Ian George at Day Block Brewing Company
9PM - 12AM
9pm Doors / No Cover / 21+
A frisky and flamboyantly charismatic whipper-snapper of a young man (occasionally flaunting an enormously overgrown orange beard), Ian George is really just a simple folk singer who takes great fancy in playing around kitchen tables being ridiculous, and snacking. For a decade Ian has been writing and singing songs for a handful of bands ever since the pivotal moment of being mangled and tasered by three brutally aggressive Eugene, Oregon police officers. After leaving the front-lines of activism behind, he turned to homesteading and minstreling as a form of activism. "I believe in music and stories, I believe they change the world," says Ian, often. Ian is somewhat frighteningly slender (openly vocalized mostly by his mother) and enjoys performing shoe-less and sweater-full. The crowds really enjoy his ballerina frolic through the kitchen adorned with nothing but his daughter's tutu story. If Ian was good enough and could make enough money playing as an Irish fiddler, he would.. But since he's not (not yet) he instead frontiers the Contemporary-Art-Folk-Music world, happily. Ian's live performance is an experimental and emotional ride teeming with unpredictable banter and play. Ian more often than not tours with his gorgeous band of talented handsome men (percussion, electric guitar, violin, bass). Ian was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota and currently lives...
Day Block Brewing is located in Downtown Minneapolis just off Washington Avenue and 11th Avenue. Free lot parking is available onsite and across the street in Sherwin-Willimas lot (see link below) and paid metered parking is available surrounding the building
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Planning an upcoming event? Consider hosting it in our taproom or dining room, the perfect space for corporate parties, business meetups, cocktail hours, birthdays or any other special event in Downtown Minneapolis.
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Tons of local and national musicians have hit the stage in the Day Block Brewing Company taproom - you could be next! Hit us up with your details, including the dates you'd like to play, and we'll work with you to get the ball rolling. Cheers!