The Varsity Theater
- 1308 4th St SE Minneapolis, MN 55414
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Venue InfoThe Varsity Theater originally began its life as The University Theater on December 6, 1915. It was one of the last vaudeville houses in the city of Minneapolis and hosted everything from minstrel shows, to comedians, to screenings of early silent films.
While it has presented its share of live theatre, film screenings, and dance performances, The Varsity has garnered an internationally-renown reputation for being one of the premiere music venues in the country; hosting such diverse and defining artists as Mumford and Sons, Feist, Brandi Carlile, Saul Williams, Phoenix, Mayer Hawthorne, Cloud Cult, Janelle Monaé, Shellac, The XX, Jay Farrar and Ben Gibbard, Sia, Ra Ra Riot, Thurston Moore, Regina Spektor, The Hood Internet, Bob Mould, The Civil Wars, Ghostface Killah, Jamie Lidell, Low, and the late Amy Winehouse to name just a few.
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