Andersonville Midsommarfest announces 2017 entertainment line-up

Fri. May 12, 2017 6:25 PM by News Staff

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Chicago, IL - Andersonville Midsommarfest kicks off the busy summer street festival season with three days of energetic entertainment, shopping, international food and drink from Friday, June 9 to Sunday, June 11.

The just announced entertainment schedule includes local favorites 16 Candles, Catfight, Wedding Banned, Abba Salute and more.

Now in its 52nd year, Midsommarfest is one of Chicago's oldest summer street festivals and showcases Swedish tradition as well as the neighborhood's diverse population.

Photos: Midsommarfest - Saturday 2016 | Midsommarfest - Sunday 2016

The suggested $10 donation benefits the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce. The money raised at Midsommarfest goes to support programming and events in Andersonville during the rest of the year, including Andersonville Arts Weekend.

Andersonville Midsommarfest takes place along Clark St. from Foster to Catalpa.


Friday, June 9th

North Stage

8:00PM 16 Candles

6:00PM To The 9s

5:00PM DJ Dan Luna

Saturday, June 10th

North Stage

8:00PM Wedding Banned

6:00PM Ear Candy

4:00PM The Right Now

3:30PM Chicago Spirit Brigade

2:00PM Little Queens

12:00PM Son Monarcas

11:00AM Chicago Gay Men's Chorus

Center Stage


6:00PM Shout Out

4:00PM The Yacht Rockets

2:00PM Al Rose

1:30PM Chicago Spirit Brigade

12:30PM Layla Frankal

11:30AM TBA

Summerdale Stage

8:00PM Fabitat

6:00PM Willly Dynomite

4:00PM Wes John Cichosz

3:00PM About Face

2:00PM Dream Big Performing Arts Workshop

12:30PM Jameson Loves Danger Pet Parade Costume Contest

12:00PM George's Ice Cream & Sweets Ice Cream Eating Contest

11:00AM ph Comedy Theater

Balmoral Pride Stage

8:30PM The Hits with DJ Laura B

6:30PM Retro with DJ Laura B

4:30PM Drag Show with DJ Laura B

3:00PM Best of Maryoke: Hosted by Kevin Florian

1:00PM Jazz Brunch

Swedish Stage

8:00PM ABBA Salute

6:00PM Fiona Grey

4:00PM Waco Brothers

2:00PM Hugh Too

12:00PM Swedish Jambouree

11:30AM May Pole

11:00AM Opening Ceremonies

Sunday, June 11th

North Stage

8:00PM 16 Candles

6:00PM The Hair Band Night

4:00PM Libido Funk Circus

3:30PM Chicago Spirit Brigade

2:00PM Brooke and the Nice Things

12:00PM Gussied

11:00AM Lakeside Pride Stryhorns Jazz Combo

9:30AM Free Community Yoga Class w/Yoga Tree Studio

Center Stage

8:00PM 7th heaven

6:00PM Maggie Speaks

4:00PM Stache

2:30PM She's Crafty

1:30PM The Shades

1:00PM Chicago Spirit Brigade

11:00AM The Deliverance Singers- Gospel Brunch

Summerdale Stage

8:00PM Chicago Jazz Orchestra

6:00PM The Hat Guys

4:00PM Laura Doherty and the Heartbeats

3:00PM Boisenoise

2:00PM Dream Big Performing Arts Workshop

1:00PM Human-Tim + Robot-Tim

12:00PM Andersonville Suzuki Academy

11:00AM PH Comedy Theater

9:00AM Free Community Yoga Class w/Yoga Tree Studio

Balmoral Pride Stage

7:30PM The Hits w/DJ Jorge

5:00PM Tea Dance w/DJ Moose

3:00PM Drag Show w/DJ Laura B

1:00PM Acoustic Brunch

11:00AM Pride Rally

Swedish Stage

8:00PM The Gold Coast All Stars

6:00PM Lynne Jordan and the Shivers

4:00PM The New Invaders

2:00PM Hodie Snitch

12:00PM Livewire

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