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Sep12

Cancelled Lake Elmo, MN

15th Annual Lakes Bluegrass Festival, Pine River MN

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Pine River, MN

the official festival is cancelled but there will be camping and jamming available at the festival grounds Located in the beautiful Brainerd Lakes Area in Pine River, MN, this festival features the best in national touring and Minnesota bluegrass bands, along with professional Emcees, a top-notch sound system, a beautiful stage and a big tent for shade and rain protection (bring your lawn chairs). There are over 40 professional bluegrass shows in all over the 4-day weekend. Plus, learn to play or brush up your skills at one of our FREE bluegrass workshops on banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, bass, dobro, harmony singing and jamming. For all the info and bands and schedules: http://www.lakesbluegrassfestival.com/

Shakopee MN Huber Park Ampitheater

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Huber Park Ampitheater, 150 Filmore St, Shakopee, MN 55379

Enjoy an evening of bluegrass at Huber park in Shakopee, MN. Huber Park has trails, amphitheater stage, an open-air shelter and a large, community-built playground. Bring your blanket or lawn chair. Call the Recreation Hotline at 952-233-9502 for weather information.

Cancelled Lake Harriet Bandshell Minneapolis Music in Park

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Lake Harriet Bandshell Park, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55409

Challenge- Let's show the city of Minneapolis how many fans of bluegrass music there are around here! Grab your kids, the dog, your bikes, picnic or whatever other conveniences you desire to enjoy bluegrass music on the lawn at Lake Harriett. Bench seating also available for your convenience! Weather updates on Minneapolis Music and Movies in the parks Facebook page, or follow Blue Groove for any additional updates.

cancelled 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.

Cancelled Chanhassen Concert Series

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City Center Park Plaza, 5550 Market Blvd, Chanhassen, MN 55317

Free concert series in the heart of downtown Chanhassen! Across the street from Old National Bank and near the library

Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase during the concerts. Bring your kids and your lawn chair and join us for this free concert series sponsored by Old National Bank

Please feel free to bring food and beverages to the concert series. Beer and wine permitted.

CANCELLED Concert in the Commons- Shoreview

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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

cancelled Lyndale Gardens Summer Music series

Richfield Lake Amphitheater, Lyndale Ave S & W 64th St, Richfield, MN

Richfield Lake is the beautiful backdrop at this unique amphitheater in downtown Richfield just off of Lyndale & 64th. Outdoor seating available on the creatively tiled stadium style cement amphitheater. if needed, check the Blue Groove or Lyndale Garden Center facebook pages for any weather updates.

Jul21

Cancelled Fridley, MN

Springbrook Nature Center

cancelled Brooklyn Park- Concert at Eidem Farm

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

Delayed till 2021 Iowa Bluegrass BMAI, Hampton Iowa

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Franklin County Fairgrounds, 1008 Central Ave W, Hampton, IA 50441

Bluegrass Music Association of Iowa hosts a 4 day festival June 10-13th. Blue Groove stage times will be on Friday and Saturday and we will also host a workshop or two while we are there! Camping available on the fairgrounds as well- come pick with us! For all tickets and info: https://iowabluegrassmusic.com/

delayed till 2021 Wayzata Music in June

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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! We are hoping for sunny skies and fantastic June weather! Concerts each week from various artists each Sunday. 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.

Minnesota Bluegrass Winter Weekend

Crown Plaza Minneapolis West Europa room, 3131 Campus Dr, Plymouth MN

Blue Groove stage time Fri, 9:20pm Europa Room Three incredible days packed with band showcases, Saturday night headline concert, dances, workshops, instrument exhibitors, and plenty of around the clock informal jam sessions. It all takes place in a comfortable, indoor setting at the beautiful Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West in Plymouth, MN.

Minnesota Bluegrass Fall Jam

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Crown Plaza Minneapolis West, 3131 Campus Dr, Plymouth MN

*** Blue Groove Sat 7:30 Fireside Live stage

Come check out this three day music jamming festival- bring your acoustic music instrument, take in a workshop, or come to listen to the bands and jam happening all weekend long! Find all the details at MinnesotaBluegrass.org

Sep21

Private Event- Backyard Hoedown, Eden Prairie MN

Eden Prairie, MN 55346

Contact Blue Groove to play for your next event! bluegroovebluegrass@gmail.com

Whitetail Woods Regional Park

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Whitetail Woods Regional Park, 17100 Station Trail, Farmington, MN 55044

Music in the Park--a summer concert series under the big sky of Whitetail Woods Regional Park.

Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy a summer evening in the park featuring live entertaining musical performances.

Admission: Free Ages: All ages Parking: Free. Available onsite.

Food: Concessions to be determined.

What to bring: Come dressed for the weather. This event is outside. Bring a blanket or chair. ** In the event of severe or significantly rainy weather, event staff will determine if the event will be cancelled 2-3 hours before the event start time. Updates, including cancellation notices, will be posted as available on the Dakota County Parks-forever wild Facebook page, or you can call the Lebanon Hills Visitor Center at 651-554-6530.