Andersonville City Made Fest – Beer & Band Line Up!

cmf2013_fbpostOur first ever Andersonville City Made Fest will take place Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22 on Clark Street between Argyle & Carmen.  Featuring an array of Chicago-based musicians, brewers and artisans, this new festival is a celebration of all of the great stuff being made right here in our city. There has been a lot of buzz around this new event, and we are working hard to build a strong foundation for another outstanding Andersonville event to continue on in the future.

I know many people are excited about our line-up of local beer and Chicago musicians, and frankly so are we!  Our stage line-up features a small sampling of a diverse array of genres that make up the (much, MUCH) larger Chicago music scene – folk, blues, indie rock, hip hop, world, latin – and will be a great chance to see established performers and discover new and up-and-coming talent.

Andersonville City Made Fest Stage Schedule (look ma, no cover bands!)

Saturday, September 21

12:00 pm Stephen Leonard

1:30 pm Canasta

3:30 pm Furious Frank

5:15 pm Psalm One and Sexy Decoy (coincidentally will be on Chicago Tonight on WTTW this evening – 8/29/13 – to discuss her work and a PBS documentary.  Read more here).

7:00 pm Funkadesi

Sunday, September 22

12:00 pm Emily Hurd

1:45 pm Mol-K

3:30 pm Cameron McGill

5:15 pm Lurrie Bell

7:30 pm Sidewalk Chalk

And now…the BEER!  In the past few years the Chicago craft beer scene has exploded with dozens of new breweries opening all over the city.  The beauty of City Made Fest is it will feature craft brews from the larger operations but also from some of the smaller producers who have opened recently (some right in Andersonville’s backyard) and are busy gaining new fans. We are also happy to welcome a brewery that is making a very big splash by opening a huge new facility in Chicago this fall!  We are pleased to feature at City Made Fest:

Revolution Brewing
Lagunitas Brewing Co.
Metropolitan Brewery
Finch’s Beer Co.
Off Color Brewing
Begyle Brewing
Hamburger Mary’s Brew Pub
4Paws Brewing
Ale Syndicate
Lake Effect Brewing

We will have a lot more updates coming your way in the next few weeks as we prepare for this first time event.  Thank you for all of the excitement Andersonville – we know it is going to be amazing!

Andersonville City Made Fest is a fundraiser for the Andersonville Development Corporation (ADC), a 501(c)3 non-profit community organization.  To read more about ADC, visit their website.