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Shows & Performances at the Ives


The Elvis Show

September 11, 2022

Come enjoy "the best Elvis Tribute Show around"!

Show starts at 2:00pm.

Tickets: Adult, $27, Senior, $25, Group 10+ $23.

Performer Joe Sir captures the legendary essence of Elvis Presley from his edgy, rich voice to his looks and moves. This tribute to Elvis is much deeper than just entertainment – it tells a story. Showcasing songs from all the different periods of Elvis’s career including his ‘50s hits, songs from his movies, and his record-breaking years in Las Vegas, The Elvis Show pays tribute to one of the greatest entertainers of the 20th century. Audiences agree, “This is the best Elvis Tribute Show around” and they leave feeling like they’ve experienced rock n’ roll history for the very first time.

The 1st John Philip Sousa Memorial Band

September 17, 2022

Don't miss this annual show from the 1st John Philip Sousa Memorial Band. There's never a dull moment!

Cake and Coffee Reception starts at 5:30pm.

Show starts at 7:00pm.

Tickets: Adult, $17, Senior, $15, Student/MMH Resident/Heritage Society Member, $11.

Don't miss the ever-popular 45-piece John Philip Sousa Memorial Band sponsored by the City of Edina. Come hear the sparkling woodwinds and soaring brass and percussion as they present the music that has thrilled American ears and lifted spirits since the turn-of-the century. Tuneful rags, marches, novelty pieces, solo features, and special wind ensemble selections means there's never a dull moment and this program is guaranteed to give listeners a light heart and sense of togetherness. Come share this night with the Sousa Band!


2022 OCB Natural Viking

October 01, 2022

Experience OCB Natural Viking's competitions and see who is crowned King and Queen of the North!

Competition starts at 9:30am.

Tickets: Individual, $40, Military/1st Responder, $32, Senior, $32, Child 12 and Under, $25, Child 3 and Under, Free.

2022 OCB Natural Viking: the flagship natural bodybuilding event in all of Minnesota! Who will be crowned King and Queen of the North?

-Amateur Categories: Bikini, Wellness, Figure, Women's Physique, Men's Physique, Men's Classic Physique, and Men's Bodybuilding. 
-Pro Categories: Bikini, Figure, Men's Classic Physique, and Men's Bodybuilding.
-Awards: Swords, Custom Viking Medals, Niels Andersen Sculptures!
-Legends Class: Men's bodybuilding age 50+ competitors who've won a division previously - 1K to first place!
-Spectator Raffle: Wear your Los Campeones Gym gear and get entered for a chance to win a $100 gift card to Los!

Seating is general admission.

Twin Cities Trumpet Ensemble in Concert: A Formal Affair

November 13, 2022

TCTE welcomes Master of Ceremonies Tim Blotz to their wonderful affair at the Ives!

Show starts at 3:00 pm

Tickets: Individual, $15, Group 10+, $10 each 

The Twin Cities Trumpet Ensemble returns to the Ives Auditorium to perform their unique sound! TCTE's 24 trumpets will highlight a range of pieces by Giovanni Gabrieli, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Gustav Holst, Franz von Suppe, John Philip Sousa, and others. Also premiering during this performance is a newly commissioned work by Eric Ewazen featuring guest soloists Ronald Romm and Charles Lazarus. Fox 9 anchor Tim Blotz will once again serve as Master of Ceremonies for this wonderful affair!

The O’Neill Brothers Holiday Piano Show

December 16, 2022–December 17, 2022

Celebrate the holidays with the O'Neill Brothers and their piano show!

Shows start at 1:00pm and 7:30pm on December 16 and 7:30pm on December 17.

Tickets for 1:00pm Friday, December 16 show: Adult, $32, Group 10+, $27. Lunch packages also available - contact our Box Office at 952-948-6506 for more information.

Tickets for 7:30pm Friday, December 16 and 7:30pm Saturday, December 17 shows: Adult, $32, Senior, $26, Student, $26, Children under 12, $16.

Join acclaimed artists, Tim and Ryan O’Neill performing on two grand pianos, along with an incredible group of guest musicians.  Recently inducted into the Minnesota Hall of Fame, these brothers will sing and play Christmas favorites, as well as other songs from their wide array of piano albums - from Irish music, inspirational favorites, movie and Broadway showtunes and more. Their dazzling performance, plus humor and wit, will delight audiences of all ages. Come and experience a spectacular Christmas show with music the whole family will enjoy! 

*All ticket proceeds will benefit the O’Neill Foundation of Hope, a non-profit organization helping families in need.




Memphis & the Meantimes – Songs of the Grand Ole Opry & Sun Records

March 22, 2023–March 23, 2023

Enjoy classic Country with the Memphis & the Meantimes band at the Ives!

Shows start at 1:00pm 

Tickets: Adult, $32, Group 10+, $27. Lunch packages also available - contact our Box Office at 952-948-6506 for more information.

This band is a celebration of the music that changed the world from Sun Records and the Grand Ole Opry. This is not new Country, this is the stuff new Country can only dream of being. Featuring songs from Cash, Haggard, Lewis, Orbison, Elvis and many others, MEMPHIS AND THE MEANTIMES have been thrilling audiences for years by providing them with an 8-piece powerful presentation. Featuring the talents of Dan Neale, Lisi Wright, Ben Kaplan, Peter Guertin, John Wright and vocals by Cate Fierro, Shalo Lee, Mick Sterling and from time to time very special guest vocalists, MEMPHIS AND THE MEANTIMES is a joyful noise celebrating the best of American popular music.




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