The Music Box Theatre Summer Music Film Festival

Monday 25 - Thursday 28 July 2011

The only festival that will feature The Swell Season, Moby, Radiohead, Dispatch, the Talking Heads, Eric Clapton, Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan, Emmylou Harris, Van Morrison, Ringo Starr, Muddy Waters, and Neil Young.

The Music Box Theatre Summer Music Film Festival will present six films (Two of which have never been screened theatrically in Chicago) including old favorites, brand new films, and underground icons. Audiences will experience these films on the big screen, the way they were meant to be seen and in an atmosphere of music and film unparalleled in the Chicago Summer music festival scene.

Brought to you by the Music Box Theatre, WBEZ’s Sound Opinions, CIMMfest, CHIRP Radio and 93XRT!

Doors/seating for all screenings will open 30 minutes before the screening. All seating is first come, first served.

Schedule

Monday, July 25th, 2011

  • 5:30pm: CIMM FEST PRESENTS: MUSIC SHORTS PROGRAMS (Program A)
  • 7:30pm: The Last Waltz
  • 9:50pm: Radiohead: Meeting People is Easy

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

  • 5:30pm: CIMMFEST PRESENTS: MUSIC SHORTS PROGRAMS (Program B)
  • 7:30pm: The Last Dispatch
  • 9:30pm: The Last Waltz

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

  • 5:30pm: CIMM FEST PRESENTS: MUSIC SHORTS PROGRAMS (Program A)
  • 7:30pm: The Swell Season
  • 9:30pm: Better Living Through Circuitry

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

  • 5:30pm: CIMMFEST PRESENTS: MUSIC SHORTS PROGRAMS (Program B)
  • 7:30pm: Talking Heads: Stop Making Sense
  • 9:45pm: The Swell Season

Pricing

PURCHASE YOUR FESTIVAL PASS HERE

Festival Pass:
See all six films and two shorts programs for only $40 in advance. ($45 starting 7/25) Save up to $30!
PURCHASE YOUR FESTIVAL PASS HERE

Daily Pass:
See two films and the shorts program for only $17 in advance ($19 day of) (Save up to $8!)
PURCHASE A MONDAY DAILY PASS HERE
PURCHASE A TUESDAY DAILY PASS HERE
PURCHASE A WEDNESDAY DAILY PASS HERE
PURCHASE A THURSDAY DAILY PASS HERE
WBEZ MEMBERS CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE YOUR THURSDAY DAILY PASS

Double Feature:
See two films, no admission the shorts program for only $15 in advance ($16 day of) (Save $5!)
PURCHASE A MONDAY DOUBLE FEATURE HERE
PURCHASE A TUESDAY DOUBLE FEATURE HERE
PURCHASE A WEDNESDAY DOUBLE FEATURE HERE
PURCHASE A THURSDAY DOUBLE FEATURE HERE
WBEZ MEMBERS CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE YOUR THURSDAY DOUBLE FEATURE

Single Feature:
See a single feature, regular screening, for only $10 (Available at the door or in person, most screenings are expected to sell out)
PURCHASE ANY AND ALL SINGLE FEATURE TICKETS HERE

Shorts Program:
CIMMFEST Presents two sixty minute programs of short films by artists local and abroad.
Short Program will screen at 5:30pm daily, with Program A screening Monday and Wednesday and Program B screening Tuesday and Thursday for $5

WBEZ MEMBERS DISCOUNT FORSTOP MAKING SENSE” and all JULY 28th screenings
All WBEZ Members will be eligible for an advance sales discount for STOP MAKING SENSE on Thursday, July 28th at 7:30pm. Advance tickets for WBEZ members and students will be only $8. When purchasing tickets for the Single Feature of “STOP MAKING SENSE” enter the coupon code “WBEZ” to receive the discount.

ALL WBEZ MEMBERS SHOULD PURCHASE IN ADVANCE! CLOSING NIGHT IS EXPECTED TO SELL OUT!
Single Feature: $8 for WBEZ members $10 for general admission
Double Feature for SENSE/SWELL will be $13.00 for WBEZ members,$15/ $16 for general admission
Triple Feature for CIMM/ SENSE/SWELL will be $15 for WBEZ members, $18/ $19 for general admission

Films


Stay in Touch

About Us

Sign up for our E-Newsletter Sign up for our E-Newsletter

receive weekly showtimes & information

Subscribe to our RSS feed

announcements, blog entries and newsletters