Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival

Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival

Date: Saturday, May 28 - Sunday, May 29
Time: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: On N. Sheffield from Belmont to Roscoe
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Address: Chicago
Beneficiary: Central Lakeview Merchants Association

Celebrating its 32nd year in 2016, Belmont-Sheffield Music Fest will kick off Chicago’s outdoor street fest season when it again welcomes the start of summer and the warm weather.

Located just steps from the bustling Belmont Red Line “El” stop, this wildly popular street party in the heart of Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood will again showcase the region’s favorite tribute bands. This iconic fest (sponsored by the Central Lakeview Merchants Association) also features plenty of food and libations as well as artisans who will roll out their newest creative handiwork.

How To Get There

There are no tickets required to attend the Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival, however a $5 gate donation is requested upon entrance to the festival. Ride the Brown or Red Line “L” to Belmont.Want to know more about getting to the Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival? Call the RTA: 836-7000 (This number is valid in any Chicagoland area code: 312, 773, 847, 630, 708, 815)

Marketing & Sponsorship Opportunities

Looking to connect with active consumers at this event? For pricing and a customized benefits package, please contact Norine Smyth at 773-584-6684 or Laura Wilke at 773-584-6669.

Event Logistics

Still have questions regarding event logistics? Please contact Danielle Crouchelli at 773-584-6638.

Exhibitor Opportunities

Click here for more information and applications on how to exhibit at this event and others. If you have additional questions, please contact the Rosy Robinson or at 773-584-6633.

Music Bookings

Any bands or entertainers wishing to be considered for future bookings must submit the following information via email only. Please email us your website, your Facebook link, any other promotional links, a bio is also appreciated. Please include any Chicago history for the past six months or future performances. Let us know what kind of draw the band has in the area and include a price range on the band. If you feel your act is especially suited for one specific event, tell us why you’re a great fit for that event! Please email to Gehrig Peterson, our Music Director at


Looking to connect with active consumers at this event? For pricing and a customized benefits package,
please contact Norine Smyth at 773-584-6684 or Laura Wilke at 773-584-6669.




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Paper Application

City of Chicago Permit Information

Please note: Special Events Management will handle all Itinerant Merchant applications directly with the City of Chicago.

Area Hotels

Old Chicago Inn
3222 N. Sheffield
Chicago, IL 60657

City Suites Hotel
933 W Belmont Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
(800) 248-9108

Days Inn Lincoln Park North
644 W Diversey Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 525-7010

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Beneficiary - Central Lakeview Merchants Association

YoCLMA_web_13ur gate donation benefits the Central Lakeview Merchants Association (CLMA) – a group of businesses dedicated to improving the community, working with neighbors and providing customers and clients with the very best!
Visit their website for coupons, discounts and special offers. Central Lakeview is located close to Wrigley Field, with one of the busiest elevated stops in the city- Belmont Station – right in their midst. Visit the area (just south of Wrigley Field, just west of Clark Street and east of Racine) for an eclectic and exciting mix.


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