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  • 2022 Bruce Allen Scholarship Awarded

    DEMO as the fiscal agent and manager of the Bruce Allen Scholarship Fund is honored to announce that the 2022 scholarship has been awarded to Lilly Drew, a junior at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.   Lilly is  majoring in filmmaking and minoring in creative writing, and hopes to become a film screenwriter. Lilly would like…

  • Open Streets June 5th 2022

    Open Streets June 5th 2022

    Swing by DEMO’s HQ during Lyndale Open Streets on June 5th to learn more about the Minnesota Music Archive Project while enjoying sets by a number of great bands. It’s outside and FREE! 11:00 Whisper the Rabbit11:45 Cindy Lawson (Emily please confirm this is what it is called)12:45 Thomas Abban1:45 Dylan Hicks and Small Screens2:45…

  • Art A Whirl 2022 – May 20-21

    Art A Whirl 2022 – May 20-21

    Friday May 20th5:30-7pm Chris Lynch & The Dust of Suns Ensemble7:30-9pm Simon Husbands Saturday May 21st2:00 – 2:45pm –John Louis / Jimmy Johnson3:15 – 4:00pm –Famous Volcanoes4:30 – 5:15pm –Danger Pins 5:45 – 6:30pm –Ardent Spirits 7:00 – 7:45pm –Edie Rae & Craig Teiken Location: Twin Ignition Start-Up Garage1317 Marshall St NEMinneapolis MN 55413

  • Steve’s Local Playlist – June 2021

    Each month Steve picks some of his favorite local music available on Spotify.  Enjoy and check back each month for more selections.

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

    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…