The Cedar Cultural Center celebrates its 30th anniversary this fall at the 10th Annual Global Roots Festival taking place September 15-19 2018. Over the last ten years, The Cedar’s signat
ure Global Roots Festival has offered Twin Cities audiences free, in-depth access to new artistic voices from around the world, fulfilling The Cedar’s mission to promote intercultural appreciation and understanding through global music.
The first night of the Festival, Saturday September 15th is a ticketed 30th Birthday Celebration featuring two artists of significance to the Cedar Riverside neighbourhood’s history of immigration:
HOVEN DROVEN “Ringing strings, power pop, E2 brass, and one bell-for-leather tune with acid guitar feedback.”— FolkRoots
AAR MAANTA “The voice of a new Somali generation” — Minnesota Public Radio