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Brilliant Corners of Popular Amusements full lineup — free Birdhouse Stage included

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As previously mentioned, the inaugural year of Chicago’s Brilliant Corners of Popular Amusements is set to take place from September 1618 in Eckhart Park.

The three-day festival will feature sets from Bill Callahan, School of Seven Bells, Shellac, and many more spread across its three stages. There will be circus performers too. Full lineup is below.

One of the stages dubbed Birdhouse Stage, is 100% FREE…

The Birdhouse Outdoor Stage will feature an eclectic sampling of the many musical styles flourishing within the Chicago scene. From world music, to indie rock, to Louisiana brass, the Birdhouse Stage offers the unique opportunity for audiences to experience the wealth of talent happening in Chicago’s music scene. Check out the artists and times below, and come sample and support some of the best sounds emerging from our own backyard.

Highlights include Bone and Bell on Saturday (9/17), plus Hollows and Cloudbirds on Sunday (9/18). Tickets for this killer event (for the not free stuff) are still on sale. Full lineup with set times below…


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16:

Criss/Cross Tent ($20 ticket for night, doors at 5 PM)
Bill Callahan
Sidi Touré
Bomba Esteréo
CAVE

Magic City Tent ($15 for each separate performer, tent is cleared after each set)
El Circo Cheapo – 8:30 PM
The Ricochet Project – 7:00 PM
George Orange – 5:30 PM

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17:

Criss/Cross Tent ($20 ticket for night, doors at 5 PM)
School of Seven Bells
A Hawk and a Hacksaw
Charles Bradley
Dark Dark Dark

Magic City Tent ($15 for each separate performer, tent is cleared after each set)
El Circo Cheapo – 8:30 PM
The Ricochet Project – 7:00 PM
George Orange – 5:30 PM
The Zoppe Family Circus – 2:30 -3 PM

Birdhouse Stage (FREE)
Dolly Varden – 1:30-2:30 PM
Bone and Bell – 3:00-4:00 PM
Lonesome Organist – 4:30-5:30 PM
Squat The Condos – 6:00-7:00 PM
Albanie and her Fellas – 7:30-8:30 PM

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

Criss/Cross Tent ($20 ticket for night, doors at 5 PM)
Shellac
A Lull
Dan Deacon
Fool’s Gold

Magic City Tent ($15 for each separate performer, tent is cleared after each set)
El Circo Cheapo – 8:30 PM
The Ricochet Project – 7:00 PM
George Orange – 5:30 PM
The Zoppe Family Circus – 2:30 – 3 PM

Birdhouse Stage (FREE)
Magic Carpet – 1:30-2:30 PM
Paul Cary and the Small Scarys 3:00-4:00 PM
B.S. Brass Band – 4:30-5:30 PM
Hollows – 6:00-7:00 PM
Cloud Birds – 7:30-8:30 PM

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