Square Roots festival returns to Lincoln Square July 7-9 with more than 50 acts on 4 stages, and 30 regional craft brews paired with Lincoln Square restaurants and local artisans. Presented by the Old Town School of Folk Music and the Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce, the three-day festival will feature music, dance parties, free music lessons and jams, and plenty of family fun activities.
In addition to great music, Square Roots is a craft beer festival. The festival features local and regional craft breweries with a wide variety of styles. With special tappings throughout the festival, there’s something to quench every type of thirst.
Several popular Midwest breweries will have a presence at Square Roots including 5 Rabbit Cerveceria, Argus, Half Acre Beer Company, Hinterland Brewery, Lagunitas, Metropolitan Brewing Company, Northman House Cider, Penrose, Revolution, Sketchbook Brewing, Solemn Oath, Temperance Brewery, Ten Ninety and Tocayo. The full beer list coming can be found at http://squareroots.org/beer/.
Lincoln Square’s restaurant scene will also be on hand serving up dishes for guests to enjoy with the craft beer pairings. New restaurants for Square Roots 2017 include Essence Of India, Art Tango, Jerry's Sandwiches and Carbon Arc. They round out the collection of Lincoln Square favorites like Gather, Bistro Campagne, Miku Sushi and many more. Expect 16 food vendors at this year's festival from in and around the Lincoln Square & Ravenswood neighborhoods. A full list of menu offerings is at http://squareroots.org/vendors/#food
Dates: Friday, July 7, 5-10 p.m.; Saturday, July 8, noon-11 p.m.; Sunday, July 9, noon-9 p.m.
Location: Lincoln Avenue, between Montrose & Wilson Ave.
Cost: Suggested donation of $10 for adults, $5 for seniors/kids, $20 for families