Serendipity Music Series

ABOUT THE SERENDIPITY MUSIC SERIES

The ongoing Serendipity Music Series in the Centennial Student Union at Minnesota State University, Mankato, offers free mid-week, mid-day performances for the campus and Mankato area community that spotlight Minnesota musicians with "street-corner serenade" style performances. Passers-by can stop to listen or bring their lunch and enjoy some of Minnesota's finest musicians. The performances during fall and spring semesters are sponsored by the Centennial Student Union with support through the student activity fee.

Next Performance:

FAT CITY ALL STARS

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2022

11AM-1PM | FOUNTAIN MALL 

Part of the CSU Mall Fest & Campus and Community Involvement Fair

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One of the region's top cover bands will open the Fall 2022 Serendipity Music Series season as part of the annual Fall CSU Mall Fest on the campus mall. Mall Fest, which features free hot dogs and a petting zoo, will join the annual Campus and Community Involvement Fair, which will also happen on the mall. 

Fat City All Stars is a six-member rock and country band with over 100 of your favorite songs in their musical bag of tricks. Their high-energy performances feature non-stop entertainment as the roll from song to song on their play list. You are sure to find a song that will have you tappin' your feet, dancin' or singin' along. They are a definite "good time" band. 

Past Performers' Videos

SERENDIPITY MUSIC SERIES Video: Sesay "Damages"

SMS Video: Sesay "Boys Cry"

SMS Video: Mark Joseph "Vegas Motel"

SMS Video: Nuelz ft. Paydro Pesos "Manifested"

SMS Video: Smokin' Joe & Olivia Quintanilla Crowd Participation: Freestyling with Truth Rhymes

SMS Video: Mae Simpson Music

SMS Video: Yesterday by Forsyth & Patrick

SMS Video: Everett Smithson Band

SMS Video: Paul Mayasich

SMS Video: Blue Ox Jazz Babies

SMS Video: Piano Man Tom Hunter

 

Past Performers 

The CSU Serendipity Music Series is proud to have hosted these Minnesota musicians as part of ongoing commitment to share various genres of music with its Minnesota State Mankato community. The Centennial Student Union is the students' House of Serendipity offering pleasant surprises that INVITE, INVOLVE and INSPIRE.

Amy Korteum*

Blue Ox Jazz Babies*

Briz & Lady

Chico Chavez

Church of Cash

Dennys Burga

Dred I Dread*

Druzy Rose

Duckshack Dave

Everett Smithson Band*

Fairfax AK

Fat City All Stars*

Fred Steele

Galactic Cowboy Orchestra

Garrett Steinberg

Good Night, Gold Dust*

Greg Herriges*

Heatbox

Heart of a Tinman

Hot Date

Hustle Rose

Ian Hilmer

iiickyb0iii

Jake Ilika

Jenn Melby and Sister Gin*

Joe Scarpellino* and Olivia Quintanilla

Laura Jackson

Lehto and Wright

Matt Haeffel

Maud Hixson

Mac Gabler

Mae Simpson Music

Mark Joseph

Max Graham*

Megan Hamilton

Michael Thul

Mookie the Magician

Nookie Jones*

Nuelz

Ocho and Betty*

OK Factor*

Paul Booth Johnson

Paul "PK Mayo" Mayasich*

PreApocalyptic Junkyard Orchestra

Prime & PM

Rachael Kilgour

Rain Dogs

Scottie Miller

Sesay

Soave Brothers

Space Monkey Mafia*

Static Panic

Sugar Babies

Tim Cheesebrow*

Tom Hunter*

Vinnie Rose

Yam Haus

* Return Performers