Rock the Garden

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

Rock the Garden 2014

Rock the Garden has come and gone, but after ten bands, thousands of people and countless smiles, we can say that the Garden has officially been rocked. Find all the coverage here, and tune in this weekend to hear our Rock the Garden broadcast.

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Why I Love Spoon and Why You Should, Too

The Current's Jacquie Fuller has been a fan of Spoon for 16 of the band's 18-year career. Find out how Jacquie came to love the music of Spoon -- and listen to a playlist ahead of Spoon's performance at Rock the Garden on Sunday, June 22.

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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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