This has been a long time coming.  The Ledge, which is the amphitheatre in Waite Park has finally announced their inaugural Summer season.  This has been delayed from last summer as the shows were cancelled, along with everything else due to the pandemic.

(Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
(Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)

Make plans for this coming August as the Ledge will welcome The Beach Boys August 11, 2021.  And a second show with band 311 on September 12.  Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 21.

The Beach Boys have been performing and touring for more than 50 years.  Their music brings everyone out with a beach type- California feel that continues to be very popular.

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311 is a band that has recently celebrated it's 30th Anniversary.  They are planning a 36 date tour beginning late this August and continuing through mid October.  The tour is being produced by Live Nation.

A statement was made in a Press Release:

“New West and Mammoth are excited that after four years of planning, construction, and a pandemic we are opening up our labor of love, The Ledge Amphitheater!” said Chris Fritz of New West Presentations. “The City of Waite Park and all their city officials had a great vision to build an intimate, state of the art amphitheater nestled in the beautiful setting of a granite quarry. We are proud to be involved and to bring central Minnesota great concerts, theater, and community events. We know that The Ledge will be a legendary facility for the fans and artists. Looking forward seeing everyone this summer at The Ledge.”

Great to see more normalcy returning, and also the much anticipated Ledge Amphitheatre in Waite Park opening.

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