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  • Summer Music Events

Bloomington and the Twin Cities are alive with home-grown music festivals and great places to catch music throughout the summer. If you are looking to catch a national act, a local band or just hang with the family on a blanket in a park, here is a comprehensive list of where to go for music.

Minnesota is also abundant with Art Fairs and Farmers' Markets. Check out our lists of great fairs and markets this summer!

Music in the Zoo
Various Dates
Minnesota Zoo, Apple Valley
Music in the Zoo has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Mid West Music Fest
May 1-2, 2020
Winona
Mid West Music Fest has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Revival Music Festival
May 22-24, 2020
Harmony Park, Geneva
Revival Music Festival has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Grand Old Day
June 7, 2020
Grand Avenue, Saint Paul
Grand Old Day has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Winstock Country Music Festival
June 12-13, 2020
Winsted
Winstock Country Music Festival has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Kick'n Up Kountry Music Festival
June 17-20, 2020
Wagon Wheel Ridge, Karlstad
Kick'n Up Kountry has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Moondance Jammin' Country Fest
June 18-20, 2020
Walker
Moondance Jammin' Country Fest has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Rock the Garden
June 20, 2020
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Rock The Garden has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Twin Cities Jazz Festival
June 25-27, 2020
Mears Park, Saint Paul
Twin Cities Jazz Festival has been postponed to a later date (TBD) due to COVID-19.

Twin Cities Pride
June 27-28, 2020
Loring Park, Minneapolis
Twin Cities Pride has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Minnesota Beethoven Festival
June 28-July 19, 2020
Winona
The Minnesota Beethoven Festival has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Northern Lights Music Festival
July 1-20, 2020
Iron Range

Basilica Block Party
July 10-11, 2020
Basilica of St. Mary, Minneapolis
Basilica Block Party has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Lakefront Music Fest
July 10-11, 2020
Lakefront Park, Prior Lake
Lakefront Music Fest has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Moondance Jam
July 16-18, 2020
Walker
Moondance Jam has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

RiverSong Music Festival
July 17-18, 2020
Masonic/West River Park, Hutchinson
RiverSong Music Festival has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Lowertown Blues and Funk Fest
July 17-18, 2020
Mears Park, Saint Paul
Lowertown Blues and Funk Fest has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Bayfront Reggae & World Music Festival
July 18, 2020
Bayfront Festival Park, Duluth
Bayfront Reggae & World Music Festival has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Mill City Live
Every Wednesday in August
Mill City Museum, Minneapolis
The Mill City Live performances on August 5 and 12 have been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Vintage Band Festival
August 1, 2020
Northfield
Vintage Band Festival has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Lakes Jam
August 6-8, 2020
Brainerd International Raceway, Brainerd
Lakes Jam has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival
August 6-9, 2020
El Rancho Manana, Richmond, MN
The Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Bayfront Blues Festival
August 14-16, 2020
Bayfront Festival Park, Duluth
The Bayfront Blues Festival has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Minnesota State Fair
August 27-September 7, 2020
Falcon Heights
The Minnesota State Fair has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Boats and Bluegrass
September 24-26, 2020
Prairie Island Park, Winona
Boats and Bluegrass has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Stone Arch Bridge Music Festival
September 26-27, 2020
Water Power Park, Minneapolis

Soundset and WE Fest are taking a break in 2020 and will return in 2021.