Start Your Weekend with Bridge Chamber Music Festival

It’s the 13th Annual Bridge Chamber Music Festival.  For over a decade, the Music Festival has been presenting chamber music concerts and events to the Northfield Area community.  This year’s Festival begins on August 18th, at 7:30 PM in the Carleton Concert Hall (featuring the Artaria Quartet, Jun Qian, clarinet, Kathryn Ananda-Owens, piano, Hector Valdivia, viola, Andrea Een, viola, David Carter, cello), with three more concerts or recitals during the week-long festival.   Be sure to experience this annual musical treat.

Thursday, August 18th: Two Guys Guitar Duo, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., Eclectic Goat; Community Services Movie Night: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, 7:00 p.m., Northfield High School Auditorium; Bridge Chamber Music Festival, 7:30 p.m., Concert Hall on the Carleton College campus; Karaoke, 8:00 p.m., 620 Grill, Matt Arthur and the Bratlanders, 8:00 to 11:00 p.m., Contented Cow; and Alison Rae, 8:30 to 11:00 p.m., Tavern Lounge.

Friday, August 19th: Livestock Music Festival, 5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. (Carey Langer, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Stone Soup, 8:00 to 10:30 p.m., Fox and Coyote, 11:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.), Contented Cow; Matthew Griswold, 8:00 to 11:30 p.m., Tavern Lounge; Karaoke, 9:00 p.m., Rueb’N’Stein.

Saturday, August 20th: Riverwalk Market Fair, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Cannon Riverwalk; Livestock Music Festival, 1:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. (Jeff Thompson, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., 2 of Hearts, 3:00 to 4:30 p.m., Chance Meeting, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m., Black by Popular Demand, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m., Kate and the Differents, 9:00 to 11:00 p.m., The Wandering Bears, 11:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.), Contented Cow; Derek Harrs, 8:00 to 11:30 p.m., Tavern Lounge, and D J Music 9:00 p.m., Rueb’N’Stein.

Sunday, August 21st: Bridge Chamber Music Festival: Young Artist Recital, 2:00 p.m., Studio A on the St. Olaf College campus, Politics & a Pint, 6:00 p.m., Northern Roots Session, 7:30 p.m., and Quiz Night, 8:00 p.m., all at the Contented Cow.