North Coast Festival 2012 after parties announced

North Coast Music Festival, Chicago’s third annual Labor Day weekend electronic festival, will feature an extensive lineup of international and local talent including headliners Pretty Lights, Steve Angello, Girl Talk, Umphrey’s McGee, STS9, Axwell, Paul Oakenfold, Knife Party, Steve Aoki and countless others.

And since the party never ends at the festival itself, North Coast’s today released the initial listing of official after parties which feature some of the biggest names from the festival at venues across downtown Chicago.

After party tickets are only available to festival ticket holders for a limited time before they’re available for purchase by the general public.

After Parties – Friday, August 31

Girl Talk w/ Zion I, DJ Intel @ Congress Theater
Axwell w/ Zebo @ The Mid
Midnight Conspiracy w/ NiT GriT @ House of Blues
Chance the Rapper, Neak, Maker, RTC and more @ Cobra Lounge

After Parties – Saturday, Sepember 1

STS9 w/ Future Rock @ House of Blues
Alesso @ The Mid
Dan Deacon w/ LA Jesus @ Cobra Lounge

After Parties – Sunday, September 2

Umphrey’s McGee @ Congress Theater 
Steve Angello @ The Mid
GRiZMatik (Gramatik + GRiZ) w/ The M Machine, Paul Basic @ House of Blues
Claude VonStroke & Maya Jane Coles w/ Justin Martin @ Transit
Rapture DJ Set w/ Kid Color, Gun Love @ Cobra Lounge
Rebirth Brass Band & Dumpstaphunk @ Bottom Lounge


Kent Otto

Kent is founder and editor-in-chief. He's always had a love and passion for music of all types, but didn't discover the music festival scene and community until moving to Southern California during his early post-college years. He returned to his roots in the Midwest in 2011 and has since been determined to share the magic and beauty of the music scene with as many as possible. Email Connect with Kent on G+.

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