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A Runner-Up on The Voice is Coming to Thursdays Downtown!

Release Date: July 22, 2019

Media Contact: Katie Adelman
Rochester Downtown Alliance
Direct: (507) 216-9882



A Runner-Up on TV Show The Voice Is Coming to Thursdays Downtown!

ROCHESTER, Minn.—He was a runner-up on the Emmy Award-winning TV series The Voice and he's coming to Thursdays Downtown August 29!

Singer-songwriter Chris Kroeze, originally from Barron Wisconsin, is described as a "genuine country soul and his unique and alluring vocal delivery" connects with people of various generations.

In 2018, Kroeze received a call from The Voice producers for an opportunity to wow the celebrity judges in a blind audition, which ultimately lead him into the capable hands of coach Blake Shelton. From there, he captured the hearts of fans week after week on the show and made it all the way to second place in the finale.

Having shared the stage with the likes of The Doobie Brothers, Montgomery Gentry, Travis Tritt, Joe Nichols, and many others, Kroeze now will take to the Thursdays Downtown 1st Avenue stage presented by Bremer Bank at 7 p.m. August 29!

To preview of Chris Kroeze's music before his Thursdays Downtown performance, visit

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About the Rochester Downtown Alliance
The Rochester Downtown Alliance is a nonprofit corporation comprised of a broad range of people representing property owners, business leaders, the city and others with a direct stake in enhanced business and economic development conditions in the downtown district. We work together to build a vibrant downtown community. We believe a strong core positively impacts the greater city of Rochester. Through a series of special events, activities, and initiatives, we create energy, excitement, and a unique character to Downtown Rochester, Minnesota.