Yes, our two Forks are packed with grand flavor and fun but we’re also tuned in to some of the best music in the Upper Midwest.
Whether it be rowdy country tunes, rockin’ ballads or those sing-along classic songs everyone knows and loves, Grand Forks, ND and East Grand Forks, MN are one hot ticket! If you’re a fan of live music, we have several establishments and events that will get you up out of your seat.
This is just a sampling of all the cool, notes-worthy places to get your groove on:
American Legion Club (1009 Central Ave NW, EGF; 218-773-1129) – Polka Sundays, 5 to 9 PM; 21+
Archives Coffee House (3012 University Ave, GF; 701-757-1970) – Friday & Saturday, beginning at various times
June 11 & 12: ArtFest 2022 – (University Park, 2301 University Ave, GF) – June 11, 10 AM to 6 PM & June 12, 10 AM to 4 PM
July 9: Hugo’s Concert Series featuring Travis Tritt with Rodney Atkins (Downtown GF on The Greenway) – 6 to 10 PM
July 21: Hugo’s Concert Series featuring Johnny Holm Band (Town Square, DeMers Ave & 3rd St, GF) – 8 to 11 PM
July 30: Alan Jackson (Alerus Center, 1200 S 42nd St, GF) – 7 PM
August 12: Hugo’s Concert Series featuring Randy Houser (Downtown GF on The Greenway) – 6 to 10 PM
August 19 & 20: 2022 Downtown Street Fair (S 3rd St, Kittson Ave, Loon Park & Pillsbury Park, GF) – 11 AM to 6 PM
August 19 & 20: Happy Harry’s Rockin’ Up North Fest 2022 (415 4th St NW, EGF) – 5 to 11 PM; Lineup includes Blackhawk, Little Texas and The Jensen Sisters on Friday; Michael Ray, Love & Theft and Paint The Town on Saturday
September 8-11: Greenway Takeover Festival 2022 (98 Riverboat Rd, GF) – September 8, 5 to 11 PM; September 9, 11 AM to 11 PM; September 10, 11 AM to 11 PM; September 11, 11 AM to 3 PM; Headliners include Gear Daddies on Thursday, Big Head Todd & the Monsters on Friday, Mae Simpson and Yonder Mountain String Band on Saturday, Koo Koo Kanga Roo on Sunday
For more details, including an updated listing of artists and performance times, please visit each venue’s Facebook page. Some of my favorite local bands to be on the lookout for include Paint The Town, Downtown Horns and The Dank. Since most of the above venues offer food and beverage service, be sure to dine and imbibe while you jive!