"We're hosting a free, two-day community block party for lovers of music and outdoor grilling. (Re)discover music from Chicago bands curated by Metro Chicago and enjoy upscale eats and flame flavored meats from Gallagher Way eateries. Please review all 1060 Block Party FAQs on our website!
The weekend's music lineup is as diverse and eclectic as our city. Rock and roll duo Black Pistol Fire will bring the heat Saturday night with support from Chicago’s own Local H and Touched By Ghoul, while Sunday’s docket features the big-band musings of Antibalas, plus sets from Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, Foxing and Now, Now. Not to mention Jump Up Records founder Chuck Wren and Numero Group co-founder Rob Sevier are poised to open each afternoon with DJ sets, filling out an already amazing schedule.
Arrive hungry. This isn't your average street festival fare. We're showcasing the best that Gallagher Way has to offer from tried-and-true favorites like Big Star tacos and Smoke Daddy ribs to brand-spanking-new offerings from Maddon's Post, Mordecai and more.
ABOUT METRO CHICAGO
One of the nation’s most renowned independent music venues, Metro has hosted thriving local talent and international headliners for 35 years and counting. From alt-rock pioneers The Smashing Pumpkins to pop-punk royalty Alkaline Trio and DIY hip-hop breakout Chance The Rapper, countless Chicago artists have laid their roots in Metro as a business, sanctuary, and springboard. For more information, visit www.metrochicago.com."