Concerts on the Pier | Danny Frank & The Smoky Gold
August 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Concerts on the Pier | Wednesdays in July & August
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Gates open at 5:00 pm
Music from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Experience a Duluth tradition at Concerts on the Pier at Glensheen Mansion, perched along the shores of Lake Superior! Artists play on the historic pier, jutting out into Lake Superior.
At Concerts, guests can connect with neighbors and friends, play lawn games, grab some grub from a local food truck, enjoy a refreshing drink, eat local-favorite Love Creamery ice cream, or take a seat by a lakeside campfire.
8.16.23 DANNY FRANK & THE SMOKY GOLD
Danny Frank & The Smoky Gold’s unique sound blends soulful lead vocals with rich harmonies and virtuosic instrumentalism. Steeped in musical traditions of folk, bluegrass, country, classic rock, and blues, Danny Frank & The Smoky Gold offers a genre-blending Americana sound that is captivating, invigorating, and sure to get your toe tapping. Based in Duluth, MN, the band is comprised of songwriter, lead singer, and guitarist Danny Frank, banjo player Harrison Olk (Tin Can Gin, Cascade Crescendo, Kind Country Band), bassist Joe Scarpellino (Smokin’ Joe, Dead Larry), and fiddle savant Erin Aldridge (Concert Master – Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra).
– Service animals are welcome, however Glensheen does not allow pets or emotional support animals on the property
– Beverages available for purchase
– Glass and outside alcohol is not allowed
– Smoking & vaping is not permitted while on the property
– Food available for purchase from multiple food trucks
– Picnics/delivery/outside food is allowed, but please no large coolers.
– No onsite kayak launching available- please see kayak and canoe information below
FOOD & BEV
Food options coming soon
Catering by Bellisios will provide local beer, wine, cocktails, and non-alcoholic options available for purchase.
Love Creamery ice cream will be available for purchase each night.
Walk, bike, kayak, boat, or ride share here!
LIMITED parking is available onsite, so those who plan to drive should arrive early. Please avoid driving here if you can.
If you are driving here, please be kind to our neighbors and follow the City of Duluth’s parking rules. https://duluthmn.gov/parking/on-street-parking/
KAYAKS & CANOES
Glensheen DOES NOT offer onsite launching for canoes or kayaks. If you plan to launch your kayak at the 42nd Ave E & London Rd Beach, please DO NOT park on 42nd Ave E. Plan to park along or above London Rd and to carry your kayak down to the public beach access. Excessive congestion in this area can lead to problems for neighbors and emergency responders. Thank you for your cooperation!
If you must drive here, come well before 5:00 pm and purchase a $5 Grounds Admission to get in early and enjoy the grounds. Think of the $5 Grounds Admission as your parking pass.
Taking a tour prior to the concert is a great way to snag a good parking spot and the best seat on the shore. Glensheen is open daily from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm for self-guided tours.
If accommodations such as an interpreter are needed, please make accommodation requests two weeks in advance for each performance. Accommodation requests can be made by contacting [email protected].