So Much Fun, We Couldn’t Wait Until 2016!

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Northfield, Minn –– The Vintage Band Festival is presenting a one-day event on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014. With musical styles ranging from Civil War to Old Time to Jazz and more, 12 diverse bands from around Minnesota will perform outdoor concerts on Northfield’s Bridge Square starting at 9 a.m. and going until 9 p.m. The event will be held in conjunction with Northfield’s Riverwalk Market Fair in Bridge Square, where arts, crafts, and fresh foods are available. The event is free and open to the public, but donations to VBF are greatly appreciated.

The next full four-day Vintage Band Festival will be held July 28-31, 2016, following a successful festival in August 2013.

The schedule for Aug. 2 is as follows:
9am New Prague Area Community Band
10am Bridge Square Band
11am Sheldon Theatre Brass Band
12pm “Swing and a Miss”
1pm Ameriikan Poijat Finnish Brass Band
2pm Mariachi mi Tierra
3pm Minnesota State Band
4pm Cannon Falls Community Band
5pm Lex Ham Community Band
6pm Manitou Regimental Brass Band
7pm New Ulm Original German Band
8pm Copper Street Brass Quintet

Anyone interested in getting involved as a volunteer or sponsoring the event should contact or 507-645-7554.

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Media Contact: Joy Riggs, or (507) 301-1049