The Big Weekend will take over the city of Chicago for three nights in October.

The Big Weekend will feature performances of eleven incredible artists at five of the cities best venues.

Hometown heroes Umphrey’s McGee celebrating their 20th year, Lettuce, Emancipator Ensemble, Leftover Salmon, Papadosio, The Revolution, and more, at the Riviera Theatre, Aragon Ballroom, Park West, House of Blues, and Concord Music Hall are all apart of the Big Weekend line-up.

The inaugural festival announces today, a special boozy brunch event on Saturday, October 6, 11am-1pm CT at The Frontier (1072 N. Milwaukee Ave.), featuring an acoustic performance by Vince Herman of Leftover Salmon. Tickets for this event are on sale HERE

HeadCount and Propeller will be sending one lucky winner and a friend to experience The Big Weekend in VIP style – the contest runs through midnight on September 19 – more details HERE.

The Big Weekend:
Oct. 4 – Lettuce @ Concord Music Hall
Oct. 5 – Emancipator Ensemble + Papadosio @ Riviera Theatre (early)
Oct. 5 – The Revolution @ Park West (early)
Oct. 5 – Spafford @ House of Blues (early)
Oct. 5 – The Motet + Special Guests @ Concord Music Hall (late) – Presented by Relix
Oct. 6 – Umphrey’s McGee @ Aragon Ballroom (early)
Oct. 6 – Leftover Salmon + Amy Helm @ Park West (early)
Oct. 6 – Spafford @ House of Blues (late) – Presented by Relix
Oct. 6 – Sunsquabi + The Russ Liquid Test @ Concord Music Hall (late) – Presented by Relix

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