Top Five Can’t-miss Things in Music in Plymouth 2014

In addition to the Minnesota Orchestra, these are some of the performers to look forward to at the 42nd annual community event.
All Music in Plymouth events, like these fire dancers, are free and will take place at the Hilde Performance Center, 3500 Plymouth Blvd.

1. Mu Daiko

Experience a piece of Asian culture with Mu Daiko as the group performs the dynamic, modern art of Japanese drumming. The ensemble will combine rhythms and movements inspired by martial arts. 5:15–6 p.m.;

2. Alison Scott

Dubbed by some music reviewers as the strongest new voice to come out of Minneapolis, Alison Scott is a singer-songwriter of soulful originals. Her sound is described as a cross between Carole King and Alicia Keys. 6:15–7 p.m.;

3. Maiden Dixie

A country-rock septet composed of members from all corners of the United States, Maiden Dixie offers a unique blend of country, folk, rock and blues, making for an exciting live performance. 7:15–8:15 p.m.;

4. Fire Dancers

Before the traditional fireworks display, be sure to turn your attention to the fire dancers. Illuminated body movement combined with intricate partner choreography are sure to wow the crowd. 9:50–10:10 p.m.;

5. Roving Entertainment

Between performances, be on the lookout for The Medicine Show Music Co. and In the Heart of the Beast Puppet & Mask Theatre as they roam the aisles.;