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2016 Songs on the Lawn Band Lineup Announced | Five events in this year’s series

(March 18, 2016) MANKATO, MINN. -  Greater Mankato Growth is proud to announce the 13th 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 - 1 pm at Civic Center Plaza in Mankato. Parking available around the city center free of charge.


 This year’s musical lineup includes:

·         June 2, Holy Rocka Rollaz

·         June 9, Pour Me Band

·         June 16, Barefoot Wino's

·         June 23, Captain Gravitone & String Theory Orchestra

·         June 30, Dollys


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

This event is made possible by Xcel Energy and our generous sponsors: Atwood Realty, Clean Water Land & Legacy Amendment, KMSU, Pepsi-Cola of Mankato and Radio Mankato. Special thanks to Verizon Wireless Center, City of Mankato and Mankato Family YMCA. 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 exists to intentionally develop the regional center by promoting, supporting and serving as a catalyst for economic development through business growth, retention and attraction, talent growth retention and attraction, regional livability and advocacy of the marketplace. Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. includes two affiliates: Visit Mankato, which focuses on visitor attraction and servicing, and the City Center Partnership, which focuses on development in the City Center.

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