2017 Bluegrass Brunch!

The Bluegrass brunch is back!

We’re excited to announce our 2017 Bluegrass Brunch Series at the Aster Cafe!

The bluegrass brunch is a FREE event and takes place every Saturday* from 11AM-1PM for the months of January and February!

* Except Jan. 14th, when our good friend Dean Magraw will be performing while we’re out of town for a festival. 

There is a parking ramp with underground tunnel access to the Aster— so bring your family and friends out of the cold and into the promised land of bacon, eggs, bloodys and bluegrass, it’s the perfect way to start your weekends this winter!

Reservations are HIGHLY recommended and can be made by calling:  612-379-3138

The Venue

Aster Cafe
125 Mainstreet Southeast
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Parking (hint: stay warm)

The High 48s Aster PSA: Stay Warm, Take the Tunnel!

2016 Bluegrass Holiday Shows!

High 48s 2016 Holiday Shows

We have three very special acoustic holiday concerts lined-up to close out 2016, covering north, south and central regions of MN!

We’ll be featuring music off of our 2015 release Holidays with The High 48s as well as some other Christmas classics, some good old fashioned bluegrass and new original material we are working on!

Each venue has limited seating so reserving your tickets in advance is highly recommended:

NOV 27 – 2PM – Encore Performing Arts Center – Cloquet, MN

DEC 9 – 7:30PM – Crossings at Carnegie – Zumbrota, MN

DEC 17 – 9PM – Aster Cafe – Minneapolis, MN

For reservations and directions see below:

The High 48s 10-Year Anniversary Concert!

The High 48s 10-Year Anniversary Concert – Fri. Oct. 21st at the Parkway TheaterWe’re excited to announce that we’re celebrating a HUGE milestone: 10 years as a band!

That’s a lot to celebrate. Hundreds of shows. Seven full-length albums. Two line-up changes. Thousands of miles of road. And a lot of good times.

But the best part of it all has been you. You’ve kept this band going by supporting us all these years, so we’re throwing you a big ol’ party!

Join us Friday, October 21st at the Parkway Theater in south Minneapolis (next to Pepito’s on 48th and Chicago) for our 10-Year Anniversary Concert.

We’ve invited original members Chad and Derek Johnson to join us for an evening of music spanning the last ten years. We’ll be showcase all three band line-ups, digging up some 48s classics from the vault and debuting some soon-to-be classics from our upcoming album.

It is going to be a special night of music, friends and storytelling, all served up with some tasty craft beer, wine and margaritas (from Pepito’s, next door)!

Advance tickets are available now at:


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