SEPTEMBER 23, 2023
HELM Fest is Side Street Studio Art's first ever MUSIC FESTIVAL!!
With emphasis on our local DIY community in Elgin, for years Side Street has supported musicians from all over find a space to perform and grow. This year we are taking it to the next level. This all day, multi-stage, art and music festival will consist of some of Side Streets favorite local bands and vendors showcasing a wide variety of genres, goods, and art in order to capture a snapshot of our DIY community at large.
Featuring SSSA's 2022 Battle of the Bands finalists INPO and WHUZY as headliners, with a couple of secret unannounced acts and support from Ceruleum, Binx, The Grow Ops, Sex Dream, Swimshirt, BOUND and a slot saved for this year's BOTB winner + MORE TBA!!!
HELM Fest is Sponsored by Side Street Studio Arts, Dirt Distro, The Dutch Inn West, and supported by the Elgin Cultural Arts Commission. More sponsors to come!
Door open at 2pm, last show ends at 10pm.
Online sales have closed, please check out our social media to see how you can get a ticket at the door
The Grow Ops
La Rosa Noir
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