Jim Walsh’s Mad Ripple Hootenanny celebrated its 10 year anniversary at The Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis on November 10th, 2016. The host of the Hoot–Jim Walsh, was there to facilitate the post-election feelings and frustrations that the players carried burdensome in their hearts. In fact, many of the people inside of the Cedar had walked along with anti-Trump protestors–Gary Louris of the Jayhawks amongst them–as they journeyed to the show. Continue reading →
The Mad Ripple Hootenanny: 6:30pm
Food Truck: Pimento Kitchen
The Mad Ripple Hootenanny
The Mad Ripple Hootenanny was started in November, 2006 by writer/host/singer/organizer/songwriter Jim Walsh as a way of bringing songwriters together for a one-night only round-robin of original songs and stories. Over the years, many notables have taken part in the Hoot (Billy Bragg, Dan Wilson, Elvis Perkins, Curtiss A, Ike Reilly, Ben Kyle) and been joined newbies and up-and-coming locals at Java Jack’s, the Beat Coffeeshop, the Guthrie, Banjo Jim’s in New York, Kings Wine Bar, the Aster, and others.