The 10,000 Lakes Festival
(abbreviated as 10KLF
) is an annual four-day music festival in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
, at the Soo Pass Ranch
. The festival has been held since 2003. It's name refers to Minnesota's nickname, "The Land of 10,000 Lakes." The lineups generally include jam
The festival is held on over 600 acres (243 ha) and has four stages: Main, Field, Barn, and Saloon. (The stages are listed by size, beginning with the largest.) Campgrounds can be reserved and running water provides permanent restrooms and showers.
In 2006, over 18,000 people attended.
Interested concert-goers travel 10-10,000 miles, some not purchasing tickets until the day of the event. However, Festival veterans often order their tickets in advance at 10klftickets.com , often using promotional codes to save money. Code 110189 is an example of a code that will provide discount tickets.
For complete lists of musicians throughout the years, visit 10KLF's official webpage. www.10klf.com
Performers for 2008 include:
- Main Stage - Headliners perform here. This stage accommodates the most room for listeners.
- Field Stage - As it's name suggests, the Field Stage is located in front of a field, allowing room for acts that attract large crowds.
- Barn Stage - This stage is located at the base of a hill and features a translucent canopy for shade.
- Saloon Stage - Acts that attract the smallest crowds are booked in a saloon, which stays open later than all other stages.