Rock the Garden

Our annual summer rock and roll party in conjunction with Walker Art Center.

Rock the Garden 2014

The line up is here! Tickets for both days of Rock the Garden 2014 will be on sale to MPR and Walker Art Center members April 17th at 11 a.m

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Watch Low play their historic one-song set at Rock the Garden 2013

The skies cleared just in time for Alan Sparkhawk, Mimi Parker and Steve Garrington from second act Low. The Duluth trio set the twitter world abuzz when they performed one song for 27 minutes, an experiential variation of "Do You Know How to Waltz?" from their 1996 studio album The Curtain Hits the Cast at Rock the Garden 2013.

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Watch Dan Deacon perform underground at Rock the Garden 2013

Composer and electronic musician Dan Deacon is known for his experimental and interactive shows. When a lightning storm rolled through minutes before his outdoor set was set to begin, it sparked the idea to move his gear and the dance party underground, and the impromptu performance in Walker Art Center's parking garage gave an energized start for fans at Rock The Garden 2013. Highlights from the set are backed by Deacon's "Konono Ripoff No. 1."

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Rock the Garden 2013

What a day. One of the most exciting and memorable Rock the Gardens is in the history books. Thanks to all who came and made it such a rousing success.

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