Sunday, August 19, 2012


CRUSH in Old Town” Rocks
Wells Street Wine Fest’s Spirited Musical Lineup Sparkles

Don’t let summer slip away without celebrating at CRUSH in Old Town over Labor Day weekend! Toast the changing of the seasons on Wells Street with wine tastings, delicious food, art and live music during this final summer event.

CRUSH in Old Town is becoming a nationally-recognized art/wine/music festival that serves up a rich variety of original indie, pop, rock and electronica to music fans from the neighborhood and around the country.

This year’s lineup launches an exciting weekend on Saturday (September 1st) with The O’My’sNorthbrook Garage, Perfect Kiss, and Pet Lions. Like Pioneers revs up the early evening, with My Gold Mask headlining the South Stage and Andrew Belle closing our festive Saturday night on the North Stage.

Sunday serves up a tasteful blend with Todd Hembrook and the Hemispheres, Ghosthouse, Shuteye, Tom Schraeder & His Ego, and Elsinore.  Gemini Club headlines the North Stage and Ezra Furman tears down the South Stage.

For CRUSH in Old Town updates, visit Or, stop by at or follow on Twitter @OldTownCHI.
Wells Street from North Avenue to Schiller Street, Chicago, IL 60610
Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2 from noon to 10 p.m.

All proceeds from CRUSH in Old Town support the aesthetic and economic health of the Old   Town community. Revitalization of public space, neighborhood marketing, landscaping and special events benefit from donations gathered at the gates.

The purpose of the Old Town Merchants and Residents Association is to promote the economic well-being and aesthetic development of the Old Town neighborhood, to stimulate and improve the business climate, to revitalize its image and to serve its patrons and further the community welfare and the public good.

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