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The 16th annual Bitter Jester Music Festival rounds up its “Best Of” bands for a 6-hour culminating concert at the Navy Pier Beer Garden on Labor Day.
The Bitter Jester Music Festival (BJMF) is the Midwest’s largest professional music competition for emerging musicians (bands and solo artists alike). BJMF supports and promotes young and up-and-coming talent from across the Midwest.
Half the members of any competing band must be under age 21. Prizes for the winning bands include paid, professional gigs.