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New, Free Outdoor Music Fest Set In St. Paul

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — St. Paul’s Mears Park is the site of a new, free outdoor music festival.

The Lowertown Roots Music Festival is set for Saturday, July 30. The festival will feature blues, country, bluegrass, gospel, Latin and other American music forms.

Headliners include Iowa songwriter Greg Brown, blues artists “Spider” John Koerner and Tony Glover, and Minnesota bluegrass band Monroe Crossing.

The music kicks off at 1 p.m. on the Mears Park main stage.

In addition to the festival in the park, many downtown St. Paul clubs will feature related music acts on Friday, July 29.

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