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Andersonville Chamber of Commerce to present Andersonville Homecoming
--From a press release
2021-08-26

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CHICAGO (August 26, 2021) — The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC) is pleased to announce Andersonville Homecoming, a three-night, two-day outdoor festival featuring live entertainment, local artisans and merchants, food and drink vendors, free kids' activities and more! The end-of-summer celebration will be held Friday, September 24 through Sunday, September 26, 2021 on Clark St. between Catalpa Ave. and Summerdale Ave. Hours: Friday 5 pm — 10 pm; Saturday & Sunday 11 am — 10 pm. Admission to the event is a $10 suggested donation at the gate, with proceeds benefiting the work of the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce. For everyone's safety, The Chamber recommends that all attendees be fully vaccinated within 48 hours of the festival.

Andersonville Homecoming will feature two stages located at Catalpa Ave. (main stage) and Rascher Ave. On the Catalpa mainstage, host Molly Callinan of CATFIGHT will kick off the weekend's festivities on Friday night, followed by mainstage performances from High-Hat Second Line, Dancing Queen: An ABBA Salute Tribune Band and headliner Roy Kinsey. Saturday's performances include White Mystery, Bev Rage & the Drinks, Gus Giordano Dance School, Sam Fazio and headliner Renee Goust from New York City. The festival concludes on Sunday with mainstage performances by Lowdown Brass Band, CATFIGHT, Moritat, Mel Senese, Chicago Gay Men's Chorus and headliner Sixteen Candles.

On the Rascher stage, Saturday's line-up includes The Oh Yeahs, Drag Queen Story Time with Alexis Bevels, Walker, Glass Lux, The Bangers, Dance Loud and headliner Lynne Jordan and the Shivers. Sunday's performances include a 50th anniversary live reading and music performance of "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" by Joe Clark and Friends, Drag Queen Story Time with Alexis Bevels, Andersonville's own Laura Doherty, The Heartbeats, Tears Run Dry, Taylor Mallory and headliner Justice Hill & Nighttime Love.

Additional festival highlights include nightly digital street projections curated by Trey Elder and Quiet Pterodactyl featuring DJs Sadie Woods, Redux DJs and Ariel Zatina. On Sunday at Noon at Summerdale, enjoy mimosas with DJ Mark "Moose" Moder, with a portion proceeds benefiting Brave Space Alliance.

For live updates on performance times, entertainment and more, visit the Andersonville Homecoming Page.

Comments ACC Director of Business Services and District Manager David Oakes, "Andersonville Homecoming will be a special moment where we can give a "thank you" to the folks who have supported our business owners, their employees, and those who have given back to the community for the past 17 months. Homecoming is also a very important fundraiser for the Chamber that allows us to continue to provide resources, support and time to continue to make Andersonville different, welcoming and committed to inclusion."

Andersonville Homecoming is sponsored by Rattleback Records and produced by Star Events with talent curation by Quiet Pterodactyl and Rattleback Records. If you are interested in applying to be a vendor or sponsoring the event, please feel free to email laustin@andersonville.org .

The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC) fosters a vibrant environment in which Andersonville businesses can thrive by attracting a diverse customer base; providing business support services and advocacy; and engaging in business attraction, long-range planning, and economic development.


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