April 29 – May 6, 2018

The Homegrown Music Festival is Duluth’s annual showcase of rawk and/or roll. It began as a simple birthday party with a handful of bands and a bunch of beer. Now it’s a complete bureaucracy, run by a volunteer steering committee and a board of directors, featuring 200 musical acts, along with a few filmmakers and other artists.

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Thank you!!

Thank you!!

We did it again! We could not have done it without each and every one of you. Musicians, artists, performers, poets, volunteers, sound engineers, sponsors, venue staff, trolley drivers, fans and concertgoers all keep this festival going year after year. We cannot thank you enough for all the support during the week. We are already...
Homegrown Day 7

Homegrown Day 7

Are you still with us? Good! Now get your rest in before Saturday. Not many people have made it this far. You are one of the special ones! So, pat yourself on the back. (atta-boy) Get your fancy pants on for tonight’s non-stop musical mayhem. The trolly is on us! Saturday, May 7 Chester Creek...
Homegrown Day 6

Homegrown Day 6

All week we have been giving you tips on how to Homegrown correctly. We suggest that you review them to be sure you have the energy to muscle through this festival. Tonight is another lineup of some of the heavy hitters.  If you do not have a wristband, that is ok! Come on down to...
Studio 15 Schedule Change

Studio 15 Schedule Change

The schedule has changed for Studio 15. Please see below. No elbows on the table please! Thank you. Studio 15 9:15pm Dare 2 Kill 10:15pm No Interest 11:00pm Lorenzo’s Tractor
Friday 5/6 = 2 Free Venues!

Friday 5/6 = 2 Free Venues!

This Friday we will have two venues that will be free and open to the public. No wristbands required! Stop on down and check out these acts! Sacred Heart Music Center 7pm World Beat Drummers 8pm Nordic Angst 9pm Israel Malachi Lake Avenue Restaurant & Bar 10:45pm Bill Flannagan 11:45pm Dance Attic
Homegrown Day 5

Homegrown Day 5

Here we go again! You have leveled up to day 5. You have made it to the Superior night! Cross over the bridge and check out these acts! If you are scared of bridges, there still are shows going on at the Reef tonight as well. Eat your vegetables! Thursday, May 5 Red Mug Coffeehouse...
Friday Schedule Update!!

Friday Schedule Update!!

The show on Friday May 6th at Sacred Heart Music Center will be FREE. No wristbands required. Come one, come all! Sacred Heart Music Center 7pm World Beat Drummers 8pm Nordic Angst 9pm Israel Malachi
Dewitt-Seitz Construction

Dewitt-Seitz Construction

Hello fellow Festers! This is an informational update. The rear entrance of the Dewitt-Seitz building is currently under construction. Please use the front entrance facing Buchanan St. You may now continue your regularly scheduled festivities.
Homegrown Day 4

Homegrown Day 4

Day 4 is the day typically reality starts to set in. Embrace it. Gin Street, Pizzaghost, Silverback Colony, and an assortment of bands are all playing for your enjoyment! Oh yeah, and that band Low. Get out and have fun! (Remember, look both ways before crossing the street!) Wednesday, May 4 Clyde Iron Works –...
Homegrown Day 3

Homegrown Day 3

Everyone just needs to take a deep breath in.. Relax.. Now exhale. You have made it to day 3. Mama’s Stolen Horses, Similar Dogs, Norby, DJ Path Annu, Space Carpet, and every other band playing tonight is a good choice! Remember to drink water. Tuesday, May 3 Bent Paddle Brewing Co. 6pm Lady Slipper 7pm...
Homegrown Day 2

Homegrown Day 2

We have made it to day 2! Another night of action packed events to pick from. Tonight is the opening of the Homegrown Music Video Festival at Zinema, the amazing Homegrown Poetry Showcase and sprinkled with 15 great acts to pick from. Get out on the town and work your booty shaker! Monday, May 2...
Homegrown Day 1

Homegrown Day 1

We have an action packed first day of Homegrown! Be sure to stop down and try the Hempen Ale this year for the Mayors Proclamation to declare the start of the 2016 Duluth Homegrown Music Festival. Sunday, May 1 Red Herring Lounge 2pm Children’s Music Showcase Teatro Zuccone 6pm Big Science 7pm Frances & Luke...