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Free Wednesday in the Park outdoor concerts begin July 11

Free outdoor concerts for all ages will be offered this summer through Wednesday in the Park, a partnership of Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Community Education and the City of Burnsville.

Concerts begin at 7 p.m. in Burnsville’s Civic Center Park, just east of Nicollet Avenue between 130th and 134th Street.

Bring a nonperishable food item to donate and receive a free Pepsi product to enjoy during the show. Freshly popped corn will be selling for $1.

In case of inclement weather, concerts will take place at Diamondhead Education Center, 200 W. Burnsville Parkway.

Concerts will be:

July 11 with Riverside Rockets

Early Rock ‘N Roll at its finest. Guitar, upright bass, and drums. Expect to hear Elvis, Chuck Berry, The Stray Cats and original music.

July 18 with Alma Andina Latin Band

A traditional band from Chile that plays folk music from the Andes mountains and Latin America using traditional instruments such as Pan Flutes, Charango and drums, among others.

July 25 with Rock It Man Entertainment

Two pianos, two microphones and two skilled entertainers ready to take your requests, lead to one memorable, interactive night of music!

Aug. 1 with We Are The Willows

Activities begin at 6 p.m. with an all-ages kickball game and wood carving demos by the Burnsville Seniors, followed by performance of orchestral indie rock band featuring countertenor voice, guitar, banjo, violin, cello, bass, drums and keys by We Are The Willows (pictured).   

Aug. 8 with A Night at THE GARAGE

Activities begin at 6 p.m. with tours of THE GARAGE, an all-ages music venue operated by Twin Cities Catalyst in partnership with District 191 Community Education and the City of Burnsville. Concert by Early Eyes which popped onto the local music scene in 2016 and landed on the ballot for Best New Band 2018 at City Pages.

Aug. 15 Family Fest Featuring The High 48s

Activities for all ages start at 6 p.m. including log rolling, photo booth, instrument crafting and more. Information fair and registration fair for fall Early Childhood programs. Stay for the music at 7 p.m. with the High 48s which kicks off with a short introduction to bluegrass for kids.

More information at www.communityed191.org.

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Posted: Monday, July 9, 2018 - 15:17