by Bruce Strand, Arts Editor Once again this summer, residents of Elk River and the surrounding area were treated to free entertainment downtown on Thursday evenings: the Riverfront Concert Series, which ended this week. “Ladies of the 80’s,” a new entry in the concert series, closed the seventh season this week with Madonna, Cindi [...]
Elvis impersonator Chris Olson, always one of the top draws in the Riverfront Concert Series, will bring The King to life in Elk River for the third consecutive year on Thursday. According to Olson’s website, he sang in a rock-and-roll band in high school at White Bear Lake and had little interest in Elvis, but [...]
Rubber Soul, a Beatles tribute band, will be singing Fab Four hits from their early British Invasion days through their Magical Mystery Tour era on Thursday in the next installment of the Rivefront Concert Series in downtown Elk River, starting 7 p.m. The Twin Cities-based five some includes Brian McGuire (Paul), Jonathan Ehresmann (George), Roger [...]
“The Jimmy’s,” a Wisconsin R&B and soul band headed by keyboardist Jimmy Voegeli, will perform Thursday in the second installment of the 2013 Riverfront Concert Series in downtown Elk River, starting 7 p.m. The group was named Best Swing/Big Band Ensemble by the Wisconsin Area Music Industry in 2012. Their new CD, “Gimme the [...]
Downtown Elk River’s Riverfront Concert Series will kick off Thursday, June 6, with Arch Allies, a tribute to Journey, REO and Styx. The free concert begins at 7 p.m. at River’s Edge Commons Park. Concerts will be held every Thursday through Aug. 15, except July 4. For more information, go to www.ElkRiverMN.gov.
A billboard will go up along Highway 10 advertising the Riverfront Concert Series in downtown Elk River. A sponsorship agreement between the city of Elk River and The Bank of Elk River, which sponsors the concerts, includes a billboard promoting the concerts and the sponsor. The billboard will run from May 27 through Aug. 18 [...]
by Joni Astrup Associate editor Elk River’s Riverfront Concert Series will feature eight returning acts and two new ones this summer. The free concerts kick off June 6 at the River’s Edge Commons Park in downtown Elk River and run Thursdays through Aug. 15. “We have taken the approach to a concert series with a [...]
The Riverfront Concert Series for 2012 came to a close Thursday evening as Sell Out Stereo, a Minneapolis pop band, entertained. Among 12 shows, which are free to the public, the most popular this year was Rockin’ Hollywoods on July 19. That was one of the RCS’ biggest ones ever, with close to [...]