Normally, headliners play the State Theatre, and on Friday, more than 50 bands play acoustic jazz, ragtime, big-band and blues along Barstow Street downtown, recreating New York's 52nd Street.
This year, it's virtual.
More than 100 musical acts perform in venues around the Twin Ports, and there also will be film, visual arts and craft beer.
It's online again this year.
The town in which Bob Dylan was born celebrates the singer's 80th birthday with a Blood on the Tracks train ride, a singer-songwriter contest, a bus tour, films, music and a trivia contest.
There's a carnival, craft show and car cruise, but don't miss the 10 a.m. Saturday band parade in this northern Iowa town, which Meredith Willson made famous in "The Music Man.''
The Trempealeau Hotel hosts this easygoing festival on the banks of the Mississippi.
Tickets are limited.
The country-music festival in this town near Clear Lake features Lynyrd Skynrd, Morgan Wallan and Old Dominion. There's camping (and glamping) onsite.
During this afternoon music festival, 19 bands perform for 45 minutes each on porches around town. There will be food vendors, too.
Luke Combs and Darius Rucker headline this festival just west of Minneapolis.
The blues festival is at Riverfront Park.
This year's big outdoor festival near Chippewa Falls features Thomas Rhett, Dierks Bentley and Kane Brown.
Brothers Osborne, Jon Pardi and Ratt are among the headliners at this music-and-camping festival at Brainerd International Raceway.
There will be 42 hours of free entertainment in Sturgis Park, including a Sunday morning gospel set and a jazz brunch.
This bluegrass festival is off the Door Peninsula, and tickets include tent camping.
In addition to concerts, this musical and cultural festival at the Marriott Madison West features comedy, theater, film and writers' workshops.
More than 20 bands perform in Rotary Park during this free festival, which includes artisans, food, beer, wine and fireworks on the Fourth and on Sunday.
This downtown festival features a Culinary Row, Fun Zone for kids and fireworks in addition to music.
This year, performers at this big fest include Neal McCoy, Travis Tritt and Darius Rucker. There's a band contest, too.
This year's outdoor festival near Chippewa Falls features Limp Bizkit, Korn and Disturbed.
Morgan Wallen, Chris Young and Jon Pardi are among the headliners of this fest. There's camping on-site.
This folk-music festival in Tourist Park also features a juried arts and crafts show and camping on-site.
This free, all-ages festival is in Mears Park.
Listen to island music on the shore of Lake Superior.
In LeClaire Park on the river, blues musicians celebrate the music that traveled up the Mississippi.
Listen to music on the square in this town just over the Wisconsin border from Lake Geneva.
This big music festival features dozens of bands and, unlike other Grant Park festivals, is not free. Reserve rooms far in advance.
This Mississippi River festival on historic St. Feriole Island features 12 bands on two stages, with onsite camping.
This music festival is held downtown.
This family-friendly festival includes music on five stages and workshops at El Rancho Mañana Campground, 20 miles west of St. Cloud.
Since 1972, fans of this Jazz Age cornetist and composer have held this festival in his hometown on the Mississippi.
Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley and Florida Georgia Line are among the headliners at this big country festival in west-central Minnesota.
More than 180 singer-songwriters perform at more than 40 venues along College Avenue downtown.
This nonprofit festival is in the southwest Wisconsin bluffs, half an hour north of Winona, Minn.
Headliners include Jefferson Starship, Foreigner, Toby Keith, Switchfood and Little Big Town. Thursday admission is free, and Friday-Saturday tickets are $20-$30. In addition to music, there will be an arts fair, children's activities and Saturday fireworks.
The annual music fest on the Lake Superior harbor showcases national and regional acts on three stages.
This free festival celebrates storytelling through music, with performances by national as well as regional musicians. In addition, workshops are offered for people of all ages.
The free, family-friendly festival in this northwoods town includes dance, crafts, children's activities and instruction in Franklin Park.
This family-friendly acoustic festival is near Eau Claire and features Charlie Parr, Shakey Graves, Lissie, Molly Tuttle, Sam Bush and others.
There's camping onsite.
Enjoy national and local blues musicians in Fern Island Park. There's a beer garden, of course.
Professional musicians, many of them world-famous, offer free classical concerts in Millennium Park's beautiful Pritzker Pavilion.
This year, seating is at 25 percent capacity and still is free but must be reserved. Tickets will be available at 10 a.m. Mondays before the event.
Listen to the blues and eat barbecued foods in Petersen Park on McCollum Lake.
There will be three days of blues music and camping in this village, 10 miles east of South Haven.
This free festival is in the lakefront Celebration Place.
This family-friendly festival, just off the Paul Bunyan State Trail, features more than 40 bluegrass shows and free workshops.
This festival in Riverside Park includes children's activities, a traditional arts and crafts fair and music performances and workshops.
Enjoy a day of blues in Lyran Park, with food from local restaurants.
Enjoy a weekend of music in Mattson Lower Harbor Park on Lake Superior.
Musicians and storytellers perform on eight stages at this festival in Island Park on the Fox River.
This free Fox Cities jazz festival is in Jefferson Park, on the shores of Lake Winnebago.
Praise the Loud at this ticketed rock-music fest at the Basilica of St. Mary on the edge of downtown.
This free, easygoing festival is in this Minnesota River town's Minnesota Square Park.
Bluegrass bands will play at this family festival at Lake Elmo Park Reserve at the eastern edge of the Twin Cities, free with $7 vehicle permit. There also will be camping and food vendors.
This free folk and roots festival is in Viroqua's Eckhart Park.
WTIP, North Shore Community Radio, hosts this outdoor fest of more than 25 local and regional music acts next to the municipal campground.
They call this the world's largest music festival. More than 1,000 acts perform on 12 stages along Lake Michigan.
There's music on three stages, plus dance and session tents, a cultural village, Celtic Kitchen and limerick contest.
Listen to jazz in Mears Park, in St. Paul's Lowertown.
This Douglas Park music festival also features a circus sideshow revue and carnival.
This family-oriented festival in Prairie Island Park, on the Mississippi River, features disc golf and paddling as well as music. A weekend pass includes camping and canoeing, and kids under 16 are free with an adult ticket. Buy tickets early to save money.
Listen to non-stop music during this free festival at venues in and around Midway Plaisance, near the Museum of Science and Industry and Lake Michigan.
This year, the festival is virtual on Saturday, but on Sunday there will be live music on mobile stages in Hyde Park.
Listen to the blues at the historic Indian Crossing Casino.