Tickets are now
on sale for Queer Fest Midwest, Chicago's first ever
GLBT music and arts festival, with performances by
Katastrophe, the Ex-Members, Johnny Dangerous, Chris
Garneau, Katz, Gina Young, and Team Gina.
Regional acts at the Wicker Park event
include Office, Hey There Cowboy, 8 Inch Betsy,
and Actor Slash Model. From hip-hop to
trans-hillbilly, the musical acts will span the queerest of
spectrums. Part of the proceeds from the all-day,
all-ages festival will go to the About Face Theater.
The event takes
place August 25 from noon to 8 p.m. Visit Etix to purchase tickets ($16
in advance, $20 day of festival). For up-to-the-minute
information, visit MySpace.com/QueerFestMidwest.