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General ticket sales for MinnRoast are open

Tickets for our annual song-and-sketch fundraising extravaganza start at $14, plus fees, and all proceeds provide crucial support for MinnPost’s nonprofit newsroom.

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey
MinnPost photo by Annabelle Marcovici
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey belting out a parody during MinnRoast 2019.
Ticket sales for MinnRoast 2020 are NOW OPEN.

Our annual song-and-sketch fundraising extravaganza is set for Friday, April 17, at the State Theatre and features the biggest names in Minnesota politics. And the best part: Buying tickets is a great way to support the reporters in our nonprofit newsroom.

You can purchase tickets online via Ticketmaster or in-person at the State Theatre box office.

Tickets start at $14 (plus fees). Members were emailed their code for a 25% discount on Thursday, March 5. (If you didn’t receive the email, please contact to request the code.)

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Most important, when you attend MinnRoast, you provide crucial financial support for MinnPost’s nonprofit newsroom, including the consequential 2020 election.

MinnPost photo by Annabelle Marcovici
During MinnRoast 2019, state Rep. Jamie Long and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan (accompanied on piano by state Rep. Mike Freiberg) performed a parody based on the song "Shallow," from "A Star Is Born."
And if you want to really make it a full night out, become a MinnRoast Patron. You not only get the best seats in the house, you get into the exclusive pre-show reception at Rock Bottom Brewery, where you’ll enjoy food and drinks while rubbing elbows with some of the evening’s featured guests.

This year’s lineup has exploded. You ready for this? Ok, deep breath. Set to appear live or through video:

Gov. Tim Walz  |  Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter  |  Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey  |  Duluth Mayor Emily Larson

Sen. Tina Smith  |  Rep. Angie Craig  |  Rep. Tom Emmer  |  Rep. Jim Hagedorn  |  Rep. Betty McCollum  |  Rep. Ilhan Omar  |  Rep. Collin Peterson  |  Rep. Dean Phillips  |  Rep. Pete Stauber

State House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt or Deputy Leader Anne Neu  |  State Sen. Paul T. Anderson  |  State Rep. Mike Freiberg  |  State Rep. Pat Garofalo  |  State Sen. Jeff Hayden  |  State Rep. Mike Howard  |  State Sen. Scott Jensen  |  State Sen. Matt Little  |  State Rep. Jamie Long

Fmr. Sen. Dave Durenberger  |  Tom Horner  |  Fmr. State Rep. Peggy Leppik  |  Richard W. Painter  |  Fmr. Chair Independent-Republicans of MN Chuck Slocum  |  Fmr. State Sen. Roy Terwilliger

Singer Courtney Burton  |  Actress Michelle Hutchison  |  Singer Maria Jette  |  Actress Sally Wingert  |  Actor/singer Max Wojtanowicz   OutLOUD! Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus

Whew! What will happen when all of these people get on stage? You have to buy tickets to find out!