Heatbox, the One Man Entertainment System, to Headline MWMF

Singing since the age of ten, Aaron Heaton, aka Heatbox, knew performing was in his blood. When the Minnesota native began making sounds and beats with his mouth in high school, it simply clicked. Performing with locally famous funk, rock,…

MWMF Presents The Band of Heathens & Great American Taxi

  Mid West Music Fest is brining two great bands to La Crosse’s Cavalier Lounge & Theater on February 10. First off is Austin, Texas’ The Band of Heathens. The term “Americana” was practically invented to describe The Band of…

GGOOLLDD to Headline MWMF 2017

Milwaukee electro-indie pop band GGOOLLDD will be a headliner at Mid West Music Fest 2017! GGOOLLDD isn’t like other bands. They formed on whim, decided to play their first show mostly as an excuse to host a killer party, and they…

Sonny Knight and the Lakers to Headline in 2017

Mid West Music Fest is thrilled to announce that Sonny Knight and the Lakers will be headlining the 2017 festival! Vitality is defined as the power to live or grow, and perseverance pertains to the qualities of moving forward when…

Give to the Max Day in Winona November 17

Connecting people who care with causes that matter. Eight Winona non-profits have united to gain your support for Give to the Max Day 2016! This exciting 24-hour giving day provides opportunities for organizations to win extra incentives; plus, many agencies…

Frankie Lee to Perform at MWMF Fundraiser November 17

Frankie Lee, of whom The Guardian called his recent debut album American Dreamer “beautifully burnished Americana…traditional sounding, but wild at heart and should take him a long way,” will be performing at an exclusive MWMF fundraiser on November 17 at…

MWMF Voted Best Music Festival in Southern Minnesota

  Mid West Music Fest is thrilled to be recognized as the Best Music Festival in Southern Minnesota by the readers of Southern Minnesota Scene Magazine.  See what Rich Larson had to say about the festival below.   Best Music…

Haley Bonar to Perform in Winona October 1

MWMF is collaborating with MN Music Coalition and their Caravan du Nord series to bring MN treasure and nationally recognized indie folk artist Haley Bonar to Winona October 1st to play a rare solo set at St. Mary’s Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts Black Box…

Special Early Bird Tickets Available for MWMF 2017

Tickets are now available to Mid West Music Fest 2017 through a special 4-day pass for La Crosse, WI (April 14 & 15) and Winona, MN (April 28th & 29th). Available to only the first 100 buyers, this $60 ticket…

  Now that the dust has settled on MWMF 2016, we’ve had time to look over things and are happy to report that the 2016 festival was a record breaking year. Over 3,000 people attended the 7th annual Mid West Music Fest,…