• Devlyn Brooks

High Plains Reader becomes latest media outlet to cover Saturday's first-ever FMIP Music Festival

The International Potluck has had a fortunate run of media coverage for its first-ever Summer Music Festival slated to take place Saturday at Moorhead's Heritage Garden and Amphitheater in Woodlawn Park.

Yesterday, the High Plains Reader became the latest local media outlet to feature the event that will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. on Saturday and feature various musical artists and dancers.

The HPR article focuses on the history of the International Potluck's events and what to expect from this Saturday's festival. You can read the story here.

Earlier this week, International Potluck founder Peter Schott, acoustic guitar player Kwaician and the owners of the food trucks Adibon Ethnic Catering and Suna’s Egyptian Eatery made a stop at the KVRR morning news show with Adam Ladwig to promote the event. You can see that story here.

And last week, Schott taped an interview with with Prairie Public Radio's Doug Hamilton that broadcast this morning on Prairie Public during "All Things Considered" on 91.9 FM in Fargo. You can listen to the 8-minute interview here.

The International Potluck Summer Music Festival will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Heritage Garden and Amphitheatre in Moorhead. The event is free and open to the public and features live music and family-friendly entertainment.

Saturday's festival will feature live musical performances from Kwaician, hip hop dance crew The Krownz, blues rock band Sons of Mars, vocalist Durow, and more.

The festival will also feature a performance by children attending the event. The children’s performance will be coordinated by Musical Bridges, an organization that connects culture among children through music and interactive learning.

Food will be available throughout the evening via food trucks from Adibon Ethnic Catering and Suna’s Egyptian Eatery.

“Our mission is to connect people through food and storytelling.” said Peter Schott, founder and organizer of the Fargo-Moorhead International Potluck. “Music and dance are powerful ways to share a cultural story in ways that transcend any cultural differences.”

The International Potluck is an ongoing group of community members interested in connecting with others through shared food and stories. Monthly gatherings are scheduled throughout the Fargo-Moorhead community for residents to pair potluck dinners with conversations around culture. All potlucks are free and open to the public. While bringing a food dish important to an individual’s heritage or culture is encouraged, individuals are not required to bring a dish of food.

The International Potluck Music Festival is free and open to the public and sponsored by the Plains Art Museum and Go/Do.

For additional information about the music festival or ongoing potluck events, contact Peter Schott at (701) 269-0187.

In event of rain or inclement weather, the event will be moved to Olivet Lutheran Church on South University Drive in Fargo.

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