By Mark Wachtler
August 28, 2015. Chicago. (ONN) If the Taste of Chicago spotlights local restaurants, then the City Made Festival in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood can be considered the taste of everything Chicago. The 3rd annual north side fest features local eateries, Chicago-made beers and wines, local bands, local artists, and even the products and services of Chicago businesses, especially those from the Andersonville neighborhood.
The third-annual Chicago City Made Festival will be occurring September 12-13 in the north side Andersonville neighborhood.
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‘This is not your typical street festival,’ the announcement from the Andersonville Development Corporation touts, ‘The Andersonville City Made Fest is unique because it highlights the best of Chicago – only local craft brewers, local musicians, local artisans and locally-made products.’ Presented by the ADC, the third-annual Andersonville City Made Fest is the only all-local street festival that highlights Chicago-made beer, cuisine, music and everything else Chicago.
A virtual festival within a festival, event-goers can sample a host of the finest Chicago craft beers. City Made Fest participating local brewers include:
Each day of the two-day Chicago City Made Fest will feature an assortment of local musical acts to rock the streets of Andersonville. Beginning at noon on both days, the music will fill the air until close. The local talent performing at the festival includes:
Saturday Sept. 12
12:00pm Dos Santos: Anti-Beat Orquesta
1:20pm PM Buys
2:50pm The Aunteaks
5:45pm Bobby Conn + Monica BouBou
7:45pm Eleventh Dream Day
Sunday Sept. 13
12:00 noon Young Stracke All-Stars
2:45pm Elle Casazza Band
4:00pm The Numero Group DJ set
5:40pm Carla Prather & Company
The Andersonville City Made Fest is being held September 12-13 in the north side Andersonville neighborhood around 5000 N. Clark Street. That’s north of the famous Wrigleyville neighborhood and just south of Foster Avenue. The festival will open at noon each day and close at 9pm on Saturday and 7pm on Sunday.
Proceeds from the Andersonville City Made Fest benefit the nonprofit Andersonville Development Corporation in its mission to foster innovative and sustainable community development in the Andersonville commercial district. For more information, visit the event’s website.
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