Music at the Market

Music Inquiries

Live Music

At every Market we welcome local folk, bluegrass, and and all kinds of other musicians to preform, enhancing the outdoor shopping experience for our visitors. Dance, tap your feet, or simply sit and enjoy the music on the Guthrie stairs on Saturdays or Commons park lawn on Tuesdays. The market also has live music at its winter markets inside the Mill City Museum. See who’s playing Saturday on our calendar!

To apply to be one of our featured musicians, please read and fill out our Live Music Performance Inquiry Form, and email a copy to our Program Manager, Christine Novotny: We typically book musicians in February/March for the upcoming outdoor season.

Sam Timmreck Music on the Mall


The Mill City Farmers Market allows busking near the market site and on the market site with Market Manager’s permission and directions. Busking is allowed from 8am-11am on Saturdays and 3:30pm to 5:30pm on Tuesdays, before our paid music starts. Please read our Busking Policy for more details.