For many neighborhood festival fans, the Summer fest season officially kicks off with the cover band glory of the Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival, set for May 28-29, 2022. The 37th annual celebration of community and local musicians draws enthusiastic crowds to the streets near the Belmont Red Line station in the Lake View neighborhood.
Noted for a strong line-up of cover bands that perform on the main stage, the fest also features a second stage with Akido demonstrations, drag performers and DJs. The events run from 11 am to 10 pm each day and admission is free with a $10 suggested donation.
Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival
On Sheffield Avenue from Belmont to Roscoe Street
May 28-29, 2022
11 am-10 pm