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The Windy City LakeShake Festival

Bring the family to the Windy City LakeShake Festival at First Merit Bank Pavilion on Northerly Island June 17-19, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel!

The Windy City LakeShake Festival is a monster three day event of music powerhouses. Friday, June 17, Lady Antebellum, Sam Hunt, and Kacy Musgraves & Granger Smith appear! Saturday, June 18, features Tim McGraw and Brookes and Dunn & Martina McBride! Sunday, June 19, features Jason Aldean and Brooks and Dunn & Thomas Rhett!Lady Antebellum, since its debut album in 2008, was named as country music’s Vocal Group of the Year in 2009, and has won two Grammy Awards. Tim McGraw has won three Grammy Awards and numerous Billboard and Academy of Country Music awards. He has also appeared as an actor on television and in the movies. Jason Aldean has multiple platinum and gold records. His new song, “Lights Come On,” is a huge hit on country radio programs.

The Windy City LakeShake Festival is a venue that is as beautiful as it gets! Come for a concert or concerts, and explore the shore of Lake Michigan, a tallgrass prairie, and a stunning view of downtown Chicago!

Northerly Island is located at 1521 South Lynn White Drive, east of the Loop in the museum campus. For tickets to the Windy City LakeShake Festival, go online to

Make your Windy City LakeShake Festival experience more enjoyable by staying at the Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, in historic Hyde Park. Chicago Lake Shore offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. The Lake Shore Café offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. AND Jazz and seafood buffet (non-seafood items available) Friday nights.