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Square Roots brings together the best of Lincoln Square, Chicago, and beyond, with live music, family fun, local restaurants and vendors, and the best craft beer showcase of any Chicago street fest.

Interested in being part of the fun?! Applications are now open for food & market vendors as well as sponsorships. Click here for more info.

Square Roots is open Friday, July 7, 5-10 p.m., Saturday, July 8, noon-10 p.m. and Sunday, July 9, noon-9 p.m.

Join us in Chicago’s Lincoln Square neighborhood on Lincoln Avenue between Montrose & Wilson. Easily accessible from CTA Brown Line Western stop.

Thanks To Our 2022 Presenting Sponsors:

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2022 Artist Bios & Schedule

Full Artist Bios & Schedule

2023 Lineup Coming This Spring!

Featuring Two Outdoor Stages With More Music & Interactive Workshops Indoors at Old Town School of Folk Music

Recent performances include:

Bob Mould • Guided By Voices • DEHD • !!! • Son Volt • The Jayhawks • Beach Bunny • Cracker • Mekons • Lydia Loveless • Urge Overkill • Meat Puppets • My Brightest Diamond • Pokey LaFarge • The O'My's • Dessa • Kermit Ruffins • Lera Lynn • Bnny • Sidi Touré • Dale Watson • Ésso • Fatoumata Diawara • • Waco Brothers • Bombino • The Handsome Family • Matthew Sweet • Hayes Carll • The Cactus Blossoms • Lawrence Peters Outfit

Plus Family Fun & Live Music In The Sunnyside Kid Zone

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Craft Beer & Beverages

Chicago’s finest craft breweries are on tap at Square Roots!

Thanks to our 2022 partners:

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Food Menu

Culinary delights from Lincoln Square favorites and throughout Chicago!

Thanks to our 2022 partners:

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Thank You To Our Sponsors

Interested in supporting Square Roots and getting your business & brand attention from our neighbors who put community first?

Click here to download our sponsorship PDF and application!

Proceeds from sponsorships, ticket purchases, and gate donations at Square Roots benefit small business workshops and community place-making efforts through Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce and fund Old Town School of Folk Music scholarship programs and free community programming.

Thank you to our 2022 sponsors:

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Vendor, Sponsor, & Production Info:

Big Buzz Idea Group
(773) 804-8589
Sponsorship Packages Info

Media Inquiries:

Ripson Group - Lisa Ripson
(312) 493-5921

General Inquiries:

Old Town School of Folk Music
(773) 728-6000

Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber Of Commerce
(872) 806-0685

Band Submissions:

Please email your information to squarerootsbooking@oldtownschool.org

2022 Social Media Kit:

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