DEMO ‘storms’ the castle to launch the Minnesota Music Archive Project

July 20, 2020, Minneapolis, MN – The Minnesota non-profit Diverse Emerging Music Organization (DEMO) announces that it is moving its headquarters into the historic White Castle building #8 in South Minneapolis in order to launch an ambitious effort to archive and preserve every independent and small commercial recording released by Minnesota musicians. “One of the…

Art a Whirl 2020 Line up

We are sorry to report that Art A Whirl 2020 has been canceled. DEMO plans to reschedule our event for later this year and hopes that all the artists will still be able to participate. More info later. The Artists and Musicians to be featured by DEMO for Art a Whirl 2020 at Twin Ignition…

DEMO 2019 Art-A-Whirl Show

Join us again this year at Twin Ignition Startup Garage for two great nights of music Friday and Saturday of Art a Whirl. We have fantastic line ups both nights as well as art and live painting by Scott West of Cloud Cult and Nghia Quach. Twin Ignition is a fantastic venue with great sound…

Thank you DEMO Center

On September 12th 2015 the DEMO Center opened it’s doors to local musicians and the city. From that time on the DEMO Center hosted music lessons, artist performances, Saturday morning early childhood music immersion classes, educational panels, weekly songwriting workshops, and musician networking events. Unfortunately the building housing the DEMO Center over these last years…