Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Bash on Wabsh Kicks Off This Weekend!

You've probably seen signs up throughout the neighborhood, but if not this is your notice. The 'Bash of Wabash - Sweet Corn Chicago' kicks off this holiday weekend. The event takes place on Saturday and Sunday September 5th and 6th on Wabash between 13th and 14th. Should be a good time especially if you like solid and fun cover bands. This year Sixteen Candles plays on Saturday night and Hairbangers Ball closes out the festival on Sunday. In case you've never heard of them here are a couple videos:

And here is the official press release:

The South Loop's premier outdoor event marks its sixth year by celebrating the cultural diversity of Chicago's fastest growing community this Labor Day weekend. THE BASH ON WABASH-Sweet Corn Chicago, located in the heart of the South Loop on Wabash Avenue between 13th Street and 14th Place. THE BASH ON WABASH promises to be an unforgettable experience.

Benefiting the Greater South Loop Association, this lively festival mirrors the South Loop's vibrancy, offering something for everyone. Local artisans will be displaying their creations. Area restaurants, showcasing some of the most interesting cuisines in town, will be on hand for you to sample their culinary treats. Fresh roasted corn and beer and wine will be available to highlight the end of the summer season. There will be an elaborate kids' area and a Corn Bags Tournament throughout the weekend. To top it off, revelers will enjoy a variety of live music, including some of Chicago's hot local acts from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. all weekend!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Benefitting the "Greater South Loop Association?" Ok, so what do they do with the money?