Bryant Lake Bowl

810 W. Lake St., Mpls Open 8 am‑2am daily

Restaurant/Bowling (612) 825‑3737 Theater (612) 825‑8949

Theater

After a couple of successful runs of his beloved Outlet performance festival (set in the basement of a Mexican grocery store), multidisciplinary artist Jaime Carrera creates a new avant garde art event expanding over 8 different evenings in August at the Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater stage.

A mixture of experimental film, music & performance, Foco aims to present the most cutting edge work from underground & established artists, including: Gabriel Douglas, Little Foot, Repulsar, Jason Wade, Jennifer Arave, Senator Butthole Johnson & many more!

PLUS, the closing night of the festival will feature the world premiere of the first choreographic collaboration between Jaime & innovative modern dance legend and performer, Kristin Van Loon! 

 Thursday the 1st:

Music from Trailer Park Queen & The 4onthefloor frontman Gabriel Douglas.

 Friday the 2nd:

Music from avant-garde noise artist Little Foot & heavy space-rockers Thunderbolt Pagoda.

 Saturday the 3rd:

Performance from modern dance artist Hannah Kramer (with special guest: renowned choreographer Emily Johnson) & music from Linnea Mohn (from Rogue Valley, Coach Said Not To, Abby Wolf & Her Claws.)

 Sunday the 4th:

Experimental short films from: Mike Etoll, Peter Hogan, Tyler Jensen, Matthew Sandvik, Jason Wade & the local premiere of Jaime Carrera's new short film Broseph (starring Ryan Nicholas Solem.)

 Thursday the 8th:

Music from soul rock band Black Audience & rock n' roll from Candy Slice and The Feather Underground.

 Friday the 9th:

Performance from choreographer Jennifer Arave & music/performance art from Senator Butthole Johnson.

 Saturday the 10th:

Music from experimentalists Repulsar & dirty rock from The Sex Rays.

 Sunday the 11th:

The world premiere of the first performance collaboration from multidisciplinary artist Jaime Carrera & modern dance legend Kristin Van Loon, titled EPICBITCH. Plus other surprises...

Saturday, August 2

(All day) / Doors open at (All day)

Minnesota Fringe Festival

The Minnesota Fringe is an 11-day uncurated performance festival featuring 176 original theater, dance and musical theater productions. Founded in 1994, the Minnesota Fringe is one of the oldest and largest fringe festivals in the country.

No food/bar service in the theater during Fringe. You are welcome to order at the bar and carry in.  Happy Hour-priced drinks ALL DAY with Fringe Button.

 July 31 - August 10 for more information please visit the Fringe website

Sunday, August 3

(All day) / Doors open at (All day)

Minnesota Fringe Festival

The Minnesota Fringe is an 11-day uncurated performance festival featuring 176 original theater, dance and musical theater productions. Founded in 1994, the Minnesota Fringe is one of the oldest and largest fringe festivals in the country.

No food/bar service in the theater during Fringe. You are welcome to order at the bar and carry in.  Happy Hour-priced drinks ALL DAY with Fringe Button.

 July 31 - August 10 for more information please visit the Fringe website

Monday, August 4

(All day) / Doors open at (All day)

Minnesota Fringe Festival

The Minnesota Fringe is an 11-day uncurated performance festival featuring 176 original theater, dance and musical theater productions. Founded in 1994, the Minnesota Fringe is one of the oldest and largest fringe festivals in the country.

No food/bar service in the theater during Fringe. You are welcome to order at the bar and carry in.  Happy Hour-priced drinks ALL DAY with Fringe Button.

 July 31 - August 10 for more information please visit the Fringe website

Tuesday, August 5

(All day) / Doors open at (All day)

Minnesota Fringe Festival

The Minnesota Fringe is an 11-day uncurated performance festival featuring 176 original theater, dance and musical theater productions. Founded in 1994, the Minnesota Fringe is one of the oldest and largest fringe festivals in the country.

No food/bar service in the theater during Fringe. You are welcome to order at the bar and carry in.  Happy Hour-priced drinks ALL DAY with Fringe Button.

 July 31 - August 10 for more information please visit the Fringe website

Wednesday, August 6

(All day) / Doors open at (All day)

Minnesota Fringe Festival

The Minnesota Fringe is an 11-day uncurated performance festival featuring 176 original theater, dance and musical theater productions. Founded in 1994, the Minnesota Fringe is one of the oldest and largest fringe festivals in the country.

No food/bar service in the theater during Fringe. You are welcome to order at the bar and carry in.  Happy Hour-priced drinks ALL DAY with Fringe Button.

