International Festival of Life at Union Park on July 4–7 (Up to 53% Off)

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Reggae traditionally espouses peace and unity, unless it’s being blasted at top volume to scare all the birds out of your yard. Flock together with this GrouponLive deal.

The Deal

Ticketing Options

  • $7 for a regular single-day pass (up to a $15 value)
  • $20 for a regular four-day pass (up to a $40 value)
  • $37 for a one-day VIP Platinum pass, including access to the VIP beer garden with cash bar, gift bag, VIP pavilion seating near the stage, parking, limited backstage access, and free water and snacks (up to a $75 value)
  • $95 for a four-day VIP Platinum pass (up to a $190 value)

Ticket values include all fees. Tickets are regularly $5 for children ages 6–11 and free for children under 6.

International Festival of Life

Third World performing “96 Degrees in the Shade” in 2004

  • Who you know at the International Festival of Life: Third World, Inner Circle, Luciano, reggae artist Sanchez, Junior Marvin formerly of Bob Marley and the Wailers, and DJ Casper of “Cha Cha Slide” fame
  • Who you’ll discover: Belizean punta-rock singer Lova Boy, Leon Coldero, Jayce Walker and J.K. Connection, Rebelmann, and Indika
  • If the International Festival of Life were a person: It would reach drinking age this very year.
  • If Jamaican reggae/funk/soul/disco fusion group Third World (Thursday) were also a person: Born in 1973, it could be the festival’s cool young uncle who takes it to the neat bar where his buddies hang out.
  • Band whose music has been most frequently used in crimefighting efforts: Inner Circle (Saturday), whose song “Bad Boys” was the theme to reality show Cops
  • Most noteworthy Chicago legend at the festival: Grammy-nominated harmonica master Billy Branch, appearing with his band the Sons of Blues (Saturday)
  • Most noteworthy ‘70s Philadelphia soulmen and doo-wop heroes at the festival: Harold Melvin’s Blue Note (Sunday)
  • Number of rock and roll acts composed of teenaged siblings: One, the Chicago group Rebelmann (Friday)
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    Union Park

    1501 W Randolph St.

    Chicago, Illinois 60607

    312-427-0266

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In a Nutshell

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Third World, Luciano, Junior Marvin, & Inner Circle headline four days of reggae, blues, and world music with an African and Caribbean slant

The Fine Print

Expires Jul 7th, 2013. Limit 4 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Redeem starting day of show for a ticket at venue Will Call. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at Union Park. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects Martin's International Culture, Inc.'s current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Doors open at showtime. For ADA acommodations, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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