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  • Karate Chop, Silence - Car Park Concerts Karate Chop, Silence - Car Park Concerts

    Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 7:00 PM

    125 Live

    FREE

    Picture your favorite karate movie. Now imagine that the actors used instruments instead of their fists. Now imagine that instead of studying martial arts, they studied jazz and were taught by modern radio instead of a Sensei - and also knew nothing about karate. Karrate Chop, Silence is sorta like that. With a keen sense of catchy, dance-friendly music and uncanny chemistry, Karate Chop, Silence leaves everything on the stage and maintains a level of performance energy that’s bound to bring audiences to their level of intensity by the end of the show. Reservations available July 9 at 507.328.2200.

    Karate Chop, Silence | Car Park Concerts @ 125 Live | July 15 @ 7pm | FREE! | Sponsored by Think Bank & KROC-FM

    By Reservation Only | Reservations available July 9 at 507.328.2200

    LIVE STREAM LINKS:
    Facebook Live https://www.facebook.com/riversideconcerts1/posts/10157521565503811
    YouTube Live https://youtu.be/f72aFcRoCck

    Picture your favorite karate movie. Now imagine that the actors used instruments instead of their fists. Now imagine that instead of studying martial arts, they studied jazz and were taught by modern radio instead of a Sensei - and also knew nothing about karate. Karate Chop, Silence is sorta like that. Based out of Winona, Minnesota, KCS is a funky alt-rock quartet with strong pop influences and a flair for groovy melodies that leave audiences wishing they brought an extra pair of socks. With a keen sense of catchy, dance-friendly music and uncanny chemistry, Karate Chop, Silence leaves everything on the stage and maintains a level of performance energy that’s bound to bring audiences to their level of intensity by the end of the show.

    Riverside Concerts (the City of Rochester Music Department) presents a new seven-week series of FREE "Car Park Concerts", Wednesday nights at 7:00 PM, July 15th through August 26th, in the parking lot of the 125 Live community center. Presented in association with Think Bank, 125 Live, City of Rochester, Rochester Park & Rec, and the Rochester Rec Center. Concessions available through 125 Live. A freewill offering will be taken after the show as vehicles exit the event.

    These events are "drive-in" style concert experiences where you watch the show from your vehicle, hear the music over your car stereo, while maintaining adherence to social distancing guidelines. The FM broadcast frequency will be announced at each show. While these events are free, attendance is by reservation only. Attendees must call the Riverside Concerts office (507.328.2200) one week prior to each scheduled event to request an email reservation for the show. Reservations will be distributed on a first-come first-served basis.

    Safety Guidelines: 1) Do not arrive at the concert area any earlier than 30-minutes prior to the start time (any cars waiting to gain access will be asked to leave and come back)  2) Only vehicles displaying a valid reservation will be admitted to the event.  3) Each household should be in a separate car. 4) Carpooling does not comply with social distancing guidelines. 5) People with COVID-19 symptoms (cough, fever, shortness of breath, etc.) should not attend. 6) Attendees should remain in their cars. 7) No reserved spots. Parking attendants will direct your vehicle to an available space. 8) Cars will be parked with one empty space between them to maintain a minimum safe distance of 6 feet. 9) There should be no passing of objects or physical contact between vehicles. 10) Bathrooms facilities will not be provided for the public. 11) Alcoholic beverages are not permitted

    All events will be live streamed on Riverside Concerts’ Facebook & YouTube pages.

