A tribute concert in honor of the Sept. 11 anniversary is being held Wednesday evening at the Lake Harriet Bandshell in Minneapolis.
The memorial concert, called Minnesota 9-11 Tribute, aims to recognize the victims of the tragedy and pay tribute to the first responders in the community, according to a press release. The concert is a multi-cultural performance with emphasis on patriotism and those who protect the country and its people.
According to the release, nearly 300 musicians, first responders, fire, law enforcement, military service personnel and others from Minnesota will participate in the event. Sign language interpreting service will be provided with reserved seating.
The pre-concert event runs from 5-7 p.m. and performers include the Metropolitan Boys Choir, Ray Covington, Paul and Michelle Porter of "Dandelion Wine," and the Minnesota State Fire Service Memorial Pipe Band.
Performances from the Minnesota 9-11 Tribute orchestra and choral will follow at 7 p.m. For more information, go to our911tribute.com/.