Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce and Old Town School of Music brings
together the best beers of Lincoln Square, Chicago, and beyond along with 50+ music acts
The 10th annual Square Roots Festival will showcase more than 40 craft beers from Lincoln Square and the Chicagoland region, July 8-10, 2022. Beer sponsors Half Acre Beer Co., Dovetail Brewery, Begyle Brewing, Brewer’s Kitchen, Maplewood Brewery & Distillery, Northman Cider Company and Metropolitan Brewing join spirits sponsor KOVAL Distillery to offer craft beers. On Saturday and Sunday, limited-quantity, specialty tappings will be offered in the 2022 Brew Lounge.
Hosted by Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce and Old Town School of Folk Music, the not-your-standard-street festival in Lincoln Square starts Friday evening, July 8 from 5:00-10:00 p.m., and runs Saturday, July 9, noon–10:00 p.m. and Sunday, July 10 from noon–9:00 p.m. and will feature dozens of bands, vendors, and favorite local restaurants along with a unique craft beer experience that features many local brewery favorites.
“Great music pairs perfectly with great beer and we have another stellar lineup of craft brews at Square Roots this year,” said Rudy Flores, festival organizer and executive director of the Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce. “Our craft beer taps are anchored by our amazing partners Half Acre Beer Company. Plus, amazing brews from Dovetail Brewery, Begyle Brewing and, new this year to our festival, Brewer’s Kitchen by Pilot Project.” “Tickets purchased at Square Roots let you taste more than two dozen craft beer styles, so you can explore the great craft beer scene in Chicago all in one spot.”
Craft Beers and Ciders available throughout the festival:
Brew Lounge 2022 will have exclusive tappings available only in the Brew Lounge in the north stage parking lot from noon to 8:00 p.m. Quantities are limited.
The most up-to-date festival line-up along with all the latest information for the festival’s beer and music line-ups at Squareroots.org.
Suggested gate donation is $10 per person and $20 per family and all proceeds from sponsorships, ticket purchases, and gate donations at Square Roots benefit small business workshops and community place-making efforts through Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce and fund Old Town School of Folk Music scholarship programs and free community programming.
When: July 8-10, 2022
Friday, July 8 from 5 – 10pm
Saturday, July 9 from 12 – 10pm
Sunday, July 10 from 12 – 9pm
Where: 4400 – 4600 N Lincoln Avenue (from Wilson to Montrose), Chicago.
About Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce:
Founded in 1948, the Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce (LSRCC) is a not-for-profit association of approximately 250 local businesses, institutions, and professionals in Chicago’s Lincoln Square and Ravenswood neighborhoods. The LSRCC supports local business with a variety of community events, educational workshops, consumer incentive programs, and more. The LSRCC also acts as service provider for the Lincoln Square Neighborhood Improvement Program, an engine for economic development that beautifies and unifies Lincoln Square’s busiest retail corridors.
About Old Town School of Folk Music:
Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music is the largest community school of the arts in the U.S. and a non-profit organization committed to celebrating American music and global cultures. Founded in 1957, the Old Town School of Folk Music provides a wide range of music, dance, and arts courses to people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. Whatever one’s interest, the Old Town School provides broad access to more than 700 accredited weekly class offerings, private lessons, and over 400 concerts and community events per year both in-person and online.
The Old Town School opened its Lincoln Square facility in 1998 and expanded in 2012. The Old Town School operates three campuses located in Chicago’s Lincoln Square, Lincoln Park and South Loop neighborhoods that include world-class concert halls, classrooms, an award-winning music store, a café and resource center. Children’s classes are also held at several suburban satellite locations. More information about classes, upcoming events and history is available at oldtownschool.org