North Coast Music Festival
North Coast Music Festival

First Round of North Coast After Parties Announced, Maps & Atlases Added to Sunday, “Toast of the Coast” Offers 2 Spots on Main Stage!

Posted on July 22, 2010

More bands, more events, and a chance for the Midwest’s next big thang to join the bill. North Coast Music Festival greets fans this week with the addition of Maps & Atlases to Sunday’s lineup, joining Nas & Damian Marley, Lupe Fiasco, Mayer Hawthorne & The County, Flying Lotus and a whole lot more during the fest’s finale.

Official After Parties

And when the shows end in Union Park each night at the North Coast Music Festival, the evening’s festivities will just be getting underway.  Each night boasts a gang of Official After Parties that promise some familiar faces, new additions, and epic collaborations. NCMF will be announcing additional After Parties next week.

To purchase tickets for the official North Coast After Parties, fans must purchase an equal or greater number of tickets to the Festival itself. This way, festivalgoers won’t lose out to those that skip “Summer’s Last Stand” for the limited room at the Official “Afters.”

Friday, September 3, 2010
The Disco Biscuits w/ more TBA – Congress Theater
California Wives (CD Release Party) – Schuba’s ($5 or free w/ NCMF wristband or stub)

Saturday, September 4, 2010
Boize Noize w/ Kissy Sellout & more TBA – Bottom Lounge
New Mastersounds w/ Family Groove CompanyDouble Door

After Party ticket buyers will be asked to provide their username and password, or North Coast Music Festival proof of purchase to complete their transaction.

“Toast of Coast” Play-In Competition

Think you deserve to share the main stage at Chicago’s newest major music festival with acts like the Chemical Brothers, Nas & Damian Marley, Umphrey’s McGee, The Disco Biscuits, Pretty Lights, Paul Van Dyk, Moby, Benny Benassi and De La SoulNCMF is offering Midwest bands and DJs the opportunity to prove it. With 2 spots up for grabs on the main stage, bands and DJs can submit their act at, and mobilize their voters.  Voting will begin on 8/2, and result in a private battle of the bands for the festival’s producers at a venue TBD.

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