Test Your Rock and Roll Knowledge with Music History Trivia at the Minnesota History Center in January, February and March

For immediate release

Release dated: 
December 12, 2019
Media contacts: 

Lauren Peck, 651-259-3137, lauren.peck@mnhs.org 
Jessica Kohen, 651-259-3148, jessica.kohen@mnhs.org

Test Your Rock and Roll Knowledge with Music History Trivia at the Minnesota History Center in January, February and March

Join host Ryan Cameron of Let It Be Records and special guests from the Twin Cities music scene for Music History Trivia. Music nerds and novices looking for a challenge can team up for rounds of trivia with clues that include audio, photo, and video clips.

Trivia nights are free and will be held once a month in January, February, and March at the Minnesota History Center. Seating starts at 6 p.m. with the trivia running from 7 to 9 p.m. Each night the top three teams will win prizes, such as tickets to First Avenue shows, and door prizes will go to non-winning teams. Returning teams can compete for a grand prize.

Dates and musical guests:

  • Tuesday, January 7
    Musical guest: Dan Israel
     
  • Tuesday, February 11
    Musical guest: Katy Vernon
     
  • Tuesday, March 10
    Musical guest: Impaler with Bill Lindsey

Also, appearing via pre-recorded video will be First Avenue staff members Nathan Kranz and Dayna Frank, as well as Jake Rudh of Transmission Music and The Current. Beer, wine, and food will be available for purchase at Market House by D'Amico, including a $5 special on Surly.

Admission to the History Center is free on Tuesdays from 3 to 8 p.m. Guests are encouraged to explore the related exhibit "First Avenue: Stories of Minnesota's Mainroom," before the program.

Support for Music History Trivia is provided by the Marney and Conley Brooks Fund.

About the Minnesota Historical Society

The Minnesota Historical Society is a non-profit educational and cultural institution established in 1849. MNHS collects, preserves and tells the story of Minnesota’s past through museum exhibits, libraries and collections, historic sites, educational programs and book publishing. Using the power of history to transform lives, MNHS preserves our past, shares our state’s stories and connects people with history.

The Minnesota Historical Society is supported in part by its Premier Partners: Xcel Energy and Explore Minnesota Tourism.