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  • Under the Pavilion - Car Park Concerts Under the Pavilion - Car Park Concerts

    Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 7:00 PM

    125 Live

    FREE

    With 70's punk and garage band influences, Under the Pavilion's music features melodic guitar riffs, driving drums and loud bass! Founding members Pat Obert, guitar/lead vocals, and Adam Lien, bass, have been collaborating since college and released their first album, When We Started, February 2019. Throughout the years the group has played with many notable groups including Har Mar Superstar, Bad Bad Hats and Yam Haus. Under the Pavilion continues to gig throughout the regional area as well as play local festival gigs such as Big Turn Music Fest and Thursday's on First. Reservations available July 16 at 507.328.2200

    Under the Pavilion | Car Park Concerts @ 125 Live | July 22 @ 7pm | FREE! | Sponsored by Think Bank

    By Reservation Only | Reservations available July 16 at 507.328.2200

    LIVE STREAM LINKS:
    Facebook Live (to be posted)
    YouTube Live (to be posted)

    With 70's punk and garage band influences, Under the Pavilion's music features melodic guitar riffs, driving drums and loud bass! Founding members Pat Obert, guitar/lead vocals, and Adam Lien, bass, have been collaborating since college and released their first album, When We Started, February 2019. Joining them, Alex Smith on guitars and Alex Ortberg on drums, the group released a new single "Sixteenth Street" along with the B-Side "NASCAR" November 2019 in preparation for their second full length studio album. Following their album release the group signed on and began working with Merrifield Records created by Mike Hindert, bassist for The Bravery. Throughout the years the group has played with many notable groups including Har Mar Superstar, Bad Bad Hats and Yam Haus. Under the Pavilion continues to gig throughout the regional area as well as play local festival gigs such as Big Turn Music Fest and Thursday's on First.

    Riverside Concerts (the City of Rochester Music Department) presents a new seven-week series of FREE "Car Park Concerts", Wednesday nights at 7:00 PM, July 15th through August 26th, in the parking lot of the 125 Live community center. Presented in association with Think Bank, 125 Live, City of Rochester, Rochester Park & Rec, and the Rochester Rec Center. Concessions available through 125 Live. A freewill offering will be taken after the show as vehicles exit the event.

    These events are "drive-in" style concert experiences where you watch the show from your vehicle, hear the music over your car stereo, while maintaining adherence to social distancing guidelines. The FM broadcast frequency will be announced at each show. While these events are free, attendance is by reservation only. Attendees must call the Riverside Concerts office (507.328.2200) one week prior to each scheduled event to request an email reservation for the show. Reservations will be distributed on a first-come first-served basis.

    Safety Guidelines: 1) Do not arrive at the concert area any earlier than 30-minutes prior to the start time (any cars waiting to gain access will be asked to leave and come back)  2) Only vehicles displaying a valid reservation will be admitted to the event.  3) Each household should be in a separate car. 4) Carpooling does not comply with social distancing guidelines. 5) People with COVID-19 symptoms (cough, fever, shortness of breath, etc.) should not attend. 6) Attendees should remain in their cars. 7) No reserved spots. Parking attendants will direct your vehicle to an available space. 8) Cars will be parked with one empty space between them to maintain a minimum safe distance of 6 feet. 9) There should be no passing of objects or physical contact between vehicles. 10) Bathrooms facilities will not be provided for the public. 11) Alcoholic beverages are not permitted

    All events will be live streamed on Riverside Concerts’ Facebook & YouTube pages.

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  • Good Morning Bedlam - Car Park Concerts Good Morning Bedlam - Car Park Concerts

    Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 7:00 PM

    125 Live

    FREE

    Good Morning Bedlam has become an innovative force in the midwest folk scene. Their shows are known for their contagious energy, with members careening about the stage, jumping and dancing with a wild playfulness. With tight soaring three part harmonies, and thumping kick-drum, they captivate their audience night after night with no intention of slowing down. Every song is a unique twist on what is generally dubbed as folk music. You will be treated to a haunting waltz, whistling, jazz scatting, and the euphoria of the violin melodies. Reservations available July 23 at 507.328.2200

    Good Morning Bedlam | Car Park Concerts @ 125 Live | July 29 @ 7pm | FREE! | Sponsored by Think Bank & MPR's The Current

