Skokie's Backlot Bash - Saturday

August 24, 2024 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Skokie's Backlot Bash
Oakton St. and Floral Ave.
Skokie, IL 60077

(847) 674-1500

Rockers and Grammy-nominees Tonic are set to headline Saturday's Backlot Bash 2024. 

Now in its seventeenth year, the three day Bash will feature 14 other live music acts that will play on two street festival stages over three days, featuring rock, Americana, soul, funk, hip hop and much more. More bands will be announced in the coming weeks.

The three-day street festival will also host a carnival midway, a large beer tent, the Backlot Dash 5K Run and Half Mile Youth Color Fun Run, a bingo tent, exhibits at the Skokie Heritage Museum –– and on Sunday, a farmer's market, and the Rotary Pancake Breakfast from 8-11 a.m., featuring a bloody mary & mimosa bar. Other events are still being planned and will be announced soon.

Skokie's Backlot Bash is located at the corner of Floral & Oakton in downtown Skokie. For up-to-the-minute new information please visit

7 p.m. –– Woolworthy

8:30 p.m. –– Tonic(link opens in new tab)

Music history of the Bash

Skokie's Backlot Bash is presented by the Skokie Park District, the Village of Skokie, the Skokie Public Library, the Skokie Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Niles Township High School District 219.