Summer Music Film Festival 2013

Friday 28 June – Tuesday 2 July 2013

Everyone loves a good music festival. Lollapalooza, Summerfest, Pitchfork, Walkarusa, Coachella – all great places to hear great music. The Music Box Theatre and WBEZ Chicago’s Sound Opinions have an indoor option for you that helps you avoid sunburn and heatstroke and will take you on a journey of music and film from the past 40+ years! The Third Annual Summer Music Festival will rock your face off.

Opening Night Presentation by WBEZ Chicago’s Sound Opinions! Join Sound Opinions hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot for opening night of the 2013 Summer Music Film Festival.

Sound Opinions is co-presenting the 3rd annual Music Box Theatre Summer Music Film Festival from June 28-July 2, 2013. It’s five days and nights of great music movies, featuring everything from breakdancing (Wildstyle) to Detroit punk (A Band Called Death) to the most epic use of air guitar in cinematic history (Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure). Join hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot for the opening night kick-off on Friday June 28th. Following a reception from 6-7pm, Jim and Greg will introduce a screening of the highly-anticipated new documentary Ain’t in it for My Health, an intimate portrait of the late rock legend Levon Helm. Then hop on a train in 1970 with Janis Joplin, The Grateful Dead and Buddy Guy in Festival Express.


Friday, June 28th, 2013

  • 7:00pm:

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

  • 8:00pm: A Band Called Death

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

  • 7:00pm:


Most Screenings $10
Select Double Features $15
WBEZ Member Discounts $2 off/ticket (use coupon code “915WBEZ” during checkout!)
Festival Passes $70.00


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