Homegrown Music Festival Posts

PDD Quiz: Homegrown 2024

Grab your field guide and study up for this week’s PDD quiz, which previews the upcoming 2024 Homegrown Music Festival.

A PDD current events quiz comes your way on April 28. Submit question ideas to Alison Moffat [email protected] by April 24.

Homegrown Music Festival 2023 Photo Slideshow

The 25th annual Homegrown Music Festival featured 171 acts. I made it to 57 — which is a lot, but also only one-third of the available options. The scope of the festival makes each experience unique, so obviously one person’s photo collection will vary significantly from another’s.

Selective Focus: Homegrown 2023 Recovery Beer Lunch

Select Instagram images from the closing event of the Homegrown Music Festival — the Recovery Beer Lunch at Canal Park Brewing Company with the final three bands.

Selective Focus: Homegrown 2023 Roll Night

Select Instagram images from day seven of the Homegrown Music Festival.

Rawkers crush Rollers in Homegrown Kickball Classic 2023

Rohrbaugh’s Rawkers piled on five runs in the seventh inning and four more in the eighth to easily top Vaagen’s Rollers 13-4 in the 2023 Homegrown Kickball Classic at Chester Bowl. The Rawkers now lead the overall series with 12 wins in 23 games.

Selective Focus: Homegrown 2023: Rawk Night

Select Instagram images from day six of the Homegrown Music Festival.

Selective Focus: Homegrown 2023 Soup Town Night

Select Instagram images from day five of the Homegrown Music Festival.

Selective Focus: Homegrown 2023 Westside Wednesday

Select Instagram images from day four of the Homegrown Music Festival.

Selective Focus: Homegrown 2023 Canal Park Night

Select Instagram images from day three of the Homegrown Music Festival.

Berserk Blondes! – “Hips Don’t Lie”

Live at Bent Paddle Brewing during the 2023 Homegrown Music Festival, Steve Solkela and Kaylee Matuszak perform their take on the 2006 hit song “Hips Don’t Lie,” written and originally performed by Shakira and Wyclef Jean.

Selective Focus: Homegrown 2023 Craft District Night

Select Instagram images from day two of the Homegrown Music Festival.

Selective Focus: Homegrown 2023 Opening Ceremonies

Select Instagram images from opening day of the Homegrown Music Festival.

Homegrown Music Festival 2023 Primer

The 25th annual Homegrown Music Festival is upon us. All the specifics are in a 116-page Field Guide available around town or online as a PDF. The most accurate version of the schedule is always at duluthhomegrown.org/schedule. And this here primer consists of the random last-minute bulletins that always spring up.

Every Single Homegrown 1999 Photo Available

Members of Ballyhoo performing at the inaugural Homegrown Music Festival in 1999. (Photo courtesy Leon Rohrbaugh; photographer unknown)

On the eve of the 25th annual Homegrown Music Festival we take a look at every single locatable image from the first Homegrown in 1999. It was a few years before digital photography became a common thing, a few years before social media existed, and a few years before Homegrown became one of the most photographed events in Duluth.

Homegrown Music Festival Field Guide 2023 has arrived

The 2023 Homegrown Music Festival runs April 30 to May 7, and the annual Field Guide for the event was trucked into Duluth this morning. Piles of them will be available at local music venues within the coming days.

This year’s festival features 171 acts at 36 venues over the course of eight days.

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