    By Reservation Only | Reservations available July 23 at 507.328.2200

    LIVE STREAM LINKS:
    Facebook Live (to be posted)
    YouTube Live (to be posted)

    Good Morning Bedlam has become an innovative force in the midwest folk scene. Their shows are known for their contagious energy, with members careening about the stage, jumping and dancing with a wild playfulness. With tight soaring three part harmonies, and thumping kick-drum, they captivate their audience night after night with no intention of slowing down. Every song is a unique twist on what is generally dubbed as folk music. “We want to surprise our audience from song to song. Rather than creating our music to fit a genre, we allow it to be an outpouring of our own stories and unique sound,” says Isaak, frontman of GMB. Just when you think you have Good Morning Bedlam pegged, they take you in another direction. You will be treated to a haunting waltz, whistling, jazz scatting, and the euphoria of the violin melodies. When it comes to their lyrical storytelling, Isaak says, “We’re desperate to connect to people through the common human experiences that we write about and the exuberance of our live show. People have a lot of choices of how they’ll kick-back, so we intend to deliver a show where they can be free--to share in whatever they need to--joy, grief, anger, gratefulness, or bedlam!”

    Riverside Concerts (the City of Rochester Music Department) presents a new seven-week series of FREE "Car Park Concerts", Wednesday nights at 7:00 PM, July 15th through August 26th, in the parking lot of the 125 Live community center. Presented in association with Think Bank, 125 Live, City of Rochester, Rochester Park & Rec, and the Rochester Rec Center. Concessions available through 125 Live. A freewill offering will be taken after the show as vehicles exit the event.

    These events are "drive-in" style concert experiences where you watch the show from your vehicle, hear the music over your car stereo, while maintaining adherence to social distancing guidelines. The FM broadcast frequency will be announced at each show. While these events are free, attendance is by reservation only. Attendees must call the Riverside Concerts office (507.328.2200) one week prior to each scheduled event to request an email reservation for the show. Reservations will be distributed on a first-come first-served basis.

    Safety Guidelines: 1) Do not arrive at the concert area any earlier than 30-minutes prior to the start time (any cars waiting to gain access will be asked to leave and come back)  2) Only vehicles displaying a valid reservation will be admitted to the event.  3) Each household should be in a separate car. 4) Carpooling does not comply with social distancing guidelines. 5) People with COVID-19 symptoms (cough, fever, shortness of breath, etc.) should not attend. 6) Attendees should remain in their cars. 7) No reserved spots. Parking attendants will direct your vehicle to an available space. 8) Cars will be parked with one empty space between them to maintain a minimum safe distance of 6 feet. 9) There should be no passing of objects or physical contact between vehicles. 10) Bathrooms facilities will not be provided for the public. 11) Alcoholic beverages are not permitted

    All events will be live streamed on Riverside Concerts’ Facebook & YouTube pages.

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  • Debbie Anthony - Car Park Concerts Debbie Anthony - Car Park Concerts

    Wednesday, August 05, 2020 - 7:00 PM

    125 Live

    FREE

    Debbie Anthony was born to make music. Raised in Minnesota, trained as a voice major at North Central University in Minneapolis, she drew inspiration from sources as varied as classic arias and Karen Carpenter. But after hearing Shania Twain, she knew that country music was her destiny. With her children grown, Debbie now steps into the spotlight with More To Be Said. This collection of classically crafted songs and strikingly distinctive vocals proves that her time has come — and, more than that, assures her a place among today’s outstanding country artists. Reservations available July 30 at 507.328.2200

    Debbie Anthony | Car Park Concerts @ 125 Live | August 5 @ 7pm | FREE! | Sponsored by Think Bank & Quick Country 96.5

    By Reservation Only | Reservations available July 30 at 507.328.2200

    LIVE STREAM LINKS:
    Facebook Live (to be posted)
    YouTube Live (to be posted)

    Debbie Anthony was born to make music. Raised in Minnesota, trained as a voice major at North Central University in Minneapolis, she drew inspiration from sources as varied as classic arias and Karen Carpenter. But after hearing Shania Twain, she knew that country music was her destiny. With her children grown, Debbie now steps into the spotlight with More To Be Said. This collection of classically crafted songs and strikingly distinctive vocals proves that her time has come — and, more than that, assures her a place among today’s outstanding country artists.

