ST. CLOUD — Get ready for another great weekend full of fun here in Central Minnesota with the School of Rock Concert at the Paramount Theatre, The Minnesota Bluegrass Festival at El Rancho Manana, The Wallflowers performing at Grand Casino, The Summer Art Crawl in downtown St. Cloud and The Rockn Block Party in Sartell. Read more in The Weekender!

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    School of Rock

    Paramount Theatre

    Enjoy some great music played by some young and talented musicians. The Wirth Center for the Performing Arts presents the School of Rock Concert at the Paramount Theatre this (Thursday) evening. This performance showcases teen rock musicians in central Minnesota and beyond following a two-week camp. Tickets to the show are only $8 and it's a great way to support our youth in the area. Concert starts at 7:00 p.m.

    CLICK HERE for ticket information.

    - Thursday, August 11th, 7:00 p.m.

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    Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival

    El Rancho Manana

    Come for the day or camp for the weekend, bluegrass music lovers will get their fill this weekend. The Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival is back starting tonight (Thursday) at El Rancho Manana in Richmond. This fun event will showcase the musical styles of the Traveling McCourys, the Clay Hess Band, the Horsenecks and more. Tickets for the show range $75-$95 for weekend camping, or $20-$30 for single day tickets. Showtimes vary.

    CLICK HERE for ticket information.

    - Thursday, August 11th, 6:00 p.m.
    - Friday, August 12th, 12:30 p.m.
    - Saturday, August 13th, 12:30 p.m.
    - Sunday, August 14th, 10:00 a.m.

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    The Wallflowers

    Grand Casino Mille Lacs

    Another great headliner comes to Grand Casino Mille Lacs this weekend. The Wallflowers will be performing in the event and convention center tomorrow (Friday) night. The group started back in 1996 and have produced several hits including 'Three Marlenas,' 'The Difference,' and 'Closer to You.' Tickets for the show range from $45-$55. They will hit the stage at 7:30 p.m.

    CLICK HERE for ticket information.

    - Friday, August 12th, 7:30 p.m.

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    Getty Images
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    St. Cloud Art Crawl

    Downtown St. Cloud

    Downtown St. Cloud is going to a busy place as art lovers gather for the Summer Sizzlin' Art Crawl. Over 50 local artists, fire breathers, musicians and more will line up the streets of St. Cloud's historic downtown. The event runs from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. It's free to attend and art is available for purchase.


    - Friday, August 12th, 3:00 p.m.


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    Sartell Rockn' Block Party


    Sartell will be rocking out this weekend at their 11th Annual BankVista Rock n’ Block Saturday night. The event features opening act Mandi McMillan with The Fabulous Armadillos & Chris Hawkey performing later in the evening.  The event will be helpd in the parking lot of the Sauk Prairie Medical Arts Complex. Tickets are $10 per person. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

    CLICK HERE for ticket information!

    – Saturday, August 13th, 5:30 p.m.

    Fabulous Armadillos
    Fabulous Armadillos

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