Live Music. . . all weekend long . . .


Friday, June 24th

The Johnny Holm Band

8:30 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 25th

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!

Saturday, June 25th

Crown Jewels - a Queen Tribute

3:00 p.m. to 5:00 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. 

Sunday, June 26th

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.”

Saturday, June 25th

Southern Express

5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Based out of the Twin Cities, The Southern Express Band is the Midwest’s premier tribute to the icons of Southern Rock.  This group of seasoned musicians brings their passion for Southern Rock to each and every show and leaves it all on stage.  If you thought the days of good ole’ Southern Rock were over, do yourself a favor, and check these guys out!

Saturday, June 25th

Good for Gary

8:00 p.m. to Midnight

Good for Gary is a Twin Cities cover band that specializes in playing current and past dance hits, focusing on the newest Top 40 songs. With a 7-piece line-up, there’s no hip-hop, pop, or dance song they can’t cover. You will hear some Iggy Azalea, Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift, Macklemore and old school jams at every show. Check out the rest of the songlist and you will get a taste of what Good for Gary is capable of.

Sunday, June 26th

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.