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Irving Park’s First Indie Fest To Feature Local Acts, Artisans Saturday

The free festival will feature eight local bands and at least 20 vendors selling artisan items.

Independence Park, 3945 N. Springfield Ave., on Sept. 20, 2021.
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IRVING PARK — Neighbors can enjoy free music performed by local artists during the first Indie Fest Saturday at Independence Park.

The festival runs 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. at the park, 3945 N. Springfield Ave. It is being organized by the Independence Park Advisory Council.

In addition to music, the event will feature at least 20 vendors selling jewelry, organic Columbian coffee, Mexican handmade artisan items, customized glassware and more, said council President Anna Faford. 

Bands will sell their merchandise and CDs, and the Snix Snacks food truck will sell food in the northwest corner of the park during the fest, Faford said.

The free is free, though there is a suggested donation.

The lineup:

  • 11-11:45 a.m.: Hanna Azcui
  • 12:15-1 p.m.: Neighbors on Avers
  • 1:30-2:15 p.m.: Wildcat
  • 2:45-3:30 p.m.: Rotten Mouth
  • 4-4:45 p.m.: The Earthlings
  • 5:15-6 p.m.: Arbor creek
  • 6:30-7:15 p.m.: Charlie Otto and His Gear
  • 7:45-9:30 p.m.: Lunar Ticks

Volunteers are still needed to help with the event. Volunteers can sign up online.

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