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This event is featured in The Current Summer Guide, highlighting both musical and non-musical things to do this summer in the Twin Cities and beyond.
Rochester Civic Music is pleased to announce the return of the "Think Bank Down by the Riverside" FREE outdoor concert series. The series takes place over six Sundays in July and August (July 11 through August 15) in one of the most beautiful green spaces in the area, Mayo Park (behind the Mayo Civic Center and Rochester Art Center) along the banks of the Zumbro River. This is an open-to-the-public City park, so lawn chairs, blankets, and coolers are welcome. On-site concessions will also be available. All events to feature local Southeastern Minnesota bands as opening acts starting at 7 p.m., with headliners taking the stage at 8 p.m. This summer will mark the 29th year the City's Music Department (Rochester Civic Music) has produced the popular outdoor concert series.
July 11 – Lindsay Ell w/ Luke Henrickson
July 18 – Chastity Brown w/ Bluedog – sponsored by The Current
July 25 – Smash Mouth w/ Push & Turn
Aug 1 – Poliça w/ Amateur – sponsored by The Current
Aug 8 – Ranky Tanky w/ Thomas & the Shakes – sponsored by The Current
Aug 15 – .38 Special w/ Fred the Bear
About Rochester Civic Music: Rochester Civic Music has been your City of Rochester Music Department since 1936. Rochester Civic Music is a non-profit arts presenter and producer that continues to provide the region with accessible, quality musical events such as the Down by the Riverside free summer concert series; the forWARD neighborhood park concert series, the Rochester Civic Music Presents indoor ticketed concert series; the Global Music Series which continues to explore musical landscapes from around the globe; and the Artist-In-the-Schools residency program which brings great artists directly to our youth while at school.
ACCESSIBILITY: Rochester Civic Music is pleased to accommodate individuals with disabilities. Please contact the department at 507-328-2201 (TTY 1-800-627-3529) five working days prior to the event you plan to attend if you require a special seating assignment, sign language interpreter, audio describer, assistive listening device or written materials in an alternative format (large print, Braille, computer disk, etc.)
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.