Join us for the 2nd annual Southside SummerFest, Presented by Marist on Saturday, July 22, 2023. The lineup includes three bands, food and drink, all in one night. You must be 21 years of age or older to enter.
The 2nd Annual Southside SummerFest features three amazing bands at the Marist Stadium. From American to root rock to classic rock, Southside SummerFest is set with an incredible lineup of artists. Adult beverages and food will be available for purchase.
Freddy Jones Band
Open to 21 and over; Identification will be checked at the door
Tickets are nonrefundable
No outside food or beverages allowed
Chairs are not allowed on the football field, so bring a blanket or sit in the stands!
American Pie, a south side favorite, plays Americana and other acoustic driven rock. with hits from Mumford, Dave, Zac Brown, Lumineers, Vampire Wee, and more.
Mr. Blotto, known as Chicago’s original jam band, plays rootsy good-times music featuring originals by these venerable Chicago jamsters, while playing your favorite Phish, Widepread Panic, Dead, Traffic covers with scads of soul and proficiency.
Freddy Jones Band
Freddy Jones Band has stood out as one of America’s most noteworthy and revered alternative rock acts for over three decades. This year, the band is marking the 30th Anniversary of their biggest hit, “In a Daydream,” which topped the Mainstream Rock Charts in the mid-90’s.
Tickets go on sale on June 1, 2023. Ticket prices are as follows:
$35 in advance; Advance ticket sales end Friday, July 21 at 11:55 PM
$40 day of event, must purchase online
$150 for VIP Admission, includes access to a VIP tent on the field and includes drinks and food (only 200 VIP tickets will be sold. This area sells out quickly.)
On Saturday, July 22nd, Marist High School will present the 2nd Annual Southside SummerFest, featuring three live bands, food and cocktails, all showcased at the Marist Stadium. Southside SummerFest attracted more than 2,500 music-lovers from the Chicago area and surrounding suburbs last year, and is looking to grow the audience to 4,000 attendees.
Southside SummerFest is supported by a robust PR, Marketing and social media campaign. Last year, media coverage was secured in the Chicago Tribune, The Patch, The Beverly Review, WGN-TV, WLS-TV, WFLD-TV, and WLS-AM.
Open to ages 21 and above, this community event is unlike any other in the area, and will open the Marist campus to the entire community, attracting new audiences to the school. Marist High School is a 501c3 nonprofit organization; home to 1,600 students; with a roster of more than 20,000 alumni. Money raised will help to provide scholarships and facility improvements to Marist High School and its students.
$10,000 MAINSTAGE SPONSOR (limit one) SOLD OUT
Bar Area, VIP Area, or other mutually agreed upon area named after company; 20 tickets to the VIP area with reserved tables for guests; Logo on volunteer Shirts; Banner with logo on stage; Social media posts; Link to company on website; Logo inclusion on all email blasts promoting concert. Logo presence on digital scoreboard on Field throughout the event. 15-30 second promotional video aired on digital scoreboard in between acts
15 tix to VIP area; Inclusion on sponsor thank you signage; Social Media posts; Logo inclusion on volunteer t-shirts; Logo inclusion on website; Logo inclusion on digital scoreboard; Field 20x’s during event
10 comp tickets to event; Inclusion on sponsor thank you signage; Logo on event website
Link on website to company; 5 comp tickets to event; Logo Inclusion on large banner signage
Inclusion on Sponsor banner; Two complimentary tickets to Southside SummerFest;
Thank you for any consideration of sponsoring Southside SummerFest. We are looking forward to speaking with you and answering any questions you may have.
If interested in sponsoring Southside SummerFest, please complete our online registration form.
Be a part of the 2nd Annual Southside SummerFest, presented by Marist. We are seeking volunteers to help with this south side summer tradition, in a variety of positions. Volunteers receive free admission, and an event t-shirt.