Umphrey's McGee, AoD, Freddy Jones Band and Jackie Greene
Among Acts at August 25-26 "Riverview Music Festival"
Chicago, IL: The Neighborhood Boys and Girls Club (not affiliated with any other Boys and Girls Clubs) will host the 2nd Annual Riverview Music Festival to be held on Friday, August 25th from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday, August 26th from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the DeVry University Campus, 3300 N. Campbell (Roscoe and Western).
This year's festival will feature the BoDeans, the Subdudes and Jackie Greene on Friday with Umphrey's McGee (playing two sets), the Freddy Jones Band, Assembly of Dust and ekoostik hookah performing on Saturday. Saturday will also feature a Family Fest area from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. A complete festival lineup is available online at www.RiverviewMusicFestival.com. Advance tickets can be purchased for $27.50 ($33 at the gate) at Ticket Alternative (www.ticketalternative.com or call (877) 725-8849). A limited number of special VIP tickets are also available which give 100 guests exclusive intimate post-festival performances from the Freddy Jones Band and Assembly of Dust in addition to other VIP perks.
All proceeds from the Riverview Music Festival benefit the Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club (NBGC), a local non-profit organization. The Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club is dedicated to youth development through a year round multi-faceted program managed mainly by student leaders where "everyone plays." NBGC offers FREE diversified athletic, social, recreational, cultural, computer, tutoring and scholarship programs for boys and girls 6-18 years old. The Club stresses teamwork, sportsmanship, responsibility, leadership training and conflict resolution – qualities that will continue to build "Better Men and Women." For more information about NBGC and their programs, visit www.NBGC.org.
Celebrating their 75th Anniversary this year, the NBGC was founded by Robert O. Buehler in the fall of 1931. Buehler former President of Peer Foods (Buehler Foods) and former Mayor of Galena, IL passed away in May 2006 at 103. Seventy-five years later, NBGC remains dedicated to Buehler's original concepts of leadership, friendships and, most of all, a pride in oneself.
Friday, August 25
1 5:30 p.m. Jackie Greene
2 7:00 p.m. The Subdudes
3 9:00 p.m. Bo Deans
Saturday, August 26
(1:00-3:00 p.m. Kids activities)
1 1:30 p.m. ekoostik hookah
(2:00-4:00 p.m. Air guitar contest)
2 3:15 p.m. Assembly of Dust
3 5:00 p.m. Freddy Jones Band
4 7:30 p.m. Umphrey's McGee (Two Sets)
WHILE AT THE FESTIVAL, STOP BY THE USTORM FOUNDATION DUNK TANK!
Sitting in the dunk tank throughout the day will be various members of local bands, as well as some of the band members appearing at the fest, including some of the guys from UMPHREY'S McGEE! So bring some extra cash for a good cause and give it your best throw. www.ustorm.org