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Los Rebeldes w/ Root River Jam - forWARD Neighborhood Park Concerts | FREE! | Part of Rochester Civic Music's Global Music Series | Sponsored by Mayo Clinic

5:30 PM - Root River Jam- Root River Jam is an Americana Roots band based in SE MN. Their original music includes styles from folk, country, rock, blues, Celtic, and jazz. Audiences are drawn to our sound and instantly connect with expressive melodies, improvisation, and interaction. Recalling the "jams" of the past and renewing the dreams of the future!

6:30 PM - Los Rebeldes - Los Rebeldes is a Minnesota based Tex-Mex band that formed in 1984. Their style from the north blends with traditions of the south to bring Tex-Mex, Conjunto, Cumbia, Country, Rock, and Folk genres alive on stage. Classic songs from artists like Vicente Fernandez, Texas Tornados, Little Joe, Johnny Cash, and more are led by accordion, trumpet, and guitar melodies. Los Rebeldes brings traditional Tex-Mex and Conjunto music into the modern era while still preserving the essence and history of each tune. The Cardona family band, known as Los Rebeldes (of Minnesota), has been playing music together for over four decades.

Six free events in six parks, one for each ward in the City, on Wednesday evenings throughout the summer, featuring local bands opening for regional/national/or international headliners. Promoting neighborhood vitality and livability, while emphasizing activities outside the downtown area. Designed to activate the City park system, and raise awareness of the City ward system and each ward’s representative on the City Council.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts & cultural heritage fund.