The North Coast Music Festival, summer’s last stand in Chicago, Illinois, has grown to be one of country’s premier music events of the year. Strategically located near downtown Chicago and many of Chicago’s liveliest neighborhoods, this festival presents one of todays hottest lineups consisting of artists ranging in genres from hip hop, house, electronic rock, rock, reggae and more. The first wave of artists include Wu-Tang Clan, Afrojack, Big Gigantic, Nas, The Disco Biscuits, Lotus, Mac Miller, Gary Clark Jr., Rebelution, Purity Ring, Laidback Luke, Datsik, Madeon, Paper Diamond, Skream, Claude Vonstroke, R.L. Grime, Aloe Blacc, Aluna George, Just Blaze, Capital Cities, JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound, El Ten Eleven, Cherub, Poolside, Flatbush Zombies, On and On, Thibault, K. Flay and Dean Cohen. Each North Coast Music Festival has reached a new level of energy and has not let their dedicated fans down since the festivals start. Aside from a stunning yearly lineup, the festival offers some of the scenes best and most popular vendors, live art, a captivating backdrop of downtown chicago, funky art installations, silent disco, top of the line stages, futuristic lights, perfect sound and also some great food from the local Chicago area. The music and scene does not stop at the festival as there are a variety of after parties that take place throughout the city. It is a must see event. Tickets move fast for this one so get yours now!!