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Taste of Lincoln Avenue

View Map2400 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago
Tel: (773) 868-3010
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Editorial Review of Taste of Lincoln Avenue

Date: July 24-25, 2010

Cost: $7 daytime suggested donation, $10 evening

Organizer: Chicago Special Events Management

What to expect: A crowded street full of music, food and families.

Why to go: Five entertainment stages with more than 40 local and national music acts. There's also a block-long Kids Carnival that is sure to please.

Additional info: The Kids Carnival takes place on Altgeld Street between Lincoln and Halsted (noon-6 p.m.). It includes a giant slide, petting zoo, face painting and more. There is also a "Virgin" Wine Garden, sponsored by the Virgin family of wines, at Lill Street and Lincoln featuring both tastings and sales. Five stages of entertainment run music continuously. This event benefits the Wrightwood Neighbors Association.

The full schedule:

Saturday, July 24
Fullerton Stage
12:15 p.m. Model Stranger
2 p.m.: The Assembly
3:30 p.m.: Jambon
6:15 p.m.: Tyrone Wells
8:30 p.m.: The Freddy Jones Band

B.L.U.E.S. Stage
1 p.m.: The Black Oil Brothers
3:15 p.m.: Rockin' Eddie
5:45 p.m.: Howard & the White Boys
8:15 p.m.: Otis Clay

Montana Stage
12:30 p.m.: The Moves
2:15 p.m.: The Handcuffs
4 p.m.: How Far To Austin
6 p.m.: Rico Band
8 p.m.: Trippin' Billies

Wrightwood Stage
noon: Alternative Theory
1:30 p.m.: Fortunate Sons
3:30 p.m.: Rock Candy
6 p.m.: 16 Candles
8:30 p.m.: Journey UnAuthorized

Sunday, July 24
Fullerton Stage
noon: School of Rock
1:30 p.m.: The Insecurities
3:45 p.m.: Dot Dot Dot
6:15 p.m.: Heavy Manners
8:30 p.m.: Soul Asylum

B.L.U.E.S. Stage
1 p.m.: Nigel Mack & Blues Attack
3:15 p.m.: Linsey Alexander
5:45 p.m.: Duke Tumatoe & The Power Trio
8:15 p.m.: Harper

Montana Stage
12:30 p.m.: California Waves
2:15 p.m.: Dan & The Humidors
4 p.m.: Black Betty (Molly)
5:30 p.m.: Modern Day Romeos
7:30 p.m.: Arra

Wrightwood Stage
noon: Chasing the Day
1:30 p.m.: House of Winehouse
3:30 p.m.: The Hat Guys
5:30 p.m.: Lounge Puppets
8 p.m.: 7th Heaven

Centerstage Reviewer: Ben Rubenstein

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