Death Cab, Ryan Adams, The Fray to play Basilica Block Party

| April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Death Cab for Cutie, Ryan Adams and Phillip Phillips are among the 20 bands playing the 2016 Basilica Block Party, July 8-9 at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis. The 21-year-old music festival raises funds for the 100-year-old Basilica’s preservation.

Cities 97 and The Basilica Landmark, a nonprofit supporting the Basilica’s preservation, announced the lineup April 15. Tickets go on sale April 16.

Other bands performing on the Block Party’s three stages over its two nights are: American Authors, X Ambassadors, Matt Hires, Gary Clark Jr., Cold War Kids, Andra Day, Gospel Machine, Fort Wilson Riot, Step Rockets, The Fray, Matt Nathanson, Ron Pope, Milky Chance, Craig Finn, Farewell Milwaukee, Holidae and Eric Mayson.

The annual Block Party has raised millions of dollars to support the building’s preservation and restoration. It is sponsored by Cities 97.

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