Tuesday, May 17, 2011

New lineup announcements for Wicker Park Fest, Green Music Fest

Posted by Frank Krolicki

photo via chadmagiera on flickr
What would Chicago summers be without music festivals? Significantly less fun, that's what. Thankfully we don't have to even entertain that that frightening idea because lineup announcements keep coming for this year's various fests, reminding us that there will be plenty to enjoy.

One of the most popular, Wicker Park Fest, just revealed more bands set to play. The current list is: 

North Stage – Saturday: WILD FLAG, Off With Their Heads!, Dead To Me, Riverboat Gamblers, Ha Ha Tonka, Chaperone, Brent Puls

North Stage – Sunday: Wavves, Murder By Death, Everest, Ezra Furman & the Harpoons, Jesse Malin & The St. Marks Social, An Aesthetic Anesthetic, Biters

South Stage – Saturday: MiMOSA, El Ten Eleven, NiT GRiT, Ana Sia, AraabMUZIK, Break Science, Lynx, Loyal Divide

South Stage – Sunday: Blitzen Trapper, Joe Pug, Van Ghost, The Pimps of Joytime, Big Light, Netherfriends, Dastardly, Docs Delorean, Anna Soltys and The Familiar

Center Stage – Saturday: Flosstradamus, Porn N Chicken DJs, Dani Deahl, Chaotic Good, California Wives, Napalm Purple Apples

Center Stage – Sunday: Digital Tape Machine, ZEBO vs. Marco Morales, Midnight Conspiracy, Filligar, Kid Color, Ishi Hiroki

Also, Green Music Fest, taking place June 25th and 26th, has revealed its full lineup and schedule:

Saturday, June 25th (South Stage):
Yo La Tengo @ 8:30 pm
The Life and Times @ 5:45 pm
Secret Colours @ 3:00 pm

Saturday, June 25th (North Stage):
Trampled By Turtles @ 7:00 pm
The Meters Experience @ 4:15 pm
Midwest Hype @ 1:45 pm

Sunday, June 26th (North Stage):
Les Savy Fav @ 8:30 pm
Tight Phantomz @ 5:45 pm
Musikanto @ 3:00 pm

Sunday, June 26th (South Stage):
The Thermals @ 7:00 pm
Soft Speaker @ 4:15 pm
Blane Fonda @ 1:45 pm

Which bands are you planning to check out at these two fests?


  1. Definitely planning to check out Netherfriends

  2. Absolutely. Shawn needs a warm Chicago welcome after completing his 50 songs 50 states project. Incredible.