A snapshot of events around town
The 30th annual Twin Cities Juneteenth Celebration will host many new events this year including a Prince Commemoration, a First Responders showcase with the Minneapolis African American Firefighters Association, new musical acts, contests and dignitaries.
Sat., June 18 | 10-6 pm
North Mississippi Regional Park
4900 N. Mississippi Dr., Mpls.
More info: www.juneteenthminnesota.org or 612-238-3733
MidAmerica Talent Presents: Caribbean Sunsplash 2016 Ft. Performances by Nattali Rize (Australia), International Reggae All-Stars (Across the Globe), Lynval “Golden Voice” Jackson (Jamaica), Innocent Reggae Band (Africa), Dred I Dread, New Primitives and more!
Sat., June 18 | 12:30-9:30 pm
917 Cedar Ave., S., Mpls.
More info: www.cabooze.com
20th Annual Reggae on the River Boat Ride
Join us for the 20th Annual Reggae on the River Boat Ride Fundraiser. Cruise on the Mississippi River jammin’ to Jamaican music and highlighting Jamaica’s musical culture.
Sat., June 18 | 8-11:59 pm
Harriet Island Regional Park
200 Dr Justus O’Hage Blvd., St. Paul
More info: www.jamaicamn.org
Performances by GRRRL PRTY, Chance the Rapper and more!
Sat., June 18 | Doors open at 1 pm; music starts at 2:30 pm.
724 Sibley Street N.E., Mpls.
This legacy event is in its 22nd year. It is ideally located along the beautiful Minneapolis Riverfront stretching from the foot of the Stone Arch Bridge to Hennepin Avenue. The event will feature over 250 quality visual artists.
Fri., June 17-19 | All day (Times vary each day)
More info: www.stonearchbridgefestival.com
Find more events or add your event to MSR’s Top Five at our new user-friendly online event calendar: spokesman-recorder.com/events.