 July 31 - August 10 for more information please visit the Fringe website

Thursday, August 7

(All day) / Doors open at (All day)

Minnesota Fringe Festival

The Minnesota Fringe is an 11-day uncurated performance festival featuring 176 original theater, dance and musical theater productions. Founded in 1994, the Minnesota Fringe is one of the oldest and largest fringe festivals in the country.

No food/bar service in the theater during Fringe. You are welcome to order at the bar and carry in.  Happy Hour-priced drinks ALL DAY with Fringe Button.

 July 31 - August 10 for more information please visit the Fringe website

Friday, August 8

(All day) / Doors open at (All day)

Minnesota Fringe Festival

The Minnesota Fringe is an 11-day uncurated performance festival featuring 176 original theater, dance and musical theater productions. Founded in 1994, the Minnesota Fringe is one of the oldest and largest fringe festivals in the country.

No food/bar service in the theater during Fringe. You are welcome to order at the bar and carry in.  Happy Hour-priced drinks ALL DAY with Fringe Button.

 July 31 - August 10 for more information please visit the Fringe website

Saturday, August 9

(All day) / Doors open at (All day)

Minnesota Fringe Festival

The Minnesota Fringe is an 11-day uncurated performance festival featuring 176 original theater, dance and musical theater productions. Founded in 1994, the Minnesota Fringe is one of the oldest and largest fringe festivals in the country.

No food/bar service in the theater during Fringe. You are welcome to order at the bar and carry in.  Happy Hour-priced drinks ALL DAY with Fringe Button.

 July 31 - August 10 for more information please visit the Fringe website

Sunday, August 10

(All day) / Doors open at (All day)

Minnesota Fringe Festival

The Minnesota Fringe is an 11-day uncurated performance festival featuring 176 original theater, dance and musical theater productions. Founded in 1994, the Minnesota Fringe is one of the oldest and largest fringe festivals in the country.

No food/bar service in the theater during Fringe. You are welcome to order at the bar and carry in.  Happy Hour-priced drinks ALL DAY with Fringe Button.

 July 31 - August 10 for more information please visit the Fringe website

Sunday, August 17

3:30 pm / Doors open at 3:30 pm

Revolution Church

Revolution strives to provide an all inclusive space where transparency, honesty, hope and doubt are welcomed and encouraged. It is a place that seeks to embody grace. Plus it's a church in a bar with a bowling alley, what's not to like?
Clubhouse

7:00 pm / Doors open at 6:30 pm

The Ballroom Thieves

The Cedar presents at Bryant Lake Bowl

The Ballroom Thieves are a Boston-based trio making waves on the national indie/folk/rock/Americana circuit in the wake of their five-song, foot-stomping EP The Devil & The Deep.  The band has a growing reputation for their inspiring live performances powered by the group’s infectious passion and raw energy and dazzling three-part vocal harmonies.

Music

Monday, August 18

7:00 pm / Doors open at 6:00 pm

Twin Cities Secrets

Presented by Bosshard Boggs Productions

This show is about you.
Your fears. 
Your failures.
Your triumphs. 
Your stories. 
Your secrets.

Watch some of the Twin Cities’ finest improvisors bring Minnesota’s most candid tales to life. 

Anonymously submit your own secrets at TwinCitiesSecrets.com

 

Performance

Wednesday, August 20

7:00 pm / Doors open at 6:30 pm

Cinema Lounge

Presented by IFP MN and BLB

Where independent filmmakers schmooze and make nice.


Clubhouse / Film


Thursday, August 21

7:00 pm / Doors open at 6:00 pm

Joshua Whalen Live

Joshua Whalen is a Minnesota based Indie Folk trio consisting of Joshua Whalen on Acoustic Guitar and Vocals, Victoria Torkelson on Violin/vocals, and Jessica Williams on Vocals. Joshua Whalen has seen growing success touring throughout America. With deep lyrics, a beautifully haunting sound, and luscious 3 part harmonies, Joshua Whalen is a powerhouse of heart and soul. This is an act not to be missed!

Music

Friday, August 22

7:00 pm / Doors open at 6:00 pm

Utopiacopia

Presented by Frosty Bob and J’s Summer Camp
Written and performed by Justin Caron, directed by Robert Frost

Attention passengers!  This summer our spaceship departs from Bryant-Lake Bowl, nonstop to Utopiacopia, the planet of dreams!  Our expert flight attendant will take you on a journey through space and through your minds.  Strap on your heels and grab your SkyMalls, the adventure begins in T-minus 5… 4… 3… 2… WERK!

Performance