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  • Prohibition Swing Night

    Saturday, June 9 @ 7:30pm
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    3010 Minnehaha Ave S.

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Prohibition Swing Night

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June 9 @ 8:00 PM
$20/25

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The Hook and Ladder Theater,
3010 Minnehaha Ave Minneapolis , 55406 United States
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Description

An evening of Prohibition-era swing and Gypsy Jazz with Mississippi Hot Cluband The Gentlemen's Anti-Temperance League. Swing dancers and 1920s-30s costumes welcome.
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Getting Here

  • Getting here by Light Rail
    The METRO Blue Line offers fast, quiet light-rail service between downtown Minneapolis and Mall of America. Dozens of bus routes connect with the train at the Lake St/Midtown station, making the Hook and Ladder very accessible thru Metro Transit.
  • Getting here by Bus
    Lake St.and Minnehaha Ave offer many bus route choices and connectivity points. Plan your trip to The Hook here at Metro Transit
  • Getting here by Car
    You’ll probably use your smart phone for directions, but this is what to expect when you get here. We have a small lot to the North & South of the venue available for parking. We also encourage street parking to the West on Snelling Ave. A casual walk through the 3rd Precinct driveway and you will arrive at the venue.
  • Parking
    The Hook & Ladder Theater has a parking lot on the south side of the firehouse. The theater also has a small number of designated parking spots along the north side of the building for use. There is also free parking along Snelling Ave, which runs parallel with Minnehaha, and many nearby parking lots are accommodating local businesses like The Hook by allowing evening event parking, such as the large Rainbow Foods lot just across Lake Street. 
  • ENTRANCE
    The Hook and Ladder has (2) glass-door entrances to the building, one on the north side and another on the south side of the building. The Box-offioce is just inside the hallway as you enter the theater lounge.

Concert Schedule

The Hook and Ladder presents a wide variety of ticketed concerts with the very lowest ticketing fees in the Twin Cities.

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    • Date
      May 23, 2018
      6:00 PM
    • Event
      Red Eye Ruby - Free Music Wednesdays
    • Description
      Embracing the sounds of rock, folk, and jazz, Red Eye Ruby combines cabaret-style performances with original songwriting and poetic lyricism. Hailing from the Twin Cities, the trio combines voice, cello, and guitar with the alternating sounds of trumpet and piano to create music that is both visceral and serene— a medicinal listening experience.
    • Date
      May 24, 2018
      7:00 PM
    • Event
      Big Fat Love: 10th Annual John Prine Tribute 
      $7/10
    • Description
      Big Fat Love: 10th Annual John Prine Tribute Local songwriters Mother Banjo and Art Vandalay are proud to present their 10th annual "Big Fat Love" tribute show, bringing together some of the Twin Cities' top Americana talent to celebrate John Prine’s 1/2 birthday.
    • Date
      May 25, 2018
      7:00 PM
    • Event
      Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound, The April Fools
      $12/15
    • Description
      Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound plus special guests The April Fools, Friday, May 25, 2018 at The Hook and Ladder Theater We’re pleased to present the popular Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound. Taking cues from the dance bands of western Louisiana, the streets of New Orleans, African and Caribbean combos - then adding some soul, funk, and blues -  Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound always delivers a funky, danceable party.
    • Date
      May 30, 2018
      6:00 PM
    • Event
      Paul Bergen & The Astronauts of Rhythm & Sound - Free Music Wednesdays
    • Description
      Blast off every 5th Wednesday as we proudly host Paul Bergen's Astronauts of Rhythm and Sound! The band will set up in the cozy Hook and Ladder Lounge for maximum G-force. Stay tuned for special guests! Free shows. Led by Paul Bergen, this group features members of the Hillbilly Voodoo Dolls, Real-Phonic Radio Hour, Molly Maher and Eric Koskinen's band, Curtiss A’s band, Certain General and many other regional roots artists. Expect swamp blues, country classics, and other truck driving music. Sounds like a great time!
    • Date
      June 1, 2018
      7:00 PM
    • Event
      Annie Fitzgerald - Album Release Show
      $12/15
    • Description
      Marked by the Songwriters Hall of Fame as an artist to watch, Singer-Songwriter Annie Fitzgerald will release her second album You & Me & the Sun on June 1st, 2018. Produced by Danny O’Brien (The Farewell Circuit, Dem Yuut), the album finds Fitzgerald joining gifted musicians and shaping a textured pop sound mixed with the raw vitality of rock-and-roll.
    • Date
      June 2, 2018
      7:30 PM
    • Event
      The Sweet Colleens & Hounds of Finn
      $12/18
    • Description
      High-energy, infectious, and crowd-pleasing mix of fiddle- and accordion- driven Celtic Americana. With rootsy original songs, warm vocal harmonies, and fiery instrumental arrangements, the Twin Cities-based Sweet Colleens have garnered a loyal following across the country. A night of Celtic-infused Americana folk rock!
    • Date
      June 6, 2018
      6:00 PM
    • Event
      Willie Murphy - Free Music Wednesdays
    • Description
      Willie Murphy has been writing, performing, recording and producing Blues/R&B music for over 30 years. His 1969 collaboration with folk/blues legend "Spider" John Koerner, "Running, Jumping, Standing Still," is still acclaimed as an all-time folk/blues classic. Throughout the 70s and into the 80s, Willie and the Bees defined live R&B/soul music. The band was famous for their unique blending of blues, R&B, jazz, funk, reggae and rock into an electric and eclectic sound that still defies categorization to this day.
    • Date
      June 8, 2018
      8:00 PM
    • Event
      RADDA RADDA Album Release
      $9/12
    • Description
      RADDA RADDA is a fresh Rock/Pop/Americana group from Minneapolis, MN. Debut album release on June 8, 2018 at The Hook and Ladder Theater!
    • Date
      June 9, 2018
      8:00 PM
    • Event
      Prohibition Swing Night
      $20/25
    • Description
      An evening of Prohibition-era swing and Gypsy Jazz with Mississippi Hot Cluband The Gentlemen's Anti-Temperance League. Swing dancers and 1920s-30s costumes welcome.
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