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History Center's 'Bands on the Boulevard' Takes on First Avenue this Summer


The History Center's popular "Bands on the Boulevard" free outdoor concert series features local acts from the First Avenue scene this summer. Concerts run every Tuesday evening in July. The lineup includes:

• July 2 - Porcupine

• July 9 - Heiruspecs

• July 16 - Monica LaPlante

• July 23 - Lena Elizabeth

• July 30 - Nooky Jones

Concerts run 6:30-8 p.m. Visitors can bring a lawn chair and pack a picnic or purchase food from Market House by D'Amico. Plus, come early to view the new exhibit First Avenue: Stories of Minnesota's Mainroom. Admission to the History Center is free every Tuesday, 3-8 p.m.

Bands on the Boulevard is presented by Xcel Energy and The Current. The First Avenue exhibit is made possible in part by presenting sponsor, Baird.

The MNHS calendar of events is posted online at The website also has information about all of the MNHS programs, museums and historic sites.

About the Minnesota History Center

The Minnesota History Center houses the collections of the Minnesota Historical Society and is home to the History Center museum with innovative exhibits, Gale Family Library, café and museum store. The History Center is located at 345 W. Kellogg Blvd. in St. Paul. For more information, visit

The Minnesota Historical Society is a nonprofit educational and cultural institution established in 1849. MNHS collects, preserves and tells the story of Minnesota’s past through museum exhibits, libraries and collections, historic sites, educational programs and publishing. Using the power of history to transform lives, MNHS preserves our past, shares our state’s stories and connects people with history. Visit us at

The Minnesota Historical Society is supported in part by its Premier Partners: Xcel Energy and Explore Minnesota Tourism.


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