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Best Places To See Free Concerts In The Twin Cities

November 6, 2010 4:04 PM

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All concerts are free and admission is based on first-come, first seated. (Credit: mnsinfonia.org)

All concerts are free and admission is based on first-come, first seated. (Credit: mnsinfonia.org)

Minnesota is a hub for arts and culture and we have free events to help everyone celebrate and experience the Minnesota music scene all year round. Here are some of the best places to go see free concerts.
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You can check out free outdoor concerts on Peavey Plaza downtown in the summer during Sommerfest. (Credit: http://www.minnesotaorchestra.org)

Minnesota Orchestra

318 First Avenue North
Minneapolis, Minn. 55401
www.minnesotaorchestra.org

You can check out free outdoor concerts on Peavey Plaza downtown in the summer during Sommerfest or check out some of their Target Free Family Concerts in the winter and spring. A good choice for those who want to experience classical music for free.

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The University of Minnesota has weekly free concerts happening on Northrop Plaza during the summer. (Credit: northrop.umn.edu)

Northrop Auditorium

84 Church St SE
Minneapolis, Minn. 55455
www.northrop.umn.edu

The University of Minnesota has weekly free concerts happening on Northrop Plaza during the summer, but you can check out some of other free lectures, dance groups or concerts inside too.

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Minnesota State Fair offers free stage entertainment. (Credit: mnstatefair.org)

Minnesota State Fair

1265 North Snelling Ave. N.
St. Paul, Minn. 55108
www.mnstatefair.org

You may only have 12 days to check out the free concerts here that only happen during the run of the Minnesota State Fair, but with so many free stages you could watch a dozen free concerts or more every day of the Great Minnesota Get-Together.

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All concerts are free and admission is based on first-come, first seated. (Credit: mnsinfonia.org)

The Minnesota Sinfonia (Various Locations)

901 North Third Street, Suite 112
Minneapolis, Minn. 55401
www.mnsinfonia.org

You can check out the Minnesota Sinfonia in Minneapolis and St. Paul which makes it available to more people. All concerts are free and admission is based on first-come, first seated. Kids are welcome too!

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If you are looking to see up-and-coming acts, DJs and artists, The Fine Line is the places to go. (Credit: finelinemusic.com)

The Fine Line

318 First Avenue North
Minneapolis, Minn. 55401
www.finelinemusic.com

If you are looking to see up-and-coming acts, DJs and artists, The Fine Line is the places to go. The’ve been in the business of live music for more than 20 years.

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