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North Coast Music Festival Tue Apr 28 2015

North Coast Music Festival Announces 2015 Lineup


Who is ready for this year's North Coast Music Festival? If your hand is raised, you are not alone, as I became quickly elated after scanning this year's stellar lineup. This yearly Union Park three-day fest, occurring from September 4 through 6, features high caliber electronic, rock, hip-hop, and R&B acts to enjoy, and it seems to me that the lineup grows stronger with each passing year.

This year's headliners include D'Angelo and The Vanguard, The Chemical Brothers, and a surprise mystery headliner, to be announced. Additional standout acts include Atmosphere, Chromeo, Porter Robinson, Steve Aoki, Gold Panda, RAC, Tycho, Portugal. The Man, and many more. A bit of funk is featured within this year's crop of artists, including Galactic featuring Macy Gray, along with Dirty Dozen Brass Band. With musical stylings for all to be excited about, North Coast is proving to have one of the best lineups of the summer thus far.

North Coast Music Festival occurs in Chicago's Union Park from September 4 - 6. Tickets are on sale, with $159 plus additional fees for 3-day General Admission, with $259 plus fees for 3-day VIP passes. The festival is 17+, with VIP passes available to those 21+. Union Park is located at 1501 W. Randolph Street.

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

Our Final Transmission Days

By The Gapers Block Transmission Staff

Transmission staffers share their most cherished memories and moments while writing for Gapers Block.

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