Caravan du Nord 2012

Halloween, Alaska and Rogue Valley perform at the University of MN Morris as part of the MN Music Coalition's Caravan Du Nord tour - Sept, 2012. (Nate Ryan)

The Minnesota Music Coalition and 89.3 The Current present Caravan du Nord, bringing your favorite bands to smaller cities and towns throughout Minnesota. In addition to performances, these events will also feature workshops on Minnesota music during the day. See below for more information.

Caravan du Nord Events

Haley Bonar and Chastity Brown in Morris on 9/22

Halloween, Alaska, Rogue Valley and Alabaster Falls in Grand Rapids on 9/29

Tapes n' Tapes and Zoo Animal in Fergus Falls on 10/4

Pert Near Sandstone and Charlie Parr in Faribault on 10/19

4onthefloor and Me and My Arrow in Austin on 10/26

Jeremy Messersmith, Caroline Smith and the Goodnight Sleeps, and Spencer McGillicutty in St. Cloud on 11/10

Mason Jennings, Caroline Smith and the Goodnight Sleeps, and Hardwood Groove in Detroit Lakes on 11/16

Mason Jennings, Fort Wilson Riot and Deer and the Snow in Red Wing on 11/17


Haley Bonar and Chastity Brown

Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 7 p.m.

Venue: Edson Auditorium in Morris, Minn.


Halloween, Alaska, Rogue Valley and Alabaster Falls

Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 7:30 p.m.

Venue: Myles Reif Center for the Arts in Grand Rapids, Minn.

Event details: The event is open to the public and tickets are $15. Doors at 7 p.m. and music at 7:30 p.m. There will be workshops during the day at 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. at Grand Rapids High School complex.

Ticket info: Tickets may be ordered online or over the phone and can be mailed or held at will call. Orders must be paid at the time of purchase.


Tapes n' Tapes and Zoo Animal

Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 7 p.m.

Venue: A Center for the Arts in Fergus Falls, Minn.

Event details: The event is open to the public and ticket prices are to-be-announced. Doors at 6:30 p.m. and music at 7 p.m. There will be workshops during the day at 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. at a to-be-announced location.

Ticket info: Tickets may be purchased in-person at the venue's box office, over the phone, or online. More information can be found at the venue's website.


Pert Near Sandstone and Charlie Parr

Friday, October 19, 2012 at 7 p.m.

Venue: Newhall Auditorium at Shattuck's St. Mary's in Faribault, Minn.

Event details: The event is open to the public and ticket prices are to-be-announced. Doors at 6:30 p.m. and music at 7 p.m. There will be workshops during the day at 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. at a to-be-announced location.

Ticket info: Call 507-333-1620, ext. 2 for ticket and ordering information.


4onthefloor, Me and My Arrow

Friday, October 26, 2012 at 6:30 p.m.

Venue: Paramount Theatre in Austin, Minn.

Event details: The event is open to the public and tickets are $5. Doors at 6 p.m. and music at 6:30 p.m. There will be workshops during the day at 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. at a to-be-announced location.

Ticket info: Tickets are available online or at the box office (125 4th Avenue NE, Austin, MN 55912) or by calling 507-434-0934.


Jeremy Messersmith, Caroline Smith and the Goodnight Sleeps, and Spencer McGillicutty

Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 7 p.m.

Venue: Paramount Theatre in St. Cloud, Minn.

Event details: The event is open to the public and tickets are $6. Doors at 6:30 p.m. and music at 7 p.m. There will be workshops during the day at 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. at Paramount Theatre.

Ticket info: Tickets are available online or at the box office by calling 320-259-5463.


Mason Jennings, Caroline Smith and the Goodnight Sleeps, and Hardwood Groove

Friday, November 16, 2012 at 7 p.m.

Venue: The Holmes Theatre in Detroit Lakes, Minn.

Event details: The event is open to the public and tickets are $5. Doors at 6:30 p.m. and music at 7 p.m. There will be workshops during the day at 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. in the Holmes Theatre's conference room.

Ticket info: Currently, you can order tickets by calling 218-844-7469. Online tickets may become available at a later date.


Mason Jennings, Fort Wilson Riot and Deer and the Snow


Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 6 p.m.

Venue: T.B. Sheldon Theatre in Red Wing, Minn.

Event details: The event is open to the public and tickets are $7.50. Doors at 5:30 p.m. and music at 6 p.m. There will be workshops during the day at 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. at a to-be-announced location.

Ticket info: Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 651-388-8700.

Mn Legacy Fund
Caravan du Nord is made possible in part by the
Minnesota Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund