On stage at Custer
Custer’s Last Stand
Festival of the Arts
10 a.m.-9 p.m. June 16-17 in the Main Street Station Shopping District, Main Street and Chicago Avenue, downtown Evanston
Suggested gate donation is $1
Updated: June 12, 2012 8:27PM
The 41st annual Custer’s Last Stand Festival of the Arts kicks off Saturday, June 16, with a full lineup of entertainment, artisans, food booths, theater, and children’s activities.
Nearly 400 artisans, including sidewalk sale vendors and antique dealers, will tout their wares as music plays on two stages. Children can take part in nonstop activities, and everyone can enjoy food booths offering the cuisine of more than 30 restaurants.
Piccolo Theatre will present “The Medicine Show,” featuring 20 variety acts including theatre, puppets, juggling and clowns, performing throughout the fair and on the Piccolo Theatre stage, 600 Main St.
Music at the Show Stage at Custer and Washington streets, includes:
June 16: 11 a.m., Native American Dance Troupe. 12:30 p.m., Hurricane Saxophone Quartet. 2 p.m., Kraig Kenning (roots rock, electric folk). 3 p.m., Rocking Johnny Blues Band. 5:30 p.m., Corky Siegel.
June 17: 11 a.m., Native American Dance Troupe. 12:30 p.m., Mark Cleveland Band. 2:30 p.m., Paul Maslin Group. 4:15 p.m., Radio Disney Show. 5:30 p.m., Angel d’Cuba.
Music on the Festival Stage, Main Street and
June 16: 11 a.m, Evanston School Of Rock. 1:30 p.m, Mandy & The Bandits. 2:45 p.m., Ajoite Drummers. Evanston Idol IV Finalists. 5 p.m., De’Tour Jazz. 7 p.m., Funkadesi.
June 17: 11 a.m., Kent
McDaniel Band. 12:30 p.m., John Temmerman Quartet. 2:30 p.m., Evanston Township High School musicians. 4:30 p.m., Dee Alexander Jazz Band. 7 p.m., Chicago Catz.