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2014 Songs on the Lawn Band Lineup Announced




(May 2, 2014) MANKATO, MINN. -  Greater Mankato Growth presents the 11th annual Songs on the Lawn – the popular summer commencement featuring music, entertainment and local food. Songs on the Lawn is presented by Xcel Energy and takes place every Thursday in June from 11 am to 1 pm at the Civic Center plaza in front of Mankato’s Intergovernmental Center. Admission and parking available by the Civic Center and in the Cherry Street ramps are free of charge.   

This year’s musical lineup includes:

June 5 – String Theory

June 12 – Ben Marti Trio

June 19 – Organic Cowboys

June 26 – The Last Revel

Songs on the Lawn is a community event for co-workers, families and friends to gather at the Civic Center plaza to enjoy sun, entertainment, activities and food. Attendees may purchase lunch and snacks sold by a variety of local vendors including:  Angie’s Popcorn, Buffalo Wild Wings, Culver’s Frozen Custard, Dino’s Gourmet Pizzeria, Hy-Vee, Neighbor’s Italian Bistro, Number 4 American Bar & Kitchen, Olives, Pub 500, Sodexo, Tavern on the Avenue and The Loose Moose Saloon & Conference Center.

This event is made possible by Xcel Energy and our generous sponsors: Blue Earth County Library, Clean Water Land & Legacy Amendment, KMSU, MTU Onsite Energy, Pepsi-Cola of Mankato Inc. and Radio Mankato. Special thanks to Verizon Wireless Center, City of Mankato, City of North Mankato, Mankato Family YMCA, Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota and Red Door Creative. For more information, please visit greatermankato.com/songs-lawn.


About Greater Mankato Growth
Greater Mankato Growth (GMG) is committed to advancing business for a stronger community. As the Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development organization serving the regional marketplace, GMG advances business through: existing business support, new business growth, business promotion, talent development, public affairs, community marketing, visitor attraction and servicing and civic engagement. Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. also includes two LLCs: Visit Mankato, which focuses on visitor attraction and servicing, and the City Center Partnership, LLC, which focuses on development in the City Center.




The Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Family: Visit Mankato City Center Partnership