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Out of Space Fest Returns in August & September in Evanston, IL August 4-7 at Canal Shores Features Jenny Lewis, Elvis Costello, Lucinda Williams, Buddy Guy, Waxahatchee, Nick Lowe and much more

Out of Space returns for its fifth season of big-name musical acts on the shores of Lake Michigan. Connecting music fans from Evanston, Chicago, and beyond with a bespoke concert experience that creates one-of-a-kind environments and features the best of local cuisine, inspired beverage offerings, custom art installations, and more. Out of Space will be staged August 4-7 at Canal Shores and Sept 1-4 at Temperance Brew Co. in Evanston. Out of Space is announcing the August schedule today, featuring Jenny Lewis and Trampled by Turtles, Elvis Costello & the Imposters with special guests Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets and Nicole Atkins, Lucinda Williams, Waxahatchee and Liam Kazar, as well as Buddy Guy with Todd Park Mohr (Big Head Todd & the Monsters) and Bobby Rush. Out of Space is the outdoor offshoot of the Evanston downtown jewelbox venue, SPACE. Pre-sale tickets for the August arm of the festival go live Wednesday, March 30th, they are available to previous ticket holders, SPACE email subscribers and WXRT email subscribers. The public onsale ticket date is Friday, April 1st, visit for more information.

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Aug 4 Jenny Lewis & Trampled By Turtles
Aug 5 Elvis Costello & The Imposters w/ Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets and Nicole Atkins
Aug 6 Lucinda Williams & Waxahatchee with Liam Kazar
Aug 7 Buddy Guy w/ Todd Park Mohr of Big Head Todd & The Monsters and Bobby Rush

Out of Space Past Buyer Presale: Wednesday, March 30, at 10am CT
SPACE Venue Presale: Thursday, March 31, at 10am CT
Public On Sale: Friday, April 1, at 10am CT

GGM Staff


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