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Andersonville’s 2016 Midsommarfest Performance Line-Up Announced

midsommerfest-11This year’s line-up for Andersonville’s Midsommarfest has been announced. The event will take place Friday-Sunday, June 10-12, 2016.

The event will have five stages with some of your favorite bands, performers and DJs. Festival darlings 16 candles will be serving up retro hits on Friday and Sunday night. All-girl cover band Catfight will be on stage Saturday night. Other entertainment includes the twirlers of the Chicago Spirit Brigade, a Prince Dance Party, and an ABBA Salute.

And of course, don’t forget the Swedish maypole event on Saturday at 11:45 a.m. Here is the full line-up:

FRIDAY JUNE 10
NORTH STAGE @ CATALPA 5500 N. CLARK STREET
11:00AM Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus
12:00PM Robbie Gold
2:00PM The Yacht Rockets
3:30-4:00PM Chicago Spirit Brigade
4:00PM Northside
6:00PM Stache
8:00PM Catfight

SATURDAY JUNE 11
NORTH STAGE @ CATALPA 5500 N. CLARK STREET
11:00AM Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus
12:00PM Robbie Gold
2:00PM The Yacht Rockets
3:30-4:00PM Chicago Spirit Brigade
4:00PM Northside
6:00PM Stache
8:00PM Catfight

CENTER STAGE @ BERWYN 5300 N. CLARK STREET
11:00AM Lisa Roti
12:00PM Distant Brothers
1:30-2:00PM Chicago Spirit Brigade
2:00-3:30PM Chi Town Soul
4:00PM Plutonians
6:00PM Run Forrest
8:00PM 7th Heaven

SUMMERDALE STAGE @ SUMMERDALE 5350 N. CLARK STREET
And the Alamo Shoes Family Fun Area
11:00AM The pH Comedy Theater presents Adventure Library
12:00PM Mission Propelle: Girl Power Yoga
12:30PM Jameson Loves Danger Pet Parade and Costume Contest
1:30PM Dream Big Performing Arts Workshop
2:00PM Livewire
4:00PM The Joans
6:00PM Chicago Samba
8:00-10:00PM Nelson Street Revival

BALMORAL PRIDE STAGE @ BALMORAL WEST OF CLARK ST.
Sponsored by Replay/Elixir and Hamburger Mary’s/Mary’s Attic
12:00PM Lucy Smith Trio
2:30PM MaryOke Unplugged hosted by Kevin Florian
4:30PM Drag Show featuring Angel LeBare, Dida Ritz, Ruff N Stuff, Sheri Payne, and Velicity Metropolis
6:30PM Retro Dance Party with DJ Laura B
8:30PM The Hits with DJ Laura B

SWEDISH STAGE – 5200 CLARK @ FOSTER
Sponsored by the Swedish American Museum
11:00AM Opening Ceremony
11:30AM Maypole
12:15PM Merula
1:00PM Chicago Swedish Dancers
2:00PM Hugh Too
4:00PM Lynne Jordan and the Shivers
6:00PM Irene
8:00PM ABBA Salute

SUNDAY JUNE 12
NORTH STAGE @ CATALPA 5500 N. CLARK STREET

9:30-10:30AM Free Community Yoga Class with Yoga Tree Studio
Class from 9:30-10:30AM with instructor Justine Gianandrea. Bring a yoga mat onto Clark street in front of the North Stage near Clark and Catalpa for a free outdoor community yoga class! Celebrate the coming summer equinox by aligning your breath and your body in the company of Andersonville neighbors!
11:00AM Lakeside Pride Strayhorns Jazz Combo
12:00PM Al Rose
2:00PM Derek Fawcett
3:30-4:00PM Chicago Spirit Brigade
4:00PM Thank you Ma’am
6:00PM Rod Tuff Curls
8:00PM 16 Candles

CENTER STAGE @ BERWYN 5300 N. CLARK STREET
11:00AM-1:00PM Deliverance Singers – Gospel Brunch
1:00-1:30PM Chicago Spirit Brigade
1:30-2:15PM Bron Don
2:30-3:30PM Bric-a-Brac
4:00PM Frisky Taylor
6:00PM Boy Band Night
8:00PM Too White Crew

SUMMERDALE STAGE @ SUMMERDALE 5350 N. CLARK STREET
And the Alamo Shoes Family Fun Area
11:00AM The pH Comedy Theater presents Adventure Library
12:00PM Andersonville Suzuki Academy
1:00PM Dr. Cool & Pride
2:00PM Dream Big Performing Arts Workshop
2:30PM Urban Pooch Training and Fitness Center Agility and Training Demo
3:30PM Mission Propelle: Girl Power Yoga
4:00PM Laura Doherty and the Heartbeats
6:00PM Part-Time Lovers
8:00-10:00PM Aphrodisiacs

BALMORAL PRIDE STAGE @ BALMORAL WEST OF CLARK ST.
Sponsored by Replay/Elixir and Hamburger Mary’s/Mary’s Attic
12:00PM Mister E. Machine
2:00PM MaryOke Unplugged hosted by Kevin Florian and Apple Brown Betty
4:00PM Tea Dance with DJ Moose and the Funday Dancers
8:00PM “Let’s Go Crazy” Prince Dance Party

SWEDISH STAGE – 5200 CLARK @ FOSTER

Sponsored by the Swedish American Museum
11:00AM Nordland Band
12:00PM Peter Nordberg
2:00PM Hodie Snitch
4:00PM New Invaders
6:00PM Cowboy JukeBox
8:00PM Mama Digdown’s Brass Band

For more info, go to andersonville.org.


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