Middlewest Fest is Northern Illinois? annual celebration of the live music and arts, taking place throughout the weekend of Sept. 9th & 10th in DeKalb, IL. All Middlewest events are hosted at The Egyptian Theatre, Ottos Nightclub, The House Cafe, The Van Buer Plaza, O?Leary?s Irish Pub, Tapalaluna, Hometown Sports Bar & SMLTWN Skate Shop as well as various art spaces, halls and local business in historic downtown DeKalb, just a stones throw away from Northern Illinois University.
Ticket Price: $30 (1-Day); $50 (2-Day)
- AM Taxi
- Brian Posehn
- Company of Thieves
- Elephant Gun
- Flatfoot 56
- Former Thieves
- Future Rock
- Gene Ween
- Gold Motel
- Inspector Owl
- La Dispute
- Loose Lips Sink Ships
- MC Chris
- MC Lars
- Maps & Atlases
- Mark Rose
- Murder By Death
- Pianos Become The Teeth
- Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin
- The Felix Culpa
- The Tossers
- The Wonder Years
- This Must Be The Band
- Tokyo Police Club
Festival News and Rumors
Insane Clown Posse Announce Otherworldly 2023 Edition of Gathering of the Juggalos
The festival promises such such attractions as "ICP's Alien Probe Adventure"
Bryan Kress May 22, 2023
Hopscotch 2023: Pavement, Denzel Curry, Japanese Breakfast Top Lineup
Alvvays, Digable Planets, Soccer Mommy, and more will also hit the Raleigh fest this September.
Abby Jones May 19, 2023
Live Nation Offering $99 All-In Festival Tickets During Festival Weekend
Governors Ball Roots Picnic, Sound on Sound, and more are participating in the discount.
Carys Anderson May 17, 2023
The National's Homecoming 2023 Lineup Led by Patti Smith, Pavement, & The Walkmen
Weyes Blood, Snail Mail, and Bartees Strange will also play the Cincinnati festival.
Eddie Fu May 17, 2023
Riot Fest's Killer 2023 Lineup Led by Foo Fighters, The Cure & The Postal Service
Queens of the Stone Age, Death Cab For Cutie, ICP, The Mars Volta, and Turnstile are also visiting Chicago this September.
Carys Anderson May 16, 2023
Guns N' Roses, Billie Eilish, and P!NK to Headline Music Midtown's 2023 Lineup
P!NK, The 1975, Flume, Incubus, and Tove Lo are also set to play the Atlanta festival.
Scoop Harrison May 16, 2023