• The Hook Mpls

    Community, Art & Music
  • Pieta Brown

    September 20
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    3010 Minnehaha Ave S.

The Hook & Ladder

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Pieta Brown

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September 20 @ 8:00 PM
$15 – $25

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

Righteous Babe Recording artist and indie folk songstress, hailed as a "self-styled poetess, folk goddess and country waif", has been recognized by NPR for her "moody, ethereal" songwriting and applauded by The Boston Globe for her "mercurial voice”, joins us for the release of her new album.
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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
      September 18, 2019
      7:30 PM
    • Event
      Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys
      $12/15
    • Description
      Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys on Wednesday, September 18 at The Hook and Ladder Theater As a singer, songwriter, bandleader, and entertainer, Big Sandy has few contemporaries. Over the last three decades, Big Sandy and his Fly-Rite Boys have kept up a constant cycle of traveling back and forth across the lower 48, then hopping across the pond to Europe and beyond. They bring with them a brand of music that has earned an induction into the Rockabilly Hall of Fame, several national television appearances, guest spots on The Grand Ole Opry, and a slew of adoring fans. They’ve become torchbearers of American roots music with a style that encompasses Western swing, country boogie, Cajun, and rockabilly influences.
    • Date
      September 20, 2019
      8:00 PM
    • Event
      Pieta Brown
      $25-15
    • Description
      Righteous Babe Recording artist and indie folk songstress, hailed as a "self-styled poetess, folk goddess and country waif", has been recognized by NPR for her "moody, ethereal" songwriting and applauded by The Boston Globe for her "mercurial voice”, joins us for the release of her new album.
    • Date
      September 21, 2019
      7:30 PM
    • Event
      Craig Paquette & The Spartones - “Won’t Last Forever” Record Release
      $10/15
    • Description
      Craig Paquette & The Spartones with Thunderheads & Friends, and Rich Mattson & The Northstars on Saturday, September 21 at The Hook and Ladder Theater Craig Paquette’s debut solo album, "Won't Last Forever" was recorded at Sparta Sound Studio with an all-star lineup of musicians that will also be performing at the Hook and Ladder release show including Rich Mattson, Steve Blexrud, Keely Lane, Al Oikari, Colleen Martin Oake, Jillian Rae, Bruce Paquette and Terry Isachsen. It draws from Craig's many musical influences including Rock, Country and Blues. It's filled with songs that reflect on relationships, life and loss.  
    • Date
      September 25, 2019
      7:30 PM
    • Event
      The Nadas with The April Fools
      $15/20
    • Description
      The Nadas with The April Fools on Wednesday, September 25 at The Hook and Ladder Theater Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, The Nadas join the Hook and Ladder for star-studded night of alt-rock-country, with a blend of alternative and indie music styles. Joining The Nadas, local legends, The April Fools. A night not to be missed!
    • Date
      September 27, 2019
      9:00 PM
    • Event
      Little Man - 'In Between The Lions' Release Show
      $10/15
    • Description
      Little Man with Muun Bato on Friday, September 27 at The Hook and Ladder Theater Join us for the release of Little Man's, In Between The Lions; a super-sonic mix of guitar rock, up and mid tempo acoustic guitar, Mellotron keyboards, psychedelic waves and lyrical mysticism. It's the bands most colorful, genre expanding rock album yet! Beloved psychedelic rockers, Muun Bato, opens at 9pm.
    • Date
      September 28, 2019
      7:30 PM
    • Event
      The Belfast Cowboys
      $10/15
    • Description
      The Belfast Cowboys on Saturday, September 28 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
      October 3, 2019
      8:00 PM
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      Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires with Nana Grizol and Eleganza!
      $10/15
    • Description
      Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires with Nana Grizol and Eleganza! on Thursday, October 3 at The Hook and Ladder Theater Alabama rock'n'rollers, Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires visit The Hook for a raucous night of fuzzed-out, southern folk and indie rock. Making up the bill, 7 piece, queer rock band from Athens, GA, Nana Grizol, and beloved local indie rockers, Eleganza! Not to be missed!
    • Date
      October 4, 2019
      8:00 PM
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      The Nick Moss Band with Anson Funderburgh
      $20/15
    • Description
      The Nick Moss Band with Anson Funderburgh on Friday, October 4 at The Hook and Ladder Theater The Nick Moss Band returns to the Hook & Ladder to celebrate the release of their new Alligator Records album Lucky Guy!.  Special guest, Texas guitar legend  Anson Funderburgh will also be in town to join in with Nick and bandmates on the festivities.
    • Date
      October 6, 2019
      3:30 PM
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      The Psychedelic Society of Minneapolis presents Michael Garfield with Neil Fox, KIISU, Simon Alaya, Miss Elaine Eos, & Jacob Hoffman
      $20/25
    • Description
      The Psychedelic Society of Minneapolis presents Michael Garfield on Sunday, October 6 at The Hook and Ladder Theater & Mission Room The Hook & Ladder and The Psychedelic Society of Minneapolis are proud to present cyber-guitarist and Future Fossils Podcast host Michael Garfield for a very special engagement on Sunday, October 6th. This unique event will feature vendors, Zen Space, live podcasting, live music and local DJs, including performances by; Neil Fox (Headspace Collective), KIISU (Abstract Xpressions), Simon Alaya (System/Intellifunk), Miss Elaine Eos (Headspace Collective) and Jacob Hoffman (Overland Recordings) spanning the entire FPAC facility with presentations in both the Theater and the new Mission Room.

