MinnRoast is MinnPost’s annual song-and-skit variety show featuring your favorite local politicians, journalists, singers and actors singing, dancing and poking fun at each other and the state of the state we all love.
Notable names scheduled to appear in-person or through video this year (so far!) include KARE 11’s Jana Shortal, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Gov. Tim Walz, St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, Duluth Mayor Emily Larson, Rep. Jim Hagedorn, Rep. Angie Craig, Rep. Dean Phillips, Rep. Betty McCollum, Rep. Ilhan Omar, Rep. Tom Emmer, Rep. Collin Peterson, Rep. Pete Stauber, House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt, actress Sally Wingert, actor Bradley Greenwald, the Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus, and more.
And while it’s a fun evening out, MinnRoast is MinnPost’s largest fundraising event of the year, providing crucial support for the reporters in our nonprofit newsroom and our in-depth coverage of the stories that matter to Minnesota.