• The Hook Mpls

    Community, Art & Music
  • MWMF Pre-Party with Black Eyed Snakes

    February 3 @ 7:30 PM
  • Getting Here

    3010 Minnehaha Ave S.

The Hook & Ladder

Supporting creativity through community, art & music.


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Encouraging performance artists to pursue original expression.

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Presenting national, regional, and local live music performances.


Black-Eyed Snakes, The Heavy Set, Liquor Beats Winter, & Mike Munson

Black-Eyed Snakes


February 3 @ 7:30 PM


The Hook and Ladder Theater,
3010 Minnehaha Ave Minneapolis , 55406 United States
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Mid West Music Fest  super showcase of Minnesota rock, roll, blues, & country. Get ready to dance, drink and get a super taste of Midwest music.
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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. 
    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.

  • Date
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  • Description
    • Date
      January 18, 2018
      7:00 PM
    • Event
      Matt Arthur CD Release
    • Description
      Matt Arthur CD Release The Hook & Ladder Theater is very proud to present a special CD release performance by Matt Arthur.  Matt is a fiercely contrarian Southern Minnesota blind man with a voice that calls to mind Johnny Cash, Nick Cave, and John Darnielle. His new recording On the Edge, At the Bottom is being released at The Hook & Ladder (1/18) on Minneapolis-based House of Mercy recordings.
    • Date
      January 19, 2018
      7:30 PM
    • Event
      Country Music Legend Chris Maddock - Live Comedy!
    • Description
      The Hook & Ladder Theater is proud to present a pair of LIVE Comedy performances on Friday, January 19th, by Chris Maddock. This night will be recorded for his new live comedy album being released by StandUp! Records in 2018! 
    • Date
      January 20, 2018
      7:00 PM
    • Event
      The Belfast Cowboys
    • Description
      The Belfast Cowboys have become one of Minnesota's (and The Hook & Ladder's) most popular bands, traveling only when their feet get itchy or the offer is too good to refuse. The band features several veterans of the Minneapolis music scene, including singer Terry Walsh and sax man Vic Volare. 
    • Date
      January 26, 2018
      7:00 PM
    • Event
      Willie Murphy & Friends
    • Description
      Get ready to dance as The Hook presents a night of live R&B / Soul / Blues with the legendary Willie Murphy and band. 
    • Date
      January 27, 2018
      8:00 PM
    • Event
      Prohibition Swing Night
    • Description
      An evening of Prohibition-era swing and Gypsy Jazz with Mississippi Hot Club and The Gentlemen's Anti-Temperance League. Swing dancers and 1920s-30s costumes welcome. Come early for swing dancing lessons with DJ Kelsey Burns!
    • Date
      January 28, 2018
      6:30 PM
    • Event
      Nip 'n' Tuck and Fab 6
    • Description
      The Hook & Ladder presents an evening of historical rock with Nip ‘n’ Tuck plus Fab 6.  Twin Cities music legends galore at this special Sunday evening show!
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Every ticket includes a $1 donation towards the upkeep of this historic venue.

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