Official lineup, grounds improvements revealed for North Coast’s fifth anniversary

Chicago’s North Coast Music Festival today revealed the official roster of talent set to perform at the fifth anniversary fest held over Labor Day Weekend.

Bassnectar, Kid Cudi, STS9, Snoop Dogg, Alesso, Nicky Romero, Dada Life, and Zeds Dead top the list of artists set to perform at Union Park this Aug. 29, 30, and 31.

The full list of performers also includes live sets by Dr. Dog, Little Dragon, Slightly Stoopid, and The New Deal, as well as DJ sets by Adventure Club, GRiZ, Showtek, Wolfgang Garner, W&W, and more.

Tickets are on sale now, starting at $149 for a three-day general admission pass exclusive of ticket fees.

Beyond the lineup, North Coast is expanding the festival grounds by opening new sections of Union Park while reconfiguring stage placements and streamlining traffic flows in and around the park.

An upgraded VIP experience available to the 21+ crowd will feature air-conditioned restroom trailers, expanded bar options with spirits and mixed drinks, free bottled water, express entry, reserved viewing areas, complimentary cell phone charging stations, and more.



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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