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Bitter Jester Music Festival

Friday May 31, 2019 - Thursday July 4, 2019 at Fridays at 4 p.m.

Wolters Field
Park Avenue West
Highland Park, IL 60035
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Bitter Jester Music Festival

Bitter Jester’s Music Festival featuring some of the best rising-star musicians from across Illinois & Wisconsin will entertain crowds at 7PM on Fridays May 31, June 7, June 14, and June 21 at 7pm at Port Clinton Square (600 Central Ave, Highland Park). Local favorite, Ravinia Brewing Company, will offer craft beer. The Grand Finale Concert will be Thursday, July 4 at 4pm at Wolters Field (1080 Park Ave, Highland Park). Music, food, and fireworks! Enjoy a variety of musical styles all throughout June. Professional and celebrity judges pick winning bands to advance to the Grand Finale on July 4 where they compete for thousands in cash and prizes plus the chance to be named 2019 Grand Champions! Amazing audience raffles at every show - proceeds benefit the non-profit Bitter Jester Foundation for the Arts. More info at


For more information, call 847.433.8660

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