Winter Roots 2023 Winter Roots 2023

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.

Dairy Land Power
Dairy Land Power

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.

Music Lineup

Chicken Wire Empire

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

Phoenix La Crosse

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 and The Buffalo Gospel

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

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

The Remainders

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

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

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

Hunger Task Force
La Crosse Local

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.

La Crosse Local

Thank You To Our Sponsors!

Naming Sponsor 

Interstate Sound

Major Sponsors

Brickl Brothers
Interstate Sound

Side Stage Sponsor 

Community Sponsors

Dairy Land Power
Dairy Land Power
Land Home Financial
Monkey Business

About La Crosse Local

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