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Music in the Trees

August 14 - August 15


$10/car entrance fee.

We are bringing back this magical, two-day event! Music in the Trees is an outdoor event showcasing a diverse group of instrumentalists and vocalists in and among the trees near Belwin’s Education Center.

This year’s event will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and features live performances from an eclectic group of artists that includes Gospel and Hip Hop vocalists, percussionists, a Zither player, jazz musicians, and more. Each day will feature a different roster.

At 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 15, there will be a special performance by Hillary Lor and Celestials through a partnership with the Center for Hmong Arts & Talent (CHAT). Learn more about all of the Music in the Trees 2021 Performers.

The cost to attend each day is $10/car. Attendees are invited to carpool and to bring a chair, food, and non-alcoholic beverages; no refreshments will be sold onsite. The Education Center building will be open for restroom use and water bottle refills. Face masks are required inside the building.

Music in the Trees 2021 Performance Schedule (Download a PDF)

Saturday, August 14
Start Time Stand 1 Stand 2
11:00 AM Izzy & Squill (Mandolin, Vocals, Bass) Reggie Neal and Munir Kahar (Soprano Sax, Percussion)
12:00 PM Laura Levinson and Danny Lentz (Klezmer Vocals, Violin) Diane Miller + JG Everest (Rap, Guitar)
1:00 PM Izzy & Squill (Mandolin, Vocals, Bass) Reggie Neal and Munir Kahar (Soprano Sax, Percussion)
2:00 PM SeVy Gospel Quartet (Vocals) Diane Miller + JG Everest (Rap, Guitar)
Sunday, August 15
Start Time Stand 1 Stand 2
11:00 AM Ritika Ganguly and Shinjan Sengupta (Bengali Vocals, Guitar) David Mehling (Autoharp, Zither)
12:00 PM Zack and Ben Baltich (Percussion, Banjo) Isabel Dammann and Mikeala Marget (Violin, Cello, Voice)
1:00 PM Ritika Ganguly and Shinjan Sengupta (Bengali Vocals, Guitar) David Mehling (Autoharp, Zither)
2:00 PM
Education Center Grounds
Hillary Lor (Hmong flute) and Celestials (Hmong dance)

Schedule is subject to change. No RSVP required.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Music in the Trees also received funding from the St. Croix Valley Foundation.


August 14
August 15
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Belwin Conservancy
(651) 436-5189


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1553 Stagecoach Trail S.
Afton, MN 55001 United States
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At this time, Belwin is holding a limited number of events. We are continuously monitoring the circumstances surrounding COVID-19 and will modify events as needed in order to follow Stay Safe MN and CDC guidelines. While enjoying our 7.5 miles of public trails, open daily from dawn to dusk, please maintain six feet of distance between yourself and others on the trails. Thank you!

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