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2016 Summer Concerts and Movies
2016 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 Facebook and Twitter pages.

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Wednesday in the Park – Civic Center Concerts 
Civic Center Park, 75 Civic Center Pkwy. at 7 p.m.

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.

Concerts are planned for outdoors at the Civic Center Park Amphitheater pending good weather. If the weather is undesirable, the concerts will be held in the gym at Gideon Pond Elementary, 600 E. 130th St. If you donate a non-perishable food item you can receive a Pepsi-product in exchange. The Burnsville Senior Center will also sell popcorn for $1. 
June 29: The Percolators (Danceable 60's and 70's rock with a little country and blues)
July 6: The Whitesidewalls Rock 'n' Roll Revue (doo-wop, rockabilly and rock and roll)
July 13:  Tricia & the Toonies (music, skits, puppets and audience participation) 
July 20:  Pan-handlers (steel drums)
July 27:  Jack Brass Band (New Orleans-style brass band) 
Aug. 3:  Remembering the King (an Elvis tribute featuring Steve Marcio)

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. Below is a list of principals who are scheduled to read.

June 16: Lyle Bomsta (Principal, William Byrne Elementary)
Jon Bonneville (Principal, Sky Oaks Elementary)
June 23: Erika Nesvig (Principal, Harriet Bishop Elementary)
Dr. Elizabeth Vaught (Principal, Edward Neill Elementary)
June 30: Diamondhead Welcome Center Staff (presented in multiple languages)  
July 7: NO READER  
July 14: Cindy Amoroso (Assistant Superintendent)
Stephanie Corbey (Executive Director, Special Education)
July 21: Barbara Borer (Principal, Rahn Elementary)
Kristine Black (Principal, Hidden Valley Elementary)
July 28: Joe Gothard (Superintendent)  
Aug. 4: NO READER  
Aug. 11: Shannon McParland (Principal, Sioux Trail Elementary)
Chris Bellmont (Principal, Gideon Pond Elementary)
Aug. 18: Brad Robb (Principal, Vista View Elementary)
Jeff Nepsund (Principal, Marion W. Savage Elementary)

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

Noon performances at Nicollet Commons Park are back! These performances will run throughout the summer and are geared toward preschool-aged audiences. Grab the kids and come down to the park for a rockin’ good time!
June 16: Kidz Dance  
June 23: Bob the Beachcomber  
June 30: Steel Drums  
July 7: NO SHOW  
July 14: Kidz Dance  
July 21: Sticks and Tones  
July 28: Taco Tuesday  
Aug. 11: Bob the Beachcomber  
Aug. 18: Kidz Dance  

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

Free movies at Nicollet Commons Park in the Heart of the City.
June 10:   Norm of the North (PG)
Part of I Love Burnsville Week's Friday Fest
June 24: Cinderella (PG)  
July 8:            Hotel Transylvania 2 (PG)  
July 22: Tomorrowland (PG)  
Aug. 12: Mall Cop 2 (PG)  
Aug. 26: Zootopia (PG)  

New Spaces logoNew Spaces Heart of the City Music Festival – 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 3: Smorgasboard (polka)  
July 10: Lee Engele and Reynold Philipsek (jazz)
July 17: Northern Winds Concert Band (symphonic band)
July 24: Corner Jazz (jazz)
July 31: Urban Star (jazz combo)
Aug. 7: Public Relations Band (variety of styles)

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