The 47th Annual Andersonville Midsommarfest (aka midsummerfest) is a celebration of Swedish heritage, artisans, great food and music.
The 2008 Andersonville Midsommarfest will happen Saturday & Sunday, June 14 & 15, 2008. Midsommarfest is open from 11am-10pm on both days at 5200 N. Clark Street. A $5 donation benefits the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce.
The 2008 Andersonville Midsommarfest features 4 musical stages with music from 11am to 10pm.
Andersonville Midsommarfest - Musical Highlights
Saturday @ 11:45am - Traditional Maypole Dance
Saturday @ 6pm - Wedding Banned
Saturday @ 8pm - Trippin Billies
Sunday @ 6pm - Too White Crew
Sat & Sun @ 8pm - Hairbanger’s Ball
Clark St at Foster Ave
El: Red to Berwyn. Bus: 22 Clark (24hrs), 92 Foster.
For 43 years, Andersonville has celebrated the Swede life at this summer solstice festival. In addition to traditional family entertainment—Nordic dancers, a pet parade, singers and food selections—the fest shows off the hood’s lesbian hangouts. Musical guests include Funkadesi and Mucca Pazza (Sat 14); and Robbie Fulks and Maggie Speakes (Sun 15).
Jun 15 2008 11am–10pm .