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The Longfellow Roots, Rock and Deep-Blues Festival is an environmentally conscious community-driven summer music, arts and cultural event that takes place in the Downtown Longfellow (Lake/Minneahaha) area in South Minneapolis.

This 9th annual award-winning celebration of Minnesota craft, culinary and performance art in the Longfellow neighborhood returns on Sat, July 13, 2019 and will again feature an eclectic mix of performances from the best local, regional and national acts across multiple stages, and a wide variety of craft food and beverage options.

Longfellow Roots, Rock & Deep Blues Festival from Ubuntu Media Productions on Vimeo.

The 2019 RRDB festival will again boast multiple musical stages with top-notch live entertainment throughout the day and evening outside, and well into the night inside The Firehouse Performing Arts Center’s  Hook and Ladder Theater and new Mission Room.

The Hook and Ladder Theater
3010 Minnehaha Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55406

The complete up-to-date festival lineup can be found on this site, along with stage assignments and a performance schedule. (*schedule subject to change)

The limited amount of Early Bird & Combo Tickets are available now.

General admission for this music and arts marathon and are available! There are limited amount of Early Bird ($15) & Combo (Fr & Sat $30) Tickets. Available on a first-come first-served basis. Only available online at the festival website: www.rootsrockdeepblues.com.

After the limited amount of early bird tickets are gone we will have $20 advance tickets for sale. We are limiting the number of total festival tickets this year as the foot print is intimate. Do not wait until the day of festival to purchase your ticket. If tickets happen to be available day of show they will be $25 at the gate.

GA (Early Bird) – $15
GA (Advance) – $20
GA (Day of Show/Gate) – $25
(Cash Only)
GA COMBO (Fri + Sat) – $30 (Online Only)

Tickets available Online, at The Hook Box Office and the Electric Fetus, & Hymie’s Records Minneapolis.


The Longfellow Roots, Rock & Deep-Blues festival would like to thank all of our neighborhood presenting partners and our sponsors, as well as the participating artists, businesses and residents for their ongoing support.



  1. To guarantee admission with a complimentary ticket please arrive early.
  2. Admission to the festival does not guarantee entry to each and every performance due to specific venue capacity issues. If you are interested in seeing a particular performance, please arrive early to that stage.
  3. No chairs, dogs, backpacks, large bags, umbrellas, or weapons.


  1. KC McCracken

    OUTSTANDING fest last night, from stage to stage to stage. I’ve never enjoyed so much quality music, and great variety, in such a fun, easy to navigate, comfortable venue. I’m telling everybody to be there in 2017! This fest is a Twin Cities treasure–thanks!

  2. Michael Carlson

    There was an artist that was making chalk prints of the bands, does anyone know her and how do i get intoch with her. I want the print of Erik Koskinen.

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