Celebrating its 13th year, the Bitter Jester Music Festival kicks off its 2018 summer season with four preliminary concerts featuring twenty-four of the most talented up-and-coming bands from across Chicagoland and throughout Wisconsin!
Six bands compete on each of the first four Fridays of June at Port Clinton Square in beautiful Downtown Highland Park. Professional judges select one winning band each Friday to advance to the Semi-Finals on the 4th of July. Nearly $30,000 in combined cash and prizes will be given away to musicians and lucky audience members!
SEE THE FULL LINEUP AT: www.BitterJesterMusic.org
Come for the music and you might win some awesome raffle prizes provided by some of Downtown Highland park’s many shopping and dining establishments. Proceeds benefit the Bitter Jester Foundation for the Arts. Plus… FREE GELATO SAMPLES from Frost Gelato for concert goers!!
Select top bands will play a “Best Of” concerts at the Miller Lite Beer Garden at Navy Pier / Navy Pier on 07/13/18 and 09/03/18 and at the Taste Of Highland Park/ Port Clinton Art Festival on 08/24/18.