BAF 2017: The Artists

Check out our 2017 artists and their websites here -- booth numbers coming soon!

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About Us Video

Find out what we're all about, with shots from our 30th Anniversary fest in 2015. #BAF30

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Looking for some music?

Get your main stage lineup here, featuring Amy Rigby, The Paranoid Style's first Chicago performance, and many more!

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Volunteer at the fest

With just a few hours of your time over the weekend, we can make a big impact throughout the year.

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It’s Time for Apple Pie!

There’s nothing more American than a big slice of apple pie. And nothing more Bucktown than eating apple pie with your community. The 7th annual Bucktown Apple Pie Contest – the largest apple pie contest in the country – is one big day of big fun! LIVE MUSIC – FACE PAINTING – PONY RIDES –

We Heart Macie Stewart

Did you miss Macie Stewart and members of her band Kids These Days at the New Jazz Roots stage this year? Well, you’re in luck. Here’s a little compilation video of her amazing talent! [button link=”″ color=”orange” newwindow=”yes”] Watch Macie Stewart at the 2011 Bucktown Arts Fest[/button]  

Thank You for Another Great Fest!

From aerialists to accordian players, sangrias to sculptures – we had an another amazing weekend at the Bucktown Arts Fest in 2011! We are always impressed by the generosity, cheerfulness and camaraderie that the weekend brings. The Committee is sending out special thanks to the volunteers, artists, musicians, performers, poets and patrons that came out to