chillfest_logo_image_r4The Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring Chicago’s premier acoustic music festival, Chillfest. The Festival is intended to reconnect the eclectic neighborhood with its roots of local arts and business working together to bring the unique flavor and character that is WPB. Over 100 artists will participate this year with a huge closing event party/concert at the end of the festival. For details on submission, volunteering or becoming a sponsor visit and like

Letter of Submission and Guidelines:

Attention Chicago Singer Songwriters!
Submissions are now open to perform at this years “CHILLFEST” being put on by The Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce here in the Wicker Park Bucktown Area of Chicago.
All submissions are to be emailed no later than August 24, 2013. Participants will be notified by September 17, 2013.

100 artists will be selected by a Chicago Music Team of professionals that are involved and active within the music community.

Selections will be based on the artist’s talent, history, hard work and most importantly professionalism.

The date for this event is Nov 16th and each artist needs to prep for an hours worth of material in their set.
There will be 30 venues/shops set up for all of these acoustic, unplugged performances to take place. TBA

ChILLfest requires a 6 week performance window in order to participate. You cannot have a performance schedule 4 weeks before and 2 weeks after November 16.

The information needed in your submission should be sent as follows (Copy and paste if desired):

> Band/Artist Name:

> Band/Artist Contact Name/Phone Number/Email:

> Website:

> Facebook page:

> Twitter handle:

> Other social media link(s):

> Links to music (minimum 3 songs):

> Links to video:

> Links to media/reviews/interviews:

> Top 5 venues played:

> How many shows per year do you perform?

> Last performance date:

> Average show draws (weekday & weekend) Please note we will follow up with the venues listed and get your draw numbers so be as accurate as possible.