2018 Season Summary

We kick off our 69th Lake Harriet Season with an Opening Concert on June 30th at the Lake Harriet Bandshell. The season concludes on July 29th.

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July 2016

Seniors’ Concert at Nicollet Island 10:30 AM

July 11, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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Saturday Concert at Lake Harriet 7:30 PM

July 16, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Sunday Concert at Lake Harriet 5:30 PM

July 17, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Seniors’ Concert at Nicollet Island 10:30 AM

July 19, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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Saturday Concert at Lake Harriet 7:30 PM

July 23, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Sunday Concert at Lake Harriet 5:30 PM

July 24, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Seniors’ Concert at Nicollet Island 10:30 AM

July 26, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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Tuesday Concert at Elliot Park 6:30 PM

July 26, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Elliot Park, 1000 E 14th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Saturday Concert at Lake Harriet 7:30 PM

July 30, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Sunday Concert at Lake Harriet 5:30 PM

July 31, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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May 2017

Hops for Pops

May 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Modist Brewing, 505 N 3rd St
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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Help support the Minneapolis Pops Orchestra's 2017 season by buying tickets to "Hops for Pops" the 2017 MPO fundraiser! This event will take place on May 22, 2017 at Modist Brewing in the Warehouse District of Minneapolis. Hops for Pops presale tickets are on sale now exclusively through Brown Paper Tickets for $45.00.  Tickets will also be available at the venue on the 22nd. Be sure to order your tickets early, as the number of tickets is limited! Tickets Include: Heavy hors…

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July 2017

Saturday Concert at Lake Harriet 7:30 PM

July 1, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419

Pops Preview Potpourri Program

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Sunday Concert at Lake Harriet 5:30 PM

July 2, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419

Welcome to America! Program

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Saturday Concert at Lake Harriet 7:30 PM

July 8, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419

Revolution! Program

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Sunday Concert at Lake Harriet 5:30 PM

July 9, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419

The Play's the Thing with special guests Wendy Lehr and Gary Briggle

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Seniors Concert at Nicollet Island 10:30 AM

July 12, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States

The Play's the Thing with special guests Wendy Lehr and Gary Briggle

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Saturday Concert at Lake Harriet 7:30 PM

July 15, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419

The Pirates of Penzance with the Gilbert and Sullivan Very Light Opera Company

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Sunday Concert at Lake Harriet 5:30 PM

July 16, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419

The Pirates of Penzance with the Gilbert and Sullivan Very Light Opera Company

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Seniors Concert at Nicollet Island 10:30 AM

July 18, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States

Revolution! Program

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Saturday Concert at Lake Harriet 7:30 PM

July 22, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Program

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Sunday Concert at Lake Harriet 5:30 PM

July 23, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419

Musicians Choice Program

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Seniors Concert at Nicollet Island 10:30 AM

July 25, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States

Musicians Choice Program

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Tuesday Concert at Elliot Park 6:30 PM

July 25, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Elliot Park, 1000 E 14th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Saturday Concert at Lake Harriet 7:30 PM

July 29, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419

Kids Play Program

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Sunday Concert at Lake Harriet 5:30 PM

July 30, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419

People's Choice Program

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February 2018

Hops for Pops 2018

February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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June 2018

Saturday Concert at Lake Harriet 7:30 PM

June 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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July 2018

Sunday Concert at Lake Harriet 5:30 PM

July 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Saturday Concert at Lake Harriet 7:30 PM

July 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Sunday Concert at Lake Harriet 5:30 PM

July 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Seniors Concert at Nicollet Island 10:30 AM

July 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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Saturday Concert at Lake Harriet 7:30 PM

July 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Sunday Concert at Lake Harriet 5:30 PM

July 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Seniors Concert at Nicollet Island 10:30 AM

July 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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Saturday Concert at Lake Harriet 7:30 PM

July 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Sunday Concert at Lake Harriet 5:30 PM

July 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Seniors Concert at Nicollet Island 10:30 AM

July 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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Seniors Concert at Elliot Park 6:30 PM

July 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Elliot Park, 1000 E 14th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Saturday Concert at Lake Harriet 7:30 PM

July 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Sunday Concert at Lake Harriet 5:30 PM

July 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Jere Lantz, Music Director

All concerts are performed at the Lake Harriet Bandshell unless otherwise noted.

For information about this year’s programs, click here.