Square Lake Film & Music Festival posts 2014 lineup
Low will perform at the Square Lake Festival in August.
Photo by Erik Hess
The Square Lake Film & Music Festival returns to the St. Croix Valley in August with Low as the event's music headliner. In addition to a variety of local sounds, the day features about 40 independent short experimental and animated films in the fest's converted barn theater.
The Duluth trio's impressive 2013 included a brilliant new album, some lauded -- and/or controversial -- local shows, and landed them on the cover of City Pages. This 400-capacity event marks one of the most intimate opportunities to witness the band live. The rest of the day planned out proves just as intriguing.
Along with Low, the 2014 lineup includes Frankie Lee, Carroll, Chinese pipa player Gao Hong, Shiro Dame, Ruben, solar-powered Eclectic Ensemble, and the Next Generation Drum Line.
Nona Marie Invie-led Anonymous Choir will also perform for the first time a live film score to Lotte Reiniger's 1975 animation, Aucassin and Nicolette.
Square Lake Film & Music Festival 2014 schedule (preliminary):
10 a.m.: Bike riders depart from HUB bike COOP and Cycles For Change
2 p.m.: Square Lake Festival Gates Open
2:15 p.m.-3 p.m.: The Eclectic Ensemble
3 p.m.-3:45 p.m.: Ruben
3:45 p.m.-4:15 p.m.: Films
4:15 p.m.-5 p.m.: Shiro Dame
5 p.m.-5:30 p.m.: Films w/The Next Generation Drum Line (near the playhouse)
5:30 p.m.-6:15 p.m.: Carroll
6:15 p.m.-6:45 p.m.: Films w/The Next Generation Drum Line (near the playhouse)
6:45 p.m.-7:30 p.m.: Frankie Lee
7:30 p.m.-8 p.m.: Films w/The Next Generation Drum Line (near the playhouse)
8 p.m.-9 p.m.: Anonymous Choir with film score to Aucassin & Nicolette
9 p.m.-9:30 p.m.: Local Film & Animation Showcase pt. 1
9:30 p.m.-10 p.m.: Gao Hong
10 p.m.-11:30 p.m.: Low
11:30 p.m.-12 a.m.: Local Film & Animation Showcase pt. 2
Square Lake Film & Music Festival. 2 p.m., Saturday, August 9 near Stillwater, MN. $10 (biker ticket), $25 (general admission). $30 at the door. Rain or shine. Limited camping is available on site at no charge and food prepared by Icehouse available for purchase. Tickets.
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