    Riverside Concerts (the City of Rochester Music Department) presents a new seven-week series of FREE "Car Park Concerts", Wednesday nights at 7:00 PM, July 15th through August 26th, in the parking lot of the 125 Live community center. Presented in association with Think Bank, 125 Live, City of Rochester, Rochester Park & Rec, and the Rochester Rec Center. Concessions available through 125 Live. A freewill offering will be taken after the show as vehicles exit the event.

    These events are "drive-in" style concert experiences where you watch the show from your vehicle, hear the music over your car stereo, while maintaining adherence to social distancing guidelines. The FM broadcast frequency will be announced at each show. While these events are free, attendance is by reservation only. Attendees must call the Riverside Concerts office (507.328.2200) one week prior to each scheduled event to request an email reservation for the show. Reservations will be distributed on a first-come first-served basis.

    Safety Guidelines: 1) Do not arrive at the concert area any earlier than 30-minutes prior to the start time (any cars waiting to gain access will be asked to leave and come back)  2) Only vehicles displaying a valid reservation will be admitted to the event.  3) Each household should be in a separate car. 4) Carpooling does not comply with social distancing guidelines. 5) People with COVID-19 symptoms (cough, fever, shortness of breath, etc.) should not attend. 6) Attendees should remain in their cars. 7) No reserved spots. Parking attendants will direct your vehicle to an available space. 8) Cars will be parked with one empty space between them to maintain a minimum safe distance of 6 feet. 9) There should be no passing of objects or physical contact between vehicles. 10) Bathrooms facilities will not be provided for the public. 11) Alcoholic beverages are not permitted

    All events will be live streamed on Riverside Concerts’ Facebook & YouTube pages.

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  • General B & the Wiz - Car Park Concerts General B & the Wiz - Car Park Concerts

    Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 7:00 PM

    125 Live

    FREE

    General B and the Wiz is made up of a few really nice jazz boys who are into some really weird, yet wholesome, stuff. The band connects with you, specifically, by writing songs from the heart and putting on high-energy performances that will melt your face and tickle your senses from the inside out. As collaborative songwriters, General B and the Wiz delivers high-energy music that will keep you laughing, dancing, and rocking to your heart's content until you eventually die someday. Reservations available August 6 at 507.328.2200

    General B & the Wiz | Car Park Concerts @ 125 Live | August 12 @ 7pm | FREE! | Sponsored by Think Bank & MPR's The Current

    By Reservation Only | Reservations available August 6 at 507.328.2200

    LIVE STREAM LINKS:
    Facebook Live (to be posted)
    YouTube Live (to be posted)

    General B and the Wiz is made up of a few really nice jazz boys who are into some really weird, yet wholesome, stuff. The band connects with you, specifically, by writing songs from the heart and putting on high-energy performances that will melt your face and tickle your senses from the inside out. As collaborative songwriters, General B and the Wiz delivers high-energy music that will keep you laughing, dancing, and rocking to your heart's content until you eventually die someday. 

    Riverside Concerts (the City of Rochester Music Department) presents a new seven-week series of FREE "Car Park Concerts", Wednesday nights at 7:00 PM, July 15th through August 26th, in the parking lot of the 125 Live community center. Presented in association with Think Bank, 125 Live, City of Rochester, Rochester Park & Rec, and the Rochester Rec Center. Concessions available through 125 Live. A freewill offering will be taken after the show as vehicles exit the event.

