Cities 97.1 reveals 2019 Basilica Block Party lineup

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The lineup for this year's Basilica Block Party has been revealed, and topping the bill is this week's Grammys hero Kacey Musgraves.

The country-pop singer took home four Grammys on Sunday, including for Album of the Year, and is the headline act on Friday, July 12 on the Great Clips stage outside Minneapolis' Basilica of St. Mary's.

Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz, known for hits like "I'm Yours," will headline the Saturday night.

Also announced by Cities 97.1, which sponsors the event, are folk rockers Dawes, CHVRCHES, Lissie, Metric, JOHNNYSWIM, and "MmmBop" hitmakers Hanson.

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There are also spots on the lineup for Minnesota's legendary Semisonic, as well as The Jayhawks.

Tickets for the festival cost $60 for one day and $110 for two. They go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the Basilica Block Party website.

With the festival now in its 25th year, CityPages reckons that this year's lineup is the best in years. It's also the first year that the festival is being booked by Live Nation.

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