About The Cedar
The Cedar Cultural Center (also known as the Cedar) is a highly eclectic music venue located in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. The venue is known for hosting a wide variety of global roots, folk, indie, experimental, jazz, and blues artists, as well as films, spoken word performances, comedy, dances, and community events. The Cedar is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization operated by a small professional staff in conjunction with the Board of Directors, and with assistance from a large pool of volunteers.
The Cedar’s mission is to promote inter-cultural appreciation and understanding through the presentation of global music and dance. The Cedar is committed to artistic excellence and integrity, diversity of programming, support for emerging artists, and community outreach.
Thanks to the following organizations and foundations for their support:
Aetna Foundation, Ameriprise Financial, Associated Bank, Association of Performing Arts Presenters, Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, David and Rosemary Good Family Foundation, Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, East Side, Inc, ElectroVoice, Elmer L and Eleanor J Andersen Foundation, Great Streets through the West Bank Business Association, Hoffman Guitars, IBM, Jerome Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Nash Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Pizza Lucé, RBC Wealth Management, Schells Brewery, Summit Brewery, Surly Brewery, Target, Thomson Reuters, U.S. Bancorp Foundation, UnitedHealth Group, University District Alliance, University of Minnesota, Valspar, VSA Minnesota ADA Access Improvement Grant Program, Wells Fargo, Wine Company, Wireless Ronin, Wittenberg Foundation, New Music USA, Zipp's Liquors.
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund and by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.