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Sat July 15, 2023  |  Noon to Midnight

Celebrate summer with your friends and family at this free community event that kicks off the Summer at Orchestra Hall concert series. More than 25 Twin Cities-based music and dance acts will perform on stages inside and outside Orchestra Hall. Explore the stage schedules below and plan your day—and don't miss the free Minnesota Orchestra concert on Peavey Plaza at 8:30 p.m.

Orchestra Hall Stage

1:30-3:30pm Walker|West Student Showcase
4:15-5:15pm Minnesota Orchestra chamber concert, with Jon Kimura Parker
6:00-6:45pm Cuban American Youth Orchestra, with Jon Kimura Parker
10:30-11:30pm Miloe & the Kabeyas

Heart of the Beast Puppet Theater
Peavey Plaza

Music in Motion Stage

Programmed by BRKFST Dance Company

12:15-1:00pm Amanda Sachs and Elena Hollenhorst
1:45-2:30pm Slo Dance
3:15-4:00pm Duniya Drum and Dance
4:45-5:30pm MNKrump
6:15-7:00pm Meridian Movement Co
7:00-8:30pm In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre 
8:30-9:30pm Minnesota Orchestra concert

Other Stages

9:30-10:30pm Showcase, featuring BRKFST Dance Company
Orchestra Hall Lobby
Also featuring Carnage the Executioner, Laurie Van Wieren, Michelle Kinney, Sean Egan, Meridian Movement Co, and more

1:00-5:00 pm Interactive Community Mural Painting with Memorialize the Movement
Side Stage

3:00pm / 3:45pm / 4:15pm Carillon Tours
Central Lutheran Church
Sponsored by City of Bells

Target Atrium Stage

10:00-11:00am “Music in Motion”, presented by Children’s Theater Company
1:30-2:30pm Minnesota Orchestra chamber concert 
3:00-3:45pm Dick and Patsy
4:30-6:30pm Screening of Emmy-winning broadcast "Cloud Cult with the Minnesota Orchestra"
6:45-7:30pm Luke Turner, piano

Alma Andina
Corner of 11th and Marquette

Global Grooves Stage

Programmed by the Cedar Cultural Center

12:30-1:15pm Douala Soul Collective
2:00-2:45pm Di Bayke Klezmer
3:30-4:15pm Cydi Yang
5:00-5:45pm Bluedog
6:30-7:45pm Alma Andina

The International Day of Music is a chance to celebrate everything that’s wonderful about summers in the Twin Cities, while also bringing attention to the incredible artistic talent that live and work here throughout the year.”

Grant Meachum, Director of Live at Orchestra Hall

Programming Partners

The Cedar