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Sidewalk Sessions features 24 performers in 12-week music series

Release Date: May 3, 2022

Media Contact: Katie Adelman
Rochester Downtown Alliance
Office: 507-216-9886



Sidewalk Sessions features 24 performers in 12-week music series

ROCHESTER, Minn.—Sidewalk Sessions presented by the Rochester Downtown Alliance features 24 performances Mondays and Fridays from May 16 to August 5 in Peace Plaza.

“We care about community and are always looking for ways to bring people together,” said Karli McElroy, RDA director of operations. “Since launching in 2020, Sidewalk Sessions has quickly become a popular way to enjoy the heart of the city space and showcase all that downtown Rochester has to offer.”

Sidewalk Sessions performers

May 16: Audrey Robinson (singer/songwriter)

May 20: Joel Ward (singer/songwriter)

May 23: Matt Woods (country)

May 27: Mike Munson (blues folk)

May 30: Bad Posture Club (indie folk)

June 1: Michael Gay (acoustic folk)

June 6: Amanda Jay (singer/songwriter)

June 10: Colby Kent & The Stompin' Ground (alt-folk)

June 13: Annie Enneking (indie rock)

June 17: Clay Fulton (Americana)

June 20: Luke Hendrickson (alt-country)

June 24: Megan Kleven (singer/songwriter)

June 27: My Grandma's Cardigan (folk rock)

July 1: Colin Campbell (indie rock)

July 4: Carriage House (indie folk)

July 8: Mrs. Pinky and the Great Fox & Friends (alt-R&B)

July 11: Theyself (experimental blues)

July 15: The Lonely Knees (folk)

July 18: Freaque (ethereal blues)

July 22: Hyooman (indie rock)

July 25: Hannah Lou Woods (indie folk)

July 29: Lanue (Americana)

August 1: Jeff Kelly (singer/songwriter)

August 5: Loud Mouth Brass (brass)


All Sidewalk Sessions performances will be from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. in Peace Plaza.

Thanks to the City of Rochester and Mayo Clinic for helping make Sidewalk Sessions possible through financial contributions and to Treedome for booking the entertainment.

Find more Sidewalk Sessions details here.

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.