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Bitter Jester Music Fest

2020 Bitter Jest Music Festival Information TBD
Preliminary Dates: Friday, June 5, 12, 19, and 26.
Grand finale: July 4

2019 Bitter Jester Music Festival

Bitter Jester - Photo by Richard Shay
Friday, May 31, June 7, 14, and 21
at 7 PM at Port Clinton Square and July 4 at Wolters Field
Enjoy a variety of music as bands perform every week in June.  Winning bands are selected by professional and celebrity judges and then eight semi-finalist bands compete against each other on the 4th of July for over $20,000 in cash and other prizes and the chance to be named the 2019 Grand Champion!  Food and drink vendors are on hand all night long. 

This summer-long music festival is produced by the Bitter Jester Foundation for the Arts, NFP, a not-for-profit charitable organization in Highland Park. 

Visit the Bitter Jester Music Festival page for more information or to apply.