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Saturday’s ‘ChillFest’ Offers Music And Perks To Wicker Park, Bucktown Shoppers

More than 20 storefronts will host musicians from 2-6 p.m. Saturday along with special sales for Small Business Saturday.

More than 60 musicians will perform at ChillFest on Saturday, a shop and stroll neighborhood-wide event.
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WICKER PARK — More than 20 retailers and restaurants in Wicker Park and Bucktown will host live music on Saturday during ChillFest.

The neighborhood-wide event is organized by the Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce to celebrate Small Business Saturday, an initiative that encourages folks to shop locally at small retailers during the holiday season.

From 2-6 p.m. on Saturday, shoppers will find musicians in area businesses, as well as deals. 

According to a news release, participating artists include the ‘90s inspired hip-hop group Hugh Lee and the Pariahs, Chicago’s only burlesque rock and roll band The Fox & The Hounds, multi-instrumentalist Jonathan Fin, plus returning favorites jazz-pop singer Elle Cassaza and singer/comedian Matt Griffo. 

For the most up-to-date schedule of where and when each artist will be playing, along with a festival map, visit

In addition to live music, these participating ChillFest venue hosts will offer the following Small Business Saturday deals:

Angry Pig Tavern (2039 W. North Ave.): $2 off select cocktails 

Crossroads Trading (1519 N. Milwaukee Ave.): Gift card raffle and light refreshments

Dynamic Salon (1501 W. Chicago Ave.): Complimentary refreshments

Frontier (1072 N. Milwaukee Ave.): $6 mimosas and Brunch Punch 

Havlan & West (1870 N. Damen Ave.): Free Bucktown tee or tote with purchase of $150+

iD Chicago (2130 N. Damen Ave.): 15 percent off purchase (exclusions apply)

Interurban Boathouse (1438 W Cortland St.): Mention ChillFest and receive 10 percent off 

Jackson Junge Gallery (1389 N. Milwaukee Ave.): 20 percent off all prints and custom framing, 40 percent off all ready-made frames 

Level Vape (1747 W. North Ave.): 15 percent off purchase (exclusions apply)

Little Broken Things (2137 N. Western Ave.): $10 off for new customers 

The Frame Shop Wicker Park (2214 W. North Ave.): 40 percent off all music-related framing

The Royal Grocer & Co. (2118 N. Damen Ave.): Drink specials including $6 wine and $8 Old Fashioned cocktails

Transit Tees (1371 N. Milwaukee Ave.): 15 percent off entire store 

Wicker Park Secret Agent Supply Co. (1276 N, Milwaukee Ave.): Free tote bag with purchase of $40+

Adventure Stage Theatre: $10 ticket offer for neighbors in the 60642 and 60622 zip codes