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2019 Music Festival - Opening Night Concert

  • Port Clinton Square 600 Central Avenue Highland Park, IL, 60035 United States (map)
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Bitter Jester Music Festival 2019

- Opening Night -

Performer Lineup & Judges Bios

Don’t forget to buy your raffle tickets at the show! Great prizes and all proceeds benefit the Bitter Jester Foundation for the Arts, the non-profit charity that produces this festival.

 
 

We’re excited to have cold beverages available from Ravinia Brewing Co. for our of-age audience members along with delicious Judy’s Pizza for everyone all night long!

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Concert begins at 7:00 pm - food and drinks available before showtime!

Angels of Duality (Rock and Roll with elements of Funk/Blues/Grunge - Wheaton, IL)

Distant Cuzins (Rock with Pop/Punk/Alternative Influences - Madison, Oregon, & Stevens Point, WI, and Marquette, MI)

Exeter (Rock with 80's, 70's and late 60's influences - Glencoe, Highland Park, & Lake Forest, IL)

Leo Sclamberg (Singer/Songwriter, Guitar - Highland Park, IL)

The Recall (Rock and Roll Rooted in the Blues - Wheaton, IL)

VARGBYTE (Heavy Metal - Wilmette, Winnetka, & Northbrook IL)

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Showcase Artist / Special Guest:

Hutch Hoepner

(Solo Performer - St. Charles, IL)

Hutch Hoepner is an 11 year old musician, writer, and entertainer with a special place in his heart for Classic Rock & Roll.

He has appeared live on 97.1 The Drive, at Geneva’s Got Talent, St. Charles Summer Fest, Cal’s Angels’ Got Hope Gala, Lombard Fest, and more!

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The Bitter Jester Music Festival is proud to be part of the HP150 Celebrations in Highland Park, IL.


Ravinia Brewing Co. having a blast at the 2018 Bitter Jester Music Festival in Port Clinton Square.

Ravinia Brewing Co. having a blast at the 2018 Bitter Jester Music Festival in Port Clinton Square.

The crowd enjoys the tunes at the 2018 Bitter Jester Music Festival in downtown Highland Park, IL.

The crowd enjoys the tunes at the 2018 Bitter Jester Music Festival in downtown Highland Park, IL.