August 18-21, 2021

Common Roots Festival is back! We are excited to continue our mission of supporting and celebrating local music, art, and downtown Saint Cloud, MN businesses in 2021. Show your common roots!

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200+ Artists. 11 Venues. 13 Stages.

AUGUST 18-21, 2021








Support Central MN businesses and local musicians by purchasing a limited-edition Common Roots button and apparel at Common Roots events.

You can find buttons at the following businesses:

Keep checking back for all the special offers available by wearing your Common Roots BUTTON!
Offers are good until LABOR DAY 2021.

The Marty Special at Pantown Brewing Company: On Sundays buy a flight and a Common Roots Fest button and get a pint FREE. $1 off a pint with Common Roots Fest button.

Expanding Roots:

A Brief History of St. Cloud’s Music Scene

A documentary produced by the Common Roots Music Festival that focuses on the past, present and future outlooks and stories of St. Cloud’s music scene from the people who have contributed to it.

Directed by Mike May and Tyler Borresch

We’re accepting applications for 2021 bazaar vendors and festival volunteers.

Click to request to play your local tunes

Download a printable PDF application to be a vendor at our bazaar

Contact our Volunteer Coordinator at & learn about our volunteer opportunities

Looking to be a part of the 2021 Common Roots Festival? We’d love to have you join our family. Contact us at

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