Wicker Park Bucktown Insider's Guide

Do Division 2012 - Full Line-up and More

Michael Hamrick - Monday, May 21, 2012

June 1st, June 2nd and June 3rd

On Division Street (Of Course) from Ashland Avenue to Leavitt Street

$5 Suggested Donation

 Do Division Fest 2012 heads to Wicker Park the weekend of June 1st and for the first time will be a 3 day event beginning Friday night.  What can you expect? Lots of shopping, fashion shows, food, drink and possibly even food trucks at the Polish Triangle and, of course, lots of great music.

 Final 2012 Line UP

We're excited to present the final music line-up for these 3 days:

Damen Stage: Programmed by Empty Bottle Presents

Friday, June 1st
Black Belles 8:30 pm
BBU 7:15 pm
Moon Furies 6:00 pm
Hosted by Peter O'Connell [Wham City Comedy] 4:45 PM

Saturday, June 2nd

Peanut Butter Wolf 8:30 pm
Besnard Lakes 7:00 pm
Craig Finn 5:30 pm
Mannequin Men 4:00 pm
Peter O'Connell 3:50 / intro
In Tall Buildings 2:30 pm
Chris Connelly 1:00 pm

Sunday, June 3rd
The Antlers 8:30 pm
Pinebender 7:00 pm
Cory Chisel & The Wandering Sons 5:30 pm
Teengirl Fantasy 4:00 pm
People's Temple 2:30 pm
Eiren Caffall 1:00 pm

Leavitt Stage:

Programmed by Subterranean and House Call Entertainment

Friday, June 1st

JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound @ 8:30 pm

Todd Hembrook & The Hemispheres @ 7:15 pm

The O’My’s @ 6:15 pm

Saturday, June 2nd

Le Butcherettes @ 9:00 pm

O’ Death @ 7:45 pm

White Mystery @ 6:45 pm

Brown Bird @ 5:45 pm

The Blind Staggers @ 4:45 pm

Magic Milk @ 3:45 pm

Sunday, June 3rd

Murder By Death @ 8:00 pm

The Soft Pack @ 6:45 pm

Gypsyblood @ 6:00 pm

Mutts @ 5:00 pm

Young Jesus @ 4:00 pm



Wicker Park's Do Division Fest includes a variety of great music, fantastic food, retailers and shopping.  Sidewalk sales fill the perimeter of the area and the extra-wide side walks allow plenty of al fresco dining at the incredible area bars, restaurants and bakeries ... in addition to all of the food being served directly at the fest itself.  And for the first time, you'll even be able to take advantage of food trucks stationed at the Polish Triangle at 1500 W. Division Street.


Family Fun Fest

The Family Fun Fest will continue to occupy a two-block stretch of Hoyne Avenue, north to Potomac. New this year is the Shedd Aquarium, who will bring several of their popular games such as the Penguin Plunge and the Polar Playzone as well as an opportunity to see some of their animals up close and personal throughout the weekend. We are also excited to have the Great Lakes Initiative, an organization that is focused on conservation and education about our most precious water source. We will continue with Fun Facts about the Great Lakes and a quiz that promises to be an adventure in the neighborhood.

We're bringing back many of the popular activities including The Easel Art Studio Craft Tent, punk rock hair styling by Psycho Baby, face painting, the Children's Learning Place Toddler Zone, a bounce house, dunk tank and pony rides. And you can win prizes from Building Blocks' famous Carnival Wheel.

Plus boogie on down at the main stage! See the full schedule below.

Main Stage Schedule
Saturday, June 2:
Shakespeare All-Stars 12pm
ARCC 1pm
Mary Macaroni 2pm
Mad Science 3pm
Q and A with Sam from the Great Lakes Initiative 4pm
Sarah Parker 5pm

Sunday, June 3:
Dave Acoustic 12pm
Fiddle Billies 1pm
My Gym 2pm
Changs Martial Arts Demo 3pm
Awkward Cousins 4pm

Proceeds from Do Division Family Fun Fest go to Friends of Pritzker School and LaSalle II PTO, two public elementary schools in Wicker Park



Each and every year this event is packed and getting bigger. Do not miss this fantastic and fun event. It's a great kick-off to Summer. 




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