Mission Room Upcoming Events

An intimate performance space nestled inside the Firehouse Performing Arts Center

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    • Date
      September 18, 2019
      7:00 PM
    • Event
      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
      September 18, 2019
      9:00 PM
    • Event
      Dan Bern - 'Regent Street' Record Release Tour
      $15/18
    • Description
      Dan Bern's Regent Street Join us at The Hook and Ladder Mission Room Dan Bern’s, "Regent Street" record release and tour. "Regent Street", is stunning collection of songs that plumb new artistic depth showing Bern’s singular songwriting abilities that are uniquely convincing, insightful, confessional, and funny.
    • Date
      September 19, 2019
      8:00 PM
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      Hook & Laughter feat. Emily Galati, Mike Lester, Shelly Paul, Comrade Tripp, and Tommy Bayer
      $10/15
    • Description
      Hook & Laughter Comedy Series - Emily Galati, Mike Lester, Shelly Paul, Comrade Tripp, and Tommy Bayer. Hosted by local comedy veteran, Chris Maddock. Thursday, September 19 at The Hook and Ladder Mission Room This month features an eclectic mix of outstanding local artists including: whip-smart and not afraid to prove it, Emily Galati (Conan, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Comic’s Unleashed, and Gotham Live) standup comedian and actor, Mike Lester (Funny Or Die, City Pages 2016 'Artist of the Year', Growler Magazine's 2015 'Top 5 Comics to Watch'), a comic who's work is incredibly personal, bitingly poignant and a little absurd, Shelly Paul (10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival, Growler Magazine's 2017 Top 5 comics to Watch in Minneapolis, producer and host of “PSSY CTRL” at the Comedy Corner Underground), Minnesota's funniest downer, humorist, Comrade Tripp (10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival, Sisyphus Brewing’s Funniest Person in Minneapolis 2017 Finalist, 2018 House of Comedy’s Funniest Person with a Day Job Contest 2018 when he was unemployed. 2019 Funniest Person with a Day Job Contest Runner-up) and Tommy Bayer (2018 Funniest Person Contest Winner, 10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival, 2018 Growler Magazine Top Five Comic's to Watch).
    • Date
      September 20, 2019
      8:00 PM
    • Event
      JulyDa with Johnathan Tauscheck, Shawn Pavey, and Lacey Guck
      $10/15
    • Description
      JulyDa on Friday, September 20 ta The Hook The Hook & Ladder is proud to present a dual record-release event in featuring new recordings by Minneapolis-based pop-rock band, JulyDa,and impressionist composer, pianist, and McPhail faculty member, Dr. Jonathan Tauscheck. The evening also includes performances by poet, Shawn Pavey, and local song-writer, Lacey Guck.
    • Date
      September 21, 2019
      8:00 PM
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      BrassZilla with Sans Le Systeme, Joe Roberto's Disasternoon, and Nyttu Chongo
      $10
    • Description
