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DeKalb, IL's Middlewest Fest is back for a second year, taking place next Friday (9/9), and Saturday (9/10) at various venues throughout the city.

Featuring artists like: Tokyo Police Club, Gene Ween, Maps & Atlases, and more; the festival has positioned itself against the upcoming A.V. Fest, Hideout Block Party, and Pygmalion Music Fest.

Two-day passes are available for $40 each, with single-day passes being priced at $25. You can also purchase individual tickets for each show.

Head below to view the full festival lineup, and schedule.

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FRIDAY 9/9
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THE VAN BUER PLAZA (Outdoor Stage) l Corner of 2nd & Locust St - All Ages
09:40 - Murder By Death
08:10 - The Tossers
07:00 - Maps & Atlases
06:00 - Empires
05:00 - Legend Haz It

OTTOS NIGHTCLUB (Mainroom) l 118 E. Lincoln Hwy - 21+ w/ ID
10:00 - Gene Ween
08:00 - Brian Posehn (Comedian)
07:30 - Jeremy Essig (Comedian)

OTTOS NIGHTCLUB (Underground) l 118 E. Lincoln Hwy - 21+ w/ ID
09:50 - The Employees
09:00 - Kishwaukee River Band

THE HOUSE CAFE l 263 E. Lincoln Hwy - All Ages
11:50 - Loose Lips Sink Ships
10:50 - Native
10:00 - The Reptilian

07:45 - Flatfoot 56
07:00 - Sleeping Under 47
06:15 - TurboVamps
05:30 - The Loveshots

O'LEARY'S IRISH PUB l 260 E. Lincoln Hwy - 21+ w/ ID - FREE!
11:30 - Train Company
10:30 - Caught In Your Pockets
09:30 - Bogota Orkestar

SMLTWN SKATESHOP l 229 E. Lincoln Hwy - All Ages
09:30 - Hasta Lumbago
08:30 - tba
07:30 - tba

TAPA LA LUNA l 226 E. Lincoln Hwy - 21+ w/ ID - FREE!
10:00 - Mark Rose (Formerly of Spitalfied)
09:00 - Jon Walker

NORTH CENTRAL CYCLERY l 534 E. Lincoln Hwy - All Ages
07:30 - Greg Wheaton
06:15 - Project Vagabond
05:30 - The Kvasnicka Trio

HOMETOWN SPORTS BAR & GRILL l 241 E. Lincoln Hwy - 21+ w/ ID - FREE!
10:00 - The Jack Pines

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SATURDAY 9/10
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THE EGYPTIAN THEATRE l 135 N. 2nd St. - All Ages
11:00 - Tokyo Police Club

10:00 - Company Of Thieves
09:00 - Gold Motel

08:00 - mc chris
07:00 - MC Lars
05:40 - The Wonder Years
04:20 - Pianos Become The Teeth

03:30 - Mixtapes

02:40 - Five Oh First

01:50 - tba
01:00 - tba

THE VAN BUER PLAZA (Outdoor Stage) l Corner of 2nd & Locust St - All Ages
09:00 - Cornmeal
07:30 - The Giving Tree Band
05:30 - This Must Be The Band
04:00 - AM Taxi
02:50 - Farraday
01:40 - The Action Blast
12:30 - Lucinda

OTTOS NIGHTCLUB (Mainroom) l 118 E. Lincoln Hwy - 21+ w/ ID
12:00 - Future Rock
11:00 - Wook

09:00 - Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin

08:00 - Kid, You'll Move Mountains
07:10 - Elephant Gun
06:20 - Inspector Owl
05:30 - The Island Of Misfit Toys
04:40 - Milano

THE HOUSE CAFE l 263 E. Lincoln Hwy - All Ages
10:10 - Former Thieves
09:20 - Xerxes
08:30 - An Aesthetic Anesthetic
07:40 - Steady Hands
06:50 - Droughts
06:00 - The Sky We Scrape

O'LEARY'S IRISH PUB l 260 E. Lincoln Hwy - 21+ w/ ID - FREE!

10:15 - Stroker Red
09:00 - Cameron McGill
08:00 - Emblems

SMLTWN SKATE SHOP l 229 E. Lincoln Hwy - All Ages
09:30 - Owen
08:40 - Marky Hladish (of The Felix Culpa)
08:00 - Warren Franklin

02:50 - The Please & Thank Yous
01:50 - Geronimo!
01:00 - Brontosaurus
12:10 - The Valley Jumpers

TAPA LA LUNA l 226 E. Lincoln Hwy - 21+ w/ ID - FREE!
10:00 - tba
09:00 - Ramblin Pan

HOMETOWN SPORTS BAR & GRILL l 241 E. Lincoln Hwy - 21+ w/ ID - FREE!
09:30 - The Brothers Of Absolution
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Middlewest Arts & Crafts Market - Sept. 9th & 10th @ The Van Buer Plaza
City Of DeKalb Sidewalk Sale - Sat. Sept. 10th @ Downtown DeKalb
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