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Fri, Sep 06



Portageland Music Festival (Full Festival Pass)

Join us for Portageland Music Festival - celebrating the musical excellence of the North Country! Featuring: Van and the Free Candies, the Christopher David Hanson Band, Roe Family Singers, Saltydog, Chick-A-Dee-Dee-Dees, Morning Bird, the Duluth Transit Authority, and more!!

 Portageland Music Festival (Full Festival Pass)
 Portageland Music Festival (Full Festival Pass)

Time & Location

Sep 06, 2024, 7:00 PM – Sep 07, 2024, 11:00 PM

Ely, Ely, MN 55731, USA


About the event

First Annual Portageland Music Festival

Join us for a harmonious celebration of North Country's musical excellence at the inaugural Portageland Music Festival! Taking place on September 6th and 7th, this two-day extravaganza promises unforgettable performances, vibrant community spirit, and a feast for the senses.

Event Schedule:

Friday, September 6th:

  • Location: Ely's Historic State Theater
  • Time: Concerts begin at 6:00 PM

Saturday, September 7th:

  • Morning: Concerts start at 10:00 AM in Whiteside Park
  • Evening: Final concert at 7:00 PM at Ely's Historic State Theater

Featuring an Array of Talents:

Day 1 (Starting at 6 PM at Ely's Historic State Theater):

 Marshmallow Chaos 

Christopher David Hanson Band

Mallrats Presents: MTV Unplugged 90's Tribute

Day 2 (Starting at 10 am at the Whiteside Park Band Shell):

The Roe Family Singers


Morning Bird

Van and the Free Candies


Duluth Transit Authority ( 8 PM at Ely's Historic State Theater) 

Celebrate Under the Harvest Moon: Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere as we launch Ely's most significant music festival during the Harvest Moon Festival.

Art Vendors and Culinary Delights:Indulge your artistic and gastronomic cravings with our diverse array of art vendors and food trucks nestled within the park.

Ticket Information:

  • Full Festival Pass (Day 1 & Day2 ) : $90
  • Day 1 Pass: $35
  • Day 2 Pass: $65
  • Kids under 12 enter the park venue for free with a pass holder
  • Individual Tickets: $12 (Park walk-ups only)

EHST Seating Reservations: When you purchase a pass, we will email you  a code  to reserve your seats at EHST (included with Festival Pass or Day 2 Pass). This ensures that we only sell tickets for available number of seats. Walk up tickets availble, show up early to the State Theater to ensure your seat!

Limited Availability: Secure your spot early for this monumental event! We will only sell 300 passes due to limited indoor seating.

Portageland Music Festival is proudly presented by the Northern Lakes Arts Association and Ely's Historic State Theater. Thank you to our title sponsor Boundary Waters Connect. Don't miss out on this unforgettable musical experience in the heart of the North Country!


  • Portagleland Music Festival

    This is a non-refundable purchase. Seating Reservations:Upon purchasing a pass, receive a code via email to reserve your seat as "pre-sales" (free with Festival Pass or Day 2 Pass) at EHST. Ensure your spot at the State Theater for the concerts you're attending. Walk-up/waitlist members can purchase available seating 15 minutes before each concert. Limited Availability:With only 300 passes available per day due to indoor venue seating, secure your spot early for this monumental event.

    • $90.00



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