Live Music. . . all weekend long . . .


Saturday, June 26th

Heartless - a Heart Tribute

12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Heartless, is an in-your-face full-on rock experience, paying homage to one of the best bands in rock history- HEART! They play all of Heart's greatest hits from both the 70's and 80's, and while they may not look like the band, they sure sound like them. Check out their show at the 2021 Blaine Festival!

Sunday, June 27th

The Dirty Shorts Brass Band

10:00 a.m. to Noon

The Dirty Shorts Brass Band will kick off Sunday's live music. The New Orleans-style brass band honors the style and tradition of New Orleans brass bands past and present by playing a combination of blues, jazz, rock, gospel, Dixie and old-time music.

Some of their popular hits include, “When the Saints Go Marchin' in,” “Basin St Blues,” “You Are My Sunshine,” “The Preacher,” “Bourbon Street Blues” and “Minnie the Moocher.”

Friday, June 25th

Neal Elder Music

5:30 p.m.

Neal loves to play music and has just recently released his first single available on multiple music platforms.  Stop by and hear Neal as he opens for Johnny Holm.



Saturday, June 26th

Crown Jewels - a Queen Tribute

3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The Crown Jewels are the Nation’s premier tribute to one of the greatest rock bands of all time, Queen. Hailing from Minneapolis, this LIVE TRIBUTE (no backing instrumental or vocal tracks) performs all the greatest hits, arena anthems, and top ten singles that made Queen one of the most legendary rock bands of all time. The Crown Jewels succeed in blending the vocal layering and studio precision Queen was known for with the grand scope of their live shows. Through the use of elaborate lighting effects, costumes, and staging detail, they recreate, both sonically and visually, the live Queen experience that filled stadiums around the world, 

Saturday, June 26th

The Rolling Stoners - a Rolling Stones Tribute

6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Under the influence of the Rolling Stones….

There are two kinds of authenticity – one that dresses up to imitate an aesthetic, and one that embraces the spirit and nature of an artist . . . while remaining true to themselves.

Sunday, June 27th

The Covers

1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Covers have often been the difference between a good night and an incredible, unforgettable night.  Music inspires joy, recalls good times and inspires new memorable moments. 6 talented musicians that enjoy playing music with each other providing music for guests, young and old, to dance and sing along to... It’s powerful.

Friday, June 25th

The Johnny Holm Band

8:00 p.m.

The Johnny Holm Band has been a staple at the Blaine Festival for years.  Johnny Holm started solo and then built up his band. He has said he has always been into music. In 8th grade, he got his first guitar and played on the porch on Third Street North in Brainerd.

Saturday, June 26th

Free Fallin - a Tom Petty Tribute

10:00 p.m. to Midnight

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers are one of the biggest chart toppers in rock history, amassing dozens of hits and performing sold out shows for four decades.  Free Fallin has successfully toured the county together for more than 12 years and played before thousands of fans at many festivals, fairs, venues, and concerts.  Along the way they have evolved into a complete and spectacular live music production.  Their show, featuring all of the best hits of Tom Petty, include instruments and costumes that re-create the authentic experience of a live Tom Petty concert!  Their 2018 “Broken Hearted Tour” played more than 90 shows in 15 states, and included an invitation to play for Tom Petty’s “Birthday Weekend” in his hometown of Gainesville, FL, where thousands of people from all over the word gathered to celebrate his music.  The 2019 “Legacy Tour” played almost 20 states and their 2020 “For Real Tour” is shaping up to the their biggest year yet.  Free Fallin gives rock fans what they want – Tom Petty’s greatest hits they all know and love!