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102! That’s the minimum number of couples who have met and then married after meeting at Old St. Pat’s World’s Largest Block Party! What other street fest can say that?  Check out this DNAinfo Block Party Love story. That’s right, none! But not only does the #WLBP have love in the air they are raising money for dozens of good causes and you get to benefit.


Friday June 28th, the much-anticipated headliner, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros and the Punch Brothers kick us off. Then on Saturday, we’re going a little bit country with Phil Vassar & Gretchen Wilson lighting up the main stage. Gretchen was born and raised in Illinois y’all!  And check out Phil Vassar’s shout out to Chicagoan’s!


Not only do we have world-class artists, but you can get your cocktail served by a famous Chicagoan! Our Celebrity Bartenders include: Dr. Ian Smith (New York Times Best Selling Author of “Shred, The Revolutionary Diet”), Aly Bockler (WCIU TV), Alex Perez (ABC World News Tonight), Jason Knowles (ABC7), John Garcia (ABC 7), Daniella Guzman (NBC 5), Stefan Holt (NBC 5), Charlie Wojciechowski (NBC 5), Natalie Martinez (NBC 5), Jeff Conway (24/7 Chicago/NBC), Dina Bair (WGN), Frank Holland (WGN), Duffy Adkins (WGN/CLTV), Andrea Metcalf (Fitness expert), Borris Powell (Borris Powell Designs) and Amy Jacobson (AM 560)!

General Admission tix are $40.00 in advance, $45 at the gate, with a two-night pass for $75.00 (GA tickets include 4 free drinks). You don’t want to miss out on the fun, check out these great photos from previous years.

See you there!  – Lisa Ripson


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