11 Helpful North Coast Nuggets

It all starts Friday, Chicago! Are you ready for the third annual North Coast Music Festival? Single day tickets are still available exclusively through Clubtix.com, but act fast because tickets are flying! Don’t get left out!

After the festival it’s the after party! Check out the full listings here, and don’t miss out on a chance to see Umphrey’s McGee, Doctor P, Girl Talk, STS9, EOTO, Maya Jane Coles, Claude VonStroke, Eliot Lipp, Paul Oakenfold, and so many more!

11 Helpful North Coast Nuggets

  1. Bike Parking: North Coast partnered with The Bike Lane to provide a bike parking lot located on Warren and Ashland. They also offer basic maintenance.
  2. Check the Schedule: The performance schedule is now final, but if you were planning on seeing Excision, AlessoBeats Antique, Yacht or Minnesota, please make sure you review the schedule as there have been some changes.  We don’t want you to miss anything.
  3. NCMF App: The North Coast Music Festival Mobile App is available for iPhone and Android. Download it now for the most updated schedule and information on the fest!
  4. VIP Upgrade Available: That express entry looks nice, doesn’t it? Oh wow, and cheaper drinks too. And look how close the VIP Viewing is too each stage? Yes, we know. That’s why you can upgrade to VIP in the festival, just outside the VIP entrance.
  5. Official NCMF Merch + After Party Tickets: We’ve got some killer new merchandise from some of the best designers in Chicago, so don;t forget to stop by! We’re selling tickets to the after parties at our booth, with no service fees!
  6. Pick up your tickets early: General Admission and Groupon ticket holders can pick up their tickets early, starting on Thursday from 3 PM to 9 PM on site! Check out the will call page for more info!
  7. Lock it up: Entertainment Lockers are located near the main entrance for safe and secure keeping all weekend!
  8. Do’s and Don’t's: Empty plastic containers and camelbacks are allowed, so please stay hydrated! Before you leave for NCMF, make sure to check what is and is not allowed in the festival here.
  9. Media: You’ll be checking in just south of the main entrance on Ashland Ave! We’re excited to have you back, and can’t wait to hear about your experience!
  10. Sponsors: Remember to stop by our sponsors booths! Without them, none of this would be possible, so please say hello!
  11. Tickets: Still haven’t bought your tickets and need convincing? Check out the lineup!