Taste of Minnesota

| Thursday, July 2, 2009

Taste of Minnesota 2008 from flickr user jsvare

A nighttime photo from the 2008 version of the Taste of Minnesota held on Harriet Island in St. Paul, MN. This year's festival is under new ownership/management which promises a better food and music selection. The 2009 Taste of Minnesota runs today thru July 5 (Sunday).

In case you were wondering, here is the music line-up:
Thursday, July 2, 2009
12:30 Throw the Fight
2:30 Quietdrive
5:00 Halestorm
6:30 Chevelle
8:00 Staind

Friday, July 3, 2009
12:30 757s
2:00 Romantics
5:00 Pop Evil
6:30 Whitesnake
8:30 Judas Priest

Saturday, July 4, 2009
12:30 Backseat Bookie Band
2:00 The Vogues
4:30 Martin Zellar & The Hardways
6:30 Kate Voegele
8:00 Elvis Costello & The Imposters

Sunday, July 5, 2009
12:30 Jason Shannon
2:00 G.B. Leighton
4:30 Lowriders Band
7:00 Adlers Appetite
8:30 Bret Michaels Rock of Love Bus Tour

There is also a musical line-up of four bands daily on the August Schell stage.

Admission to the Taste of Minnesota is $10 which gets you $10 of food coupons in return.

If you're a fan of Minnesota and the photos capturing the essence of the state, check back here beginning July 7, 2009 as MinnPics celebrates its first birthday with a week-long photographic journey chronicling the days before MinnPics.