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Live Music!

Arts in the City: The Sound of Independence Edition!

Thursday, June 22nd    6:00 pm

Arts in the City: Thursdays Downtown, presented by Minot Area Council of the Arts, are back on Main Street in Minot for year three!

This Minot summer tradition showcases Minot’s thriving arts scene and gives locals and visitors an opportunity to enjoy Downtown at its finest! Join us on Main Street every Thursday night June 8th through August 3rd for our weekly Music and Arts Festival featuring local and regional musicians and artists, artisan vendors, food trucks, bounce houses, axe throwing, face painting, and more!

Thursdays Downtown are FREE for the public to attend. The event starts at 6:00 pm, with music from 6:30 to 8:30. Each week, local artists and artisans line Main Street showcasing their work and providing live art demonstrations, local and regional musicians provide the evening’s entertainment on the Hook and Ladder stage, showcasing the area’s incredible musical talent!

Join us for the fun and check out all of the incredible galleries, shops, and restaurants that make Downtown Minot THE place to be on summer Thursday nights!

2023 Concert Schedule:

  • June 8th Kick-off: Soulshine, sponsored by Creedence Energy Services
  • June 15th: Chloe Marie
  • June 22nd: Sound of Independence Music Festival, presented by Independence Inc.
  • June 29th: International Brass Quintet + Minot City Band
  • July 6th: Stuart James + Money Stackz
  • July 13th: Vanity Plate + The Brothers
  • July 20th: Myles Barcomb and the Sweet Dreams
  • July 27th: It Was Her Idea + The Denby Forest

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Minot Area Council of the Arts

3 Main Street South, Minot

Minot Area Council of the Arts

We are dedicated to supporting and enriching Minot’s arts ecosystem, facilitating programs, services, and events in which we invite our neighbors and local artists to collaborate in growing Minot’s already flourishing art scene!

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