All are invited to Fred Fest, Cuba Township’s second annual day-long music festival on Sunday, August 17th, at the Fox River Preserve and Marina in Port Barrington.  Tickets cost $20 for what’s being billed as “The Barrington Area’s Own Lollapalooza”.

Fred Fest, 2014

All Day Music Fest at the Fox River Preserve & Marina – Sunday, August 17, 2014

Celebrity chef to the stars Jaime Laurita will again be Master of Ceremonies and here’s the lineup of bands for the big event: 

11 a.m. to 12:15 – Hudson McCoy: The Band

12:30 to 1:15 – Sons of Bildor

1:15 to 2 p.m. – Pat McKillen

2:30 to 4 p.m. – Dr. Bombay

4:30 to 6 p.m. – Rod Tuffcurls

6:30 to 8 p.m. – Sixteen Candles

Organizers say Fred Fest will be bigger and better than last year with specialty food trucks, a wine and beer tent and live music from dawn until dusk.  The fest goes on, rain or shine and admission costs $20 in advance or at the gate.  All Proceeds Benefit the Preservation Foundation of the Lake County Forest Preserves.

CLICK HERE to buy your tickets online.

You’ll find the Fox River Preserve & Marina at 28500 West Roberts Road in Port Barrington.  For a little taste of Fred Fest 2014′s headlining band, check out the promo video for wildly popular cover band, 16 Candles.


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