Downtown Shakopee

Rhythm on the Rails

Experience music. Experience downtown. 

Rhythm on the Rails is a FREE five week outdoor, concert series taking place every Wednesday night from 6-10 pm right on Lewis Street in Downtown Shakopee. The series starts July 18 and runs through August 15, 2018. Rhythm on the Rails will feature live music, family fun, food/brew vendors, and much more! 

The evening will kick off with local acts, followed by regional headliners that everyone knows and loves. Attendees will have the option to purchase food and drink tickets at the front gate, enjoy a free kids zone with inflatables and face-painting, and experience Downtown Shakopee while listening to live music all night long. 

Check out our Facebook Page for event reminders and all the latest! 

2018 Lineup COMING SOON!

2017 Lineup

July 19 | Church of Cash

The best Johnny Cash Tribute show on Earth. The Church of Cash doesn't just introduce the song and then play it, they excite you. They bring you along on a electric journey of songs you know with the rock-n-roll attitude that keeps you watching.


July 26 | The Outer Vibe

The Outer Vibe is a 5-piece indie pop project out of Nashville, Tennessee. The group of best friends describe their sound as a musical adventure, with a bit of surf style guitar, a dance and funk-infused rhythm section.


August 2 | Chris Hawkey

Chris Hawkey, the self-described luckiest man in the world, was born and raised In Union City, a small town that rests on the state-line that separates Ohio from Indiana. He spent his youth competing in a wide variety of sports while dreaming of seeing the world through the windows of a tour bus. Having joined his first band at the age of 15, Chris began his pursuit of “the dream” while still in high school, playing “every bar and city festival within a 100 mile radius”.

August 9 | Lost Highway **POSTPONED TO AUGUST 23**

Since their inception in 2009, Lost Highway has proven themselves to be one of the Upper Midwest region's top country bands. Lost Highway's commitment to Country Music and electrifying crowds is evident every time they hit the stage.

August 16 | Martin Zellar

Best known from the hit musical group Gear Daddies, Martin Zellar is a stellar performance you don't want to miss. 

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