Pre-Festival/Media Day

Media are welcome to a series of international band performances taking place on July 31, as part of the VBF’s pre-festival activities.

Please see the following:

Lunch, Listen & Learn #1: Newberry’s Victorian Cornet Band *

12:00 pm – 12:50 pm    Contented Cow Pub, Northfield MN

*Call 651-470-0028 to reserve a complimentary meal ticket.

Medevi Brunnsorkester (Sweden)

3:00 pm – 3:50 pm Archer House Riverfront Gazebo, Northfield MN

Medevi Brunnsorkester (Sweden)

7:00 pm – 7:50 pm Grace Lutheran Church, Nerstrand MN

Eine Kleine Dorfmusik Kapelle (Austria)

8:00 pm – 8:50 pm      Contented Cow Pub, Northfield MN

Original Drachenfesler Musikanten (Germany)

8:00 pm – 8:50 pm      J. Grundy’s Rueb’n’Stein, Northfield MN

Media are also welcome to attend a reception at the Northfield Historical Society celebrating donors, foreign guests, and volunteers.  Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served starting at 5:30 p.m.

Photography and interviews with international vintage band performers and Artistic Director Dr. Paul Niemisto are available on this date and throughout the festival.

Further questions, call 651-470-0028. Press information is here.