JULY 8-10, 2016

2-Day Passes – On Sale NOW!



Single Day Passes – On Sale NOW!










Joe’s | Doors 10PM | 21+ | $25 Advance – $35 Day of Show





1st Ward at Chop Shop | Doors 10PM | 21+ | $20 Advance – $30 Day of Show





Beat Kitchen | Doors 10PM | 21+ | $15 Advance – $25 Day of Show




Addams/Medill Park

1301 W. 14th ST.
Chicago, IL 60608
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The Chicago Park District established the much-needed park in 1946, part of a ten-year plan to increase recreational opportunities in under-served neighborhoods after World War II. The park’s name honors Jane Addams (1860-1935), the world-renowned social reformer who devoted her life to serving the economic and social needs of the Near West Side’s disadvantaged immigrant community. Addams’ base of operations was her Hull House on nearby Halsted Street, one of North America’s first settlement houses. In addition to her work in Chicago, Addams actively promoted national legal reforms, including tenement-house regulation, factory inspection, and workers’ compensation. Addams was awarded the 1931 Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts.

getting to the park

The Main Entrance to the fest will be at the corner of 15th & Loomis St. Addams/Medill Park is within a short walk of the CTA Pink Line trains at the 18th Street and Polk Street stops, as well as the Blue Line trains at the Racine stop. It is also accessible from the Ashland, Roosevelt and 18th St CTA buses. For more info on getting to the fest, visit



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Ruido Fest appreciates the support of the following partners:

  • Coors Light
  • AT&T
  • Toyota
  • Jack Daniel's
  • Twix
  • Stella Rosa
  • Lyft
  • Doritos Dinamita
  • Dr. Pepper
  • Illinois Lottery
  • Curadora
  • La Banda Elastica
  • Hoy
  • Reflejos

Community Partners

  • Yollo Calli
  • Gads Hill Center
  • Mujeres Latinas En Accion
  • Pilsen Alliance
  • VotoLatino
  • El Valor
  • National Museum of Mexican Art
  • The Field Museum
  • National Immigrant Justice Center
  • American Red Cross
  • The Icla de Silva Foundation
  • Gene Siskel Film Center

Frequently Asked Questions

General Rules

  • Venue Gates open at 3:00PM on Friday, July 8th and at 1:00PM on Saturday-Sunday, July 9th – 10th.
  • No Re-entry without a VIP pass.
  • Rain or Shine
  • Tickets/stubs must be kept on your person at all times
  • Wristbands void if tampered with or removed
  • Line Up / Set times subject to change
  • Everyone subject to search upon entry
  • The festival is all ages. Age 5 & under are free when accompanied by a paying adult.
  • NO free parking is provided. Street parking is available. Seek out public transportation options at
  • No refunds or exchanges, tickets are non-transferable.
  • If you have questions regarding Ruido Fest tickets, please contact Ticketfly.

General Questions

Here’s a list of Yes’ and No’s:

