ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Soul Asylum frontman Dave Pirner, The New Primitives and singer Freedy Johnston are among acts at this year’s Concrete and Grass Lowertown Music Festival in St. Paul.
The free, three-day festival kicks off Friday in St. Paul’s Mears Park.
Pirner will present a solo acoustic show on opening night.
Other performers over the weekend include the Minnesota Opera, singer Alison Scott and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.
Concrete and Grass celebrates a wide range of music. The festival serves as the launch of the fall performance season of the Ordway, the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Minnesota Opera and the Schubert Club.
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