212 Division Street, Northfield 507-663-0342
The Tavern Lounge is located on the main level of the Archer House River Inn. Open seven days a week, the Lounge offers a full bar with craft beers and specialty cocktails, along with a tasty appetizer menu. The cozy, casual atmosphere draws college students, locals, and tourists alike, creating the perfect setting for catching up with friends or relaxing and enjoying a good book.
The Lounge is also a popular destination for great live music, presented Thursday through Saturday evenings, and featuring some of Minnesota's best musicians.
In warm months, the Lounge's outdoor deck overlooking the Cannon River is the perfect place in Northfield to sit outside and enjoy a beverage and the view.
Lounge Hours: 4 pm until Midnight, 7 days a week
Live Music: Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays beginning at 8 pm
Renowned “kick-ass Americana band” (Hindsight Harmonies), the Twin Cities ensemble Art Vandalay make their way back to Northfield in support of their latest release, “Heaven’s Operahouse.” A Northfield favorite, the band is also recording their Tavern performances for a live album to be released in 2019, “Get Vandalized!,” recorded entirely at the Tavern – come be part of their live audience! The group’s popular laid-back roots rock draws on influences ranging from Neil Young, Gram Parsons, and John Prine to The Eels and Tom Petty -- lending their own unique brand of roots music that melds smart lyricism with pop-infused melodies. Expect a fun and captivating evening of live music.