      BrassZilla with Sans Le Systeme, Joe Roberto's Disasternoon, and Nyttu Chongo on Saturday, September 21 at The Hook and Ladder Mission Room The Hook & Ladder is proud to present BrassZilla, a beer-jazz horn ensemble whose original music defies typical ideas of genre and style, running the gamut from pop to chamber music. BrassZilla draws on the standards, including influences from blues, swing, NOLA and cool jazz, as well as latin, ska and reggae influences.  Featuring special guests Sans Le Systeme, Joe Roberto's Disasternoon and introducing Nyttu Chongo.
    • Date
      September 22, 2019
      7:00 PM
    • Event
      Dakota Dave Hull & Kari Larson
      $20 Donation
    • Description
      Dakota Dave Hull & Kari Larson Reunion on Sunday, September 22 at The Hook and Ladder Mission Room Join us for a special reunion concert featuring local folk duo, Dakota Dave Hull and Kari Larson, celebrating the 25th Anniversary of their first gig together! Defining the art of guitar duet, Hull & Larson bring their encyclopedic knowledge—and command—of folk, pop, world, jazz, and classical music, leaving audiences spell-bound. 
    • Date
      September 26, 2019
      8:00 PM
    • Event
      JC Sanford Quartet ~ “Keratoconus” Album Release
      $10/15
    • Description
      JC Sanford Quartet with ArtHaus on Thursday, September 26 at The Hook and Ladder Mission Room The release party for Shifting Paradigm recording artist JC Sanford Qartet and their fresh effort "Keratoconus" in the Mission Room on Thursday, Sept 26th. This performance features some of the Twin Cities’ finest players, including; composer/trombonist JC Sanford, Zacc Harris on guitar and Chris & JT Bates on Bass and Drums, respectively. Supporting the JC’s quartet is ArtHaus – a duo featuring Erik Fratzke and Noah Ophaven-Baldwin
    • Date
      September 29, 2019
      7:30 PM
    • Event
      Carsie Blanton
      $15
    • Description
      Carsie Blanton on Sunday, September 29 at The Hook and Ladder Mission Room Carsie Blanton’s smoky vocals draws listener into her riveting tales of natural – and erotic – disaster. Brimming with catchy hooks, sensual vocals, and lyrics boasting a gift for rhyme and meter -- much like early Paul Simon -- Blanton’s melodic mandate for humor or playfulness, leaves audiences spellbound.
    • Date
      October 2, 2019
      7:00 PM
    • Event
      Pat Donohue's Dynamite Duos Series - Jerry Kosak & Dean Magraw
      $5
    • Description
      Donohue’s Dynamite Duos Series, is curated and hosted by Grammy award winning, dynamite fingerpicker, Pat Donohue. His devotion to his craft has garnered him recognition as an American Standard -- echoing the tones of Robert Johnson, Blind Blake, Merle Travis and Muddy Waters. This series, Donohue invites his friends and colleagues on stage for an explosive night of dynamite pairings featuring: Jerry Kosak and Dean Magraw on October 2nd, Paul Maysitch and Dan Neale on November 6th, and Richard Krien and Joyann Parker on December 4th.
    • Date
      October 4, 2019
      7:30 PM
    • Event
      Dan Israel Album Release with Katy Vernon
      $8/12
    • Description
      Dan Israel with special guest Katy Vernon on Friday, October 4 at The Hook and Ladder Mission Room Acclaimed Twin Cities singer-songwriter Dan Israel celebrates the release of his 15th studio album, "Social Media Anxiety Disorder," a powerful new collection of songs for the often-troubled times we live in, on Friday, October 4, 2019 with special guest, local singer/songwriter, Katy Vernon.

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