The Music Box Theatre Summer Music Film Festival

Monday, July 25th – Thursday, July 28th, 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.

Ticket 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

Schedule

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.

Ticket giveaway for Tuesday night of the Summer Music Film Festival!

by Dave Jennings, Mon 25 Jul 2011, 9:49am

Sign up here for a chance to win tickets for Tuesday’s triple feature!

Music Box Summer Music Festival

by Dave Jennings, Thu 7 Jul 2011, 10:04am

July 25 – 28, 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.

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