Upcoming Events

Har Mar Superstar Returns to Rochester MN
13 September 2019

Har Mar Superstar w/ Static Panic and Apollo Cobra

September 13th – All Ages Show Location: The Castle Doors open at: 7:00PM Apollo Cobra: 8:00PM Static Panic: 9:00PM Har Mar Superstar: 10:00PM General Admission Limited Seating Available Upon Request – We welcome all ages, but parental discretion is advised –  Har Mar Superstar Har Mar Superstar Sean Tillmann (aka Har Mar Superstar) is an American songwriter & performer who makes R&B / Pop /...

11 August 2019

Jazz in Les Fields Hall: Steve Kenny Quartet

During the Castle’s Grand Opening in February 2019, Castle Community and Threshold Arts dedicated the Castle’s third floor event hall to Les Fields – one of Rochester’s most iconic musicians who has been bringing some of the best jazz musicians in Southeast Minnesota together for more than fifty years. Threshold Arts hosts a monthly series, Jazz in Les Fields Hall,...

Rockchester IV
14 June 2019

ROCKchester – Part 4

ROCKchester is a music and arts festival showcasing the growing music and art scene in Minnesota and beyond. Curated by a team of young adults, the event focuses on the cultivation and participation of a community of young creators, musicians, and visual artists. “Our mission is to energize the creative arts landscape in the southeastern Minnesota region, not just for young...

Pert Near Sandstone at The Castle, Rochester, MN
27 April 2019

Pert Near Sandstone at The Castle

April 27th – All Ages Show Location: The Castle Doors open at: 7:00PM Comfort Kings: 8:00PM Pistol Whippin’ Party Penguins: 8:45PM Pert Near Sandstone: 10:00PM General Admission – Limited Seating Available   Pert Near Sandstone Pert Near Sandstone It was roughly a decade ago that Pert Near Sandstone first gathered around a microphone in a Minneapolis basement to record their debut album, Up And Down The...

Charlie Parr in Rochester, MN
15 March 2019

Charlie Parr with Barbaro and My Grandma’s Cardigan

March 15th – All Ages Show Location: The Castle Doors open at: 7:00PM My Grandma’s Cardigan: 7:30PM Barbaro: 8:10PM Charlie Parr: 9:00PM General Admission – Limited Seating Available   Charlie Parr Charlie Parr – Photo by Nate Ryan An easily confused and very shy individual, Charlie Parr has been traveling around singing his songs ever since leaving Austin Minnesota in the 1980’s in search of Spider...

03 February 2019

Community Dedication Brunch

Enjoy a family style brunch from Cameo Restaurant, music from Les Fields & the Turkey River All Stars, and celebrate the Grand Opening of the Castle with a dedication ceremony exactly 103 years after the original dedication of the Rochester Armory. Brunch includes scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, breakfast potatoes, fresh fruit, assorted pastries, juice, and coffee. Bloody Marys,...

11 January 2019

Yam Haus and Twin Lakes with Breakthrough, and Under the Pavilion

The Castle and Twin Lakes Band welcome Minneapolis-based synth-pop/rock band Yam Haus for their Rochester debut! Joining the bill will be Rochester bands Twin Lakes, Breakthrough, and Under the Pavilion.January 11th – All Ages Show Castle Community Doors open at: 6:30PM Under the Pavilion: 7:30PM Breakthrough: 8:15PM Twin Lakes: 9:00PM Yam Haus: 10:00PM General Admission Tickets: $12 Door | $10 Online (plus tax & processing)  Yam...

Six Mile Grove at Castle Community
24 November 2018

Castle Community Inaugural Concert

Join Six Mile Grove with special guests Miles Nielsen & The Rusted Hearts for the inaugural concert at Castle Community! The show will also be Six Mile Grove’s Rochester Release of their newest album “Million Birds”.November 24th – All Ages Show Castle Community Doors open at: 7:00PM Miles Nielsen & The Rusted Hearts: 7:30PM Six Mile Grove: 9:00PM General Admission Tickets: $25 Door...

27 October 2018

Heatbox Spooky Radio Hour w/ Hair of the Dog

Northern Sun Productions & Fox & Fern Floral Present Heatbox Spooky Radio Hour w/ Hair of the Dog! 21+ Only – Bring your own Booze Doors open at: 8:00PM Hair of the Dog: 9:00PM Heatbox: 10:30PM No door admittance without tickets.HeatboxAKA, The One Man Entertainment System, is a Minneapolis based creative force known for his innovative live performance and uniquely diverse set of creative gifts....