2013 Market Square Summer Concerts

Sponsored by the Village of Mendota Heights Tenants

The free outdoor concert series will be held at Market Square located at The Village at Mendota Heights. Bring your lawn chairs! (Events will be held rain or shine. Check our Facebook Page for event updates!)

Connie Evingson
Connie Evingson
June 19th, 6:30 – 8:30pm
Connie Evingson Website

Jazz vocalist Connie Evingson appears in theaters, concert halls and nightclubs around the world. She has been a featured guest artist with Garrison Keillor's Prairie Home Companion, the Minnesota Orchestra conducted by Doc Severinsen, the Toronto Symphony, JazzMN Big Band and others.

Connie appears regularly at the nationally renowned Dakota Jazz Club in Minneapolis and is the featured artist on the Jazz at the Jungle concert series at the Jungle Theater, also in Minneapolis.

Fresh from making her debut at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis in early June, Connie brings an all-star band to the Village for an evening of jazz, bossa nova, blues, Beatles and more.

Appearing with Connie: Tanner Taylor (piano), Gordy Johnson (bass), Joe Pulice (drums) and Dave Karr (saxophone).

July 17, 6:30 – 8:30pm
treVeld Website

treVeld offers a unique and spirited blend of musical genres, including Gypsy, Swing, Old Time, Celtic, Bluegrass, Blues, Chamber and Nordic Roots. The group includes Bill Plattes on violin & mandolin; Philip Rampi on bass, octave mandolin, banjo & cello; and Dustin Smith on guitars.

treVeld's original compositions manifest through the trio’s depths and musical fluency, creating beautiful soulful soundscapes, resulting in a buoyant body of works, eclectic in their musical sources and traditions, flowing gracefully into a cohesive sound that has been referred to as 'treVeldian'.

Come join us for this amazing show! Rain or shine.

August 21, 6:30 – 8:30pm

Free petting zoo, face painter, DJ, dancing and gifts

Kidsdance is America's interactive DJ service for kids! Kidsdance performances are receiving rave reviews among community leaders, principals, teachers, parents and kids alike.

Other Free Summer Activities at Market Square

The Fugawe Tribe
May 31, 6:30 – 8:30pm

Free Live Music

  8th Annual 5K
June 1, 9:00am

Sponsored by City of Mendota Heights

  Puppet Wagon
June 10th – July 29th 11:45am

Every Monday until July 29th

  Jazz on the Prairie
June 26, 7:00pm

  Northern Wind Concert Band
July 8, 7:00pm

  Echos of Elvis
July 31, 6:00pm