North Coast Music Festival
North Coast Music Festival

Daily Lineup Announced, Single Day Tix Available! Toast of the Coast by Dos Equis, Art Institute & Coastie Character Contests!

Posted on July 12, 2012

North Coast Music Festival is excited to announce daily artist lineup, with the famous Toast of the Coast Contest presented by Dos Equis and the new Coastie Character Contest!  Single Day Tickets are now available and three-day passes are almost sold out! Get your tickets now from!

Friday, August 31, 2012 – Get Tickets!
STS9 Axwell
Knife Party
Paul Oakenfold EOTO
Yelawolf Mord Fustang Midnight Conspiracy
King Khan & the Shrines
Papadosio Two Fresh
Zion I Auto Body
Team Bayside High Gentlemen Hall

Paul Universe Buhay Milk N Cookies

Saturday, September 1, 2012Get Tickets!
Girl Talk Umphrey’s McGee
Atmosphere Excision Alesso
The Rapture Tommy Trash Felix da Housecat Future Rock
Beats Antique YACHT Dan Deacon

Gramatik NiT GriT People Under the Stairs
Mr. MFN eXquire Zebo Thibault

Family Groove Company Strange Arrangement LoBounce
NORdjs Kid Color ProbCause Jamie Lono

Sunday, September 2, 2012Get Tickets!
Pretty Lights Steve Angello
Steve Aoki Big Boi Digitalism Chuckie
Modestep Rebirth Brass Band BoomBox
Digital Tape Machine
Maya Jane Coles Thundercat
Van Ghost Com Truise
Wyllys & The NY Hustler Ensemble Stratus Mario Florek
DJ SOLO Orville Kline Mathien Arts of Life Band

Toast of the Coast Contest presented by Dos Equis

From now until July 23, Midwest artists will compete in the third annual Toast of the Coast Contest, presented by Dos Equis! Starting on July 23, fans can login into and vote once per day for their favorite artists! On August 2, votes will be tallied and the Top 5 Vote Getters and the Top 5 Judges’ Picks will be chosen to round out our 10 finalists. These finalists will each play a short set on August 7 at The Mid, 306 North Halsted. Wow the judges, and one band, one MC, and one DJ will join the main stage line up!

Art Institute North Coast Challenge Student Contest

North Coast Music Festival is excited to announce our partnership with the Art Institute of Illinois and Wisconsin! Students can compete in five different design categories to create official festival merchandise, posters, videos, and more! They can win tickets to the festival, official merch, and have their work displayed and sold at the festival! Click here for more information.

Coastie Character Contest

The first annual Coastie Character Contest is among us! To enter, dress up like one of the ten North Coast Music Festival Characters and post the picture on North Coast Music Festival Facebook page! Full details here.

Single Day Tickets Now Available

Single day tickets are on sale now! Remember, for a limited time, you can only purchase tickets to official North Coast Music Festival After Parties with proof of purchase of your tickets to the festival! It’s still cheaper to buy tickets for all three days, get yours now from!

Be sure to check out all the amenities for the Dos Equis VIP Experience here.

If you’re interested in getting involved in promotional opportunities, or if you would like to cover the festival, please contact Zach Partin at

Tickets are available now at!