"What a music festival is supposed to be."*

 

The Rock Bend Folk Festival is a free, all-ages music festival held annually the weekend after Labor Day.  Join us in celebrating southern Minnesota with original arts and crafts; local and national musical performances; food; and fun!

2017 schedule & band bios  |  learn more about the festival

 
 
 
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Pavilion stage

Pavilion stage

saturday, September 9

12-12:50 PM - Captain Gravitone & the String Theory Orchestra
1-2 PM - Murphy Brothers Band
2:15-3:15 PM - Jaedyn James & the Hunger
3:30-4:30 PM - Ray Bonneville
4:35-4:55 PM - On the patio - Bruce Davis
5:10-6:25 PM - Becky Buller Band
6:45-8:15 PM - Ryanhood
8:30-10 PM - PaviElle

Joyce's North grove stage

saturday, September 9

12-12:50 PM - Minnesota Zoo
1-1:50 PM - Ray Bonneville
2-2:50 PM - Minnesota Zoo
3-3:50 PM - Bullypulpit w/ Becky Buller
4-4:50 PM - Pete Bloedel
5-5:50 PM - The OK Factor
6-6:50 PM - The Divers

Pavilion stage

sunday, September 10

11:30 AM -12 PM - Everett Smithson Zydeco Dance Classes
12-1 PM - Everett Smithson Band
1:15-2:30 PM - City Mouse
2:30-2:50 PM - Raffle
2:55-4:10 PM - Black Market Brass
4:30-5:45 PM - Erik Koskinen

Joyce's North grove stage

sunday, September 10

12-12:50 PM - Open Stage
1:15-2 PM - Harmonica Lessons
2-2:50 PM - Ilika/Ward Duo
3-3:50 PM - The Frye
4-4:50 PM - Minnesota Barking Ducks

* Quote by Bill Smith and banner photo by Al Fack.