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Tomorrow Never Knows Indie Fest Indie Fest

Alternative music lovers, come to Chicago for the Tomorrow Never Knows festival at multiple north side venues January 17-21, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel!

Tomorrow Never Knows features rising local music artists as well as acclaimed national music and comedy acts, all appearing in the dead of winter yet the crowds keep coming! The website provides you with a mix tape link in which you can sample the talent!

Bands: Destroyer and Typhoon, Allan Rayman and Hinds, Rayland Baxter and No Age, Dianne Coffee and Helado Negro, Sonny Smith, Mark Farina, Yumi Zouma, Cuco, Snail Mail, Bedouin, Angelo De Augustine, Slot Face, Ron Gallo, Bill Mackay, Riley Walker, Peel, Bunny, Café Racer,  Liz Cooper and The Stampede, Slow Mass, Helena Deland, and a whole lot more.

Comedians: Comedy at the Knitting Factory, Kate Willet, Wham City Comedy, Helltrap Nightmare, Jo Firestone (HBO’s “High Maintenance,” comedy writer for the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon) and many more to be announced.

Tomorrow Never Knows will be presented at north side clubs Lincoln Hall, Schuba’s, Metro, SmartBar, and Hideout. For tickets, addresses, a full artist roster and schedule, go online to and follow the prompts.

Make your Tomorrow Never Knows Indie music 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.