• Square Roots Fest Announces Headliners X, The New Pornographers And Big Star Quintet

    Block Club Chicago / by Leen Yassine / June 4, 2024

    LINCOLN SQUARE — The craft beer and music showcase Square Roots Festival is coming back to Lincoln Square this summer, and organizers announced this year’s headliners Tuesday.
    Held by the Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce and the Old Town School of Folk Music, the popular three-day street festival kicks off 5 p.m. July 12 and runs through July 14, with live music, family fun, local restaurants, vendors and a craft beer showcase.
    This year’s Square Roots features more than 40 music and entertainment acts across three outdoor stages and an indoor stage. L.A. punk rockers X, the critically acclaimed The New Pornographers and the Big Star Quintet are set to headline. The quintet includes original Big Star drummer Jody Stephens along with Wilco’s Pat Sansone and John Stirratt, The Posies’ Jon Auer and Chris Stamey of The dB’s playing the songs of the iconic 1970s Memphis band. Read More Here




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