Rock the Garden

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

Rock the Garden: Tickets are sold out!

Rock the Garden

Thank you, MPR Members! With an unprecedented demand Rock the Garden has sold out to members of Minnesota Public Radio and Walker Art Center. Stay tuned for opportunities to win tickets to see Bon Iver, The Revolution, Benjamin Booker, Car Seat Headrest, Margaret Glaspy, Dead Man Winter, Bruise Violet and Dwynell Roland on July 22!

Polica perform at Rock the Garden 2016


Hometown favorites Poliça roared through a strong set, with double drums setting a titanium foundation and Channy Leaneagh's voice flowing over the band. Stream Polica's Rock the Garden 2016 performance.

Rock the Garden 2016: Thanks for rocking with us!


Thanks for coming out to Rock the Garden! You can relive the day in photos in our social media roundup, and be sure to tune in June 30, when we'll be broadcasting highlights throughout the day.

#RockTheGarden: Social Media Roundup

Jake Luppen

Set the summer off with a boom! One day, two stages, eight bands -- follow our social media roundup for updates, tweets, and photos from #RockTheGarden 2016.