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Glenwood Ave Arts Fest

Glenwood Ave Arts Fest
Glenwood Ave Arts Fest

Festival Details - "Glenwood Ave Arts Fest"...

Start: Friday, August 19, 2022 6:00PM
End: Sunday, August 21, 2022 9:00PM

The popular Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest (GAAF) announces complete\u2028music lineup for the three-day festival, headlined by Chicago rapper Psalm One, Rock n Roll band from\u2028New Brunswick, NJ Screaming Females, and Chicago's award-winning Indo-Afro-Caribbean music\u2028ensemble Funkadesi. GAAF returns to Rogers Park for its 21st year on August 19-21, 2022, bringing\u2028more than 120 artists and over 30 live music acts on three stages to the Glenwood Avenue Arts\u2028District, steps from the Morse Red Line ‘L’ stop at 6900-7000 N. Glenwood Avenue and 1300-1500 W.\u2028Morse Avenue. Admission is free to the public. The Fest includes an art fair, live music on three\u2028stages, kids’ artmaking activities, food and drinks from local restaurants, and live demonstrations of\u2028performance art and artmaking. \u2028The festival will kick off with a Friday Night Cobblestone Jam (music only), Friday August 19, 6-9 p.m.\u2028and continue with an Outdoor Art Fair on Saturday, August 20 from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sunday, August\u202821 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m., presenting a diverse selection of over 120 artists and craftworkers, including\u2028painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, ceramics, glass, textile, metal, mixed media and functional art. \u2028This year, the festival will add a second food court near the East Stage, bringing local food offerings to\u2028both music stages. The new Rhapsody Theater, which features nationally acclaimed magic shows,\u2028chamber music, jazz, world music and more, will offer tours and cold drinks at its bar for free. Taking\u2028place during the Chicago Year Of Dance, the festival’s Outrageous Open Arts Area will feature several\u2028dance performances by Muntu Dance Theatre, Hiplet Ballet and Glenwood Dance Studio, plus\u2028interactive dancing with Glenwood Dance Studio. Morse Market KidFest Family Art Activity Tent will\u2028return with hands on activities from The International Art Group. The festival has expanded its footprint this year from the west side of Glenwood Avenue to both the\u2028east and west sides of the coveted cobblestone street. In addition to two traditional music stages—East\u2028Stage at 1330 W. Morse Ave, and Rogers Park Chamber of Commerce West Stage at 1430 W. Morse\u2028Ave—live music will also be presented at the Le Piano Stage, part of the Glenwood Avenue Alfresco\u2028community area newly opened this year, featuring Tommy McCraken and the Force of Habit Band from\u20282-4 pm on Saturday and Sunday, and Rio Bamba, a Brazilian Latin jazz group from 5-7 pm on Saturday\u2028and Sunday. The music lineup for the East and West stages is as follows: Friday, August 19 East Stage:\u20286:00 PM Radio Free Honduras\u20287:00 PM Tierra Roja\u20288:15 PM Psalm One\u2028West Stage:\u20286:00 PM Adam Gottlieb & OneLove\u20287:15 PM ESSO Afrojam Funkbeat\u20288:30 PM LowDown Brass Band Saturday, August 20 East Stage:\u202812:00 PM Gustavo Cortiñas & Desafío Candente\u20281:30 PM Menjunje\u20283:00 PM Glenwood Dance Studio\u20284:30 PM Son Monarcas\u20286:00 PM Hiplet Ballet\u20287:00 PM Rhapsody Theater\u20287:30 PM Attack the Sound\u2028West Stage:\u202812:00 PM Rogers Park Community Singers\u20281:15 PM School of Rock Andersonville\u20282:30 PM Clickbait\u20283:45 PM IfIHadAHiFi\u20285:00 PM Yoko and the Oh No’s\u20285:45 PM Rhapsody Theater\u20286:30 PM White Mystery\u20288:00 PM Screaming Females Sunday, August 21 East Stage:\u202812:00 PM Thaddeus Tukes\u20281:30 PM The Nordic Folk Dancers of Chicago\u20283:00 PM Mariachi Sirenas\u20284:30 PM Muntu Dance Theatre\u20286:00 PM Funkadesi\u2028West Stage:\u202812:00 PM Sad Songs\u20281:15 PM Neptune’s Core\u20282:30 PM The James Dean Joint This year, the festival is using ArtCall, a national art fest website, to digitally engage festival goers, and\u2028will feature a new online artist gallery and mapping system at\ Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest is a free, weekend-long street arts fair serving an estimate of 15,000\u2028festival-goers annually. For over two decades, visitors have experienced fine art and crafts, music, live\u2028demonstrations, and local food and drink on the cobblestone streets of the Glenwood Avenue Arts\u2028District in Chicago’s historic Rogers Park neighborhood. Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest is a broad-based,\u2028grassroots and non-profit event planned and staffed by volunteers. For more information, visit\ \u2028Glenwood Avenue Arts District features artist studios, music venues, and numerous restaurants and\u2028bars. It is located in the heart of the Rogers Park neighborhood, which is also well known for its theaters,\u2028including Lifeline Theatre, The Factory Theater and Theatre Above the Law, which make up one of the\u2028city’s hottest theater corridors.\u2028Rogers Park Business Alliance (RPBA) is a nonprofit organization that has served Chicago’s diverse\u2028Rogers Park neighborhood for 29 years. RPBA works to cultivate and sustain a thriving economic\u2028environment in Rogers Park, serving businesses and residents with a variety of public events and\u2028business initiatives. RPBA programs include the GROW/PROGRESANDO entrepreneurial training\u2028program, the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Rogers Park Business Alliance, annual Best\u2028of Rogers
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