Hideout Block Party 9/24 with Andrew Bird, Mavis Staples

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The 15th birthday Hideout Block Party has been announced for the first weekend of autumn: Sept. 24.

Confirmed acts so far include ghostly indie-folk artist Andrew Bird, the queen of Chicago soul Mavis Staples, New Orleans bounce diva Big Freedia, soul keys legend Booker T. Jones, plus some great local bands including the Eternals, Opera-Matic, White Mystery, Kids These Days and, of course, Jon Langford & the Burlington Welsh Male Choir (his latest new band).

Tickets are $25, on sale at 10 a.m. this Friday (July 22) here.

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