We just announced the complete line up for Chicago's Half Way to Michfest Party:
The Night Stage features surf punk dance-band Venus in Furs, Chicago's legendary Drum Divas, Poet Warrior Extraordinaire C.C. Carter, Louise Cloutier's burn-down-the-house A Cappella, swoon-worthy kings Style & Swagg, and fire goddess Terri Burch.
$5-$10 suggested donation
No one turned away for lack of funds
WIN A SIX-DAY MICHFEST TICKET!!
Join 400 hundred women “on the land” at the Abbey, for dancing, live performances, and mingling in the Twilight Zone, Bush Garden Lounge, Triangle Fire, and Night Stage. And, you never know what might happen on Lois Lane...
TRIANGLE FIRE JAM
Triangle Fire Jam features the very talented Aerin Tedesco, Andrea Bunch, Jenny Urban, Maria Gullo, Angelisa Crognale, Amelia Starnsta, Betsy Odom, Angie Maloney and special guests. Gather round the fire pit for some fierce singer-songwriters. Bring your instrument and join in.
Dance all night, feel the Michfest love, and help us raise money to send women to Festival! Last year we gave away 10 tickets from the FREE DRAWING to women who needed support to get to festival. Come to the party to enter the free drawing!!
Early Bird Raffle Drawing at 8:30pm
FREE RAFFLE TICKET at the door if you arrive by 8:30pm
Triangle Fire Music Jam 8pm-9:00pm
CC Carter Line Dance Lessons 9:00pm
DJs and Live Performances all night
We outgrew the Holiday Club and our new host is The Abbey, Chicago's famous concert pub. The Abbey has a big beautiful stage and dancing til 2am, so bring your friends and share that Michfest love. In addition to the fundraising raffle, any woman can enter the FREE DRAWING to be eligible to win a ticket to festival. Last year, we raised enough money to give Michfest tickets to 10 women. The FREE DRAWING is for women who self-identify as "needing help" to get to festival this year. You can only enter if you attend party, so join us for a great night and a good chance for a free ticket.
FABULOUS RAFFLE PRIZES
Six Day Michfest Ticket Grand Prize!!
Plus Concert tickets, CDs, Yoga memberships, Dykey Films, Bar Tabs, Michfest Swag, Women & Children First Gift Certificate, and dozens of great prizes.
Your Party hosts:
Brenda Schumacher, Pat McCombs, Marla Nitt, Julie King, Patience Meeks, Sherry Wright, Marie Walz, Valentia Gaglio, Amigas Latinas, and Pow Wow
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