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McNally Smith River Rock’s Festival

McNally Smith College of Music is pleased to announce the line-up for its bigger and better late summer outdoor entertainment event:  McNally Smith River Rocks Music Festival.

McNally Smith River Rocks Music Festival will be held on Friday, September 19, 2008 from 4:30 – 11 p.m. and Saturday, September 20 from 1 – 11 p.m. on St. Paul’s Harriet Island.

Artists scheduled to perform on Friday include:  White Iron Band, Ozomatli, Jakob Dylan, and O.A.R.

Saturday’s line-up will feature: The Alarmists, Heiruspecs, The Roots, Mike Doughty,  Live and Semosonic.
Entertainment will also be provided both days by students, alumni and faculty from the McNally Smith College of Music.

Fifty percent of the net proceeds from the event will benefit the McNally Smith College of Music Foundation, which is committed to promoting the creation of and access to contemporary music throughout the community.

“The City of Saint Paul is excited to host the bigger and better McNally Smith River Rocks Music Festival,” says Mayor Chris Coleman.  “We welcome these fantastic artists to our City and thank them for their support of the McNally Smith College of Music.  Events like this are a great opportunity to show off the soul of our City and play a huge part in our efforts to make Saint Paul the Most Livable City in America.”

Tickets will be available exclusively through UptownTix on the web at or by calling 651-209-6799.