This is not only Canasta's first show of 2015, but also the 50th anniversary of one of Chicago's most legendary street fests! Canasta will headline the FHD stage on Sunday evening, the closing night of the fest. Details...
Gates: 11 AM // Canasta: 7 PM
FHD Stage @ Clark St. + Balmoral Ave.
(Map - https://goo.gl/maps/2eEN9)
All Ages // $10 Suggested Donation
(Benefiting the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce)
Canasta is: Jeremy Beckford, Josh Lava, Elizabeth Lindau, Megan O'Connor, Matt Priest + Ryan Tracy
Also appearing Sunday on various stages throughout the fest: Mama Digdown's Brass Band, Get Up with the Get Downs, 16 Candles, Maggie Speaks, Flesh Panthers, The Yacht Rockets, Willy Dynomite, Lucy Smith’s Autumn in Augusta, The Revomatics, Amazing Heeby Jeebies, Mutts, Pieptone feat. The Revelettes + Many More
"The yearly event, which, according to ChicagoPride, will 'help kick off the Chicago summer neighborhood street festival season' will gather enthusiastic Chicagoans for a weekend filled with tangy international food, energetic entertainment, exclusive artisans and vendors, and a family-friendly array of interactive activities. The neighborhood’s lively LGBT population also makes Midsommarfest one of the most diverse festivals in Chicago. There is really something for everyone at this must-attend festivity.
Born out of Andersonville’s Swedish heritage, Midsommarfest will transport you back to the old-world Swedish traditions. Dance around the Maypole, test flavorful international food and you can experience it all without the use of a passport! Plus, family friendly activities will allow for children of all ages to enjoy a pet parade and face painting, all while appreciating a beautiful June weekend!"