2018 Schedule

 

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!

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

2017 schedule & band bios  |  learn more about the festival

 
 
 
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 Pavilion stage

Pavilion stage

saturday, September 8

NOON - Captain Gravitone & the String Theory Orchestra
1:00 PM - Bee Balm Fields
2:15 PM - Molly Mayer and Her Disbelievers
3:30 PM - Miss Myra and the Moonshiners
4:35 PM - On the patio - Bruce Davis
5:10 PM - JON CLEARY TRIO
6:45 PM - Prairie All Stars w/Pat Donohue
8:30 PM - Twilight Hours

Joyce's North grove stage

saturday, September 8

NOON - Minnesota Zoo
1:00 PM - Stephan Dudash
2:00 PM - Minnesota Zoo
3:00 PM - Pete Bloedel
4:00 PM - Kildahl, Vonderharr, Gravelin
5:00 PM - Singer/Songwriters Stage-
Charlie Roth, Erik Koskinen, Pat Donohue
6:00 PM - Miss Myra and the Moonshiners

Pavilion stage

sunday, September 9

NOON - The Divers
1:15 PM - City Mouse and Friends
2:30 PM - Raffle
2:55 PM - Brass Lassie
4:30 PM - The Bus Boys

 

Joyce's North grove stage

sunday, September 9

NOON - Open Stage
1:15 PM - Laura Karels
2:00 PM - The 478th Melange
3:00 PM - Singer/Songwriters Stage-
Dick Kimmel, Andrea Lynn, Peter Klug
4:00 PM - Harper's Chord

 

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