Spider John Koerner
The Cedar Cultural Center is holding a benefit concert for victims of an apartment fire and explosion that killed three people near downtown Minneapolis. The goal of Friday night’s concert is to raise money for victims and their family members. Organizers say it’s also a chance to bring the community together.
The Cedar Cultural Center will hold a benefit concert to raise money for victims of a fatal apartment building fire near downtown Minneapolis. The concert takes place Jan. 24 at The Cedar, located on the Minneapolis West Bank. The Cedar is just down the street from where the New Year’s Day fire and explosion killed three people. The fire also destroyed a grocery store on the ground level and displaced tenants in 10 apartments.
The Lowertown Roots Music Festival is set for Saturday, July 30. The festival will feature blues, country, bluegrass, gospel, Latin and other American music forms.