Basilica Block Party
Musicians from across the country came together Saturday night to celebrate the memory of one of the most prominent women in the Twin Cities music scene. Sue McLean passed away this spring after a long battle with breast cancer. She made a name for herself as a music promoter and had a talent for discovering up-and-comers. Many of those artists she introduced to the public held a concert in her honor at First Avenue in Minneapolis
With the Basilica Block Party rolling into town this weekend, Kristin from Minneapolis wanted to know: Where does the term Rock ‘n Roll come from?
It took a while, but a spokesperson with Target Field says they are finally making up for the business they lost early in the season.
It’s a massive weekend for music fans in the Twin Cities. For some, the biggest event of the weekend is the Basilica Block Party in downtown Minneapolis, which takes place Friday and Saturday.
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings have canceled their album release and their 2013 tour, which included headlining at the Cities 97 Basilica Block Party, after Jones revealed that she has been diagnosed with stone-one bile duct cancer.
A long-time Twin Cities concert promoter has died. According to her website, Sue McLean died Friday, after a battle with cancer. McLean’s company was responsible for booking many live music acts, including the Live at the Guthrie Series, the Minnesota Zoo concerts, and the Basilica Block Party.
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Cities 97 and the Basilica of St. Mary are boasting a lineup of 19 acts for this summer’s forthcoming Basilica Block Party, including ’90s pop-rockers Matchbox 20 and Goo Goo Dolls. The […]
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Matchbox Twenty, and Matt Nathanson are among the headliners for the 19th-annual Cities 97 Basilica Block Party.
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The concert started as the largest gathering of sweaty people in the state of Minnesota, but that changed in about a minute, when the temperature dropped 12 degrees as rains came through.
Mat Kearney grew up in Eugene, Ore., but he told thousands of music lovers at the Cities 97 Basilica Block Party that Minnesota has a special place in his heart.
More than 30,000 people are expected to attend the 18th annual Basilica Block Party in downtown Minneapolis. And with temperatures reaching 100 degrees, precautions are being taken.
The Lumineers, a folk group based out of Denver, Colo., is riding the success of its highly-anticipated self-titled album released in April. This weekend, they’re bringing the folk to Minnesota’s Basilica Block Party.
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Tickets for the 18th annual Cities 97 Basilica Block Party will go on sale to the public on Saturday.