    Full Circle Studios/Shoula...
    Corcoran, MN, US
    Sat Sep 08, 2012 12:00pm


    The Sleeper Pins @ 2nd Annual Breast Fest! The Sleeper Pins will be doing a set at the 2nd annual Breast Fest Fundraiser in Corcoran, MN this Saturday, Sept. 8th! The show will be on the Shoulak Family Farm and there will be about 8 bands performing. This is the second year for this great cause, and the donated proceeds will be split 3 ways: Susan G. Komen For the Cure, Park Nicollet Frauenshuh Cancer Center, and the Piper Breast Cancer Emergency Fund. Our set is at 4pm. Come check it out!

  • 2012

    Aug 17

    Milwaukee, WI, US | 10:00pm

    Milwaukee, WI, US
    Fri Aug 17, 2012 10:00pm


    Tyson Allison will be performing solo acoustic along with Roxie Beane (milwaukee) and Matt Heckler (Chicago). A singer/songwriter evening to be heard!

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