Upcoming Events

Six Mile Grove with Erik Koskinen and Josiah Smith

Six Mile Grove returns to the Castle stage, bringing along friends Erik Koskinen and Rochester’s own Josiah Smith! 7:00 pm | Doors 7:30 pm | Josiah Smith 8:00 pm | Erik Koskinen 9:15 pm | Six Mile Grove Tickets: $30 admission-for-two early bird special (GA) – limited quantities, available through Thursday, November 7 $20 advance (GA) $25 day of show (GA) Premium options: limited quantities, available through Wednesday, November...

08 November 2019

Koo Koo Kanga Roo at the Castle

Threshold Arts is thrilled to welcome Koo Koo Kanga Roo to the Castle stage for an afternoon filled with fun, dancing, and music for all ages!Schedule: 1:30 | Doors open & activities begin 3:00 | Koo Koo Kanga Roo Tickets: $15 in advance $20 day of showKoo Koo Kanga Roo is the dance-a-long show from Bryan and Neil, two friends who...

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...