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9th Annual Longfellow Roots, Rock & Deep Blues Music & Art Festival Weekend

July 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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One event on July 13, 2019 at 2:00pm

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– Firehouse PAC Fundraiser –
FRIDAY, & SATURDAY, JULY 12-13, 2019
Hook & Ladder Theater
(Lake St. & Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, MN)

Friday Night – 7pm Doors / 8pm Music
$15 Advance / $18 Day of Show
2-Day Weekend Pass: $30 Advance Only (Limited)
• Kent Burnside & The New Generation • The Peterson Brothers • Jeff Ray &
The Stakes • The Flood Brothers• Fret Rattles • Indonesian Junk

Saturday – 2pm Gates / 3pm Music
$15 Early Bird / $20 Advance / $25 Day of Festival
2-Day Weekend Pass: $30 Advance Only (Limited)
• Kind Country • Erik Koskinen • The Peterson Brothers
• Middle Western featuring William Elliott Whitmore & David Zollo
• Mae Simpson Music • Cornbread Harris • The Shackletons
• Mary Cutrufello Band • Eleganza! • Becky Kapell • Apollo Cobra • Big George
Jackson Band • Humbird • Paul Bergen’s Astronauts of Rhythm & Sound
• RLGDPPL • Drew Peterson & Friends • catl. • Gully Boys
Rockin’ Blues Vibe All Weekend
~ Join us at our annual fundraiser for the Firehouse Performing Arts Center ~

Outstanding 2-day Lineup!
• We’re Offering A Limited Quantity of 2-Day Weekend Passes •
Friday Night Showcase:
• Kent Burnside – Born into the blues, he’s the grandson of the late/great Mississippi
bluesman RL Burnside. Raised in Mississippi, he learned from the masters
• The Peterson Brothers – House band at Austin’s famed music hall, The Continental Club.
They’re coming to the Twin Cities hot off the heels of their major spring tour opening for
Gary Clark Jr.

Saturday Festival:
• Cornbread Harris – We kick Saturday’s festivities off as we always do – with a
performance by this 92-year old legend
• The Peterson Brothers – Austin powerhouse band return for a second night
• Kind Country – Popular and energetic Midwest jamgrass band
• Erik Koskinen – He and his top-shelf band blend the best of American folk, country, rockn-
roll, and blues
•Middle Western – All-Star Midwestern rock band featuring David Zollo and William Elliot
•Mae Simpson – 2019 winner of City Pages “Best New Band.” Her powerful voice has
remnants of Janis Joplin and Ella Fitzgerald, tied together with a rasp of Joan Jett
• Gully Boys – Scrappy rockers were named “Picked to Click New Band” by City Pages in

Friday Night: General Admission – $15 Advance / $18 Day of Show
Saturday Festival: $15 Early Bird / $20 Advance / $25 Day of Festival
Friday & Saturday Combo: $30 Advance Only (limited)
Tickets are available online at the RRB Festival website and at The Hook Box Office, The Electric Fetus, and
Hymies Records. Tickets available online until 5pm on Friday 7/12 and at the Main Gate starting at 2pm on 7/13
(Note: Day of Festival tickets are cash only)

Additional Information Available at:
In addition to the live musical performances, this year’s RRDBFest event will continue to showcase
a wide variety of local Longfellow artisans – each showing off an eclectic array of work, from
paintings, illustrations and recycled art to jewelry, textiles and much more.
Roots, Rock & Deep Blues Music & Art Festival will also see a variety of local Longfellow
neighborhood brick-n-mortar restaurants, including: Indian (Ghandi Mahal), Pizza (Geek Love
Cafe), and much more TBA.

Zero Waste
This year’s festival will again be green as we implement the Zero-Waste initiative, using only
100% compostable and recycled materials. In addition, (at least) one stage will be solar-powered!
Bring your own reusable water bottles. Water will be supplied by the City of Minneapolis.

Free Bicycle Valet
For our two-wheel attendees and we have partnered with The Hub Bike Co-Op to offer a free
bicycle valet service with a special speed entrance to the festival grounds.
3010 Minnehaha Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55406


July 12, 2019
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hook & Ladder Theater & Lounge
3010 Minnehaha Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55406 United States
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Firehouse Performing Arts
(612) 345-7166