Twin Cities Summer Jam
|Twin Cities Summer Jam|
|Genre||Rock, pop, country|
|Dates||July 18-20, 2019|
Twin Cities Summer Jam is a music festival in Shakopee, Minnesota scheduled for July 18-20, 2019 at Canterbury Park. Musical performances from Rascal Flatts, Pitbull, Aerosmith, Tim McGraw, and REO Speedwagon are scheduled for the three-day festival.
The inaugural Twin Cities Summer Jam is scheduled for July 18-20, 2019.
The festival was announced in August, 2018. Tim McGraw was the first performer tied to Twin Cities Summer Jam. KFAN radio personality and country rocker Chris Hawkey teamed up with festival promoter Jerry Braam to organize the festival. Hawkey is scheduled to perform on Friday.
The festival's first announced lineup featured headliners Rascal Flatts on Thursday, July 18; Aerosmith on Friday, July 19; and Tim McGraw on Saturday, July 20. The lineup included pop, rock, and country artists and bands.
On July 11, the festival announced on its official Facebook page that single-day tickets were dropping from $149 to $99 thanks to an arrangement with festival sponsor Bell Bank. As of July 11, 34,000 tickets were sold, according to festival CEO Jerry Braam.
The lineup, ordered as advertised on the festival's website, is as follows:
- Rascal Flatts
- Tim McGraw
- REO Speedwagon
- Soul Asylum
- Chris Hawkey
- Hobo Johnson and The Lovemakers
- Elvie Shane
- Christina Taylor
Pepsi Rising Star Competition
Pepsi sponsored a performance competition where musicians and bands auditioned via submitted video for the chance to perform at the festival. Six finalists were named and competed for three final spots at Mall of America on June 29, 2019. The finalists were country singer Todd Hurst, rock band Lake Avenue, pop singer Russ Parish, country singer Erin Grand, rock duo Exactlyno, and pop group Briggsy Pop.
Grand, Lake Avenue, and Parrish won the competition in the country, rock and pop categories, respectively.
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