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Winnetka Music Festival Set to Rock This Weekend


The vibrant village of Winnetka is set to come alive with the sounds of music this weekend as the annual Winnetka Music Festival kicks off. This much-anticipated event, now in its 8th year, promises a stellar lineup of performances, food, and family fun, drawing music lovers from across the region.

Starting on Friday, June 14th, and continuing through Saturday, June 15th, the festival will feature multiple stages across downtown Winnetka. Attendees can look forward to an eclectic mix of genres, from indie rock and folk to jazz and blues. Headlining this year’s festival are renowned artists Band Of Horses, Milky Chance, and Michigander, alongside a host of talented local and emerging musicians.

In addition to the musical acts, the Winnetka Music Festival offers a variety of food and beverage options, with local vendors and food trucks serving up a delicious array of treats. Craft beer enthusiasts will not be disappointed, as several local breweries will be on hand to provide refreshing beverages.

The festival is designed to be family-friendly, with a dedicated Kids Zone offering activities and entertainment for younger attendees. From face painting to interactive musical workshops, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

“We’re thrilled to bring the community together once again for a weekend of great music and fun,” said Val Haller, cofounder of the Winnetka Music Festival and founder of “The Winnetka Music Festival is all about celebrating the joy of live music and supporting artists, both local and national.”

The festival is free to attend, with VIP passes available for those looking for an enhanced experience, including exclusive seating and meet-and-greet opportunities with some of the performers.

For those planning to attend, public transportation and ride-sharing are recommended, as parking in downtown Winnetka can be limited. Detailed schedules and a map of the festival grounds can be found on the official Winnetka Music Festival website.

Don’t miss out on what promises to be a memorable weekend of music, community, and fun at the Winnetka Music Festival.

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