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Sweet Corn Blues Festival
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Over 50,000 ears of fresh sweet corn, sidewalk sales, arts, crafts, and flea market vendors await you on the streets of Uptown! Come out and enjoy the fun, food and some of the best blues music around. The festival is held over two days in late August and is a great way to welcome back the students at Illinois State University.

Sweet Corn Blues Festival 2014 will take place Saturday, August 23rd from 10:00am to 4pm and Sunday, August 24th from 11am to 4pm (or when the corn runs out) on North St. from Fell to the Circle and E. Beaufort St. from the Circle to Linden St.

View a parking map here. 
The CEFCU stage lineup:

Saturday, August 23

9:45 – 10:45        Gamma Phi Circus

11:15– 12:30       Berchtold & Stear

1:00 – 2:30           Joe Zaklan Band

3:00 – 4:30           Sugar Prophets

Sunday, August 24

11:00 – 12:00      Shuga Beatz

12:00 – 1:00        Corn Eating Contest

1:00 – 2:30           Dangerous Gentlemens

2:45 – 4:15           Marc Boon & Unknown Legends

Interested in participating in the festival? Download the 2014 application.

Parking is available for FREE in the College Ave. Deck located at 101 W. Mulberry St.