Chicago in JUNE
June is filled with SO many amazing events, had to share them with you! Hope you enjoy xoxo ADDICTED Chicago
The Black Cloud Gallery: Milk, Honey, and a Left Arm
About: Featuring works by CJ Hungerman, Tracy Jones, and Lauren Richards, Milk, Honey, and a Left Arm explores concepts of conflict, memory, and personal history through the use of color, pattern, and found elements.
Date: June 1st- June 27th. Second Fridays: Friday, June 8th 6pm-10pm
Place: The Black Cloud Gallery 1909 S. Halsted
David Weinberg Photography: Bhutan
Gallery Hours: 10am-5pm Monday-Friday
Place: David Wienberg Photography 300 W. Superior Street Suite 203
Spectral Landscape: April 27-June 9th
The Dragon Is The Frame: June 29th-August 11th
Hinge Gallery: Garden Party
About: Garden Party features 4 artists who each address Hinge Gallery’s back yard sculpture garden through performance, social engagement, and designed objects.
Date: June 2nd-June 30th
Place: Hinge Gallery 1955 W. Chicago Ave.
McCormick Gallery: Mutable Currency
About: View the new exhibition by one of Chicago’s greatest sculptors, Richard Hunt.
Date: June 1st-August 11th
Place: McCormick Gallery 835 W. Washington Blvd.
Park Schreck Gallery: Into The Void
About: View the solo exhibition featuring the works of Steve Amos.
Date: June 15th-June 17th
Time: 11am-6pm (Friday and Saturday) 12-5pm (Sunday)
Place: Park Schreck Gallery 1747 W. N. Ave.
About: Don’t miss new works by Martin Ontiveros entitled Malformations and Maleficarum.
Date: June 1st-24th
Place: Rotofugi Gallery 2780 N. Lincoln Ave.
The Silver Room: 100 Canvases for Things That Matter Art Exhibition
About: Don’t miss the juried group show that enlists 100 artists who create one piece interpreting the theme “Things That Matter.” On June 23rd those 100 pieces will be auctioned off to some very lucky buyers. Don’t miss the show!
Date: Opening reception June 23rd. Runs through July 28th.
Place: The Silver Room 1442 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Zhou B. Art Center: Facemask by Tim Arroyo
Date: June 15th
Place: Zhou B. Art Center 1029 W. 35th Street
Drink & Food
Bull & Bear: Seinfeld Trivia Night
About: Enjoy the Big Salad, Fusilli Jerry Mac N’Cheese, Marble Rye Reuben Minis, and much more along with Seinfeld Trivia and plenty of drink! RSVP at TRIVIA@BULLBEARBAR.COM
Date: June 5th
Time: 2 separate trivia time. First seating 6pm and second seating at 9pm. 6pm-11pm
Place: Bull & Bear 431 N. Wells St.
Kinzie Chophouse: Spring Fever Menu
About: Try The Spring Fever Menu, which includes 3 courses for only $27.95!
Place: 400 N. Wells
Small Bar Division: Euro Cup 2012
Date: Friday, June 8th
Place: SmallBar Division 2049 W. Division
Handle with Care: Celebrating The Old Town Art Fair with a Sale
About: Enjoy 10% off full-priced merchandise and an extra 50% off sales items this Saturday, June 9th and Sunday, June 10th
Little Threads: Markdown Party and Margaritas
About: Little Threads has a fabulous collection of kids clothing. Enjoy 25% off all clothing and sales items at Little Threads. Markdowns begin at 10am and tasty margaritas begin serving at 4pm!
Date: Wednesday, June 6th
Time: Markdowns start at 10am. Margaritas flow at 4pm.
Place: Little Threads 2033 W. Roscoe Street
Robin Richman Inc.: End of season sale
About: Select collections 50% off!
Place: Robin Richman Inc. 2108 N. Damen
About: The METROPIA Experience is an intimate event that showcases artist, musicians, and new innovations in technology.
Date: June 7 (2pm) and 8th (2pm)
Place: 4325 N. Ravenswood
About: Enjoy great food, TONS of amazing bands (The Features, Gold Motel, Pet Lions, Heartless Bastards, Lonely Are The Brave, Megafun, ect.), rib-eating competitions, and much more!
Date: June 8th-10th
Time: 5pm-10pm (Friday) 12pm-10pm (Sat.-Sunday)
Place: Lincoln/Damen/Irving Park
The Chicago Blues Festival:
About: Don’t miss the largest blues festival in the world. Taking place over three days, this is one festival not to be missed!
Date: June 8th-10th
Time: 11am-9:30pm (Friday & Saturday) 11am-9pm (Sunday)
Place: Grant Park
Old Town Art Fair:
About: Featuring over 260 nationally acclaimed artists, The Old Town Art Fair will be sure to have something for any kind of art lover. Other highlights include: “Gallery of Gardens” (a garden walk through more than 50 urban home gardens), music by local talent, a children’s corner, local food, and souvenirs and collectibles.
