Twin Cities' Roots, Rock, and Deep Blues Festival 2012 lineup, set times
Bloodnstuff at First Avenue's Best New Bands Showcase
Photo By Ryan Siverson
Going by the title of the Roots, Rock, and Deep Blues Festival alone, it would appear that there would be something for everybody at the South Minneapolis music festival. And, when you dig deeper into the stellar lineup for the day, you will find that to indeed be true, as a great, eclectic mix of bands are set to bring their talents to three separate outdoor stages from noon until 10 p.m. this Saturday, July 14, for the second annual Twin Cities' Roots, Rock, and Deep Blues Music Festival at Patrick's Cabaret, Harriet Brewing, and the brand new Mosaic Cafe on Minnehaha Avenue.
Set times and stages for each of the acts have just been announced, and you can find that information below.
Local rockers Bloodnstuff, the Goondas, the Japhies, and Grant Hart join bluesman Charlie Parr, the experimental strings of Sans Souci Quartet, the earnest country stylings of the Cactus Blossoms, the folk-pop of Steve Kaul & the Brass Kings, along with nearly 20 additional acts, in one of the area's most diverse and entertaining musical lineups of the summer.
Harriet Brewing Stage
3036 Minnehaha Ave. S., Minneapolis
Noon-12:45 Bigtree Bonsai
1pm-1:45 Dead Pigeons
2pm-2:45 The Bootstrap Family Band
3pm-4pm Ragged Blade Band
4:15pm-5:30 Nick 'The Feelin' Mrozinski
5:45pm-7pm Pistol Whipping Party Penguins
7pm-8pm Sans Souci Quartet
8:15pm-10pm Charlie Parr
Pabst Blue Ribbon Stage @ Patrick's Cabaret
3010 Minnehaha Ave. S., Minneapolis
1pm-1:45 The Huckleberries
2pm-2:45 Davina & The Vagabonds
3pm-3:45 Kent Burnside & The New Generation
4pm-4:45 Grant Hart
5pm-5:45 The Japhies
6pm-6:45 Poverty Hash
7pm-7:45 The Goondas
Mosaic Cafe Stage
3019 Minnehaha Ave. S., Minneapolis
1pm-1:45 The Ditchlilies
2pm-2:45 The Dynamite Dirt Boys
3pm-3:45 Jeff Ray & Hurricane Harold
4pm-4:45 Black Audience
5pm-5:45 Mississippi Gabe Carter
6pm-6:45 Javier & The Innocent Sons
7pm-7:45 The Cactus Blossoms
8pm-9pm Steve Kaul & The Brass Kings
Tickets for this all-day musical extravaganza are only $10 through July 10, but increase to $15 on Wednesday, July 11, so get yours quick to ensure that you are a part of the festivities. Tickets are available at Harriet Brewing, Patrick's Cabaret, and the Electric Fetus, as well as online here.
Beer from Harriet Brewing will be available at all three festival locations, with food truck options available at all three sites as well.
There will also be a Pre-Party at Harriet Brewing on Friday, July 13 featuring music by Camile Baudoin of the New Orleans Radiators, Curt Obeda of the Butanes, and St Dominic's Trio, as well as food truck options from Potter's Pasties.
Additionally, there will be an After-Party at Harriet Brewing from 10-1 a.m. on Saturday after the main festival has wound down, featuring the music of Bitter Roots.
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