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Your Weekend Guide for things to Do in Minneapolis: July 12-14

Is there anything better than a festival?  I can think of only one thing—music festivals!  I don’t know if I enjoy anything more than a cold drink in my hand and good tunes to listen to, especially in our beautiful Minneapolis!  This weekend, get outside and get your groove on at one of the many music festivals happening in our rocking region.

Friday, July 12
Lakefront Music Fest 2019 at Lakefront Park
Prior Lake, MN

Lakefront Music Fest kicks off it’s tenth year of festivities this Friday in Prior Lake!  This two-day music festival is a staple in the area.  Friday’s performers include headliner Steve Miller Band, Joan Jett & the Black hearts, and Marty Stuart & his Fabulous Superlatives.  Even more, including Brad Paisley, are scheduled to perform Saturday.  KOOL 108’s own Adam West will Emcee.  For more information including showtimes, ticket prices, and parking information, visit the event’s website at

Saturday, July 13
Roots, Rock & Deep Blues Festival 2019 at the Hook & Ladder Theatre and Lounge
Minneapolis, MN

Looking to get back to your roots this weekend?  This two-day music festival, which starts on Friday and continues into Saturday, is a fundraiser for A Firehouse PAC and seeks to celebrate bluegrass and Americana music. It will feature a stand-up line-up of performers including, but not limited to, Kind Country, Erik Koskinen, Middle Western, the Peterson Brothers, Mae Simpson, The Shackletons, and more!  For more information, visit the website and book your ticket today!

Sunday, July 14
Bastille Day 2019 at the Landmark Center Plaza
Minneapolis, MN

Are you ready for an afternoon of the finer things?  Come down this afternoon to the Landmark Center Plaza for a celebration of all things French!  Presented by the AlianceFracaise and Meritage, this event promises a day of music and activities for all ages!  Food and wine will be available for purchase, including paella, beignets, and crepes.  Put your knowledge to the test with Francophile Trivia or compete in a Waiter Race.  For more information, visit the event’s website today!  Au Revoir for now, and we’ll see you there!

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