La Crosse Local

2023 La Crosse Winter Roots Festival

Brought to you by Klauke Investments & Insurance Services

Saturday Feb 11, 2023 | La Crosse Center | 12-9PM | 21+

Bloody Mary Experience – $30.00 |12pm Entry (Ticketed/21+) | Music by Phoenix
General Admission– $20.00 | 1pm Entry (Ticketed/21+)
Artist & Maker Market – 12-6pm | Free (All Ages)
Hunger Task Force Silent Auction – 12-7:30pm | Free (All Ages)

Bloody Mary Experience presented by the La Crosse Distilling Co. featuring its special Winter Roots “Gazi” Black Lager & Bloody Mary’s in a commemorative glass!

Bloody Mary garnish table brought to you by the People’s Food Co-op.

My Big Fat Bloody Mary Podcast will be hosting the Bloody Garnish #Hashtag Contest (noon-1pm) with prizes from La Crosse Distilling Co. + Tickets to the 2024 Festival!

Winter Roots T-Shirts by Wisconsin Clothing Company!

La Crosse Winter Roots Festival, taking place Saturday February 11, 2023 is inviting locals and visitors to celebrate “Wisconsin Favorites” in music, cuisine, local beer and spirits.

Hosted at the La Crosse Center in the Riverside Ballroom, La Crosse Winter Roots includes regional musical favorites covering genres from classic rock, americana, country, funk, bluegrass, and rock.

Shop 23 local artists and vendors in the hallway leading to the Riverside Ballroom in the La Crosse Center. The artist market is open to the public (all-ages) and free to attend.

Sugar Mama
LemonMade Custom Shop
Laurel Deane Creative
On Your Left Designs
i am frii.
Xena’s Tie Dyes
Steve’s Bowls
Mark Hanson Woodcarving
Forest Witch Enchantments
The Whimsy Pixie
CeeKay Creations
Sage and Bailey Herbals
Ceramica- Art by Jessica luedke
Driftless Enchantments
Foxy Roxy Arte
String Beans Crochet Co.
Amanda Zieba – Author
Tiffany Lavender

Music Lineup

Chicken Wire Empire with Chris Castino rides the line between traditional bluegrass and contemporary. LEARN MORE.

Phoenix consists of Dave Solie, David Buroker, Norbert Nix and Dan Sebranek, formed in 1975, Phoenix will be playing during the Bloody Mary Experience!

Ryan Necci & The Buffalo Gospel’s first album, We Can Be Horses, debuted in 2013 and was called “musically arresting” and “minimalist and masterful” by critics.

Knee-High July plays bluegrass-tinged folk rock songs about love, loss, liquor, and the intersections of the three! LISTEN NOW.

The Smokin Bandits have been a staple on a powerful Midwest music scene with their high-energy form of “Grass n’ Roll.” LEARN MORE.

The Remainders are Rock’n Out and Doin’ Good! Fun, philanthropic, high energy mid-life crisis in action. Listen to the latest single New Man.

The Lavender Project provides a new take on hiphop. With rock guitar solos, disco breakbeats, shoegaze psychedelia, diverse hooks, energy, and positivity.

A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit The Hunger Task Force of La Crosse, who will be hosting various fundraising activities during the event including silent and live auctions.

Special *Friday Night Winter Roots “Ice Breaker” event at The Main, featuring the music of Nobody’s Dope. Friday’s event is included with a Saturday EARLY ENTRY Ticket or $5 at the door.

Thank You To Our Sponsors!

Naming Sponsor 

Major Sponsors

Side Stage Sponsor 

Community Sponsors

Individual Sponsors

Norbert Nix

Ellie McLoone, Gerrard-Hoeschler, REALTORS®

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