    These events are "drive-in" style concert experiences where you watch the show from your vehicle, hear the music over your car stereo, while maintaining adherence to social distancing guidelines. The FM broadcast frequency will be announced at each show. While these events are free, attendance is by reservation only. Attendees must call the Riverside Concerts office (507.328.2200) one week prior to each scheduled event to request an email reservation for the show. Reservations will be distributed on a first-come first-served basis.

    Safety Guidelines: 1) Do not arrive at the concert area any earlier than 30-minutes prior to the start time (any cars waiting to gain access will be asked to leave and come back)  2) Only vehicles displaying a valid reservation will be admitted to the event.  3) Each household should be in a separate car. 4) Carpooling does not comply with social distancing guidelines. 5) People with COVID-19 symptoms (cough, fever, shortness of breath, etc.) should not attend. 6) Attendees should remain in their cars. 7) No reserved spots. Parking attendants will direct your vehicle to an available space. 8) Cars will be parked with one empty space between them to maintain a minimum safe distance of 6 feet. 9) There should be no passing of objects or physical contact between vehicles. 10) Bathrooms facilities will not be provided for the public. 11) Alcoholic beverages are not permitted

    All events will be live streamed on Riverside Concerts’ Facebook & YouTube pages.

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  • Hair of the Dog - Car Park Concerts Hair of the Dog - Car Park Concerts

    Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 7:00 PM

    125 Live

    FREE

    Hair of the Dog are a musical collective based out of Rochester Minnesota. Each band member brings their own distinct musical taste and background to the picture which results in a very organic, rootsy style that is hard to pinpoint by using any specific genre name. During any given performance, the audience can expect to hear a wide variety of covers and original music, ranging anywhere from rock and roll such as The Beatles, Neil Young, Buddy Holly and The White Stripes, to funky dance numbers from Prince and Bill Withers, folk and old country songs from Johnny Cash and John Prine as well as blues, bluegrass and many other styles. Reservations available August 13 at 507.328.2200

    Hair of the Dog | Car Park Concerts @ 125 Live | August 19 @ 7pm | FREE! | Sponsored by Think Bank & Laser 101.7

    By Reservation Only | Reservations available August 13 at 507.328.2200

    LIVE STREAM LINKS:
    Facebook Live (to be posted)
    YouTube Live (to be posted)

    Hair of the Dog are a musical collective based out of Rochester Minnesota. Each band member brings their own distinct musical taste and background to the picture which results in a very organic, rootsy style that is hard to pinpoint by using any specific genre name. During any given performance, the audience can expect to hear a wide variety of covers and original music, ranging anywhere from rock and roll such as The Beatles, Neil Young, Buddy Holly and The White Stripes, to funky dance numbers from Prince and Bill Withers, folk and old country songs from Johnny Cash and John Prine as well as blues, bluegrass and many other styles. A local music reviewer described the band as “vintage rock.”

    Riverside Concerts (the City of Rochester Music Department) presents a new seven-week series of FREE "Car Park Concerts", Wednesday nights at 7:00 PM, July 15th through August 26th, in the parking lot of the 125 Live community center. Presented in association with Think Bank, 125 Live, City of Rochester, Rochester Park & Rec, and the Rochester Rec Center. Concessions available through 125 Live. A freewill offering will be taken after the show as vehicles exit the event.

    These events are "drive-in" style concert experiences where you watch the show from your vehicle, hear the music over your car stereo, while maintaining adherence to social distancing guidelines. The FM broadcast frequency will be announced at each show. While these events are free, attendance is by reservation only. Attendees must call the Riverside Concerts office (507.328.2200) one week prior to each scheduled event to request an email reservation for the show. Reservations will be distributed on a first-come first-served basis.

