Relevant Tones’ is highlighting the performers and works featured in the second annual Thirsty Ears Festival: Chicago’s only classical music street festival! This LIVE broadcast is coming straight from WFMT’s Levin on Friday August 11th.
Amos Gillespie, Trevor Watkin, Richard Zili, and David Keller
Black Oak Ensemble
Desiree Ruhstradt, David Cunliffe, and Aurelien Pederzoli
Cory Tiffin and Simon Tiffin
“Chicago Mood” by George Flynn
“Veils” by Mischa Zupko
Thirsty Ears is a two day street festival located at Wilson street between Hermitage and Ravenswood. On Saturday, August 12th & 13th, Fifteen stellar ensembles and soloists will perform music from Beethoven to Shostakovich to Reich and everything in between on the main stage.
We’ll also have delicious beer from Empirical Brewing, vendor booths, kid friendly activities and food trucks on both days including Empanadas 5411, Pierogi Wagon and Bruges Brothers.
$5 suggested donation, all proceeds support the ACM School of Music.
1758 W. Wilson Ave.
Public transportation options:
Brown line Montrose or Damen stop
Ravenswood Metra stop
Lawrence or Montrose Ave. bus
Parking is limited to street parking