Casual Classics

Our Casual Classics series brings our world-class roster of musicians outside the concert hall and into the community. Get to know these artists in an informal setting, and bring a friend to introduce to the Lakes Area Music Festival! Most events are outdoors, free, and no tickets required.

Musicians Night Out
7:00PM, Thursday, July 25, 2024

A perfect pairing: Beethoven and Beer! Our Musicians Night Out is a chance for our musicians to let loose playing music with colleagues and friends, new and old. Grab a pint and chat with musicians from around the world between sets of informal chamber music sight-reading performances outdoors at Jack Pine Brewery in Baxter. Free and …

Sound Garden
9:00AM, Saturday, August 3, 2024

We’re bringing music and nature together this summer at the Northland Arboretum. Kids of all ages are invited to walk along the forest trails, where they will encounter LAMF musicians from every section of the orchestra. Then, head over to the Visitor Center to discover your own unique musical skills at a very special instrument …

Block Party
7:30PM, Wednesday, August 7, 2024

Join us for a block party at the Mississippi Landing Amphitheater along the river in Brainerd! Listen to pop and classical music hits performed by our string orchestra while enjoying food trucks, a beer tent, and social time with friends. Free and open to the public; no tickets required. NEW LOCATION at Lyman P. White Park. …

Yoga + Live Music
10:00AM, Saturday, August 10, 2024

Music, meditation, and fitness come together in this hour-long outdoor yoga class guided by Jennifer Smith of Nisswa Yoga. Sun salutations under the morning sun, with music provided by a quintet of LAMF musicians from around the country. All levels are welcome! Held at the Mississippi Landing Amphitheater at Lyman P. White Park, along the Mississippi …

Musicians Night Out
7:00PM, Thursday, August 15, 2024

A perfect pairing: Beethoven and Beer! Our Musicians Night Out is a chance for our musicians to let loose playing music with colleagues and friends, new and old. Grab a pint and chat with musicians from around the world between sets of informal chamber music sight-reading performances outdoors at Jack Pine Brewery in Baxter. Free and …