Musical acts for Fountain Square Arts Festival announced


The North Shore’s oldest juried art fair, Evanston’s Fountain Square Arts Festival, will welcome close to 200 artists and a power line-up of musical acts on Saturday and Sunday, June 27 and 28.

The festival, sponsored by the Evanston Chamber of Commerce, brings more than 40,000 visitors and residents to the Fountain Square area of downtown Evanston for art, music and food. Admission is free although a $5 donation is suggested.

For the first time, the musical acts will be extended ‘til 9 p.m. on Saturday, mixing well with food trucks and beverage tastings.

The schedule includes:

Saturday, June 27 
Noon   The Flat Cats — Jazz
3 p.m.  Craig & Lori Brenner — Jazz
6:45 p.m.  The Hat Guys — Pop/rock

Sunday, June 28
Noon    BMR4 — Jazz
3 p.m.   Classical Blast — Pop/Rock

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