Sociable Cider Werks is all about doing things differently, and their block party is no exception. The second annual NE Brewer's Block Party has been announced for July 26, with a lot of the usual fare: live music, fresh beer and cider, and food trucks. Yet it's got a decidedly different feel.
The owners of Sociable Cider Werks are teaming with their brewing brethren to offer their own full lineup of house-made ciders and beers, and also beers from the surrounding community.
Music wise, the party features seven different acts (and one unannounced headliner) covering a wide range of styles, all set to perform in Sociable's ample parking lot. The Minnesota Orchestra's Brass Boys, who have played at the taproom in the past, are once again set to perform, alongside Southside Desire, Alex Rossi & the New Roots, and Sam Cassidy. The full lineup adds Glue Groove, Enemy Planes, and Baby Shel to the mix, along with a secret, yet-to-be-revealed headliner.
As for beer and food options beyond Sociable Cider and their ever present food truck, the Curious Goat, there will be beer from Indeed, Fulton, 56 Brewing, Insight Brewing, Bauhaus Brew Labs, Bent Brewstillery, 612, Northgate Brewing, and Fair State Brewing Cooperative. The event organizers request that if you will be imbibing, you can either purchase a wrist band for $1 or please donate a nonperishable food item to support the Southern Anoka Community Assistance food shelf.
There will also be additional food provided by the Anchor Fish and Chips, Gastrotruck, Simply Steve's, Scratch Kitchen, and Tatanka Truck.
Eureka! Recycling is helping make the party a zero waste event, and there will also be bicycle valet service on hand. It's an eclectic mix with a bit of everything. The uniting touch is the community of the Northeast area.
The NE Brewer's Block Party takes place on Sunday July 26 from 2 p.m.-9 p.m., at 1500 Fillmore St. NE. For more updated information and to RSVP, check the Facebook event page.
Here's the full music lineup and set times:
2-2:45 Blue Groove 3-3:45 Sam Cassidy 4-4:45 ENEMY PLANES 5-5:45 Baby Shel 6-6:45 Southside Desire 7-7:45 Minnesota Orchestra (The Brass Boys) 8-8:45 [Secret Unannounced headliner]
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