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Jun5

Campin' & Pickin' Party at El Rancho Manana

El Rancho Mañana, 27302 Ranch Rd, Richmond, MN 56368, Richmond, MN

Please check website at El Rancho Manana for dates and confirmation of this event. This yearly event may or may not be happening due to Covid restrictions on events Join members of Blue Groove as we attend the Campin' & Pickin' Party hosted by Minnesota Bluegrass and El Rancho Manana Campground. You'll find us out at Old Washmachine Field or on the Ranch House stage

Jul28

Concert in the Commons, Shoreview MN

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Shoreview Community Center, 4580 Victoria St. N., Shoreview, MN 55126

These free, open-air concerts are at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Shoreview Commons next to the Shoreview Community Center. Bring your own lawn chair, blanket, snacks and big spray. Dogs are welcome at our concert series on the condition they are well-mannered, leashed, and waste is to be picked up. Other Covid safety information provided here: https://www.shoreviewmn.gov/parks-rec/special-events/concert-in-the-commons Free- come early first come first serve

Aug5

Minnesota Bluegrass August Festival

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El Rancho Mañana, 27302 Ranch Rd, Richmond, MN 56368, Richmond, MN

  • Blue Groove stage times and participation yet to be determined- You will always be able to find us camping and jamming at Old Wash Machine Hill or on the open stage at Ranch House live The Minnesota Bluegrass August Festival is held annually at El Rancho Mañana Campground the Thursday-Sunday surrounding the second Saturday of August. This festival features top national touring acts as well as the best bands from the Upper Midwest region in four days and nights of music on multiple stages, plus workshops, showcases, and much, much more!

This festival is really an entire week of musical fun at El Rancho Mañana near Richmond MN. Bluegrass, Old-Time Stringband, and related forms of acoustic and Americana music are combined to suit a wide range of interests. You'll enjoy hearing something familiar and discovering something new! Pre-festival instructional camps will be followed by four days of bluegrass and old-time bliss.

Aug5

Brooklyn Park- Concert at Eidem Farm

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Eidem Farm, 4345 101st Ave N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55332

Blue Groove returns to Historic Eidem Farm- Enjoy an evening of bluegrass music surrounded by the rustic charm of a not so rural farm. Bring the family or friends, and a picnic dinner for a summer night of musical entertainment. Concert is part of Brooklyn Park's Concert in the Park series. FREE admission; concession items available for purchase Grounds open at 6:15 pm; concert starts at 7 pm **If it rains, concert will be held at the Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center: 5600 85th Ave N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55443

Aug25

Lakes Bluegrass Festival, Backus MN

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Lakes Music and Events Park, 2591 N. Golf View Dr. SW State Highway 371 N, Backus, MN 56435

Blue Groove will have show times on Thurs and Friday of the festival. Please refer to the festival website for the complete lineup! The 15th Annual Lakes Bluegrass Festival will be held near Pine River at the new site named Lakes Area Music & Event Park, just 1/2 mile north of Pine River on State Highway 371. The event features award winning nationally known and regional bluegrass bands. The Lakes Bluegrass Festival that has gained state and regional acceptance. Rough RV and tent camping will be available. Electrical hook-up sites are available. Camping opens August 25. Contact the Pine River Chamber of Commerce at: prcofc@uslink.net or call 800-728-6926 for information or check out the website at: www.lakesbluegrassfestival.com

Sep19

Wayzata Music in the Park

Great Lawn Park, 851 Lake St E, Wayzata, MN 55391

Blue Groove kicks off this free family event in downtown Wayzata. Bring a chair and enjoy a rockin bluegrass concert from Blue Groove! Concerts each week from various artists each Sunday in September. Plan to bring a chair, kids and even a picnic to the concerts on the Great Lawn on East Lake Street near The Landings Hotel.