Rock the Garden

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

Watch Heart Bones double your pleasure at Rock the Garden


Heart Bones Rock the Garden photo by Mary Mathis

Sean Tillmann and Sabrina Ellis stepped onstage in coordinated primary-colored outfits, their color scheme almost as loud and playful as their synth-laden pop. Heart Bones played songs from their forthcoming debut album, which nods sonically and lyrically to the pulsing pop sounds of the '80s.

Listen: Adia Victoria wins over new fans at Rock the Garden


Adia Victoria performs at Rock the Garden 2019

Nashville-based Adia Victoria created dense and moody soundscapes with a six-piece band. The singer-songwriter, who is also a poet, name-dropped some of her literary heroes, including Sylvia Plath and Virginia Woolf... all while crowd-surfing in a perfect plank position.

Interview: Scott Devendorf of The National


Scott Devendorf

Ahead of headlining Rock the Garden on June 29, Scott Devendorf, bass-player for The National, sat down with The Current's music director David Safar to talk about the band's latest release, I Am Easy to Find.