Concert Series

About the Bemidji Concert Series

Bemidji State’s Department of Music began the Bemidji Concert Series in 2001 to reinforce Bemidji’s reputation as a cultural center in northern Minnesota and to provide the Bemidji region with local access to world-class musical performances. The Bemidji Concert Series’ 18th season begins in September and includes four concerts:

Feb. 4 —Hornheads

Hornheads, an internationally renowned group of five horn performers, has recorded more than 60 album compilations with national and international artists such as Prince, Chaka Kahn, Carmen Electra and more. The group performed for more than two million concert goers during a 20-country tour with Prince and the New Power Generation between 1991–94.

Mar. 31— Daichi No kai Taiko

Yuichi Kimura and Daichi No Kai, a taiko drum group from Kobe, Japan, will visit Bemidji as part of a TaikoArts Midwest tour which aims to develop, produce and promote taiko performances as a community-building activity throughout the region.

2018-19 Bemidji Concert Series

  • Sept. 10 — Juli Wood Quartet
  • Oct. 13 — Great Northern Union Chorus
  • Feb. 4 — Hornheads
  • Mar. 31 — Daichi No Kai



Bemidji State University, located amid the lakes and forests of northern Minnesota, occupies a wooded campus along the shore of Lake Bemidji. Enrolling more than 5,100 students, Bemidji State offers more than 80 undergraduate majors and eight graduate degrees encompassing arts, sciences and select professional programs. BSU is a member of the Minnesota State system of colleges and universities and has a faculty and staff of more than 550. The university’s Shared Fundamental Values include environmental stewardship, civic engagement and international and multicultural understanding.