Friday Jul 11
Minnesota Orchestra announces lineups for three series
Grammy winners Chris Botti and Wynton Marsalis, vocalist Kathy Mattea, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and "Back to the Future" star Christopher Lloyd are among the guests planned for the Minnesota Orchestra's newly announced 2014-15 Live at Orchestra Hall, Holiday and Family Concerts series.
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