Official Schooner Tavern Relief Fund

Schooner Tavern, located in the heart of the Longfellow neighborhood at 2901 27th Ave South Minneapolis, has been a live music entertainment venue since 1932. While many bars have gotten rid of pool tables, dance floors, and live music, Schooner Tavern has instead embraced its neighborhood community and provided a variety of local music groups much needed support.

Now it is our turn to give back.

During the riots following the horrendous murder of George Floyd on May 25th, Schooner Tavern suffered significant damages from fire and water, requiring the emergency evacuation of twenty tenants living above the tavern. Lives were saved but the building didn’t fare so well: Looting began literally minutes after previously planned renovations had been completed. Though the building still stands, the losses are extensive.

The funds you donate to the Schooner Tavern Relief Fund will be used to help rebuild and sustain the beloved historical gathering space and offer assistance to the displaced residents.

Voted 'Best Neighborhood Bar, Minneapolis' by City Pages in 2016, Schooner Tavern is considered one of our city's best venues to hear top local talent. Wendy has spent years curating a fantastic and diverse roster of local bands who provide live blues, rock, funk, soul, and folk entertainment without a cover charge, 7 days per week. Twin Cities musicians and audiences cannot afford to lose another music-championing venue. Our music community needs Schooner Tavern to survive and thrive so that we can survive and thrive as well.



  • Patrick Larson 
    • $20 
    • 12 hrs
  • Tommy Bentz 
    • $500 
    • 3 d
  • Mike Deeney 
    • $200 
    • 10 d
  • lowell pickett 
    • $200 
    • 22 d
  • Jon Clifford 
    • $50 
    • 22 d
See all

Organizer and beneficiary

Orkestar Bez Ime 
Minneapolis, MN
Schooner Wendy 
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