Rain or shine, the show goes on at historic Trout Air concert venue, where Minnesotans have hooked fish and caught live music for decades
— Running Aces Casino & Racetrack will welcome New Jersey rock band Blues Traveler to its stage on Thursday, July 16th. In what will be the band’s first live performance in the Twin Cities in over 20 years, the concert marks the 22nd anniversary of Blues Traveler’s last appearance at this same venue, which many locals remember as the Trout Air Amphitheatre.
“Blues Traveler returning to Running Aces for this special anniversary concert is a great way for our staff and our loyal customers to reflect on special memories from the Amphitheatre, and it will definitely highlight how far we’ve come in terms of modern facilities and capabilities,” says Taro Ito, CEO and President of Running Aces Casino & Racetrack. “We are both thrilled and honored.”
Tickets start at $22, and VIP and Meet & Greet packages are also available to the public. The show, which will take place regardless of weather conditions, begins at 6:00 p.m. Music starts at 7:00 p.m.
Ito continues: “This is yet another great chance to demonstrate that we are THE entertainment destination in the Twin Cities. Cards, food, music, horse racing — we have it all.”
Sponsored by Miller Lite and featuring local band MissBehavin’, the concert will be the first in a steady lineup of great live summer music at Running Aces.
Running Aces is the Twin Cities’ premier card room and entertainment destination, with live harness horse racing in the summer and unbeatable entertainment and cuisine year round; 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Running Aces employs over 600 dedicated individuals that have been serving up the best in cards, food and entertainment since 2008. Running Aces is located one exit past the 35E and 35W merge, just 20 minutes from 694.
The 2015 Live Racing Season runs from June 6th through September 12th. Tuesday and Wednesday races start at 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday races start at 6 p.m.