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Wicker Park Festival Announces Lineup

By: Alex Wood

Wicker Park Fest organizers have announced the headliners for the 2016 summer street festival taking place July 23 and 24. This year's headliners will be The Mountain Goats, Com Truise and Antibalas on Saturday and Rocket From The Crypt, Ought and Alvvays on Sunday. 

With three stages set up along Damen Ave and a lineup promising non-stop music throughout the weekend, the festival offers a variety of quality acts outside of the headliners. 

Amongst the smaller acts recommended by Tomorrow's Verse are local favorites Troubled Hubble, psychedlic mainstay The Night Beats, and indie-psych group Quilt.

The festival also includes a children's area, arts section, and booths from local botiques and restaurants. The suggested donation is for entry is $10. 

Read the full schedule of performers below. For more information, visit the festival's website here. 

Saturday - North Stage
8:45 - 10:00     Antibalas
7:15 - 8:15       Night Beats
6:00 - 6:45       Lowdown Brass Band
4:45 - 5:30       Jimmy Whispers
3:30 - 4:15       Mother Nature
2:15 - 3:00       Monobody
1:00 - 1:45       The Island Of Misfit Toys

Saturday - Center Stage
8:45 - 10:00     Com Truise
7:30 - 8:15       Streets of Laredo
6:15 - 7:00       Get Up With The Get Downs
5:15 - 5:45       Kweku Collins

Saturday - South Stage
9:00 - 10:00     The Mountain Goats
7:45 - 8:30       Jeff Rosenstock
6:30 - 7:15       Troubled Hubble
5:15 - 6:00       The Sidekicks
4:00 - 4:45       Uh Bones
3:00 - 3:30       Varsity
1:00 - 2:30       School of Rock Chicago

Sunday - North Stage
8:45 - 10:00     Rocket From The Crypt
7:15 - 8:15       Pup
6:00 - 6:45       The Coathangers
4:45 - 5:30       Cloakroom
3:30 - 4:15       The Brokedowns
2:15 - 3:00       Space Blood
1:00 - 1:45       TBA

Sunday - Center Stage
8:45 - 10:00     Ought
7:30 - 8:15       Pile
6:15 - 7:00       Yeesh
5:15 - 5:45       Slow Mass

Sunday - South Stage
9:00 - 10:00     Alvvays
7:45 - 8:30       Alex G
6:30 - 7:15       Quilt
5:15 - 6:00       Diet Cig
4:00 - 4:45       Bad Bad Hats
3:00 - 3:30       RLYR
1:00 - 2:30       School of Rock Chicago 

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