As the weather heats up, block party season is in full swing here in the Twin Cities. And typically one of the best free music festivals in the area, the Red Stag Block Party, has just announced the lineup they have planned for their big day. On Saturday, August 3, from 5-10:30 p.m., Red Stag will ... More >>
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Not only do partner restaurants Barbette and Red Stag Supper Club continue to provide local foodies with some of the best eats in town, but each venue hosts two of the most entertaining free block parties for Twin Cities music fans each summer. The lineups for both Barbette's Bastille Day Block Part ... More >>
Photos by Stacy SchwartzPeter Wolf CrierAs we mentioned last month, the Red Stag Block Party in Northeast booked a particularly strong lineup this year that has a little something for nearly every kind of local music fan. In addition to breakout duo Peter Wolf Crier, who are getting ready to hit ... More >>
Photo by B FRESHMike Mictlan performs at next month's Red Stag Block PartyHot on the heels of the Pizza Luce Block Party lineup, we were greeted with a couple more free summer concert lineups this morning: The Bastille Day Block Party, which will be in Uptown on Sunday, July 17, and the Red S ... More >>
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Art by Curtiss AIt's another strong weekend for free stuff to do. There's dance parties like Wants vs. Needs, and parties including the Red Stag Block Party. Music and art will collide with a gallery show featuring Curtiss A, and the Soap Factory hosts an expo dedicated to the best in comic, zine ... More >>
Red Stag Supperclub The end of summer is fast approaching [insert protests here] and it seems the festival, farmers' market, fair, and block party circuit is on turbo speed too. Yet again, this weekend is jammed with fun outdoor activities, like the Red Stag Block Party this Saturday in ... More >>
Don't fear the hungry wallet, everything here is free.
The thing that set this block party apart from the rest we've attended this uncharacteristically mild summer? The oppressive humidity.