Date: June 9th-10th
Time: 10am-8pm (Saturday) and 10am-6pm (Sunday)
Place: Lincoln Avenue and Wisconsin Street
*Requested donation $7, no donation requested for children under 12
Printers Row Lit Fest:
About: Considered one of the largest free outdoor literary events in the Midwest, Printers Row Lit Fest exhibits booksellers, publishers, and literacy & cultural organizations who sell and promote a diverse variety of books and merchandise.
Date: June 9th-10th
Place: Printers Row (Dearborn Street, from Congress to Polk Streets).
Wrigleyville Block Party:
Date: June 12th-17th
Place: 1060 W. Addison Street
Taste of Randolph:
Date: June 15th-17th
Place: Randolph and Racine
Wavefront Beachside Music Festival:
About: Join the party at Chicago’s first Electronic Beach Festival and vote for your favorite DJ to land a slot in the party!
Date: Saturday, June 30th and Sunday, July 1st
Place: Montrose Beach
Rock For Kids Food Truck Social:
About: Enjoy delicious food truck food such as tortas, hot dogs, Wagyu burgers, duck rolls with Asian slaw, and much more. As if that wasn’t tempting enough, 15% of proceeds support a wonderful organization called Rock for Kids that provides quality music education to undeserved children of Chicago!
Date: Wednesday, June 6th
Place: 1540 Fremont St. (corner of Fremont and Weed in Lincoln Park)
The Greater Chicago Food Depository’s 27th Annual Hunger Walk:
Date: Saturday, June 23rd
Place: Soldier Field 1410 S. Museum Campus Drive
Summer Series Rush Hour Concerts: FREE
About: Enjoy music by over 60 internationally celebrated artists. All ages are welcome.
Date: Every Tuesday evening. Takes place June 5th-Aug. 28th
Time: Pre-concert food and beverage reception is at 5:15pm. Concert begins at 5:45 pm
Place: St. James Cathedral 65 E. Huron Street
This Wednesday, June 6th Ghosthouse is DJing with Parallels and Shuteye at Zombies vs Skeletons at Cobra Lounge!
K Serra is playing the 312 Presents local music showcase at CUBBY BEAR in Wrigley this WEDNESDAY, June 6th at 9 pm!
The Island of Misfit Toys:
On Thursday, June 7th, check out Options at the underground lounge!
Marina City will be playing The METROPIA Experience Chicago on Thursday, June 7th at 4pm.
Options kicks off their record release on Thursday, June 7th along with Survivalist, Rocket Miner, and JT Royster.
Thursday, June 7 at 8:00pm at Underground Lounge
Bailiff plays at Old Town Art Fair, Saturday, June 9th — Saturday, June 9 at 7:00pm.
ZAINGHIS & DOC ILL / PSYCHIC WESTERN / DARIO X / LOONER
June 14 at The Burlington Bar
3L Chicago Hip Hop Showcase #5:
Take part in 3L’s 1st Anniversary Show on Saturday, June 23rd from 9pm-2am at Quencheres Saloon.
Hosted by SHADOWMASTER
With DJ SEAN O.
3L MC Batt3L
Check out The Hemmingbirds at The Beat Kitchen on Thursday, June 14th. On June 13th, the Hemmingbirds will release their video for Perpetuator.
Hemmingbirds / Shake The Baron / The Dirty Feathers / Marcel Marcel
BlahBlahBlah hasn’t played in Wicker Park in 6 months. Come see them with The talented Blaine Fonda. $10. Doors at 8. BlahBlahBlah goes on at 10pm at The Subterranean Friday, June 15th.
Cold Blue Kid:
Cold Blue Kid will be opening for Richard Lloyd of Television Friday June 15th Double Door! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elq0HJpyhfs
Options and Fox The Cat:
Epitonic Saki Session with Options and Fox The Cat on Saturday, June 16th from 4pm-7pm at Saki.
// feat. DJ PRESTO + art by DONT FRET // JUNE 16th at SUBT//music starts at 10pm and goes until 3am.
Simpleton & Cityfolk:
CD Release show at Subterranean on June 16th. The lineup also features Dane Penn, Felix & Lyons and The Ewing Theory!
At the Beat Kitchen Wednesday, June 20 at 8:00pm.
Aktar Aktar will be playing at The Green Music Fest - June 23 - South Stage.
Don’t miss the all ages show on Friday, June 29th at Highland Main Square Park 4th of July Fest. Then, them at Cubby Bear on July 6th!!
Don’t miss Summer Girlfriends Record Release Party at The Burlington on Friday, June 22nd with Blizzard Babies and Orca Team.
Beauty Bar Chicago:
Freedom Party Chicago — Friday, June 29 at 9:00pm.
Old Town School of Folk Music:
Open House Friday featuring Shelley Miller & Dan Fulkerson — Friday, July 6 at 5:00pm at Old Town School of Folk Music.
Dan Hubbard and The Humadors:
The Humadors will be playing the Illinois State Fair this year! Saturday, August 18 at 9:30pm on the shed stage!
Opposites recently contributed some specially mastered tracks to a compilation of music with the artwork of Robert Cronberg (Africa Series), which will start making appearances around Chicago soon.
This is an AMAZING list (and photo haha), ADDICTED. Thank you so much for posting!