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The lineup for Rock the Garden 2020 has been revealed

The Current's annual festival will be held on Saturday, June 20.
Tegan and Sara (picture cropped from original)

Tegan and Sara (picture cropped from original)

The Current has revealed the lineup for the 2020 Rock the Garden on the grounds of the Walker Art Center.

The festival on Saturday, June 20, features a lineup of predominantly female or non-binary lead acts, which will be headlined by Canadian indie-pop duo Tegan and Sara.

Other acts on the main stage include Brittany Howard, best known as the lead vocalist for Alabama Shakes, Minneapolis' own Polica, and Oregon folk trio Joseph.

On the Garden Stage will be more Twin Cities acts, namely The Gully Boys and Sudanese-American musician and poet Dua Saleh, who is based in Minneapolis.

Here's the lineup:

Main Stage
2:30 pm – Joseph
3:45 pm – Altin Gün
5:15 pm – Poliça
7:00 pm – Brittany Howard
8:45 pm – Tegan and Sara

Garden Stage
4:35 pm – Gully Boys
6:20 pm – Dua Saleh
8:05 pm – Jay Som

Tickets for the rest of the public go on sale Thursday, Apr. 11 at 10 a.m., costing $74 general admission and $300 VIP.

You can find ticket information here.

Last year's Rock the Garden was headlined by The National, with other acts including Courtney Barnett, Bad Bad Hats, and deM atlaS.

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