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    November 30, 12-6pm
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    3010 Minnehaha Ave S.

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November 30 @ 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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The Hook and Ladder Theater,
3010 Minnehaha Ave Minneapolis , 55406 United States
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Featuring 20+ local artists with hand-made books, fine art, prints, greeting cards, jewelry, stickers, glass, magnets, rock posters and more! Buy local and give a unique gift this year! We bet you find a gem.
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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.

Upcoming Theater Events

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

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    • Date
      November 14, 2019
      8:00 PM
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      Warehouse ~ A Tribute To Dave Mathews Band
      $11/15
    • Description
      Warehouse ~ A Tribute To Dave Mathews Band ~ Thursday, November 14 The Hook and Ladder Theater The Dave Matthews Band has been a major influence on pop music for nearly three decades, with huge hits like “Crash” and “What Would You Say” serving as the songs of a generation. The tribute band Warehouse brings the sound of DMB to Hook and Ladder in a show that honors the musicianship of the group while bringing their own original vibe to the stage as well. You’ll hear all of DMB’s hits, plus some deep cuts from musicians who know every note, in and out.
    • Date
      November 16, 2019
      7:30 PM
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      The Belfast Cowboys
      $10/15
    • Description
      The Belfast Cowboys on Saturday, November 16 at The Hook and Ladder Theater The Belfast Cowboys are a nine-piece band that specializes in the music of Van Morrison. They 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
      November 21, 2019
      7:30 PM
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      Mostly Trees, Lowercase Noises (NM), & Loons in the Attic
      $10/13
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      Chase Bliss Records presents Mostly Trees with special guests Lowercase Noises (NM) & Loons in the Attic on Thursday, November 21 at. The Hook Chase Bliss Records presents an exciting bill of genre crossing talent featuring the wind-whipping 90’s grunge, brit-pop, shoe-gaze outfit, Mostly Trees. With special guests, ambient multi-instrumentalist, Lowercase Noises (New Mexico), and quirky alt-pop-rockers, Loons in the Attic. All guests are invited to check-out and test-drive the Chase Bliss pedal marketplace in the Lounge throughout the night -- all pedals are 15% during the event!
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      November 22, 2019
      7:30 PM
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      Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound + Calico Tango
      $15/20
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      Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound + Calico Tango on Friday, November 22, 2019 at the Hook and Ladder Theater We're pleased to welcome two electrifying acts back to The Hook: up tempo rhythm and blues dance band, Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound and, local guitar‐slinger, Trent Romens' soulful & funky Calico Tango. Be sure to wear your dancing shoes!
    • Date
      November 23, 2019
      9:00 PM
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      28th Annual "Jimi Hendrix Remembered"
      $12/16
    • Description
      28th Annual "Jimi Hendrix Remembered" on Saturday, November 23 at The Hook and Ladder Theater 28th Annual 'Jimi Hendrix Remembered' Features Appearances by: • Jellybean Johnson • Steve Brantseg • Paul Haaland • Kurt Nelson • Moses Oakland • Dylan Salfer • Craig Clark • Mike DuBois • Charles Fletcher • Deevo • Ted Vig • Cole Allen • Mark Arneson and many more!
    • Date
      November 27, 2019
      5:00 PM
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      First Nations Kitchen's Annual Fundraiser
      $25
    • Description
      Featuring indigenous bands including Bluedog, Los Indios, and The Wake Singers, First Nations Kitchen's annual fundraiser will have food, a silent auction, and fantastic music. Come support us and see the amazing prizes we have for you to bid on! Be an integral part of sustaining a great organization.
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      November 29, 2019
      6:00 PM
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      The Brass Messengers' Black Friday Community Gathering
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      The Brass Messengers' Black Friday Community Gathering on Friday, November 29 at The Hook and Ladder Theater The Brass Messengers are a Minneapolis/St. Paul street band playing mostly original music inspired by global sources, formed from the annual rubble of the Heart of the Beast Mayday Parade. Their musical catalog is virtually limitless, from inspired originals to sing-a-longs and covers from around the globe. This sprawling fun factory of ten musicians is a joyful noise in the truest sense. The fun-filled community gathering includes food and music by Sacred Machine and Cajiib Band. Entry is a suggested donation of $10 which goes to benefit the East Phillips Indoor Urban Farm Project. Donate more if you can, no one will be turned away! Join the fun!!
    • Date
      November 30, 2019
      12:00 PM
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      Hook Holiday Market
      FREE
    • Description
      Hook Holiday Market Featuring 20+ local artists with hand-made books, fine art, prints, greeting cards, jewelry, stickers, glass, magnets, rock posters and more! Buy local and give a unique gift this year! We bet you find a gem.

