THE BIG WEEKEND Announces Headcount + Propeller Fly Away Contest

Article Contributed by The Syndicate | Published on Thursday, August 16, 2018

THE BIG WEEKEND will take place over three nights across five music venues in Chicago from Oct 4 – 6. Following the model of a city takeover, the inaugural festival will feature performances from Umphrey's McGee, Lettuce, Emancipator Ensemble, Leftover Salmon, Papadosio and more. Read more about The Big Weekend in Pollstar, who spoke to Paradigm's Lee Anderson about the festival.

Today, HeadCount and Propeller announce they are sending one lucky winner and a friend to experience The Big Weekend in VIP style — enjoying exclusive viewing areas and expedited entry into each venue. Not to mention they'll be meeting Umphrey's McGee! Roundtrip travel and hotel accommodations are included as well. Simply complete one action in support of HeadCount to enter, then continue completing actions to get more points and redeem them for entries to increase your chances of winning. Contest runs until midnight on Sept 19 and winner will be chosen on September 20. More details and enter to win HERE.

Tickets for TBW are on sale now in various packages and VIP levels HERE.

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The Big Weekend 
Oct 4 – Lettuce @ Concord Music Hall
Oct 5 – Emancipator Ensemble + Papadosio @ Riviera Theatre (Early)
Oct 5 – The Revolution @ Park West (Early)
Oct 5 – Spafford @ House of Blues (Early)
Oct 5 – The Motet + Special Guests @ Concord Music Hall (Late) – Presented by Relix
Oct 6 – Umphrey’s McGee @ Aragon Ballroom (Early)
Oct 6 – Leftover Salmon + Amy Helm @ Park West (Early)
Oct 6 – Spafford @ House of Blues (Late) – Presented by Relix
Oct 6 – Sunsquabi +The Russ Liquid Test @ Concord Music Hall (Late) – Presented by Relix