What’s Shakin’ in the Metro?

June is a happenin’ kind of month around here. Summer has arrived (well, according to the calendar) so let’s get outside and enjoy ourselves!

Here are some upcoming events to check out around the metro area:

June 5 – August 28 – Twin Cities Mobile Jazz Project, Grammy award-winning music producer, Andre Fischer, and Dakota Jazz Club will present jazz music in Minneapolis parks each Wednesday from 1-3 pm, and music education workshops for youth from 3-4 pm, from June 5 to August 28. Visit their website  for concert locations
June 17 – Hillsong UNITED, 7:00PM,  Target Center
June 15 – Rock the Garden Afterparty featuring MICHAEL KIWANUKA, 9:00PM, First Avenue
June 21 – 2013 Bayport BBQ Deep Blues Festival
June 29 – Tom Petty with The Heartbreakers, 7:30PM, Target Center


photo-Mpls Parks&Rec
photo-Mpls Parks&Rec

Lake Harriet Bandshell – Upcoming Concerts
Friday, June 07 (7:30pm)   New Primitives
4 time Minnesota Music Award winners
Saturday, June 08 (7:30pm)   Saddle Sores
Classic Country of the 50s, 60s and 70s
Sunday, June 9 (2:00pm)    Apollo Male Chorus
Male vocal ensemble
Sunday, June 9 (5:30pm)    Minneapolis Police Band
Popular, well known concert music

photo-Mpls Park&Rec
photo-Mpls Park&Rec

Movies in the Park
Friday, June 07 – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off – Lake Harriet Bandshell
Saturday, June 08 – Rocky – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Park
Monday, June 10 – The Avengers – Van Cleve Park


photo-Ordway Summer Series
photo-Ordway Summer Series

Summer Dance in St. Paul
Rice Park, Thursdays; 6pm basic lessons by professional dance instructors followed by a live, local band at 7:15pm
June 13 – Surf Rock
Band: The Fractals; Surf Rock Dance Instruction: Arthur Murray
Rain location: Saint Paul Hotel Ballroom
June 20 – Salsa
Band: Salsa del Soul; Salsa Dance Instruction: Manuel & Carmen Rubio
Rain location: Saint Paul Hotel Ballroom
June 27 – Polka
Band: DyVersaCo; Polka Dance Instruction: Stan and Darlene Wandersee
Rain location: Landmark Center Cortile

photo-MN Historical Soc.
photo-MN Historical Soc.

Summit Avenue Walking Tours
Take a 90-minute tour of the Summit Avenue neighborhood, named one of America’s “Great Streets” in 2008. 11:00am & 2:00pm Saturdays; 2:00pm Sundays

That’s just a sampling of what’s coming up SOON. Check out the links and then check out the metro for some fun entertainment in June.

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