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Franks 'N' Steins In Lincoln Square

By Johnny Loftus in Arts & Entertainment on May 29, 2009 9:40PM

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Street festivals are in full effect this weekend, but May Fest is always on our mind. The Lincoln Square event celebrates ten years in 2009, featuring the same lively mix of local entertainment and the consumption of bunches of beer out of giant novelty plastic beer steins. (The gargantuan cups are great for watering your plants during the year, or nursing particularly spicy hangovers.)

While May Fest technically began last night, the official opening ceremony is tonight at 8pm and includes a crowning ceremony for the May Queen and a traditional tapping of the keg. Saturday's event lineup includes music from Phenix (not Phoenix) and the Milwaukee band Austrian Express, while Sunday afternoon includes German/American ethnic programming.

Hey! Your stein is empty!