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100 stunning images from Rock the Garden Day 1: Lizzo, Jeremy Messersmith, Best Coast, Matt and Kim, and De La Soul

Rock the Garden crowd during De La Soul (MPR Photo / Nate Ryan)

With our first-ever, two-day Rock the Garden, we knew there would be a lot of outstanding moments to capture, so as great as our staff Photographer Nate Ryan is, we knew we’d have to get some help. So while Nate sought to capture the festival in its entirety from the top of the hill to the side of the stage, we also brought in photographer Teddy Wolff to focus on getting action shots from the photo pit of the first few songs of each act on stage.