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Preview Fri Apr 12 2013

Do-Division Fest Makes Initial Lineup Announcement

do-division street festDo-Division Street Fest and Sidewalk Sale is set to return to West Town May 31 through June 2, for its seventh consecutive year. There will be plenty of live music, shopping and fun for the whole family.

In addition to the local vendors and sidewalk sale that spans the length of the festival, there will be a new 'Do-Fashion' area, featuring pop-up shops that focus on the latest trends from the Division Street Corridor. It will also be home to several fashion shows throughout the weekend that will highlight stylish clothing for kids, teens and adults.

Do-Division is partnering with The Museum of Science and Industry and The Shedd Aquarium for the Do-Division Family Fun Fest. It will offer many educational activities to teach children of all ages about animals. There will also be bounce houses, face painting, pony rides, punk rock hairstyling, manicures, and many more fun activities. Proceeds from the Do-Division Family Fun Fest will go directly to Friends of Pritzker School and LaSalle II PTO, two local public elementary schools.

Two stages, programmed by Empty Bottle Presents and Subterranean/House Call Entertainment, will feature performances by local and national bands and DJs.

Admission to Do-Division is a suggested $5 donation. The lineup so far is below.

Damen Stage, programmed by Empty Bottle Presents

Friday, May 31

Saturday, June 1
Ariel Pink
Night Moves

Sunday, June 2
Gaslamp Killer
Beat Connection

Leavitt Stage, programmed by Subterranean and House Call Entertainment

Friday, May 31
Slim Cessna's Auto Club
Brown Bird

Saturday, June 1
Tilly and the Wall
He's My Brother She's My Sister

Sunday, June 2
Jeff The Brotherhood

...Plus more to be announced.

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