Featuring The Decemberists, Calexico, Yeasayer & Solid Gold
This summer’s must-see concert is bigger and better! With a new stage set-up, concertgoers can spread out on the Walker’s grassy hillside overlooking the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. Enjoy the substance and shimmer of four of indie rock’s brightest stars–The Decemberists, Calexico, Yeasayer and Solid Gold.
Between sets, enjoy live broadcasts and music from The Current’s DJs, stroll through the world-famous sculpture garden, and sample an expanded mix of food, beer, and other refreshments for sale. This all-ages, rain-or-shine party is sure to be a sell-out! Advance ticket purchase is recommended.
Gates open, 3:00 pm
Solid Gold, 4:30 pm
Yeasayer, 5:45 pm
Calexico, 7:00 pm
The Decemberists, 8:30 pm
Music ends, 10:00 pm
Gates close, 11:00 pm
Parking is limited in area lots and on the street. Paid event parking is available in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden lot. (The Vineland Place underground ramp is closed to the public.) Parking is also available at St Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral and Dunwoody Institute. If you live in the area, please walk, bike, or take public transportation (Metro Transit bus lines: 4, 6, 12, and 25).
Bike racks will be located on Hennepin Avenue and will provide bike parking for 500+ bikes. Bike racks are generously provided by Dero.
Enjoy cold beverages from Summit Brewing Company and Jerry’s Fresh Cherry Lemonade, cool off with Häagen-Dazs ice cream, and select from an array of food by Holy Land, Vincent-A Restaurant, Joe’s Garage, and Taulelle Concessions. Food and beverages will be on sale from 3-10:30 pm. ID required to purchase alcohol.
All ticket sales are final. Orders received by June 13 will be mailed; all other ticket orders will be held at Will Call in the Walker’s Hennepin Lobby.
Rock the Garden will be held rain or shine; however, staff reserves the right to cancel the event or part of the event due to severe weather.
This event may be filmed, photographed, or recorded by the Walker and/or The Current. Ticket holders consent to appear in this documentation and its future use by the Walker and The Current.
No outside food or beverages allowed in the event. No lawn furniture, coolers, or pets. All bags subject to search.
Due to Rock the Garden preparation, the Walker galleries and Gallery 8 Cafe will be closed this Saturday.
20.21 Restaurant & Bar is still open regular hours (11:30 am-2:00 pm; 5:30-11 pm).
The Walker Shop is also open (limited hours from 11 am-3 pm). And during the concert, stop by our tent for all the Rock the Garden and band merchandise.