Taste of Randolph

The 22nd annual Taste of Randolph, taking place June 15-17, 2018 in Chicago, IL and featuring some of the top bands in indie rock today spanning three stages, all benefiting the West Loop Community Organization!

Taste of Randolph converges some of the Windy City’s Best in Food, Music and Festival Fun for one unforgettable weekend to benefit the West Loop Community Organization. Attracting massive crowds and always a favorite amongst Chicagoans, The Taste of Randolph is located in one of the city’s most famous restaurant rows-the Randolph Street Corridor.

Top-rated West Loop neighborhood restaurants come together with talented artisans and eclectic vendors for this three-day, cross-cultural celebration. Artisan and restaurant booths are intermixed along two the aligning rows that adorn six blocks of Randolph Street during the three-day festival. As festival-goers meander along the six-block stretch, they can also explore the various merchants selling goods. Among the many items offered by artisans are handcrafted jewelry pieces, clothing, artwork and a multitude of other fun accessories.

Allen Stone

American soul singer.

The Devil Makes Three

Three-piece bluegrass folk punk band from Santa Cruz, California. Formed in 2002.

Members: Pete Bernhard (guitar), Lucia Turino (upright bass), Cooper McBean (guitar/tenor banjo).

Chicano Batman

American singer, producer, songwriter, arranger, audio engineer, DJ, rapper and multi-instrumentalist born February 2, 1979 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Trevor Hall

American singer, lyricist and guitarist, born on November 28, 1986 in Hilton Head, South Carolina, USA.

Lukas Nelson

American musician, born 25 December 1988. Son of Willie Nelson, brother of Micah Nelson.

Wax Tailor

French trip hop/hip hop producer (born 19 July 1975 in Vernon, Eure).

Everything Everything

Everything Everything is an English art rock band that formed in late 2007. They originate from Northumberland, Kent and Guernsey and reside in Manchester.

Overcoats

Moon Hooch captured the imaginations of thousands with its infamous stints busking on subway platforms and elsewhere in New York City: two sax players and a drummer whipping up furious, impromptu raves. This happened with such regularity at the Bedford Ave station in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, that the band was banned from playing there by the NYPD.

Susto

Spencer Lee

Australian Producer / engineer / songwriter

Rich Jones

The Lil Smokies

The Lil Smokies With their roots submerged in the thick buttery mud of traditional bluegrass, The Lil Smokies have sonically blossomed into a leading player in the progressive acoustic sphere, creating a new and wholly unique, melody driven sound of their own. The quintet, from Missoula, MT, has been hard at work, writing, touring and playing to an ever-growing fan base for the past 6 years. The fruits of their labor recently culminating with wins at the 2016 International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Momentum Award for Best Band and at the 2015 Telluride Bluegrass festival band competition. In 2013 the band also won The Northwest String Summit Band Competition. With a unique blend of traditional bluegrass, newgrass, innumerable unique originals, sheer raw energy, and exquisite musicianship, The Lil Smokies weave seamlessly through genres, leaving behind melodies you’ll be singing to yourself for days and a jaw you’ll have to pick up off the floor.

The Lil Smokies have no problem captivating large audiences. Sharing the stage with heavyweights like Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Keller Williams, Greensky Bluegrass, The Emmit-Nershi Band, Yonder Mountain String Band, The Travellin’ McCourys, Sam Bush Band, Fruition, Infamous Stringdusters, Bradford Lee Folk and The Bluegrass Playboys, and dozens of others. The Lil Smokies have become festival favorites coast to coast with highlights including Delfest (MD), Pagosa Folk N’ Bluegrass (CO), ROMP Fest (KY), Hangtown Halloween (CA), Telluride Bluegrass Festival (CO), Roseberry Music Festival (ID), Northwest String Summit (OR), Targhee Bluegrass Festival (WY), River City Roots (MT) and more! This five-piece bluegrass ensemble features Andy Dunnigan (dobro), Scott Parker (upright bass), Matt Cornette (banjo), Jake Simpson (fiddle) and Matt Rieger (guitar).

Natalie Cressman

American singer and trombonist

mothica

Leadfoot

Leadfoot is a stoner rock band founded in 1995 at Raleigh, North Carolina by vocalist Karl Agell and bassist Phil Swisher, both former members of the sludge metal band Corrosion Of Conformity. They were called Loose Cannons at first but learned that another band had had that name.The band has been through a few line-up changes, but this latest line-up consist of the best of the old and new Leadfoot. The latest is the band is doing a few local shows while recording their 4th full length album.

Heather Horton

$40.00 - $100.00

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