Minnesota Music Coalition

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    September 3, 2014

    Caravan du Nord's 2014 lineup revealed

    The lineups and locations have just been announced for the Minnesota Music Coalition's 2014 Caravan du Nord. The 4th annual Caravan is setting out to foster and strengthen connections between Minnesota musicians and aspiring artists throughout the state, as well as members of the arts community with ... More >>

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    August 19, 2014

    Why there will be no Backyard Bash at Summit this year

    Beer-drinking backyard bashers, prepare to be bummed: There will be no Backyard Bash at Summit Brewery this year. Summit in St. Paul has decided to take a year off from the popular Backyard Bash celebration. Citing a busy year of expansion and remodeling, the brewery felt it best to allocate its re ... More >>

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    April 9, 2014
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    April 7, 2014

    The best Twin Cities concerts of the week: 4/7-4/13

    Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar!

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    September 9, 2013

    Caravan du Nord announces 2013 music lineup and locations

    The Caravan du Nord tour plays such a wonderful, vital role in spreading the musical talents of Minnesota artists to all corners of our state. The music lineup and locations for the Minnesota Music Coalition's 3rd annual tour have just been announced, and once again a litany of gifted local acts wil ... More >>

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    July 24, 2013

    Summit Backyard Bash unveils 2013 lineup & schedule

    The Summit Brewery proved last fall that they're not just a beer company, they can throw a great party too. The Summit Backyard Bash was a delightful day of music and tipping back a wide array of fine pours. This September 7, the second annual bash is back with another stellar lineup for a day of dr ... More >>

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    September 7, 2012

    Summit at 26 years: 'We're very true to ourselves'

    See also: Summit Backyard Bash is Saturday Minnesota has seen a recent boom in local brewers, with startups ranging from Fulton to Harriet to the upcoming openings of Pour Decisions and HammerHeart Brewery. As the local scene gets ever more crowded, City Pages is taking the time to hear what local ... More >>

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    September 6, 2012

    Summit Backyard Bash is Saturday

    Last year Summit Brewing Company celebrated 25 years of beer with a blowout in the brewery's backyard. This year they turn 26. Seems like a good excuse to throw another party. And party is just what the folks at Summit plan to do. This year's Summit Backyard Bash happens Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p ... More >>

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    September 5, 2012
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    September 5, 2012
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    September 4, 2012

    Beer and kielbasa aid in post-fair recovery this Week in Food

    While the end of the State Fair can feel like a greasy death of sorts, we're happy to say this Week in Food should perk you right up thanks to a two-day kielbasa festival and Summit's 26th birthday party (among other delicious options). 9/4 If you're on a budget but still want to woo your signific ... More >>

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    August 21, 2012

    Caravan du Nord 2012 tour lineup and schedule

    Eight Minnesota cities flung to the far corners of the state will host the second-annual Caravan du Nord shows this fall. Last fall, Low, Trampled by Turtles, members of Doomtree, Lucy Michelle and the Velvet Lapelles, Heiruspecs, and many more were among the acts visiting smaller communities outsid ... More >>

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    July 25, 2012

    Summit Backyard Bash announces all-local lineup

    See Also:Summit Unchained #10 launches this weekSummit Beer has long been the local brew of choice for many Twin Cities concertgoers over the years. And now, the good folks at Summit are set to put on one hell of a show of their own, as the Summit Backyard Bash is set to take place behind their brew ... More >>

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    September 8, 2011

    September is beer fest month in the Twin Cities

    Mark RobertsBeer fests abound this month in the Twin Cities​Grab your goblets and get a good protein base in your gut. It's going to be a marathon month for beer fans in the Twin Cities. Every weekend holds something big, including two Saturdays with two events each. This Saturday kicks it off ... More >>

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    July 27, 2011

    SurlyFest vs. Summit Brewing 25th Anniversary Party: a beer drinker's dilemma

    Summit vs. Surly: Clash of titans!​Locavore beer drinkers will be facing the mother of all dilemmas this fall: Surly Brewing Company's annual SurlyFest is falling on the exact same day as the Summit Brewing Company's 25th Anniversary Party. What's a hop head to do?

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    July 12, 2011

    Summit's Silver Anniversary party: get the details

    Celebrate with Summit.‚ÄčAs we shared earlier this month, there is a whole lot merrymaking going on over at Summit Brewing as they celebrate their 25th Anniversary with events all over town and a big ole party at their headquarters this September. We wanted to give you the whole scoop:

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    July 1, 2011

    Summit Silver Anniversary Ale release events

    Summit celebrates 25 years​July is going to be a busy month for the folks at Summit Brewing Company. There are two new Summit beers being debuted this month. The week of July 12 brings the seventh edition of the Unchained Series, Honeymoon Saison. The following week the brewery will fete its 2 ... More >>