Mission Room Upcoming Events

An intimate performance space nestled inside the Firehouse Performing Arts Center

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      November 13, 2019
      8:00 PM
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      Julian Davis & The Situation with Buffalo Galaxy
      $9/12
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      Julian Davis & The Situation with Buffalo Galaxy on Wednesday, November 13 at The Hook and Ladder Mission Room Julian Davis is a traveling musician, plying his trade through guitar and mandolin on the roads of this country. Since 2016 he has been proving that Bluegrass isn’t only an old man’s game, giving the traditional style a clean new treatment. Julian enjoys playing the classics that have stood the test of time, and ensuring they last a little longer by giving them one more spin on the dance floor. In 2017 he started traveling solo, singing to concert halls, theaters, select bars, music festivals, and pretty much anywhere a road can go. In 2018 Julian and his band toured many festivals and venues. In July of 2018 Julian was Artist at Large for Pickin’ On Picknic where he had the chance to sit in with the Jeff Austin Band. Magic happened that night and starting in 2019 Julian Davis is the lead guitar player with the Jeff Austin Band.
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      November 14, 2019
      7:30 PM
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      Wild Ponies with Rod Picott
      $12/15
    • Description
      Wild Ponies with Rod Picott on Thursday, November 14 at The Hook! Southwestern natives, Wild Ponies, join The Hook on tour for their latest album Galax. named after the Virginia city where old-time American music continues to thrive by a community of fiddlers, flat-pickers, and fans, who uphold the powerful musical traditions reminiscent of the region's rugged landscape. Supporting act, Rod PicottR delivers an anthemic collection of weathered, unpolished, and raw originals.
    • Date
      November 15, 2019
      7:00 PM
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      The Dang Ol' Tri'ole - 10 Year Celebration
      $7/10
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      The Dang Ol' Tri'ole with Miss Myra & The Moonshiners, & The Common Ground Company on Friday, November 15 at The Hook & Ladder Mission Room Time to get the whole old gang together again to celebrate 10 years of music with the Dang Ol' Tri'ole. Performances by many past members, Miss Myra & The Moonshiners, & The Common Ground Company will take us into the night for a grand ol' celebration!
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      November 16, 2019
      8:00 PM
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      Nato Coles & the Blue Diamond Band - Record Release
      $8
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      Nato Coles & the Blue Diamond Band with Butcher's Union and Luthern Heat on Saturday, November 16 That's right, it may have taken a little longer than they thought back when they started making it, but finally it can be told: the second Nato Coles & the Blue Diamond Band full-length album will be released on November 15th, and the next day they are having an extra-bigass party to celebrate at the Hook & Ladder!
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      November 17, 2019
      7:00 PM
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      Matt Sowell ~ Music In The House Series
      $20
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      Music in the House Series with Matt Sowell on Sunday, November 17 at The Hook and Ladder Mission Room This month's installment of our Music in the House Series featuresinstrumental acoustic guitar player, Matt Sowell. Influenced by the guitar finger stylings of Jack Rose, John Fahey, and Robbie Basho, Sowell's sonic textures combine country blues fingerpicking and off-beat ragtime rhythm with splashes of tempo motifs found in traditional Indian raga much like the artists of the highly revered and long defunct, Takoma Records.
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      November 20, 2019
      7:00 PM
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      Mary Bue & the Monarchy
      $5
    • Description
      Fall Wednesday Residency with Mary Bue & the Monarchy Mary’s new album is full of power pop, piano dream waves, and layers of shimmery 90’s influenced guitars to defy and even proudly display the battle scars. Joined by new bandmates Jeremy Ylvisaker (The Suburbs, Andrew Bird, HALEY, Jenny Lewis, Alpha Consumer), Steve Price (The Suburbs, Rex Daisy), Richard Medek (Kevin Costner, Eric Koskinen, Mol ly, Maher) and occasional string section Jul ia Floberg (Delphia Cel lo Quartet, Mestofonia) & Shannon Frid-Rubin (Cloud Cult, batterboy), this is a band fit for a kingdom, newly dubbed Mary Bue & the Monarchy.
    • Date
      November 21, 2019
      6:30 PM
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      Isle Royale National Park's Howling Wolves
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      Join us for Isle Royale National Park's presentation, Howling Wolves: Restoring the Predator Prey Balance to Isle Royale, a call-to-action fundraiser and educational gathering to raise awareness about Isle Royale National Park's Wolf Relocation program. Featuring an informative presentation followed by a Q&A with Isle Royale National Park Superintendent, Phyllis Green and Isle Royale artist-in-residence and musician, David Huckfelt (The Pines).
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      November 22, 2019
      7:30 PM
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      20 Watt Stories with Them Dots
      $7/10
    • Description
      20 Watt Stories with Them Dots on Friday, November 22 at The Hook and Ladder Mission Room 20 Watt Stories and Them Dots join forces for a rockin’ night at The Mission Room.  20 Watt Stories  (“…..local All-Star Ensemble!” – Greg Burke, TC Club Crawl) grew out of longtime local favorites Rhinestone Diplomats. Their debut CD features 9 new songs recorded with Rich Mattson at Sparta Sound.  Ironic rock & roll dance band Them Dots open.

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