Contact Us

The Weekender: Takin’ It To The Streets, Diamond Rio, Mucca Pazza and More!

The-Weekender_aqua

ST. CLOUD — The fun is endless this weekend around Central Minnesota. You can enjoy an outdoor concert at the annual Takin’ It To The Streets party on 5th Avenue, hang out with country band Diamond Rio for the Sauk Rapids Fire Department dance, check out a rock band marching band Mucca Pazza at the College of St. Benedict, see some hot rods at the Bloodsuckers Bash, and catch Singin’ in the Rain at the Paramount Theatre. Read more in The Weekender!


1
 

 

The most anticipated event of the year will taken place on 5th Avenue this weekend. Pioneer Place is hosting their annual Takin’ It To The Streets outdoor music festival. Headlining this year’s show will be Pamela McNeill, with other musical acts such as Mick Sterling, and Dirty Word. A special surprise band will kick things off starting at 5:30 p.m. You can also find local food vendors, beer gardens, wine tent, mojito area, and lots of great music and dancing. Tickets for the show are $44 and the event is Saturday night.

CLICK HERE for ticket information!

– Saturday, September 16th, 5:30 p.m.

 
(Photo: Dan Barth, Pioneer Place)
(Photo: Dan Barth, Pioneer Place)

2

Diamond Rio

Rollies

 

 

One of country musics biggest groups will be in Sauk Rapids this weekend. Diamond Rio headlines the annual Sauk Rapids Fire Department dance at Rollie’s. The gates open at 4:00 p.m. with opening act Canyon Cowboys taking the stage at 6:00 p.m. Diamond Rio will follow around 8:00 p.m. Tickets are just $40 at the gate or online.

CLICK HERE for ticket information!

– Saturday, September 16th, 4:00 p.m.

 
(Photo: Rollies)
(Photo: Rollies)

3

Mucca Pazza

Escher Auditorium

 

 

A marching band with rock band flare will be performing in the area this weekend. Mucca Pazza celebrates the band geek in all of us with outrageous antics and excellent music. They perform a zany, big band feel with a lot of fun thrown in. Tickets for the show are going for just $25. You can also get tickets for just $12.50 through the Value Connection. The concert is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Escher Auditorium at the College of St. Benedict’s.

CLICK HERE for ticket information!

– Saturday, September 16th, 7:30 p.m.

 

4
 

 

Get your fill of exotic, muscle and classic cars and motorcycles all in one place this weekend. The Hairy Mosquito Trading Company is holding their fifth annual Bloodsucker’s Bash. Besides seeing some amazing cars there will also be several contests like burnouts and loud pipes. There will also be an auction. Food and ice cream will be available for purchase. The show starts at 10:00 a.m. and runs until 6:00 p.m. Sunday. The event is free to attend.

EVENT IS FREE!

– Sunday, September 17th, 10:00 a.m.

 
Classic cars during the classic car show in August. (Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Classic cars during the classic car show in August. (Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)

5

Singin’ In The Rain

Paramount Theatre

 

 

You have another chance to catch the 1920’s classic Singin’ in the Rain at the Paramount Theatre this weekend. The show is filled with laughs, singing, dancing and of course a nightly rainfall. About 500 gallons are used to make it rain during the first and second acts. The show runs Friday through Sunday with tickets going for $34. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:00 p.m. Sunday.

CLICK HERE for ticket information!

– Friday, September 15th, 7:30 p.m.
– Saturday, September 16th, 7:30 p.m.
– Sunday, September 17th, 2:00 p.m.

 

Best of WJON

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wjon.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for The WJON VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive The WJON VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.