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Rhythm in Rice kicks off June 10, runs through Aug. 26

June 10, 2016

Maria Isa performing June 17.

Maria Isa performing June 17.

Insight News is a presenting sponsor of Rhythm in Rice, a free weekly concert series at Rice Park in downtown St. Paul.

The series kicks off June 10 and runs every Friday until Aug. 26. Starting things off is Black Market Brass with Siama opening. Next week’s (June 17) headliner is Maria Isa. The shows run from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

The theme for the eclectic series “Global Sounds from the Local Scene.”

A complete list of dates and performers is below. For full details go to

June 10 – Black Market Brass w/ Siama
June 17 – Maria Isa w/ Havana Gypsies
June 24 – Irie Sol w/ Moon Grass
July 1 – Paul Mayasich & the Benderheads w/ Celestial Blue
July 8 – Ipso Facto w/ Ryan Liestman’s Reggae Revival
July 15 – New Primitives w/ Loba African Jazz Trio
July 29 – Debbie Duncan w/ Ava McFarlane
Aug. 5 – Klezmerica w/ Robayat
Aug. 12 – Estaire Godinez w/ Jose James
Aug. 19 – Frogleg w/ Bailey Hubbs
Aug. 26 – Soul Tight Committee w/ Ginger Apocalypse

June 10, 2016
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