Michael Franti & Spearhead, Big Big Love Tour 2023 with Special Guest The Dip
This event is part of Live at Utepils, an outdoor concert series presented in partnership with Sue McLean & Associates.
Live at Utepils (pronounced “OOH-ta-pilz”) takes place in the parking lot of Utepils Brewing, a full scale European-style craft brewery and taproom, nestled on the banks of Bassett Creek between the Harrison & Bryn Mawr neighborhoods of Minneapolis.
About Michael Franti
Michael Franti is a globally recognized musician, activist, hotel owner (Soulshine Bali) and award-winning filmmaker revered for his high-energy live shows, inspiring music, devotion to health and wellness, worldwide philanthropic efforts and the power of optimism. Throughout his multi-decade career, Franti has earned three Billboard No. 1’s with triumphantly hopeful hits “Sound of Sunshine,” “Say Hey (I Love You)” and “I Got You,” as well as six Top 30 Hot AC singles, 10 Top 25 AAA Singles and three Billboard Top 5 Rock Albums.
Spearhead’s 12th studio album Follow Your Heart, released in June 2022 and debuted at No. 2 on the iTunes Pop Chart behind Harry Styles.
“One thing I learned these last couple of years is that people need people,” shares Franti. “I wrote many songs about connection, resilience and finding the light, even in the midst of all the crazy. Somewhere in there we find resilience, and I hope Follow Your Heart gives fans the courage to continue looking for and holding onto that perseverance.”
Franti continues to foster community both on and off stage with a wish granting non-profit, Do It For The Love, founded by Michael and his wife, Sara. Do It For The Love brings those with life threatening illnesses, veterans, and children with severe challenges to concerts worldwide, fulfilling over 3,300 wishes and touching the lives of over 12,000 people to date. One dollar from each ticket sale will support Do It For The Love Foundation. Learn more at: doitforthelove.org
Learn more about Michael Franti at: MichaelFranti.com
This is a Rain or Shine Event. All Ages are welcome. Children 2 and under are free with a paid adult.
Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase from local food trucks and vendors, and those over 21 will be able purchase Utepils beer on tap. There will be a designated smoking area. No re-admittance.
The following items are not permitted:
*All bags will be checked by security upon entrance. Attendees will be allowed to bring one sealed water bottle or one empty container for use at the water refilling station.
Attendees are encouraged to carpool, ride-share, or bike to this event. Limited parking is available nearby and ticket-purchasers will be emailed with additional parking and general concert information closer to the show.
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