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Guide To Taste Of River North

July 16, 2013 1:32 PM



By Lauren Wulf

Ward Park (Kingsbury & Erie)
July 19-21, 2013

The Taste Of River North kicks off July 19-21st in Ward Park. The festival features music, fun for kids and some of the best food in the city.




7-Eleven Stage

Here’s who is playing at the 7-Eleven Stage:


8:30- Lucky Boys Confusion
6:00- Wedding Banned


8:00- Sixteen Candles
6:00- Rock Candy
4:00- Rod Truffcurls & The Bench Press
2:00- 97Nine
12:00- Kevin Mileski


6:30- The Sheepdogs
4:30- Sons Of The Silent Age
2:45- Workout Music
1:30- The Statutes of Liberty
12:00- GoldFord

Walmart Express Stage

Playing at the Walmart Express Riverwalk Stage:


6:45- Jack & Michael Daly of Stellar Road
5:00- Mike Hayes & Matt Hines of The Truss


6:45- Julie Dutchak Band
4:15- Ryan Joseph Anderson
1:45- Chatsworth and Dupree featuring Wavy Dave & Chris Cornmeal
12:00- Dr. Kevorkian and the Volunteers


4:45- Phil Jacobson Trio
1:15- Bones Jugs N Harmony
12:00- Jaik Willis




The Taste will feature the following delicious River North restaurants:

American Junkie
Fannie May Candies
Flemings Prime Steakhouse
Green Door Tavern
Jake Melnick’s Corner Tap
John Barleycorn
Kinzie Chophouse
Melting Pot
Moe’s Cantina
Motel Bar
Redhead Piano Bar
Stout Barrel House & Gallery
Taco Joint
Tiny But Mighty Foods



Kid Zone

The Kid Zone will be open Saturday and Sunday, Noon to 5:00. Kids can play in the playground or take part in one of the many activities. The fun includes, arts, crafts, face painting, temporary tattoos, balloons, games, prizes, cooking classes and more.

Featured Activities For Kids:

Mary Macaroni
Mr. Singer and the Sharp Cookies
Music from Super Stolie
Health Kick Kung Fu

Lauren Wulf, CBS Chicago

Lauren Wulf writes about living in Chicago on a budget on her website, A Poor Girl’s Guide Chicago.


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