Harriet Island will rock out next summer

A five-year deal has been struck between the City of St. Paul and concert promoter Live Nation for a new multi-day music festival starting in 2012. No artists have been named, but promoters expect crowds upwards of 40,000. Live Nation's roster of artists include U2, Madonna, Jay-Z and Nickelback.
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A five-year deal has been struck between the City of St. Paul and concert promoter Live Nation for a new multi-day music festival starting in 2012. No artists have been named, but promoters expect crowds upwards of 40,000. Live Nation's roster of artists include U2, Madonna, Jay-Z and Nickelback.

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