  • No Audio Recording Devices
  • No Blankets
  • No Bota Bags
  • No Chains / Chain Wallets
  • No Chairs
  • No Drones, Remote Control Aircraft, Toys/Cars
  • No Drugs & Drug Paraphernalia
  • No Fireworks / Explosives
  • No Flags
  • No Hula Hoops
  • No Ins & Outs
  • No Instruments
  • No Laser Pointers
  • No Knives / Weapons Etc.
  • No Outside Food & Beverages
  • No Pets
  • No Professional Cameras / SLR Types
  • No Selfie sticks / Self-absorbed people
  • No Sharpies / Markers / Spray Cans
  • No Stuffed Animals
  • No Refunds / Exchanges / Cancellations
  • No Tents
  • No Tailgating in the Neighborhood
  • No Totems
  • No Umbrellas
  • No Video Cameras
  • Yes All Ages Welcome
  • Yes Ages 5 & Under Free (With paid adult)
  • Yes Backpacks (Medium size only)
  • Yes Camelpacks (EMPTY)
  • Yes Cell Phones & chargers
  • Yes Cigarettes
  • Yes Cowboy Boots / Cowboy Hats
  • Yes Dancing Shoes / Wristbands
  • Yes Digital & Film Cameras (Non-Pro, Non-SLR)
  • Yes Fanny Packs
  • Yes GoPros (no poles or extenders)
  • Yes Hats
  • Yes Lighters
  • Yes Parasols
  • Yes Small Beach Towel
  • Yes Smiles, Laughing
  • Yes Sun Block
  • Yes Sunglasses
You should arrive at least 30 minutes before the band you want to see is scheduled to play. Why risk it?
Yes, if you ride the CTA Pink Line train or the Roosevelt or Ashland bus, the gates are a short walk over to 15th St. & Loomis
10PM sharp every night. The party goes on at after parties around town (Announcements and ticket links coming soon!).
Yes, check back the week of the festival for final set times.
Check the weather forecast before you arrive. It’s always a good idea to bring a light jacket or sweater for the evening hours, even if it’s hot during the day.
You cannot pass out any flyers inside under any circumstances. If you decide to distribute them outside the venue, please respect our neighbors and be sure to clean up any discarded flyers before you leave for the day.
Yes, please ride your bike to the festival. Check the official map (coming soon) for the location of our Bike Parking area.
Only if you’re an official sponsor.
No, please don’t bother our patrons with your (insert crap I want to sell)
You will need to present any prescriptions drugs to security, who will turn them over to our onsite medics who will evaluate them, and determine whether or not they will be allowed in. Only bring enough medication to last you one day.
It should not be wider than you are, it should not go above your shoulders or past your waist. If it’s too big, you will be turned away, so play it safe and keep it small. We reserve the right to search all bags and refuse any backpacks or bags entrance that we feel may pose a potential risk to the safety of patrons.
Pro cameras have detachable, SLR type lenses.
We’re not your Dad. Just be respectful of our people and our neighbors.
Yes, we’ll have over a dozen food vendors, with very diverse menus.
Yes, there will be searches of people and purses/bags at all gates, and security teams will be in bright, easy to see clothing and present in all areas of the fest grounds.
Yes, they will be at the main gates, as well as attached to all bar and concession areas.
Credit cards are accepted at box office
Yes, there will be a limited amount of lockers and a cell phone charging center onsite. There will be additional fees for that service. (More info on rates and availability here soon.)
Yes, we’ll have an Information Booth onsite where lost items will be taken, and will post info on lost items the day after the festival.
Yes, there will be multiple ambulances and paramedic teams to take care of you should you have any health issues.
There will be one set of public drinking fountains onsite. Bottled water will be sold in all concession areas.
Definitely! We’ll have dozens of vendors selling all kinds of useful items.
Yes, we’ll release all that info close to the time of the festival.
Some street parking is available in the neighborhood. Though we encourage everyone to utilize public transportation. Find out more about your options at
Per ordinance of the City of Chicago, there is no camping within the city limits. Which means no camping at all at Ruido.
Addams/Medill Park is within a short walk of the CTA Pink Line trains at the 18th Street and Polk Street stops, as well as the Blue Line trains at the Racine stop.
There is a gas station, drug store, bank and other shopping options at Roosevelt Rd & Ashland Ave, just a few blocks from the venue. We also recommend you check out all the local dining and shopping options in Pilsen on 18th Street, as well as on Taylor street, just north of the venue.
Addams/Medill Park is at 1301 W 14th St, Chicago, IL 60608. The main entrance will be at the intersection of Loomis & 15th St.
If there are still passes left (capacity is limited), then yes, they will be sold at the box office. Cash only, ATM’s will be provided. Prices will rise as the festival gets closer, so be sure to buy early and save money you can spend at the fest. See pricing info on our TICKETS page.
Please direct all ticket questions to Ticketfly, the only official seller of tickets to Ruido Fest. (If you see tickets to Ruido Fest, and they are not being sold by, then please don’t buy them.) Ruido Fest will not honor any other tickets.
No, you must be present to pick up your order and present the credit card that you made the purchase with.
We’ve partnered with Curadora to help you browse the coolest hotel accommodations Chicago has to offer. With Curadora, you can search all local hotels based on price, proximity to Addams/Medill park, or whatever amenity is most important to you.


To contact Ruido Fest, please send an email to one of these addresses:

For Questions about Ticket Purchase, contact Ticketfly

For Lost & Found, contact: [email protected]com
For Booking inquiries, contact: [email protected]
For Press and Interview requests, contact: [email protected]
For Advertising and Marketing opportunities, contact: [email protected]
To Become a Sponsor of Ruido Fest, contact: [email protected]
To Become a Food or Craft Vendor at Ruido Fest, contact: [email protected]
For General Inquiries, contact: [email protected]