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Midsommarfest June 10-12
2016-06-08

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Midsommarfest will return for its 51st edition June 10-12 in Chicago's Andersonville.

There will be five performance stages; several blocks of food and drink as well as various vendors; and family-friendly activities. A $10 donation is asked at the gate; donations go toward innovative programming and initiatives connected with Andersonville.

Music highlights are as follows:

—Friday, June 10 ( 5-10 p.m. )

North Stage at Catalpa—5500 N. Clark St.

5 p.m. DJ Dan Luna | 6 p.m. Hey Jimmy | 8 p.m. 16 Candles

—Saturday, June 11 ( 11 a.m.—10 p.m. )

North Stage at Catalpa—5500 N. Clark St.

11 a.m. Chicago Gay Men's Chorus | 12 p.m. Robbie Gold | 2 p.m. The Yacht Rockets | 3:30-4 p.m. Chicago Spirit Brigade | 4 p.m. Northside | 6 p.m. Stache | 8 p.m. Catfight

Center Stage @ Berwyn 5300 N. Clark Street

11 a.m. Lisa Roti | 12 p.m. Distant Brothers | 1:30 p.m. Chicago Spirit Brigade | 2 p.m. Chi Town Soul | 4 p.m. Plutonians | 6 p.m. Run Forrest | 8 p.m. 7th Heaven

Summerdale Stage @ Summerdale 5350 N. Clark St.

Also the Alamo Shoes Family Fun Area

11 a.m. The pH Comedy Theater presents Adventure Library | 12 p.m. Mission Propelle: Girl Power Yoga | 12:30 p.m. Jameson Loves Danger Pet Parade and Costume Contest | 1:30 p.m. Dream Big Performing Arts Workshop | 2 p.m. Livewire | 4 p.m. The Joans | 6 p.m. Chicago Samba | 8 p.m. Nelson Street Revival

Balmoral Pride Stage @ Balmoral West of Clark St.

Presented by Replay/Elixir and Hamburger Mary's/Mary's Attic

12 p.m. Lucy Smith Trio | 2:30 p.m. MaryOke Unplugged hosted by Kevin Florian | 4:30 p.m. Drag Show featuring Angel LeBare, Dida Ritz, Ruff N Stuff, Sheri Payne, and Velicity Metropolis | 6:30 p.m. Retro Dance Party with DJ Laura B | 8:30 p.m. The Hits with DJ Laura B

—Sunday, June 12 ( 11 a.m.-10 p.m. )

North Stage at Catalpa—5500 N. Clark St.

9:30 a.m. Free Community Yoga Class with Yoga Tree Studio | 11 a.m. Lakeside Pride Strayhorns Jazz Combo | 12 p.m. Al Rose | 2 p.m. Derek Fawcett | 3:30 p.m. Chicago Spirit Brigade | 4 p.m. Thank you Ma'am | 6 p.m. Rod Tuff Curls | 8 p.m. 16 Candles

Center Stage @ Berwyn 5300 N. Clark St.

11 a.m. Deliverance Singers—Gospel Brunch | 1 p.m. Chicago Spirit Brigade | 1:30 p.m. Bron Don | 2:30 p.m. Bric-a-Brac | 4 p.m. Frisky Taylor | 6 p.m. Boy Band Night | 8 p.m. Too White Crew

Balmoral Pride Stage @ Balmoral West of Clark St.

Presented by Replay/Elixir and Hamburger Mary's/Mary's Attic

12 p.m. Mister E. Machine | 2 p.m. MaryOke Unplugged hosted by Kevin Florian and Apple Brown Betty | 4 p.m. Tea Dance with DJ Moose and the Funday Dancers | 8 p.m. "Let's Go Crazy" Prince Dance Party

Swedish Stage—5200 N. Clark St. ( at Foster )

Sponsored by the Swedish American Museum

11 a.m. Nordland Band | 12 p.m. Peter Nordberg | 2 p.m. Hodie Snitch | 4 p.m. New Invaders | 6 p.m. Cowboy JukeBox | 8 p.m. Mama Digdown's Brass Band


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