Canterbury Park, long known for hosting large-scale concert events, kicks off a series of six shows Monday, Aug. 2 featuring talented and award winning musicians, singers and songwriters
in an intimate setting in the racetrack grandstand. From 1997’s Lilith Fair with 30,000 music fans crowding the horse racetrack infield, through a successful run of Soundset from 2009 through 2015 in the Festival Fields that also drew 30,000, to the recently concluded Twin Cities Summer Jam and 45,000 in attendance, the Shakopee, Minn. entertainment destination has used nearly every square foot of its 450 acres at one time or another. The Canterbury Park Concert Series however is a new endeavor in a location previously used primarily for racing that will create an outdoor setting providing guests with a unique performance experience. Old Crow Medicine Show, a Grammy Award winning Americana string band, headlines the Aug. 2 show.
Expected attendance for each of the shows ranges from 1,200 to 2,000. Parking is free and near to concert venue entrance.
Monday, August 2 – Old Crow Medicine Show
Molly Tuttle, 2018 International Bluegrass Music Association’s Guitar Player of the Year
Doors at 6:00 p.m. / Music at 7:00 p.m.
Tickets range from $35 to $60 with VIP $100; available at etix.com .
Friday, August 6 – En Vogue with DJ Sophia Eris
Saturday, August 7 – Steve Earle & The Dukes
Monday, August 16 – Robert Cray
Saturday, August 21 – Daughtry
Monday, August 30 – Gov’t Mule
Friday, September 3 – Blackberry Smoke