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Concert on the Pier

July 6, 2017
Jane Pederson
Glensheen Marketing Manager
(651) 216-0805

Glensheen Mansion presents Minnesota’s famous outdoor concert series.

On July 5, Glensheen kicked off Concerts on the Pier, a free outdoor summer concert series on the shores of Lake Superior, with the local band, The Boomchucks.

Free outdoor summer concerts have been happening at Glensheen every Wednesday night in July for many years. However, two years ago marked the first time all of the bands played on the 100-foot pier extending into Lake Superior. Each of the bands has Duluth ties with a statewide and national reach making the series a showcase of Minnesota music and directly relevant to Glensheen's mission statement, "To inspire Minnesota pride by preserving and sharing the legacy of Glensheen and to serve as an incubator for positive change."

Glensheen's Pier is the best outdoor concert venue in the Northland and arguably the state with it's unique 'on-the-water' feel. Concertgoers line Glensheen’s Lake Superior shoreline while kayakers and boaters enjoy the free music on the water. Concerts on the Pier are a celebration of the Lake, local music, one of Duluth’s historic locations and Minnesota culture.


Glensheen Mansion - Duluth, MN

Wednesday Nights in July

Gates 6 pm | Music 7 pm | All Ages | Free





Concerts on the Pier take place every Wednesday night in July. Music starts at 7 pm and the artists play for one hour. This event is free and open to the public. Glensheen is proud to sponsor this event for the public to enjoy.

Concertgoers are encouraged to bike, boat, walk or kayak to the concerts since parking is limited. The parking lot and street parking fills quickly. Please refer to the City of Duluth’s alternate side parking calendar when parking on neighborhood streets,

A cash bar is available for purchase with local craft brews and wine. A food truck will have food available for purchase. Outside food and beverages are prohibited at this event.

Gates open at 6 pm. Be sure to arrive early to ensure a good spot. Bring your own chair or blanket to watch from the shoreline.

Service animals are allowed on the estate.

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