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 a bite to eat from your favorite food vendor or downtown White Bear Lake restaurant, and join us at the picnic tables for some fantastic live music! Or you are welcome to bring your own chairs/blankets and sit in front of the Kowalski’ Markets Gazebo Stage or the White Bear Mitsubishi 3rd Street 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 – Zen Fitness and Wellness

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.

The Barnum
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.

The Barnum
Pete Kavanaugh Group

Pete Kavanaugh Group

6:00 – 9:00 pm

White Bear Mitsubishi 3rd Street Stage
7:15 pm Intermission – Jordan Michael Krolak

Pete Kavanaugh Group is a Blues Rock Jam Band that chases various musical digressions on original and cover songs. Influences range from Albert Collins, Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Grateful Dead, the Beatles, Bob Dylan, Neil Young and many others.

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 – WBL Pep Band

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.

Kitchen Tune Up
Brio Brass Band

Brio Brass Band

6:00 – 9:00 pmWhite 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

Scotty Reed Band

6:00 – 9:00 pm

Kowalski’s Markets Gazebo Stage
7:00 pm Intermission – Healing Within Acupuncture & Wellness Studio

Each performance is a unique, improvisational, high-energy display of harmonica-driven traditional electric Chicago, west coast swing, jump & original blues!.

Kitchen Tune Up
Scary Numan

Scary Numan

6:00 – 9:00 pm

White Bear Mitsubishi 3rd Street Stage
7:15 pm Intermission – Tiger Training and Family Fitness 

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

Soul Mates

6:00 – 9:00 pm

Kowalski’s Markets Gazebo Stage
7:00 pm Intermission – Just For Kix

Hailing from Mississippi, Texas and Minnesota, the Soulmates’ song list includes blues, R & B, and rock classics spanning five decades–from the 30’s through the 90’s–as well as original compositions of their own.

The Barnum
Kinda Fonda Wonda

Kinda Fonda Wanda

6:00 – 9:00 pm

White Bear Mitsubishi 3rd Street Stage
7:15 pm Intermission – Zen Fitness and Wellness Cardio Drumming 

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