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Summer Concerts and Movies
2014 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 cancelation 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. 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 at Diamondhead Education Center, 200 W. Burnsville Parkway. 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 25: Ageless (pop rock by teens and preteens from the Twin Cities)
July 2: No concert 
July 9:  Percolators (danceable 60s and 70s rock with a little country and blues) 
July 16:  Dakota Valley Summer Pops and Chorale 
July 23:  The Zinghoppers Group (Zinghopper Kidz Dance Party) 
July 30:  Machinery Hill (original tunes that blend ska, klezmer, Celtic, rock and American folk) 
Aug. 6:  Remembering the King (an Elvis tribute featuring Steve Marcio)

Thursday Rockin’ Readers
Nicollet Commons Park, 12600 Nicollet Ave. 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 12: Kristine Black from Gideon Pond
June 19: Erika Nesvig from Harriet Bishop
June 26: Shannon McParland from Sioux Trail
July 3: NO SHOW
July 10: Jon Bonneville from Hidden Valley
July 17: Brad Robb from Vista View
July 24: Drew Goeldner from Sky Oaks
July 31: Lyle Bomsta from William Byrne
Aug. 7: Jeff Nepsund from Marion W. Savage
Aug. 14: Liz Vaught from Edward W. Neill
Aug. 21: Barbara Borer from Rahn

Thursday Rockin’ Lunch Hour Concerts
Nicollet Commons Park, 12600 Nicollet Ave.  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 12: Bob the Beachcomber
June 19: Choo Choo Bob
June 26: Kidsdance
July 3: NO SHOW
July 10: Spin Zone
July 17: Kidsdance
July 24: Sticks and Stones
July 31: Magic Show
Aug. 7: Kidsdance
Aug. 14: Wiggle, Jiggle and Jam!
Aug. 21: Bob the Beachcomber

Friday Night "Flicks on the Bricks"Twilight Zone Logo
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 6:
Mary Poppins (G)
I Love Burnsville Week event kicking off the City's 50th anniversary celebration
(the movie is also celebrating its 50th anniversary)!
June 20: Frozen (PG)
Sponsored by New Horizon Academy
July 11:            The Nut Job (PG)
Sponsored by New Horizon Academy
July 25: Despicable Me 2 (PG)
Sponsored by New Horizon Academy
Aug. 8: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13)
Aug. 22: Monsters University (G)

New Spaces logoHeart of the City Music in the Park – Sunday Night Concerts
Nicollet Commons Park, 12600 Nicollet Ave.  7 p.m.

Free concerts in Nicollet Commons Park in the Heart of the City. Sponsored by New SpacesKing and CompaniesCreative Color and School of Rock.

June 29: Chico Chavez World Music Blend (world music)  Heart of the City Music Festival Flyer
July 6: Lee Engele (jazz)
July 13: Retro Swing Sister (vocal jazz/swing)
July 20: Northern Winds (symphonic band)
July 27: 7-7:30 p.m.: Sam McColley (folk)
7:45-8:30 p.m.: The Manchester Social Club (folk/rock)
Aug. 3: Devine (funk/motown/jazz/pop)

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