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Summer Concerts and Movies
2017 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 at the Diamondhead Education Center, 200 W. Burnsville Parkway. Bring a non-perishable food item to donate in exchange for a soft-drink. The Burnsville Senior Center also sells popcorn for $1. 
June 28: The Whitesidewalls Rock 'n' Roll Revue (doo-wop, rockabilly and rock and roll)
July 5: Gravel Road (traditional country)
July 12:  Dakota Valley Summer Pops & Chorale (orchestra and chorus) 
July 19:  Ecuador Manta (music of the Andes and Latin fusion)
July 26:  Jack and Kitty (acoustic music for kids and families) 
Aug. 2:  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.
June 15: William Byrne Principal Lyle Bomsta & Rahn Principal Barbara Borer
June 22: Hidden Valley Principal Kristine Black & cultural liaisons
June 29:  Sky Oaks Principal Jon Bonneville & M W Savage Principal Jeff Nepsund
July 13:  Assistant Superintendent Cindy Amoroso & Individualized Student Services Director Stephanie White
July 20:  Harriet Bishop Principal Ken Essay & Retiring Individualized Student Services Director Stephanie Corbey
July 27:  Somali Cultural Liaison Sahro Abdullahi & Spanish Cultural Liaison Maricela Dale
Aug. 10: Sioux Trail Principal Shannon McParland & Gideon Pond Principal Chris Bellmont 
Aug. 18:  Vista View Principal Brad Robb & Edward Neill Principal Elizabeth Vaught

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 preschool-aged audiences. Grab the kids and come down to the park for a rockin’ good time!
June 15: Kidsdance    
June 22: Bob the Beachcomber  
June 29: Big Epic Show  
July 6: NO SHOW  
July 13: Teddy Bear Band  
July 20: Sticks and Tones  
July 27: Taco Tuesday  
Aug. 10: Kidsdance  
Aug. 17: Bob the Beachcomber  

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 9:   The Mighty Ducks (PG)
Part of I Love Burnsville Week's Friday Fest
June 23: Sing (PG)  
July 14:            A Dog's Purpose (PG)  
July 28: Finding Dory (PG)  
Aug. 11: The Great Gilly Hopkins (PG)  
Aug. 25: Shall We Dance (PG-13)
Part of Adult Night Out

Please Note: One of the members of the band scheduled to play during Adult Night Out is ill. In order to give everyone the best experience possible, we will be rescheduling Adult Night Out so that live music can be part of the evening.

The Aug. 11 Flicks on the Bricks will now show "The Great Gilly Hopkins" (PG) and Adult Night Out featuring "Shall We Dance" (PG-13) will be held on Aug. 25.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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 2: La Viña (Latin gospel)  
July 9: Lee Engele and Reynold Philipsek (jazz)
July 16: Northern Winds Concert Band (symphonic band)
July 23: Maryann Sullivan and Corner Jazz (jazz)
July 30: Mariachi Mexico (mariachi)
Aug. 6: Brio Brass (rockin' brass band)

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