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Photo Gallery: Scenes from Rock the Garden

Quiet moment on the grounds.

Photographers Matt Mead and Nate Ryan scoured the grounds at Rock the Garden to capture, not just the sites and faces, but the feel of the festival too.

Slideshow: Metric at Rock the Garden

Slideshow: Silversun Pickups at Rock the Garden

Slideshow: Bob Mould at Rock the Garden

Slideshow: Low at Rock the Garden

Slideshow: Dan Deacon rocks the underground garage

Andrea Swensson’s set-by-set Rock the Garden recap

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    Rock the Garden. Matt Mead for MPR
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    Rock the Garden. Matt Mead for MPR
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    Rock the Garden. Matt Mead for MPR
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    Rock the Garden. Matt Mead for MPR
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    Rock the Garden. Matt Mead for MPR
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    Rock the Garden Matt Mead for MPR
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    Rock the Garden Matt Mead for MPR
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    Green Room VIP before the storm. MPR Photo / Nate Ryan
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    Staff before the gates open. MPR Photo / Nate Ryan
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    Early arrivals. MPR Photo / Nate Ryan
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    Puddle on the way in. MPR Photo / Nate Ryan
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    The perfect shot. MPR Photo / Nate Ryan
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    Skybox VIP. MPR Photo / Nate Ryan
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    Skybox VIP. MPR Photo / Nate Ryan
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    Rock the Garden MPR Photo / Nate Ryan
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    Staff from The Current: Jill Riley, Derrick Stevens, Mary Lucia. MPR Photo / Nate Ryan
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    Paul Odegaard, Sara Johnson and John Miller of MPR watch Metric from a monitor. MPR Photo / Nate Ryan
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    P.O.S and family. MPR Photo / Nate Ryan
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    MPR | APM President Jon McTaggart MPR Photo / Nate Ryan
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    Afternoon sun. MPR Photo / Nate Ryan
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    Re-flec-tions. MPR Photo / Nate Ryan
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    Skybox VIP. MPR Photo / Nate Ryan
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    Crowd
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    Skybox VIP. MPR Photo / Nate Ryan
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    Getting a better view of Silversun Pickups. Matt Mead for MPR
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    Rock the Garden Matt Mead for MPR
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    Chef Shack / Rock the Garden Matt Mead for MPR
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    Little Rain never hurt anybody. Matt Mead for MPR
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    Walker Art Center. Matt Mead for MPR
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    A quiet moment before Rock the Garden. Matt Mead for MPR
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    Before the audience arrived. Nate Ryan / MPR Photo
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    Rock the Garden. Matt Mead for MPR

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