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Article from Minneapolis Star Tribune, May 13, 2013. “St. Paul plans concert celebrating same-sex marriage bill”

To celebrate Gov. Mark Dayton’s expected signing of the same-sex marriage bill, Mayor Chris Coleman and the city of St. Paul will be throwing an outdoor concert Tuesday evening at Ecolab Plaza downtown.  The governor will sign the bill during a ceremony that begins at 5 p.m. at the Capitol. The concert will follow a procession led by the Minnesota Freedom Band from the State Capitol to Ecolab Plaza, 375 N. Wabasha St.

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LGBA Appears in President's Parade, January 21, 2013

Four members of the Minnesota Freedom Band traveled to Washington, D.C. to march with the Lesbian and Gay Band Association (LGBA) in the 2013 Obama Inaugural Parade.


Washington, DC — The 215-member strong Lesbian and Gay Band Association massed band will step off in the 57th Presidential Inaugural Parade celebrating the re-election of President Barack Obama today.

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Article from Twin Cities Daily Planet, May 26, 2012. "FREE SPEECH ZONE | The Second Chance Prom: Dancing with the Minnesota Freedom Band" By: Christine Stark

Last night I attended the Minnesota Freedom Band’s “Second Chance Prom” at a glittery dance center in a St. Paul strip mall. The scarred wood floor was slick, as were the bottoms of my used men’s black wing tips, as was, frankly, my outfit: a 1940s Japanese “mourning” tuxedo with tails over a Hanes black v-neck t-shirt and a pair of gray and black pinstriped pants.

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