July 12-14, 18-21, 24-28, 8:30 p.m.
Bluestem Center for the Arts, 801 50th Ave. S, Moorhead
2018 marks 40 years of Trollwood. This classic musical celebrates the romantic and comic exploits of Dolly Gallagher-Levi, turn-of-the-century matchmaker and “woman who arranges things.” Memorable music numbers include, “Put On Your Sunday Clothes,” “Ribbons Down My Back,” “Before the Parade Passes By,” “Hello, Dolly!,” “Elegance,” and “It Only Takes a Moment.”
Thursday, July 12, 8 p.m.
Aquarium, 226 N Broadway
Musician, writer, comedian,and general man about downtown Erik Block is hitting the dusty trail for Vegas and Fargo is giving him a proper farewell via roast. See a “murderous row” of comedians get their jabs in and FUP will close out the night. Good luck Erik--you’ll be missed!
Bird’s Hill Provincial Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Check out over 70 artists from across the globe on nine stages in beautiful Birds Hill Provincial Park. A 45-year tradition celebrating people and music immersed in nature.
This year’s lineup includes:Sheryl Crow,Bahamas,Courtney Barnett,The Strumbellas,Elle King,Phoebe Bridgers,John Butler Trio,Natalie MacMaster,A Tribe Called Red,St. Paul and The Broken Bones,Whitney,Rhye,Julien Baker and more!
Monday, July 9, at 7:30 p.m.
MSUM’s School of Media Arts & Design and the Red River Chapter of the American Theatre Organ Society presents an evening of silent comedy shorts in honor of Dave Knutson, The films will be accompanied by live pipe-organ music in honor of Knudtson, who was a composer, musician, and classic film lover. Knudtson also taught radio and TV production for a while at MSUM, and played theater organ scores for MSUM’s Summer Cinema Series for more…
Wednesday, July 4, 7:30 a.m.-howling
Bonanzaville, 1351, Main Ave. W, West Fargo
Start out the day with the Vietnam Veterans 5k/10k run/walk at 7:30 a.m. Activities in the village go on from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Village activities include train rides, horse-drawn wagon rides, bouncy houses, kid’s crafts, historical children’s games, face painting, parade at 2 p.m., and a plethora of live demonstrations. Fireworks show starts at 10:30 p.m. sharp!
Sunday, July 1, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
The Rourke Art Gallery, 521 Main Ave, Moorhead
"Menagerie II : Animal Portraiture by Mark Elton" is an exhibition of digital paintings by Mark Eric Elton presented in partnership with The Red River Zoo. Gallery talk starts at 2 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
Saturday, June 30, 9 p.m.-12 a.m.
The Sanctuary Bar and Bistro, Kragnes, MN
Hot Mess Harlots and Bad Weather Burlesque are teaming up to bring you one hot summer soiree! Performances by Lena Luxe, Jack Fantom, Miss Kitty, Leah Aaliyah, special guest Ida Summer Garden and much, much more to be announced! Drag, burlesque, games, drinks--Ole!
Thursday, June 28, 5-9 p.m.
Broadway Garage, 409 Broadway, Fargo
Check out live music from DJ AP, Matty J of the Human Element, Conor Lee Trio, and the Stovepipes. Visitors can grab a drink from Front Street Taproom to enjoy during the event. Check out handmade goods from local makers and maybe even get a henna tattoo or tarot reading. Also be on the lookout for food trucks, a mini pinball arcade and live hooping and fire dance performances!
Monday, June 25, 7 p.m.
Sanctuary Events Center, 670 4th Ave N, Fargo
It’s no surprise that Q magazine dubbed The Flaming Lips one of the "50 Bands to See Before You Die," with their elaborate stage shows and multi-layered psychedelic sound. These Oklahoma City natives have been in business since 1983 and have gained a cult like status.
Sunday, June 24, 5 p.m. - howling
Bluestem Amphitheater, 801 50th Ave S, Moorhead
You down with OPP? Naughty by Nature coined that phrase. See them and the fast pace rapping and rock solid harmonizing of Bone Thugs.
by C.S. Hagen
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