    Safety Guidelines: 1) Do not arrive at the concert area any earlier than 30-minutes prior to the start time (any cars waiting to gain access will be asked to leave and come back)  2) Only vehicles displaying a valid reservation will be admitted to the event.  3) Each household should be in a separate car. 4) Carpooling does not comply with social distancing guidelines. 5) People with COVID-19 symptoms (cough, fever, shortness of breath, etc.) should not attend. 6) Attendees should remain in their cars. 7) No reserved spots. Parking attendants will direct your vehicle to an available space. 8) Cars will be parked with one empty space between them to maintain a minimum safe distance of 6 feet. 9) There should be no passing of objects or physical contact between vehicles. 10) Bathrooms facilities will not be provided for the public. 11) Alcoholic beverages are not permitted

    All events will be live streamed on Riverside Concerts’ Facebook & YouTube pages.

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  • Dead Horses - Car Park Concerts Dead Horses - Car Park Concerts

    Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 7:00 PM

    125 Live

    FREE

    Dead Horses isn’t a band in the conventional sense. Rather, it’s an intimate, folk-inspired conversation between two close friends. At its core, the participants are guitarist/singer Sarah Vos and bassist Daniel Wolff. The Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based pair’s musicality, emotionality, and ambitions have sent them on a winding journey in music. Dead Horses weave together a vibrant patchwork of classic and contemporary influences that span trad roots, indie- folk, and other experimental musical idioms. Through it all, the union of Sarah’s emotive songwriting with Dan’s intrepid bass playing transcends the singer-songwriter-with-backup-musicians paradigm. Reservations available August 20 at 507.328.2200

    Dead Horses | Car Park Concerts @ 125 Live | August 26 @ 7pm | FREE! | Sponsored by Think Bank & MPR's The Current

    By Reservation Only | Reservations available August 20 at 507.328.2200

    LIVE STREAM LINKS:
    Facebook Live (to be posted)
    YouTube Live (to be posted)

    Dead Horses isn’t a band in the conventional sense. Rather, it’s an intimate, folk-inspired conversation between two close friends. At its core, the participants are guitarist/singer Sarah Vos and bassist Daniel Wolff. The Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based pair’s musicality, emotionality, and ambitions have sent them on a winding journey in music. Dead Horses weave together a vibrant patchwork of classic and contemporary influences that span trad roots, indie- folk, and other experimental musical idioms. Through it all, the union of Sarah’s emotive songwriting with Dan’s intrepid bass playing transcends the singer-songwriter-with-backup-musicians paradigm.

    Riverside Concerts (the City of Rochester Music Department) presents a new seven-week series of FREE "Car Park Concerts", Wednesday nights at 7:00 PM, July 15th through August 26th, in the parking lot of the 125 Live community center. Presented in association with Think Bank, 125 Live, City of Rochester, Rochester Park & Rec, and the Rochester Rec Center. Concessions available through 125 Live. A freewill offering will be taken after the show as vehicles exit the event.

    These events are "drive-in" style concert experiences where you watch the show from your vehicle, hear the music over your car stereo, while maintaining adherence to social distancing guidelines. The FM broadcast frequency will be announced at each show. While these events are free, attendance is by reservation only. Attendees must call the Riverside Concerts office (507.328.2200) one week prior to each scheduled event to request an email reservation for the show. Reservations will be distributed on a first-come first-served basis.

    Safety Guidelines: 1) Do not arrive at the concert area any earlier than 30-minutes prior to the start time (any cars waiting to gain access will be asked to leave and come back)  2) Only vehicles displaying a valid reservation will be admitted to the event.  3) Each household should be in a separate car. 4) Carpooling does not comply with social distancing guidelines. 5) People with COVID-19 symptoms (cough, fever, shortness of breath, etc.) should not attend. 6) Attendees should remain in their cars. 7) No reserved spots. Parking attendants will direct your vehicle to an available space. 8) Cars will be parked with one empty space between them to maintain a minimum safe distance of 6 feet. 9) There should be no passing of objects or physical contact between vehicles. 10) Bathrooms facilities will not be provided for the public. 11) Alcoholic beverages are not permitted

    All events will be live streamed on Riverside Concerts’ Facebook & YouTube pages.

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