Basilica Block Party Bands Announced

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The 17th annual Cities 97 Basilica Block Party is back for another year of music and fundraising.

This year’s line-up includes David Gray, Lissie, Stuart D’Rozario, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Fitz and the Tantrums, G.Love and Special Sauce, Ray LaMontagne, Amos Lee, Gomez, Scars on 45, Drive-By Truckers and 4onthefloor.

A few more acts have yet to be announced for the two-day music fest. The Basilica Block Party is scheduled for July 8 and 9, from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. each night at the Basilica of St. Mary grounds.

Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 7. Single-night tickets are $40 and two-night passes are $70, through June 26. After June 26, they go up to $45 and $80, respectively.

Tickets are available through ticketmaster or at The Local, The Liffey, Kieran’s Irish Pub and Cooper Irish Pub.


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