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Music in the Parks


Saint Paul Parks and Recreation offers musical experiences for all tastes and pleasures. 
Whether it is band concerts, dance or choral performances or plays and musicals, we have it all. Music in the Parks kicks off on May 12th, 2013, and performances continue until September 1st, 2013. All performances are free except for the Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening theater style musicals at Como Lakeside Pavilion in July and August.


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Updated Performance Information (as of July 3)








July 15


Cathy & Abel Pineiro

English / Spanish Acoustic

Rice Park


 July 17  Wed  The Hunker'd Down Blues Band Blues  Raspberry Island  12:30PM
July 22   Mon  Racing Moth  Dance, Rock  Rice Park  1:00PM

Aug 11


Too Damn Hot

Contemporary Jazz, Pop, Rock

Como Lakeside Pavilion


Aug 29


Harmonic Relief Show Choir


Como Lakeside Pavilion


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Music in the Parks Location Information

Map of Locations

Como Lakeside Pavilion

The Como Lakeside Pavilion is located in Como Regional Park at 1360 N. Lexington Parkway. All performances are held on the Promenade Deck, a covered, open-air band shell that seats up to 800 guests on park benches. Food service is operated by Black Bear Crossings on the Lake.

Phalen Amphitheater

A variety of musical entertainment is offered at the Phalen Amphitheater. Please refer to the Music in the Parks brochure for dates/times. The Phalen Amphitheater is located in Phalen Regional Park at 1600 Phalen Drive, just north of the picnic pavilion.

Rice Park

A variety of music including blues, jazz and original compositions is offered at noontime on various Mondays beginning the second Monday in June. Rice Park is located in downtown Saint Paul, at 140 Washington Street, bounded by the Saint Paul Public Library, the Ordway Theater, Landmark Center and the Saint Paul Hotel. A majestic fountain and informal bench and grass seating highlight this beautiful park.

Mears Park

A variety of music including blues, jazz and original compositions is offered at noontime on various Tuesdays beginning the first Tuesday in June. Mears Park is located in downtown Saint Paul, at 366 Sibley Street, just east of Galtier Plaza. This park has a covered band shell, a meandering brook and bench/table seating.

Ann Simerson and Alex Glass
(651) 292-6508

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