2024 Music in the Park Series Begins July 10

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2024 Music in the Park Series Begins July 10

The 2024 Columbia Heights Music in the Park series sponsored by Northeast Bank kicks off on Wed, July 10, with Tjärnblom! All performances occur at Huset Park East (3965 Jefferson St NE) from 6:30-8 pm except for the Aug 14 Jolly Pops concert (11 am to noon). 

JULY 10 - TJÄRNBLOM

Tjärnblom, Swedish for "woodland lake flower", is a Scandinavian-style string band featuring a beautiful blend of Nyckelharpa, Octave Mandolin, Harmonium and Cello. They travel a modern "Snoose Boulevard Highway" in their musical journey, playing a repertoire of both old and new Swedish, Finnish, Minnesotan and original tunes for dancing and for listening. They’ve performed across the Midwest, and have appeared on Minnesota Public Radio’s A Prairie Home Companion show.

July 10 Food Truck: The Big Red Wagon

JULY 24 - KATHY G & THE HOT LEMONS

Kathy G & the Hot Lemons features Heights residents Kathy Glascock (v), Brian Glascock (dr), Steve DeGennaro (gtr), and Dave DeGennaro (bs), as well as South Minneapolitan, Paul Porter (gtr). They play a variety of jazzy R&B, folk, and rock and throw in the occasional original. Outside of the band, Kathy is a visual artist and cook, Brian (original drummer for The Motels) gardens and drums with Dire Wolf, Steve is the creator of the Dashner Design & Restoration YouTube channel, Dave plays bass/keys with Zed Leppelin (Led Zeppelin tribute), and Paul performs solo and plays bass with Scott Zosel.

July 24 Food Truck: Café Cairo

AUG 14 - THE JOLLY POPS (11 AM TO NOON)

The Jolly Pops (Chanhassen, MN) combine upbeat, original music with a host of children’s standards for a concert that is sure to please kids and adults alike. Take a fun ride with the Happy Dads and their puppet friends as they sing about alligator dancing, popsicles, trains, pet dinosaurs…and everything in between!

AUG 14 - ST. ANTHONY PARK COMMUNITY BAND


The Band is in its 43rd season and plays various styles, from classic British band music to Broadway, pop, and jazz.

Aug 14 Food Truck: D's Kitchen

AUG 28 - IPSO FACTO


Ipso Facto is a Minneapolis-based reggae/funk/jazz band that has played for audiences worldwide. The rock-style reggae band was formed in 1986 by three brothers: Wain, Juju, and Greg McFarlane.

Aug 28 Food Truck: Minne-Scoop-Ta


Curbside Production provides equipment for sound. Please contact Will Rottler at 763-706-3614 or wrottler@columbiaheightsmn.gov with any questions.


7-3-2024