Skip to main content

Tim McGraw will return to Lake Minnetonka next week for 'Liberty on the Lake'

The country star helped raise $250,000 with a charity concert last year.

After success last year, Tim McGraw will be back at Lake Minnetonka next week fundraising for local veterans' charities.

The country superstar helped raise $250,000 at a charity concert last summer, shortly after he and wife Faith Hill played the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

The "Liberty on the Lake" concert is the work of Lake Minnetonka resident Peter Taunton, the CEO of Snap Fitness, whose Palmer Pointe house McGraw played at last summer and will play again next Saturday, July 28.

McGraw will perform before around 400 private guests at Taunton's home, however anybody can go and watch for free – provided they have access to a boat.

Follow Bring Me The News on Google News.

That's because the stage on Taunton's lakefront property allows McGraw to face either direction, looking out to the lake or to the hundreds in the garden, so those with a boat can travel over to Taunton's property and watch McGraw in action from the lake.

You can find it on the southwest shore of the lake.

This year, the event is raising money for Folds of Honor, which provides scholarships to the families of military men and women killed or disabled in combat, and Helping Paws, which breeds, trains and places therapy dogs with veterans suffering from PTSD.

The event gets underway at 11:30 a.m. and finishes at 3:30 p.m.

Check out how popular the event was with boaters last year.

Next Up

Screen Shot 2023-01-31 at 9.18.37 PM

Bed, Bath & Beyond closing 86 more stores, including in Bloomington

The struggling chain closed a store in St. Cloud last year.

Andy Trowbridge

Tributes to KARE 11 sports producer who has died at age 35

KARE says Andrew Trowbridge died following a 'brief illness.'

LoganSlackDakotaCoJail

Man pleads guilty to murder of Inver Grove Heights father

Michael Chang-Beom Lee, 43, was killed during a burglary at his home.

Eggs at Hy-Vee

Price comparison: How much do eggs cost at Twin Cities grocery stores?

Prices have been spiking, so where can you find the cheapest eggs?

KwonFloodFOX9

FOX 9 promotes Hannah Flood to anchor, adds new reporter

Hannah Flood will co-anchor mornings while Se Kwon joins the team.

Carjacking pursuit in Little Canada

Watch: Suspects drive wrong-way on I-35E, before carjacking separate vehicles

The Ramsey County Sheriff's Office said the suspects are still at large.

RestaurantFireSTP

St. Paul restaurant damaged in Sunday night fire

The fire department said the fire is considered to be "accidental."

Lake Superior.

MPCA: Minnesota's emissions fell by 23% between 2005 and 2020

Clean energy investments have driven the decline.

Dave Durenberger

Former U.S. Senator for Minnesota Dave Durenberger dies at 88

Durenberger served two terms before his disgraceful exit in the mid-1990s.

Related

We fest

There will be no WE Fest in Detroit Lakes in 2020

The country event is taking a break, and will return in 2021.

ELO is coming to the Xcel Energy Center next summer

It's one of a flurry of concerts announced for the Twin Cities on Monday.

Screen Shot 2019-08-13 at 2.34.33 PM

First Ave. reveals lineup for 2 nights of music at Minnesota State Fair

The two night concert series is a showcase for local artists.