Art and Music: Homegrown in Duluth

Art and Music Homegrown in Duluth

Your stay at the AG Thomson House Duluth Bed and Breakfast is just the tip of the iceberg of fun to be had in Duluth.

What began in 1999 as a birthday celebration of music and beer, now spanning 15 years, the Duluth Homegrown Music Festival has become a much anticipated annual event and celebration in the Twin Ports.

Duluth Homegrown Music FestivalThe Duluth Homegrown Music Festival spans 8 days of eclectic music of not particular genre performed by local musicians, beginning Sunday, April 27th and running through May 4th. Local artists can be found at various venues throughout the Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior.  This “Rawk and/or Roll” reached a record 317 band submissions this year, surely making it one of the most successful and fun events to date.

There are various ticket packages that can be purchased. You can click on this link to get more details and find something that suits your schedule.  On the weekend, the Homegrown Trolley will be providing free transportation to the various venues around the area, but many are within walking distance from one another.

If taking in the Homegrown Festival isn’t enough, another “homegrown” icon, Bob Dylan, is celebrated with the North Country Dylan Celebration 2014.  Beginning May 17th through May 24th, this celebration offers several different options to enjoy and celebrate the artistry of an American icon.

But if you are visiting Duluth, and looking for music and entertainment, you do not have to wait for a festival.  Each weekend throughout the city, you will find local and regional bands playing at venues like Blackwater Lounge, Pizza Luce, Fitger’s Brewhouse, Tycoon’s Alehouse, and so many more! Check out Twin Ports Nightlife for an array of entertainment options to enjoy.  In Duluth, there is no shortage of artistic talent to enjoy year round.  And the best part is you can partake in a great cocktail or “homegrown” beer and delicious food while enjoying some great music.

Guestroom - Mayor's Chamber_6Make your reservation at the AG Thomson House Duluth Bed and Breakfast today, and look forward to a superb Duluth and Twin Ports experience along the shores of Lake Superior!