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Summer Concerts and Movies
2018 Summer Concerts and Movies

Catch a concert, see a movie or attend a great festival this summer in Burnsville! All events are free and open to the public. For event updates and cancellation notices visit the City's calendarFacebook and Twitter pages.

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Wednesday in the Park – Civic Center Concerts 
Civic Center Park Amphitheater, 75 Civic Center Pkwy. at 7 p.m.
(Rain location at Diamondhead Education Center, 200 W. Burnsville Parkway)

The Wednesday in the Park Concert Series sponsored by Burnsville, Eagan, Savage - Independent School 191 Community Education Department and the City of Burnsville provides musical entertainment for your listening pleasure.

Bring a non-perishable food item to donate in exchange for a soft-drink. The Burnsville Senior Center also sells popcorn for $1. Wednesdays in August will include family activities at 6 p.m.
July 11: Riverside Rockets (early rock and roll)
July 18: Alma Andina (Andean and Latin American)
July 25:  Rock It Man (dueling pianos) 
Aug. 1:  We Are the Willows (orchestral indie rock)
Pre-concert activity: All-ages kickball game and wood carving demonstrations
Aug. 8:  Local artists from THE GARAGE 
Pre-concert activity: Tours of THE GARAGE all-ages music venue (located in Civic Center Park)
Aug. 15:  The High 48s (classic and modern bluegrass)
Pre-concert activity: Log rolling, photo booth, instrument carving and more

Thursday Rockin’ Readers
Nicollet Commons Park, 12600 Nicollet Ave. at 11:15 a.m.

Prior to Rockin’ Lunch Hour Concerts, elementary principals from Independent School District 191 will read some great books to kids. Books are geared toward elementary and preschool children. Sponsored by Independent School District 191 and City of Burnsville.

NEW! Pop Up Parenting at 10 a.m.
An ECFE family educator will be available for casual discussion, engaging activities and to provide family resources for families with children birth to grade 3.

June 14: District One91 Superintendent Cindy Amoroso  
June 21: Lyle Bomsta (William Byrne) & Renee Brandner (MW Savage)
June 28: Rachel Hughes (Sioux Trail) & Elizabeth Vaught (Edward Neill)
July 5: NO SHOW
July 12: TBD
July 19: TBD
July 26: Chris Bellmont (Gideon Pond) & Ken Essay (Harriet Bishop)
Aug. 2: Jeff Nepsund (Vista View) & Brad Robb (Rahn)
Aug. 9: Jon Bonneville (Sky Oaks)
Aug. 16: Kristine Black (Hidden Valley) & Cultural Liaisons

Thursday Rockin’ Lunch Hour Concerts
Nicollet Commons Park, 12600 Nicollet Ave. at noon

Noon performances at Nicollet Commons Park run throughout the summer and are geared toward elementary-aged audiences. Grab the kids and come down to the park for a rockin’ good time!
June 14: Kidsdance    
June 21: Will Hale  
June 28: Bob the Beachcomber  
July 5: NO SHOW  
July 12: Kidsdance  
July 19: Sticks and Tones (canceled due to weather)  
July 26: AlphaBits  
Aug. 2: Bob the Beachcomber  
Aug. 9: Kidsdance  
Aug. 16: Teddy Bear Band  
Aug. 23: Sticks and Tones (rescheduled from July 19)  

Friday Night "Flicks on the Bricks"
Nicollet Commons Park, 12600 Nicollet Ave. Seating at 7:30 p.m. – show begins at dusk

Get cozy in the park with your friends and popcorn, and dive into some of your favorite movies. Pre-show music will be provided by one of Apple Valley High School’s most talented musicians, Graden Hill.
June 8:   Little Big League (PG)
Part of I Love Burnsville Week's Friday Fest
June 22: Beauty and the Beast (PG)  
July 13:            Moana (PG)  
July 27: La La Land (PG-13)
Part of Friday Night Boogie event
Aug. 10: Inside Out (PG)  
Aug. 24: Up (PG) (Rescheduled due to rain)  
Aug. 31: Up (PG) (Canceled due to rain)  
Sept. 14:  Up (PG)   

New Spaces logoNew Spaces Music in the Park – Sunday Night Concerts
Nicollet Commons Park, 12600 Nicollet Ave. at 7 p.m.

Free concerts in Nicollet Commons Park in the Heart of the City.
Sponsored by New Spaces and King and Companies.
July 1: Lee Engele and Reynold Philipsek (jazz)  
July 8: Northern Winds Concert Band (symphonic band)
July 15: La Viña (Latin gospel)
July 22: Maryann Sullivan and Corner Jazz (jazz)
July 29: Anna Watson and Graden Hill (R&B and rock and roll)
Aug. 5: Brio Brass (rockin' brass band)

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