Friday May 27, 2011
Taste of Lincoln Avenue
|Date:||Sat/Sun, July 30-31, 2011|
|Time:||Noon to 10 p.m. both days|
|Location:||N. Lincoln Avenue between Fullerton & Wrightwood | Chicago|
|Beneficiary:||Wrightwood Neighbors Association|
Taste of Lincoln Avenue, one of Chicago's largest and most popular summer street fest, returns for its 28th year on Saturday and Sunday, July 30-31. Highlights include more than 40 music acts on five stages, a kids' carnival and plenty of food vendors.
In addition to a bevy of local/regional pop, rock and blues acts and popular local cover bands, among the headliners on the music stages will be Minnesota alt-rockers Soul Asylum, Chicago roots rockers The Freddy Jones Band, soul/R&B legend Otis Clay, and acclaimed Australian harmonica/didgeridoo whiz Harper.
Other Taste of Lincoln Avenue highlights include ...
- The ever-popular free kids' carnival from Noon-6:00 p.m. each day on Altgeld between Lincoln and Halsted (entrance on Halsted) that features stage entertainment, inflatables, a petting zoo and pony rides.
- A wine garden at Lill Street and Lincoln.