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Can we expect more sweet tunes from Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey at MinnRoast 2019?

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey reworked Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline” for MinnRoast 2018. What will he do this year? 

Mayor Jacob Frey
Mayor Jacob Frey performing at MinnRoast 2018.
MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey reworked Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline” for MinnRoast 2018, wowing the crowds with his singing and dancing talent. With the bar set so high, what can he possibly do this year to top that performance? You will have to get your tickets to find out.

MinnRoast is the highlight of Minnesota’s political calendar. Every year politicians, journalists, actors, and singers converge at the State Theatre to gently skewer Minnesota politics and each other. Acts are wide-ranging in this variety show —  from monologues and video sketches to songs and parodies.

Mayor Frey joins a packed cast including: Gov. Tim Walz, Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith, KARE11’s Jana Shortal,  St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, the entire Minnesota delegation to the U.S. House, Amy Koch, actress Sally Wingert, choral group OutLoud! and more!

Buy your tickets online through Ticketmaster or in-person at the State Theatre box office.

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