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All You Need to Know About This Weekend's Taste of Glen Ellyn

The 34th annual Taste of Glen Ellyn will return this weekend and bring with it four days, and nights, of great food, music, cold beverages and fun to downtown Glen Ellyn. 

The Taste of Glen Ellyn will kick off on Thursday evening and continue through Sunday. The event will be held in the Main Street parking lot, which is next to Giesche Shoes at 400 N. Main St. in Glen Ellyn, according to the Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce website. 

A craft festival, business expo and the popular village fair, which includes rides and games, will also be available at the Taste of Glen Ellyn. Village fair amusements will open this Wednesday from 5 to 10 p.m. and will be open 5 to 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday; noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday. 

Here is a look at this year's entertainment lineup: 

Thurs. May 15

5 to 7:00 p.m.                          Circle of Fifths
A Chicago area band that performs classic rock from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.

7:30 – 10:00 p.m.                        Maggie Speaks
Is famous for unstoppable medleys, seamless transitions, playing songs from the 50’s to the new Top 40 hits.     

Fri. May 16

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.                         Local Favorite
A Taste favorite and a truly local favorite playing classic hits and country rock.

7:30 – 10:30 p.m.                         Hi Infidelity
Playing music of all types, covering Journey, REO Speedwagon, Bon Jovi and more. Voted Best Rock cover Band for 6 consecutive years.

Sat. May 17

12:00pm - 12:30 p.m.                  The Sunshine Dance Project
                                                  Performance Team

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.                    Glenbard South Jazz One

2 – 3:00 p.m.                 Chicago School of Rock House Band
Playing a variety of Classic Rock

3:30 – 5:00 p.m.                   Love House
Outstanding Rock n’ Roll, Blues, Motown and Country Music.

5:30 – 8:00 p.m.                         Hillbilly Rockstarz
Chicago’s own country super group specializing in covering the latest country hits as well as classic favorites.

8:30 – 11:00 p.m.                       7th Heaven
Known for accurate renditions of The Beatles, Bon Jovi, Journey, U2, and more.                                                                                                                               

Sun. May 18
Noon – 12:30 p.m.                      McNulty Irish Dancers

1 – 2:30 p.m.                   

Sam Savage & Company – covers it all from the classic 50’s, the soul greats of 60’s & 70’s and R&B.

3:00 pm – 4:30 p.m.                   Ryan Mumby and the 100 Year Rain  

Blues with a feeling, blending a rich variety of blues styles and Chicago style grit.


5:00 – 7:00 p.m.                   Martini Lunch
From cool backgrounds and hot swing, ML puts their jazzy spin on soul, blues, and pop tunes.

For more détails on the Taste of Glen Ellyn, visit the Chamber of Commerce's website. 

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