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Pabst Winter Carnival Music Series

Thursday, Jan 26 - Saturday, Feb 4

Enjoy live music performed on the Treasure Island Entertainment Stage downtown Saint Paul in Rice Park by students and local artists including Charlie Parr, Trainwreck, Koo Koo Kanga Roo, White Iron Band, Maiden Dixie, Chase & Ovation and more. Check out more of the other events happening in Rice Park. Click Here for a complete listing of entertainment in Rice Park.

Thursday, January 26

My Famous Friends – 6-8 pm
A fun and unique cover rock duo kicks off the 2017 Saint Paul Winter Carnival

Friday, January 27

Poppa Bear Norton – 6-7:30 pm
An old school country hillbilly band with a devil-may-care attitude will delight audiences

Charlie Parr – 8-9:30 pm
This Minnesota music hero has his own take on blues and folk that we’re sure you’ll love

Saturday, January 28

Trainwreck Duet – 8-9:30 pm
Acoustic with a kick, crazy banter and great music from classic rock to current pop will keep you dancing all night

Sunday, January 29

Walker|West Jazz Ensemble – 12:00-1:00 pm
A “jazzy” collection of elementary and middle school students from Saint Paul’s Walker West Music Academy

McNasty Brass Band – 1:30-3:00 pm
This fully-acoustic 10-piece dance band will own the stage with its raw, organic mix of brass and drums

Tuesday, January 31

Koo Koo Kanga Roo – 6:30-7:20 pm
Billed as “the Beastie Boys meet Sesame Street,” this comedic dance-pop duo will bring an interactive dance party to Rice Park 

Wednesday, February 1

West Side Band – 5:30-7 pm
Established over 30 years ago, these R&B/Rockers are inducted in the Mid-America Music Hall of Fame

Thursday, February 2

White Iron Band – 6-7:30 pm
Join us for a late week happy hour! White Iron Band delivers a distinctive mix of blues, country and Americana roots music; the perfect happy hour band!

Friday, February 3

Trailer Trash 6:30-9 pm
This “band from honky-tonk heaven” kicks off Minnesota’s Coolest Country Night with traditional country music along with swing, rock and groove

Maiden Dixie – 8-9:30 pm
A six-member group closes out the night by performing original and cover music with a kinetic blend of country, pop and rock

Saturday, February 4

Dirty Shorts Band 4:30-5:30 pm
Get ready for the Torchlight Parade with this New Orleans-style brass band, playing everything from jazz to Dixie to funk to blues to rock n’ roll to gospel to swing…and back

Chase & Ovation – 7:30-10 pm (after fireworks in Rice Park)
The renowned Minneapolis-based Prince Tribute Band closes the night under the glow of a “purple” Rice Park


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Thursday, Jan 26
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Rice Park
109 4th Street W
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102
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