High school jazz bands from across the region will perform for each other at the third annual Winter Jazz Blast at McNally Smith College of Music in St. Paul. The noncompetitive festival offers high school musicians a chance to perform onstage for their peers, receive critiques from professional musicians, attend clinics and record in McNally Smith’s studio complex.
It’s one of the best times of the year for beer lovers. As we say goodbye to summer, breweries and restaurants start rolling out the kegs for Oktoberfests.
This Friday marks the 80th anniversary of the Stillwater Lumberjack Days Celebration. The festival ended a couple of years ago after a financial scandal involving the past promoter. This year, the city asked a group of locals to bring back the festival under the new name ‘Log Jam.’
The “Taste of Minnesota” is underway in a new location. Organizers say it’s been so popular, they’re running out of food and had to call in for more! The Fourth of July festival moved from Harriet Island in St. Paul, Minn. because of flooding, to the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia, Minn.
The Taste of Minnesota has announced their music lineup for the 2014 revival. Several country acts will fill the stage including Joe Nichols, whose hits include “Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off.”
It’s the last day to get outside and enjoy the City of Lakes Loppet Festival in Minneapolis. Organizers say this year has been the biggest one yet for the weekend event.
Stillwater city officials are asking organizers of a new summer music festival to change the name, saying it could be construed as vulgar. City Administrator Larry Hansen emailed festival organizer Cassie McLemore on Thursday to request that the Stillwater Log Jam find another name, but McLemore called the request “ridiculous.” McLemore told the St. Paul Pioneer Press that the festival’s name fits with the city’s history of a logging community. She also said her group tried to lease the name “Lumberjack Days” from the nonprofit Lumberjack Days Festival Association but couldn’t reach an agreement.
Looking for a fun family activity outdoors, head to Bloomington Saturday for the Flying Colors Kite Festival. The Minnesota Kite Society hosts the annual Flying Colors Festival as a celebration of this high flying toy. You’ll see everything from the most basic model, to the more elaborate — they come in all colors, shapes and sizes.
ROSEVILLE, Minn. (WCCO) – If you’re like many Minnesotans, you try to find ways to incorporate wild rice into your recipes. But have you ever tried wild rice pancakes or sausage? You can sample both […]
The Guitar Center in Roseville is hosting its first ever rock festival geared toward female musicians and music professionals Sunday.
With fall just around the corner, refresh your music collection – and listen to some great live bands — at the Electric Fetus’ sixth annual Garage Sale and Fall Festival in Minneapolis this weekend.
McNally Smith College of Music will host the inaugural Lowertown Guitar Festival in downtown St. Paul next month. The free day of live music will take place Aug. 10 in Mears Park.
Young filmmakers have less than two weeks to submit their entries to a Minnesota film festival for high school students.
Minnesotans have a chance to shake off their winter blues next weekend in St. Paul.
From the studios at KYMN Radio, longtime host Wayne Eddy talks earnestly about Northfield, “the home of cows, colleges and contentment.”
The 40th annual Twin Cities Pride Festival, one of the largest LGBT celebrations in the country, promises a full weekend of pride. From the Parade and Beer Dabbler to the Pride Boat Cruise, this is one weekend in the Twin Cities not to be missed.
Stillwater’s popular summer festival, Lumberjack Days, is in jeopardy.
The first weekend of June is what I consider the unofficial entry into summer. It’s almost like a rite of passage after enduring a snowy winter and spring storms, taking me from long sleeves to tank tops, rain boots to flip flops.
Trampled by Turtles will highlight a new music festival near Detroit Lakes this summer.
The 32nd annual International Eelpout Festival is under way on Leech Lake in Walker.
One of the highlights of summer…Stillwater’s Lumberjack Days…begins today. Music, food, and lots of events geared toward family fun are kicking off this morning. The headlining act of the weekend is tonight when the band, […]