Oh, MEIN! The Liquid Zoo is BACK!
Presented by Down In The Valley, Revival, Parlour Bar Mpls, Travail Kitchen and Amusements, Copycats Media and The Current, The Liquid Zoo is a 3 day celebration that unites local, best-in-class musicians, artists, and food & beverage purveyors. ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND FOR ALL AGES, 21+ DRINK. Peep the schedule of events below and mark your calendars.
FRIDAY: ART-A-WHIRL KICK-OFF DANCE PARTY
We're kickin' it off with one heck of a dance party. Local funk band Duffel will get the party started at 5pm, Hall and Oates cover band Private Oates will take the stage at 6:30pm, and gravity-defying, genre-bending funk and rock superstars Viva Knievel will take the stage at 8:30pm.Revival, Parlour Bar Mpls, and Travail Kitchen and Amusements will be serving up a selection of their signature dishes in a massive food tent adjacent to the stage in the front parking lot.
SATURDAY: AN ALL-DAY LOCAL MUSIC AND CULINARY AFFAIR
Bauhaus will continue the party in the front parking lot to host an all-day concert with a stellar mix of local and national music acts:
Har Mar Superstar: 9:00PM-10:00PM
Cory Wong and the Green Screen Band: 6:00PM-7:00PM
Black Market Brass: 4:30PM-5:30PM
Nooky Jones: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Lady Lark: 1:30PM-2:30PM
Thomas Abban: 12:00PM-1:00PM
Down In The Valley will be on hand slinging vinyl and other musical paraphernalia for the entirety of the event, Northmade Co will be selling rad northern-inspired apparel. Partygoers can grab a commemorative Liquid Zoo tee or tank from Alchemist Printing Company as they live screen-print made-to-order tees. Revival, Parlour, and Travail will be serving up top-notch nourishment next to the main stage while food trucks Butcher Salt and The MidNord Empanada Truck set up shop off of the patio. Dogwood Coffee Company and Johnny's Pops will invigorate the crowd with coffee and popsicles while additional beer stations keep refreshment easy to find and wait-times to a minimum.
SUNDAY: ALL ABOUT THE LOCAL ART
The weekend culminates on May 20th with a Made By Hands Art & Crafts Extra-Vaganza from 12pm-6pm. Artists and craftsmen will be selling everything from paintings, jewelry, woodworkings, sweets, knits, ceramics and more. New this year will be an artist-designed mini-golf hole from Can Can Wonderland and The Sea Wolf Tattoo Company will return with a pop-up tattoo shop featuring some classic Americana-style beer tattoos created specifically for The Liquid Zoo. DJ Shane KramerofTransmission Music will be playing an assortment of wax all day while Revival, Parlour, and Travail move patio-side with their delectable eats.