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2021 Bitter Jester Music Festival Grand Finale & Fireworks!
September 5 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Celebrating its 15th season of LIVE MUSIC, the Bitter Jester Music Festival hits its 2021 summer stride with the annual Grand Finale Concert. Ten incredible bands will be featured with eight of them in competition. This concert is a showcase of some of the BEST up-and-coming musical talent from across Illinois, Wisconsin, and Michigan!
Preliminary concerts took place the first four Fridays of June at Port Clinton Square in beautiful Downtown Highland Park. Professional judges selected one winning band each Friday and the Bitter Jester Foundation for the Arts selected four additional Wild Card Bands to advance to the Semi-Finals on the July 4. Thousands of dollars in combined cash and prizes will be given away to musicians and lucky audience members! Awesome raffle prizes will be available, too, with proceeds benefiting the Bitter Jester Foundation, a not-for-profit public charity in Illinois.