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Lowertown Guitar Festival Returns To St. Paul

The Lowertown Guitar Festival returns to St. Paul next month. The free day of outdoor music will be held Aug. 9 in downtown Mears Park. McNally Smith College of Music is holding the second annual event. Last year’s inaugural festival drew nearly 2,000 people.

07/19/2014

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Local Music Tap: Lowertown Guitar Fest Returns For 2nd Year

The Lowertown Guitar Festival is returning to St. Paul’s Mears Park after last year’s inaugural event that attracted nearly 2,000 people. This year, the host of the event — McNally Smith College of Music — promises that the Saturday, Aug. 9 event will be even bigger and better.

07/10/2014

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Local Music Tap: ‘Music In Mears’ Lineup Announced

The ever-growing Music in Mears concert series is back for its 11th year of free local music rocking Lowertown in St. Paul.

06/02/2014

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St. Paul Music College To Host Guitar Festival

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.

07/20/2013

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Local Music Tap: ‘Music In Mears’ Marks 10th Year

Music in Mears is celebrating its 10th year of providing free local music (and local films) in St. Paul – and its backstory is just as interesting as the entertainment it provides. Brian Horst founded the music festival, located in Mears Park, in 2004. His main profession: Hair stylist with little or no experience on starting and running a music festival.

07/11/2013

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St. Paul Gearing Up For The Twin Cities Jazz Festival

The 15th annual Twin Cities Jazz festival is kicking off Thursday night at Mears Park in St. Paul. It runs three days, features a mix of international and local talent. The best part is it’s all free.

06/27/2013

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Street Rods To ‘Jump Start’ Minn. Back To 50s

The lunchtime crowd in downtown St. Paul will get a taste of what’s in store at the 40th annual “Back to the Fifties” Weekend. More than a dozen street rods will rev their way to Mears Park on Thursday.

06/18/2013

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Best Free Summer Music Events In Minnesota

Tons of music events are offered every summer in the Twin Cities, so slather on some sunscreen and enjoy a free show in the great outdoors.

05/23/2013

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Finding Minnesota: Twin Cities Jazz Festival

Once we get into the summer months, it seems like there’s a festival every weekend. Starting this Thursday night, music fans will be able to take in some free concerts in downtown St. Paul for three nights.

06/24/2012

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5 Tips For Surviving The Zombie Pub Crawl

It’s that time of year again. The leaves are turning, the air is crisp, the rotted flesh is falling from the faces of the masses lumbering down Washington Avenue looking for a beer buzz. In other words, it’s time for the Zombie Pub Crawl.

10/03/2011

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New, Free Outdoor Music Fest Set In St. Paul

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.

07/16/2011

Center Stage – 8/22/10

Saint Paul’s Lowertown district is gearing up for its annual music festival.  Concrete and Grass producer Steve Heckler goes over this year’s lineup, which will play at Mears Park the weekend of September 9th-11th. The […]

08/23/2010

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