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August 16, 2019, Friday - Bloq Party: Malamanya in Concert at The Marq

Time: 4p - 7p

Location: 250 S Marquette Avenue

Bloq Party: Malamanya in Concert at The Marq

As part of the Downtown Street Art Festival, come enjoy a free concert featuring local favorites Malamanya at The Parq at the Marq!

Grab your friends, family, or coworkers and come enjoy a free afternoon concert on the great lawn at the Parq at the Marq (between 3rd and Washington) featuring local vintage-afro band Malamanya. Bring Your Own Blanket as winners of the Downtown Minneapolis Street Show competition kick off the concert at 4pm!

- Malamanya will take over at 4:45pm and play until 7pm with a short intermission.
- Food, beer, and wine will be available for purchase from Elevate Food Hall onsite.
- Please bring your own blankets to relax and enjoy the music on the lawn!
- The concert is free and family friendly and there will also be lawn games for everyone to enjoy!

Malamanya is a United States based band comprised of musicians who share a mutual respect and enthusiasm for traditional rhythms and melodies from the Caribbean and Latin America. Their onstage energy and compositions reflect the communal, complex, and celebratory spirit prevalent in these musical genres.

Downtown Street Art Festival:
This concert is part of the first annual Downtown Minneapolis Street Art Festival - the new signature downtown art experience for residents and visitors that celebrates street art in all its forms. Join us for an inclusive, vibrant and unforgettable experience in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. Check out their website ( for more information and other events happening during the festival.