Friday, July 1, 2016

Windy City Ribfest Begins Friday At Noon

From Business Partners - The Chamber for Uptown:


We've got award winning ribbers from around the world coming to Lawrence & Broadway to share their goods! Enjoy fine food, drinks, music, and craft vendors this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in the heart of Uptown's historic entertainment district!

Music Lineup

Friday, July 1 (Ribfest is open Noon to 10pm)
  • 2:30pm - Lion Dancers & Lotus Dancers (Chinese Mutual Aid Association)
  • 3:00pm - dec8de
  • 5:00pm - The Personnel
  • 8:00pm - Too White Crew
Saturday, July 2 (Ribfest is open Noon to 10pm)
  • 12:00pm - The Juice Factory
  • 1:00pm - Xavier & The Thrill
  • 2:30pm - Girl Power Night
  • 4:00pm - Run Forrest Run
  • 6:00pm - TL Williams & the Storm Chaser
  • 8:00pm - Think Floyd
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Sunday, July 3 (Ribfest is open Noon to 9pm)
  • 12:30pm - Maracujaz
  • 2:30pm - Boy Band Review
  • 4:30pm - One Night Band
  • 6:30pm - Trippin Billies
Keep an eye out for strolling performances throughout the weekend from local groups CircEsteem and Uptown Underground!

Windy City Ribfest takes place on Broadway between Lawrence and Leland. A $5 donation is suggested at the gates. A portion of the proceeds from this event supports Business Partners - The Chamber for Uptown's annual programming."

We haven't heard what the exact parking restrictions are this year. Attached is a map of parking restrictions for previous Ribfests. If you park anywhere near Broadway and Lawrence or Broadway and Leland, pay very close attention to the tow signs. We can confirm that Leland is closed (again) at Broadway, and there are probably similar prohibitions around Ribfest.

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