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First Songs on the Lawn This Thursday

(June 2, 2015) MANKATO, MINN. -  Celebrating its 12th year, Songs on the Lawn presented by Xcel Energy returns to Greater Mankato this Thursday, June 4 from 11 am – 1 pm for the first event in the June concert series. Pour Me Band joins us to kick off the free event in Jackson Park adjacent to The Free Press (please note location change this year due to construction). Admission is free and parking is available throughout the downtown area.

This year’s musical lineup includes:

  • June 4, Pour Me Band
  • June 11, Rogue Valley
  • June 18, The Last Revel
  • June 25, The PorchLights

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: Buffalo Wild Wings, Culver’s Frozen Custard, Dino’s Gourmet Pizzeria, Hy-Vee, Olives, Primrose Retirement Community, Tavern on the Avenue, The Neighbor's Italian Bistro, Number 4, Pub 500, Sodexo 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, All American Towing, KMSU, Pepsi-Cola of Mankato Inc. and Radio Mankato. Special thanks to Verizon Wireless Center, City of Mankato, City of North Mankato, Mankato Family YMCA and Red Door Creative. For more information, please visit greatermankato.com/songs-lawn.

About Greater Mankato Growth
Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. 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., the regional Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development organization, includes two LLCs: Visit Mankato, LLC, which focuses on visitor attraction and servicing, and the City Center Partnership, LLC, which focuses on development in the City Center. For more information, visit greatermankato.com.

 Contact: Amy Linde, alinde@greatermankato.com or 507.385.6647

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