The Institute of Production & Recording Presents: Music in The Park, a free, public, all ages concert at Minnehaha Park. Featured bands include; Dred I Dread, State of Mind, My Brother Mary, and Independent Recording Artists, The New Congress. The New Congress will be performing songs from their soon to be released album, Anguish, Love and Romance, which features collaborations with Talib Kweli, Twista, and the Twin Cities first lady of spoken word, Desdamona.
There will be giveaways throughout the concert, including gift cards to local restaurants and retailers and items from prominent music equipment and software companies. Red Bull, Jimmy Johns, and Vitamin Water will also be on site. Dollar menu items will be sold with all proceeds donated to The Jackie Lee Robinson Foundation, a non-profit organization that operates the IdeaWerks youth program.
IPR is a private college located in downtown Minneapolis, offering an Associate’s Degree in Media Arts with an emphasis in either Music & Entertainment Business or Audio Production & Engineering, as well as certifications in all levels of ProTools and Logic. Graduates of IPR have careers in artist management, live sound, audio for video, merchandising, music production, event coordination, performance and much more. Visit www.ipr.edu for more information.
Minnehaha Park is one of the oldest and most popular parks in Minneapolis. It is located at the intersection of Hiawatha Avenue and Minnehaha Parkway. The 193-acre park features a 53-foot waterfall, limestone bluffs and overlooks the river. Contact 612-230-6400 for more information on the park.
What: IPR Presents: Music in the Park
Who: Recording Artists Dred I Dread, State of Mind, My Brother Mary, The New Congress
When: August 20th, 2009 5pm – 9pm
Where: The Bandstand at Minnehaha Park
4825 Minnehaha Av. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55417