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8/31/11: The Matchbox Coffee Shop Talent Show

admin | August 18, 2011

The Matchbox Coffee Shop and The Ritz Theater present
The Matchbox Coffee Shop Talent Show
Matchbox bands rock the house with a little art to make things interesting.  Featuring:

-F*ck Knights

-Black Blondie

-Poor Nobodys

-Gay Barnett and the Big House Jug Band

General admission, $6.  Advance tickets available at the Matchbox.  Tickets may be purchased at the door, starting at 6:30pm [...]

9/7/11: Brett Tyler Farewell Show

admin | August 25, 2011

Come see Brett’s last show in Minneapolis before he moves to Nashville!

Proceeds go to Daylight Center in Pokot, Kenya

General admission, $10.  Tickets available by phone (612-436-1129, Tues-Fri. 12:30-4:30) or online here>>

9/10/11: The Playful Peacock Show

admin | August 17, 2011

The Playful Peacock Showgirl Academy presents
~September 10, 2011~

Are you ready for a burlesque show with superstars, comedic romps, sultry sizzle, and acerbic wit? Then join us for THE PLAYFUL PEACOCK SHOW, celebrating the grand opening of our Showgirl Academy! We’ve got a BIG, THRILLING night of burlesque hosted by the saucy and [...]

9/12/11: Film Screening- Dead Alive

admin | August 16, 2011

Trash Film Debauchery and the Ritz Theater present
Dead Alive (aka Braindead)
Before Peter Jackson was the Lord of the Rings he was the Lord of the Bad-ass Zombie Flick.  Momma’s boy Lionel finally escapes the apron strings and takes a woman on a date to the zoo.  His mother follows them only to be bitten by [...]

9/16-9/17: The Nordeast Music Festival

admin | August 22, 2011


General admission, $10 per night.
7:30 Doors, 8:00 Music.
Friday’s lineup includes:

Javier and the Innocent Sons

Poverty Hash

The Cactus Blossoms

Damper Downs

Saturday’s lineup includes:

Mighty Mofos

Crankshaft and the Gear Grinders


The Floorshakers

9/22-10/2: Jawaahir Dance Company

admin | April 6, 2011

Golden Nights on the Silver Screen
coming September 22 – October 2, 2011
presented by Cassandra and Jawaahir Dance Company
In the 1930s and ’40s, Cairo was the Hollywood of the Middle East. Join Cassandra and Jawaahir Dance Company as they transport you to Egypt’s glamorous golden age of cinema. Revel in all-new dances [...]

10/3/11: Film Screening- Santa Sangre

admin | August 16, 2011

Trash Film Debauchery and The Ritz Theater present
Santa Sangre
Often considered one of surrealist filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky’s finest films, Santa Sangre features Fenix, a man who saw his mother lose both of her arms at the hands of his father when he was just a child.  Now an adult, he lets his own arms act as [...]

10/4/11: Heatherlyn & The Storydwellers

admin | August 22, 2011

Heatherlyn Music and the Ritz present
Heatherlyn & The Storydwellers Album Release Concert of Storydwelling with Special Guest Ben Rosenbush

The Ritz is proud to present Heatherlyn, Soul-Roots-Rock Singer/Song-Artist, with her band, The Storydwellers for the album release concert of Storydwelling on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011.

Storydwelling was produced at The Library Recording Studio in NE Minneapolis [...]

10/6/11: The Sudden Lovelys Triple Album Release Show

admin | August 16, 2011

The Ritz Theater presents
The Sudden Lovelys Triple Album Release Show
The Sudden Lovelys are releasing three albums, on cds AND vinyl. Releasing them all on one night.

Schedule (subject to change)

7:00pm doors

7:30 Bill Patten

8:30  The Sudden Lovelys Set 1


10:00 The Sudden Lovelys Set 2

11:00 Midnight Social Hour

Ticket information
General admission $8 (Advance)/$10 (Door).  18+

Tickets available online here>>

or by [...]

10/7/11: The Cactus Blossoms

admin | August 26, 2011

The Ritz Theater presents
The Cactus Blossoms CD Release Party
with special guests: Spider John Koerner and Meg Ashling
$8 adv/$10 door.  Watch for details!

Box Office
By Phone: 612.436.1129
Tuesday - Friday from 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
or in person 2 hours prior to performance times.

Ritz Theater Refund/Exchange Policy
All ticket sales are final. Exchanges require a minimum of 5 business days notice. Unfortunately, requests for exchanges on performance day cannot be accommodated.