Andersonville Homecoming

Andersonville Homecoming | Sept. 24-26, 2021


The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Rattleback Records and Quiet Pterodactyl is thrilled to be bringing Andersonville Homecoming, a three-night, two-day outdoor festival to the neighborhood. The event, produced by Star Events, will  feature live entertainment, local artisans and merchants, food and drink vendors, free kids’ activities and more! The end-of-summer celebration will be held Friday, September 24 through Sunday, September 26, 2021 on Clark between Catalpa and Summerdale.

Event Hours

Friday, September 24 from 5PM-10PM
Saturday, September 25 from 11AM-10PM
Sunday, September 26 from 11AM-10PM

Admission to the event is a $10 suggested donation at the gate, with proceeds
benefiting the work of the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce. For everyone’s safety, the  Chamber recommends that all attendees be fully vaccinated within 48 hours of the festival. Your $10 donation gets you a raffle ticket to the Best of A’ville Raffle Package valued over $1,500. Click here to learn more.

Andersonville’s Homecoming Covid protocol and safety measures include the following:

  • Signage at the gates for Covid-Safety Requirements
  • We require our vendors, volunteers, and staff to wear masks
  • Each Entrance Gate will have hand sanitizer wipes, spray bottles, and clothes if needed
  • There are hand sanitizer stations throughout the footprint on light posts
  • Masks and folks that are vaccinated are celebrated at Andersonville Homecoming
  • We encourage everyone to get tested prior to your attendance and afterwards at your nearest facility. For a list of local resources click here
  • Walgreens will be located at Catalpa giving vaccines, boosters, and flu shots
  • IDPH will be located at Summerdale giving vaccines
  • Be kind, patient, and mindful of folks at all times

Click here for a list of all Vendors at Andersonville Homecoming!


Check out the Andersonville Homecoming Playlist on Spotify and scroll down for the weekend talent line-up.


CATALPA STAGE @ Catalpa + Clark



8:30PM Roy Kinsey
6:30PM Dancing Queen : An ABBA Salute
6PM High-Hat Second Line
5PM Friday Night Kick-off featuring Molly Callinan and other special guests including the crowning of the K9 Homecoming King and Queen sponsored by Urban Pooch and a parade hosted by Miss Foozie


8:30PM Renee Goust 
7PM Emily Blue 
5:30PM White Mystery
4PM Bev Rage & the Drinks
2:30PM Gus Giordano Dance School  
2PM Chicago Spirit Brigade
12:30PM Sam Fazio
11AM Community Workout with Hardware Strength and Conditioning 

SUNDAY, September 26

8PM 16 Candles
6PM Lowdown Brass Band
4PM Catfight
2:30PM Moritat
1PM Mel Senese
12PM Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus

SUMMERDALE STAGE @ Summerdale + Clark



9PM Lynne Jordan
7:30PM Dance Loud
6PM The Bangers
5PM Glass Lux
3:30PM Walker
3PM Drag Queen Story Time featuring Alexis Bevels 
2PM The Oh Yeahs
12:30PM Ryan Burns and the Vocal Ghosts


9PM Justice Hill & Nightime Love
7PM Taylor Mallory
5:30PM Tears Dry On Their Own: Amy Winehouse Tribute
4PM Laura Doherty and the Heartbeats 
3PM Drag Queen Story Time featuring Alexis Bevels 
1PM Willy Wonka Soundtrack Live!

RASCHER DJ BOOTH @ Rascher + Clark



8PM Redux DJs  w/ digital projection
7PM High-Hat Second Line w/ digital projection
6PM DJ All the Way Kay
5PM Environmental Encroachment
4PM Larry Miller 
3PM Quin Kirchner
2PM Environmental Encroachment
12PM Quiet Pterodactyl DJs featuring Chicago Spirit Brigade at noon


8PM Sadie Woods w/ digital projection
7PM Ariel Zatina w/ digital projection
6PM DJ Tess
5PM Bumbac Joe
4PM Jamie Hayes
2PM Chicago Traffic Jam
12PM Mimosas with Moose the DJ featuring Chicago Spirit Brigade at noon (proceeds from mimosa sales benefit Brave Space Alliance)


(Sponsored by Replay Andersonville + Elixir Andersonville)



3PM Connie & Friends
4:30 Alexis Bevels  & Jason Fein
6PM Richard Streetman Live with Jason Fein
7PM Moose the DJ


3PM Richard Streetman Live with Jason Fein
4:30PM Alexis Bevels  & Jason Fein
6PM Molly Callinan & Alex Newkirk
7PM DJ Laura B

To apply to be a vendor click the link below and to sponsor the event, please email



Thank to our event partners and event production team:

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