• Square Roots Festival brings the party back to Lincoln Square

    by ABC7 Chicago Digital Team / ABC-Chicago / July 6, 2024

    Held by the Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce and Old Town School of Folk Music, Square Roots brings together the best that Lincoln Square has to offer--all things craft beer, live music, local restaurants and family fun.

    The annual street fest has three outdoor stages, an indoor stage, interactive workshops with Old Town School of Folk Music, kids activities and local vendors for three days of summer fun with over 40,000 people in attendance. Square Roots is Friday July 12, 5-10pm; Saturday July 13, Noon-10pm; and Sunday July 14, noon-9pm.

    Square Roots has been bringing an eclectic variety of incredible acts to Lincoln Avenue and the 2024 lineup is no exception. Headlining the festival are legendary LA punk rockers X, critically-acclaimed supergroup The New Pornographers, and the Big Star Quintet featuring Jody Stephens (Big Star), Jon Auer (The Posies), Chris Stamey (the dB's) and Pat Sansone & John Sirratt (Wilco). Rounding out the lineup of over 40 acts over the 3-day festival is The Nude Party, Jon Spencer, Lydia Loveless, Reyna Tropical, Finom, Alan Sparhawk, SINKANE, Jah Wobble,Waco Brothers, Dos Santos, Daniel Villareal, Cabeza De Chivo, Bethany Thomas, Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole, Twin Coast, The Arab Blues and many more. Live Band Karaoke returns for 2024 along with performances from Wiggleworms and Old Town School ensembles taking the stage. Read more and Watch HERE



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