Get an exclusive first look at the newest music venue in central Minnesota on July 13th. The Ledge in Waite Park will be hosting a ribbon-cutting and open house event to officially open the venue.

The Facebook page for the amphitheater shared:

The city of Waite Park is excited to announce the opening of The Ledge Ampitheater. Come check out the newest entertainment venue of Central Minnesota.

The ribbon-cutting portion of the event will be at the main entrance on Parkway Drive and happen at 5 pm. After that, the public is welcome to come to tour the event space until 8 pm.

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When the venue name was revealed two summers ago, they opened the construction zone to the public for tours and I got to participate. Walking around the piles of granite and concrete footings it was hard to imagine exactly how this new venue would look. At that time they had just put up a couple of the walls for the concert structure, it was pretty bare bones. I can't wait to see the progress that has been made, and the finished product that the construction site transformed into.

The Ledge Ampitheater in Waite Park will be hosting its first show on Friday, July 16th when the tribute band "Rock Gods" takes the stage. Tickets cost $27.50* in advance and are on sale now at www.ticketmaster.com. Other notable acts this summer include The Beach Boys, and a stage production of Cinderella presented by Great Theatre.

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