Outdoor Music

Summer entertainment at its best! Each week different local bands perform from a wide variety of genres. Intermission acts feature community organizations and entertainers.

 

 

 

 

Music & Entertainment

Thursdays just got a little more fun!

Grab some takeout and beverages from your favorite downtown White Bear Lake restaurants, and join us at the picnic tables for Music in the Park! Or you are welcome to bring your own chairs/blankets and sit in front of the Gazebo Stage.

 

COVID-19 Precautions

The health and safety of attendees and volunteers is our top priority.

We will encourage in social distancing, hand washing, and, mask-wearing to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 at our events.

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Function Junction

Funktion Junction

6:00 – 9:00 pm

Kowalski’s Markets Gazebo Stage
7:00 pm Intermission – White Bear Dance Center

Head down a new memory lane with Funktion Junction, a dance band recreating the sounds of the 70’s. Dance along to everything from the Motown sounds of the Temptations and Marvin Gaye to the 70’s disco hits of Donna Summer.

Bare Bones Band

Bare Bones Band

6:00 – 9:00 pm

White Bear Mitsubishi 3rd Street Stage
7:15 pm Intermission – WBL Drumline

The music of the Bare Bones Band is as varied as the Minnesota weather. If you don’t like it one minute it’s bound to change soon. There is a good variety of cover tunes in classic rock, folk, country, blues and ethnic music.

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Helium for Liftoff

Helium for Liftoff

6:00 – 9:00 pm

Kowalski’s Markets Gazebo Stage
7:00 pm Intermission – Richter Piano

Rise up with Helium For Liftoff! This classic rock band blends and eclectic mix of the blues with rock, soul and funk for a high energy sound to get you up and moving.

Pete Kavanaugh

Pete Kavanaugh

6:00 – 9:00 pm

White Bear Mitsubishi 3rd Street Stage
7:15 pm Intermission – WBL Orchestra

Join in on a lively jam session with local artist Pete Kavanaugh. Playing uplifting all original music perfect for a warm summer’s evening with friends and family.

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Salsa del Sol

Salsa del Soul

6:00 – 9:00 pm

Kowalski’s Markets Gazebo Stage
7:00 pm Intermission – Children’s Performing Arts

Salsa del Soul is a Twin Cities-based, nine-piece orchestra performing various styles of dance music from the Spanish-speaking regions of the Caribbean.

Ember Island

Ember Island

6:00 – 9:00 pm

White Bear Mitsubishi 3rd Street Stage
7:15 pm Intermission – TBD

Ember Island is a high school supergroup of four percussionists-turned-rock musicians. Be prepared for a lot of instrument-switching and four-part harmonies, and maybe a surprise banjo!

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Jake Nelson

Jake Nelson

6:00 – 9:00 pm

Kowalski’s Markets Gazebo Stage
7:00 pm Intermission – IPAC

Inspired by artists ranging from Lee Brice to Phil Collins to Frank Sinatra, his style is a unique blend of alternative country with a Jake spin.

Brio Brass Band

Brio Bass Band

6:00 – 9:00 pm

White Bear Mitsubishi 3rd Street Stage
7:15 pm Intermission – Sound Advice

Brio Brass is a 50-piece brass and percussion band that plays many genres: popular (Uptown Funk), ballads (Evergreen), movie tunes (Pirates of the Caribbean) and traditional big band.

Thursday, July 29, 2021

The Castaways

The Castaways

6:00 – 9:00 pm

Kowalski’s Markets Gazebo Stage
7:00 pm Intermission – Sun Yi Tae Kwon Do

The Castaways put on a great show for all ages, and include audience sing-a-longs, hula hoops for the kids, as well as the best classic rock music from the 50’s to 80’s, including The Beatles, Johnny Cash, Elvis, Neil Diamond, CCR, Bruce Springsteen, and our national hit record ‘Liar, Liar’.

Scary Numan

Scary Numan

6:00 – 9:00 pm

White Bear Mitsubishi 3rd Street Stage
7:15 pm Intermission – TBD

Scary Numan is a collective of six men and one woman intent on taking 70’s-80’s New Wave, Punk, and Rock to new sonic places through song arrangement, mash-ups, and humor. We like to have fun with the music and on stage.

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Whisky Stone

Whisky Stone

6:00 – 9:00 pm

Kowalski’s Markets Gazebo Stage
7:00 pm Intermission – Children’s Performing Arts

Whiskey Stone delivers an experience that’s never watered down! Performing your favorite Rock n Roll, Pop, and Country hits, along with a few surprises along the way, there’s a little something for everyone!

Kinda Fonda Wonda

Kinda Fonda Wonda

6:00 – 9:00 pm

White Bear Mitsubishi 3rd Street Stage
7:15 pm Intermission – TBD

Kinda Fonda Wonda delivers high-octane, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Honky-Tonk inspired by the pioneering rock-n-roll artist and queen of rockabilly, Wanda Jackson!