The Lowertown Concrete and Grass Music Festival is a free outdoor event held at Mears Park, downtown Saint Paul. The festival is a unique partnership of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Minnesota Opera, the Ordway, the Schubert Club and the Twin Cities Jazz Festival.
Concrete and Grass celebrates the opening of the performance season and includes a range of genres, including: jazz, opera, chamber music, rock, dance, roots and world music.
Concrete and Grass is made possible with the support of the Lowertown Future Fund (LRC) of The Saint Paul Foundation and the Saint Paul STAR Program. Thanks to sponsors: the Arts Partners, McNally Smith College of Music, The Lowertown Entertainment District (LED), Twin Cities Jazz Festival, 89.3 the Current and Classical Minnesota Public Radio.
The Arts Partners include the Ordway, Minnesota Opera, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and the Schubert Club.