Thursday, July 08, 2010

10,000 Maniacs and the Gin Blossoms headline our neighborhood BurgerFest

This weekend, the savory patty takes center stage at the Roscoe Village BurgerFest -- on Belmont at Damen in our neighborhood.

We at Stinson Brand Innovation are proud to be a sponsor and creative contributor to the inaugural event.  Our team will be volunteering to support the sumptuous burgers, live music, arts & crafts, and activities for kids.

Among the eclectic lineup of burger participants: The Bad Apple in Lincoln Square; Lakeview's Select Cut Steakhouse; the Village Tap in Roscoe Village; Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro in the North Center neighborhood; Goose Island in Lincoln Park, Ye Olde Town Inn in Mt. Prospect,  and John's Place with locations in Lincoln Park and Roscoe Village.  Visitors will be able to vote for Chicago's best burger.

Headlining the music stage lineup will acclaimed rockers 10,000 Maniacs (Saturday) and the Gin Blossoms (Sunday). Among others performing on Roscoe Village Burger Fest's two stages will be jazz/funksters Liquid Soul, lauded Chicago chamber popsters Canasta, singer/songwriter Seth Bradley, Dot Dot Dot, Rock Candy, and pop/folk rocker Cameron McGill.

BurgerFest hours are Noon-10:00 p.m. both days. The gate donation is $5 before 5:00 p.m.; $7 after 5:00 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Roscoe Village Chamber of Commerce.

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