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Cedar Cultural Center

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416 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis , MN 55454
http://www.thecedar.org/

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August 2018

Hamilton de Holanda

August 8 @ 7:30 pm
Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis , MN 55454
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$30 - $35

Hamilton de Holanda is one of the most acclaimed Brazilian contemporary musicians, known for his tour-de-force compositions and stunning command of his instrument, the bandolim (mandolin). He started to play professionally at the age of 5 in 1981. Hamilton's curiosity and restless mind reinvented the image and sound of the bandolim by adding two extra strings (a pair of low Cs) and developing a new technique and style. Elevating it into a global instrument, musicians and luthiers all over the…

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September 2018

Global Roots Festival 2018: Aynur and Sona Jobarteh

September 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis , MN 55454
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Free

The Cedar Cultural Center celebrates its 30th anniversary this fall at the 10th Annual Global Roots Festival taking place September 15-19 2018. Over the last ten years, The Cedar’s signature Global Roots Festival has offered Twin Cities audiences free, in-depth access to new artistic voices from around the world, fulfilling The Cedar’s mission to promote intercultural appreciation and understanding through global music. Sona Jobarteh is the first female Kora virtuoso to come from a West African griot family that has produced renowned musicians such…

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Global Roots Festival 2018: Lemon Bucket Orkestra and Delgres

September 19 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis , MN 55454
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Free

The Cedar Cultural Center celebrates its 30th anniversary this fall at the 10th Annual Global Roots Festival taking place September 15-19 2018. Over the last ten years, The Cedar’s signature Global Roots Festival has offered Twin Cities audiences free, in-depth access to new artistic voices from around the world, fulfilling The Cedar’s mission to promote intercultural appreciation and understanding through global music. The trio of musicians behind Delgres draw inspiration from the history and music of front man Pascal Danae’s ancestors, former slaves…

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Jupiter & Okwess and Fendika

September 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis , MN 55454
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$22 - $25

This is a standing show with an open floor. General Admission tickets are available online, by phone, at Depth of Field, Electric Fetus, and The Cedar during shows.  With their second album Kin Sonic, Jupiter and Okwess transcend the Congo’s unexplored musical heritage and dive into a pool of modernity.Just like the writing of the African philosopher, Zamenga Batukezanga, Jupiter’s lyrics focus on the painful past, and how to overcome it. Gathered around Jupiter are the Okwess faithful: Montana (of…

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October 2018

Murder By Death with special guest

October 5 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis , MN 55454
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$20 - $25

This is a standing show with an open floor. Tickets are available through First Avenue online (click the "Buy Tickets" button below), at Electric Fetus, and The Cedar during shows. Murder By Death is a Louisville, KY quintet with a wry, ominous name. But behind the geography and moniker is a band of meticulous and literary songwriters matched by a specific brand of brooding, anthem-riding balladry and orchestral indie rock. Murder By Death's path began in the early 2000s as…

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Jarlath Henderson with special guest

October 7 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis , MN 55454
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$15 - $18

This is a seated show. Tickets are available online, by phone, and at Depth of Field, Electric Fetus, and The Cedar during shows. Hailing from County Armagh, Ireland, Jarlath Henderson is the first Irish solo artist to win the prestigious BBC Young Folk Musician of the Year Award, which has led to performances at festivals throughout Europe and to GlobalFest in New York City. Jarlath combines modern, rhythmically intense, percussive electronics to his traditional singing style to create signature sound…

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Gruff Rhys with special guest

October 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis , MN 55454
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$16 - $18

This is a seated show. Tickets are available online, by phone, and at Depth of Field, Electric Fetus, and The Cedar during shows. Gruff Rhys is a Welsh musician, composer, producer, filmmaker and author. He performs solo and with several bands, including Super Furry Animals who obtained mainstream success in the 1990s. He formed the electro-pop outfit Neon Neon with Boom Bip. Their album Stainless Style was nominated for the 2008 Nationwide Mercury Prize. He won the 2011 Welsh Music…

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Hailu Mergia with Yohannes Tona Band

October 26 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis , MN 55454
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$20 - $25

This is a standing show with an open floor.  For a Walker member discount ($20), please visit the Walker website.  Tickets are available online, by phone, nd at Walker Art Center, Depth of Field, Electric Fetus, and The Cedar during shows. Hailu Mergia and his band dominated Ethiopia’s nightclub scene, against a backdrop of civil war and revolution in the 1970s. Blending earthy funk with intoxicating Ethio-jazz, they embarked on an early ’80s US tour after which Mergia stayed, fading…

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Maithree the Music of Friendship Album Release

October 28 @ 3:00 pm
Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis , MN 55454
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$12 - $15

Nirmala Rajasekar is a world renowned Carnatic virtuoso recognized as one of the best Saraswathi veena players of today in the South Indian Classical music genre - a consummate artist who has carved a special place amidst audiences across the globe. She has been performing on her beloved ‘veena’ for 38 years now. She has created and performed in many path breaking collaborations in the company of many phenomenal and well known world musicians across genres. She has been described…

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