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Thirsty Ears Classical Music Festival

August 14 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm CDT

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One event on August 15, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Access Contemporary Music is proud to present the 6th annual Thirsty Ears Festival: Chicago’s only classical music street festival! For two days, Wilson between Hermitage and Ravenswood will be closed to feature seventeen stellar ensembles and soloists performing music from Beethoven to Shostakovich to Reich and everything in between.

The fest will also feature delicious beer from Empirical Brewing, local vendors, kid friendly activities, and food trucks. Highlights include a special performance of ACM’s Sound of Silent Film Festival on Saturday at sundown and, to close out the fest on Sunday, a classical remix from Origin of Animal. 2-10pm on Sat 8/14 and 2-9pm on Sun 8/15, 1758 W Wilson Ave, $10 Suggested Donation