Bands, Bonfires, and BrewCo

Whether you’re looking for live music, or to spend some time outdoors, this weekend in the cities is full of events you won’t want to miss.

by Meg Bishop and Frankie Carlson

Friday: Battle of the Bands 

Stop by the basement of Coffman this Friday and check out the best bands and solo artists that the university has to offer! Get the chance to cast your vote for the performers who you want to see move on to the next round of the battle. Come show support for your talented peers in the first preliminary round of this historic competition. 

When: February 7th, 8 pm

Where: Whole Music Club (located in the basement of Coffman Memorial Union)

300 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Cost: Free


Saturday: Winter Fest 

Enjoy Loring Park’s winter free for all! Grab some hot cocoa, s’ mores, and a pair of free rental skates from the warming house while you enjoy one of my Minneapolis’ favorite parks. The event will also include music, crafts, face painting, and if you really want to embrace the season’s charm, carriage rides.  

When: February 8, 1pm – 3pm

Where: Loring Park

Cost: Free


Sunday: Use Your Voice | A Voter Registration Concert

Registering to vote just became a lot more fun! Stop by Inbound BrewCo. this Sunday for an evening of live music, great people, and a chance to register to vote in the Primaries. This event is completely bipartisan and is not promoting any party or candidate. Get involved in politics while you kick back to some great performances. All ages welcome!

When: February 9, 12pm – 6pm

Where: Inbound BrewCo. 701 N 5th St, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401

Cost: Free