This “recyled art fair” hosts vendors selling green and sustainable crafts, and features sets from bands like the Menzingers, the Felice Brothers, Laura Stevenson, and Banner Pilot.
6/6-6/7, 1:30 PM-10 PM, $5 suggested donation, Milwaukee between Fullerton and California, remixchicago.com, all-ages.
This fest raises environmental consciousness, and features live music from bands like Shovels & Rope and Mikal Cronin.
6/20-21, Damen between North and Schiller, noon-10 PM, greenmusicfestchicago.com, $5 suggested donation, all-ages.
Formerly the Milwaukee Avenue Arts Fest, this event turns this stretch of Logan Square into an outdoor art gallery, and also features food, drinks, and live music.
6/26-6/27, noon-10 PM, Milwaukee between Kedzie and Diversey, logansquareartsfestival.com, $5 suggested donation, all-ages.
Five stages of music from all over the world, curated by the Old Town School of Folk Music.
7/10-7/12, Fri 5 PM- 10 PM, Sat noon- 11 PM, Sun noon-9 PM, Lincoln between Montrose and Wilson, squareroots.org, $10 suggested donation for adults, $5 for kids, and $20 for families, all-ages.
Rock-leaning street fest features sets from bands including the Murder City Devils and Dead Moon.
7/11-7/12, noon-10 PM, Chicago between Damen and Wood, westfestchicago.com $5 suggested donation, all-ages.
A celebration of Pilsen’s arts and culture, featuring performance from Grupo Klonadoz, Clave 5, Los Super Cats, and more.
7/30-8/2, Thu 5 PM-10 PM, Fri 5 PM-11 PM, Sat 2:45 PM-11 PM, Sun 1 PM-10 PM, 2026 S. Blue Island, fiestadelsol.org, all-ages, free.
This Lakeview street fest celebrates its 31st year with a two-day lineup of local rock and cover bands.
5/23-5/24, noon-10 PM, Sheffield from Belmont to Roscoe, $5 suggested donation, cityofchicago.org, all-ages.
This rock-leaning festival’s lineup features Nothing, Black Mountain, Tobacco, and Meat Wave.
5/29-5/31, Fri 5:30 PM-10 PM, Sat and Sun 1:15 PM-10 PM, $5 suggested donation, Damen and Division, do-divisionstreetfest.com, all-ages.
Tons of huge alt-rock names—Best Coast, the Dandy Warhols, and the legendary Dinosaur Jr.—play this celebration of Randolph Street’s restaurants.
6/19-6/21 900 W. Randolph, tasterandolph.com, $10 suggested donation, all-ages.
This three-day country music festival is headlined by Brad Paisley, Cassadee Pope, Canaan Smith, and many more.
6/19-6/21, 2 PM-11 PM, FirstMerit Bank Pavilion, 1300 S. Linn White, lakeshakefestival.com, $199.50 for three-day pass, all-ages.