TASTE of RANDOLPH STREET FEST 2013
INITIAL LINEUP ANNOUNCED
June 14 through June 16, the 15th Annual Taste of Randolph Street Festival returns featuring some of the top bands in indie rock today spanning three stages, all benefiting the West Loop Community Organization! This year's artists include the supergroup Divine Fits, featuring Brit Daniel of Spoon and members of Wolf Parade, Welsh alternative rock group The Joy Formidable, who recently released the critically acclaimed album Wolf's Law, Los Angeles quintet Milo Greene, acclaimed indie-folk group Lord Huron, and dozens more, including a DJ stage hosted by the MID.
Taste of Randolph converges some of the Windy City’s Best in Food, Music and Festival Fun for one unforgettable weekend to benefit the West Loop Community Organization. Attracting crowds in excess of 100,000 and always a favorite amongst Chicagoans, The Taste of Randolph is located in one of the city’s most famous restaurant rows—the Randolph Street Corridor.
Top-rated West Loop neighborhood restaurants come together with talented artisans and eclectic vendors for this three-day, cross-cultural celebration. Artisan and restaurant booths are intermixed along two the aligning rows that adorn six blocks of Randolph Street during the three-day festival. As festival-goers meander along the six-block stretch, they can also explore the various merchants selling goods. Among the many items offered by artisans are handcrafted jewelry pieces, clothing, artwork and a multitude of other fun accessories.
THE JOY FORMIDABLE
JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound
Bear in Heaven
Trails & Way
Swear & Shake
The Main Squeeze
South Side Cindy
Plus a stage hosted by the MID featuring the best DJs in Chicago
and many more artists TBA