RUCKSACK REVOLUTION (members of Dead Horses and Horseshoes & Hand Grenades)

Rucksack Revolution is the melding of two of Wisconsin’s most recognized modern singer-songwriters. Adam Greuel, of the high-energy string band Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, and Sarah Vos, of the folk-inspired Dead Horses, draw from broad musical influences ranging from Leonard Cohen to Fleetwood Mac to Gillian Welch & David Rawlings to bring you a show that will be mostly focused on original material. The duo’s chemistry as musical partners and dear friends is apparent as their music features tight harmonies, introspective lyricism, and soaring melodies.

Brazilian Carnival with Choro Borealis

The Hook & Ladder is proud to host Choro Borealis for a celebration of Brazilian Carnival on Friday, February 18th. Featuring members of BEIRA MAR BRAZIL, including; Robert Everest, Tim OKeefe, Pat OKeefe, John Croarkin and Dave Burk, with Special Guests Patrick Harrison – Sanfona, Cesar Moran – Percussion, and Batucada do Norte – drum ensemble.

Rampant Roots & Wain McFarlane – Will Effertz B-Day Bash

Rampant Roots & Wain McFarlane – Will Effertz B-Day Bash

RAMPANT ROOTS. With a passion and undeniable respect for roots music, Rampant Roots uses a blended style of musical genres to form a night of improvisational soul jams. Established in 2012, this four-piece power group has played in countless venues and festivals across their home state of MN. The Original Dreadlock Cowboy. Wain is a seasoned musician and leader of Ipso Facto, a Minneapolis based Reggae- Punk band. The true bender of all genres, that takes from classic rock, country, classic pop and gathers a new musical perspective with his incredible unconventional orchestration.