There will be live music throughout the festival for your listening pleasure.
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The Common Ground CompanySaturday, October 7th
11:00 am - 11:30 am
The Common Ground Company’s powerful Americana tastefully blends bluegrass, rock, and folk into grooves that are sure to keep you on the move.
Shoop!Saturday, October 7th
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Shoop! is a vocal jazz group that puts new twists on old standards with a sound that's a nod to The Manhattan Transfer and New York Voices. Based in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, Shoop! is available for performances across the Upper Midwest.
Jose JamesSaturday, October 7th
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
José James, outstanding Panamanian multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, producer’s music, has been featured in movies and Television shows like Exiled, Jessica Simpson’s The Price Of, Daddy’s Girl, Human Giant, Things To Try Before You Die and Caribbean Carnival to name a few, specializing in Latin, R&B, Rock. Reggae and Jazz. He’s a three-time Minnesota Hall of Fame inductee as a member of Willie & The Bees, Shangoya, Ipso Facto and was voted Best Brass/Reed Artist at the Minnesota Music Awards in 1994
Boogie WonderlandSaturday, October 7th
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Boogie Wonderland is a Disco Extravaganza fueled by Rock and Roll
ScrapegoatSunday, October 8th
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Scrapaegoat is an Untraditional Acoustic Solo Artist. Singing while performing on Banjo, 12 string and playing Harmonica, Scrapegoat plays a high-bred mix of, Bluegrass, country, blues and Anti-folk. Often accompanied by his back up band "Skin & Bones" he performs his original songs as well as songs from great artists from yesterday and today. Think of it as a High-class Hoe-down.
St Croix Jazz Orchestra's Big BandSunday, October 8th
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Enjoy an afternoon of swinging jazz with a special musical treat -- a full big band! Nineteen members strong, the St. Croix Jazz Orchestra will top off the art fair weekend with classic big band tunes along the banks of the St. Croix.
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant to ArtReach St. Croix from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.