Headliners announced for Backlot Bash '22

March 18, 2022 04:16 PM

Skokie's Backlot Bash organizers today announced the 2022 Bash music headliners for this year's event, to be held August 26-28. They include:

9-10 p.m. –– Kid 'n Play (hip hop)
7:15-8:30 p.m. –– Too Hype Crew (hip hop)

8:45-10 p.m. –– Vertical Horizon (alt rock)
7-8:15 p.m. –– Michael McDermott (Americana)

6:30-8 p.m. –– Tributosaurus becomes The Kinks (rock)

More bands will be announced over the summer. Stay tuned.

knpNow in its fifteenth year, the Bash will feature 17 live music acts that will play on two street festival stages over three days, featuring rock, indie rock, folk, Americana, soul, roots and more.

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 www.BacklotBash.com.

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.

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