From September 3-5 -- that's this weekend -- the first North Coast Music Festival is happening in Chicago's Union Park. The lineup is pretty fantastic: Umphrey's McGee, Paul van Dyk, Benny Benassi, Chemical Brothers, De La Soul, Moby (as a DJ) and Lupe Fiasco are the main headliners, and the smaller tier of acts is just as solid. (See the poster on the right for the full list of performers.)
We're pleased to have one pair of tickets to give away to NCMF, to one lucky reader. To enter, leave your full name and a valid email address with a comment explaining why you need a break from labor. (Because, you know, this coming weekend is Labor Day Weekend.) Note: If not in Chicago, you have to find your own way there and a place to stay; we unfortunately can't provide transportation or lodging. This contest closes Wednesday at noon; the winner will be notified that afternoon.