Music and art, in all its forms, will be on visible and tangible display during the 6th Annual Edgewater Arts Festival, September 29-30, from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood. The festival is a family-oriented event that is a feast for the senses, full of sights, sounds, smells and flavors that showcase the incredible cultural diversity and artistic talent that make up this rich and unique north-side neighborhood.
100 Chicago-based artists, selected by juried process, will exhibit original works in painting, drawing, photography, hand-made jewelry, glasswork, illustration, pottery, mixed media and functional/wearable art. Featured artists include: Photographs by Kevin Flynn, paintings by John Cooper, Kathy Gemperle ceramics and glass and jewelry by Peter Brenner.
3 stages of eclectic live music: Co-headliners will be Great Moments in Vinyl, featuring music of the Beatles, David Bowie and Fleetwood Mac, and La Tosca, featuring Italian and Latin influences. Twenty acts and 50+ performers spanning jazz, reggae, blues, funk, flamenco, African drumming, Americana, pop/rock, classical music, barbershop and choir singing will create a rich musical backdrop for the two-day event.
Beer and Wine Garden, with craft beer and Arrogant Frog Wine from France and food from Fireside Restaurant & Lounge.
Young Artists’ Gallery, with artworks and performances from 11 area schools.
Local Business Showcase, highlighting area businesses.