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New in 2017 – Free VIBE Flo Yoga Sessions!
Posted on July 17, 2017

North Coast has never been just about the music. From the celebrated Living Gallery to the Pop-Up Gallery added last year to the various installations around the park and initiatives behind our charity partners, we like to treat mind, body and community in addition to your inner tiny dancer. With that in mind, we’re thrilled […]

Living Gallery Graffiti Lineup Announced!
Posted on July 6, 2017

Being the home-grown, Chicago-bred festival it is, every year since it’s inception eight years ago, North Coast Music Festival has teamed up with art collectives Ava Grey Designs (Creative Agency/Production House) + The Elder Tree to create a space that is part Living Art Gallery and part homage to the history of street art. With our […]

Silent Disco Returns!
Posted on June 21, 2017

Due to popular demand for in-ear beats and awkward dancing, we’re thrilled to announce the return of the Silent Disco! It will once again be located within confines the Living Art Gallery by Ava Grey Designs, with one channel curated by The Elder Tree, so you can listen to the music while checking out live painting. […]

Toast of the Coast Competition!
Posted on June 13, 2017

Every year North Coast hosts the Toast of the Coast Competition to embrace up-and-coming talent by giving live acts and djs alike the opportunity to play a main stage at NCMF 2017! The contest starts on June 13th and voting ends July 26th. After the voting period, 8 finalists will be chosen out of the […]

Check Out the Mural Time Lapse Video!
Posted on June 12, 2017

Song: “TV Dinner” by The Cool Kids

More Artists Added! Primus, Ganja White Night, Bob Moses, Autograf
Posted on May 31, 2017

May 31st, 2017 — North Coast Music Festival (NCMF) is thrilled to reveal 2017’s surprise headliner as well as an esteemed collection of additional acts set to perform throughout the weekend! This year, LES CLAYPOOL returns to North Coast with his iconic funk band PRIMUS, bringing their historic creations and soul-piercing energy to perform a […]

Wear Orange: Stop The Violence
Posted on May 22, 2017

Friends, family and fans – North Coast Music Festival invites you to join us in supporting the Chicago-based gun violence prevention awareness campaign #WearOrange to help raise awareness about the fight to end gun violence. In January of 2013, Chicago resident and high school student Hadiya Pendleton marched in President Obama’s second inaugural parade. A […]

Layaway Available!
Posted on April 25, 2017

Go see all the shows! We want our Coastie fam to see as much live music as possible, not just at North Coast.  So take advantage of our layaway plans and spread out the payments!  For just $45 down you can secure your 3-Day GA pass at the lowest price it will be from here […]

2017 Lineup Announced! GA, VIP and Single Days On Sale!
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2017 — North Coast Music Festival (NCMF) is thrilled to reveal the artist lineup for its eighth annual year, taking place on the sprawling grasses of Chicago’s Union Park from Friday, September 1 to Sunday, September 3, 2017! Featuring incredible tree-dotted views of the city skyline, and 80 unbeatable performances from all […]