CELEBRATING TOGETHER, AT HOME
The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce took the Midsommarfest experience online for a virtual event and fundraiser on Friday, June 12 to celebrate the weekend in which the 55th annual outdoor Midsommarfest was previously scheduled to take place. Andersonville at Home: A Midsommarfest Experience & Fundraiser premiered on the Chamber's Facebook page live with a pre-show at 6PM and the main event beginning at 7PM.
Video edited by Jacob Wissman.
ANDERSONVILLE AT HOME PROGRAM
7PM MAIN EVENT
Hosted by: Molly Callinan of CATFIGHT
Featuring performances by: 16 Candles, CATFIGHT, Katie Kadan, Soul Spectacular, Dancing Queen: An #ABBASalute, Tears Dry on Their Own, Lynne Jordan, The Oh Yeahs, Dahlia Mines, Laura Doherty, Molehill, Mel Senese, Lakeside Pride Latin Band, Gus Giordano Dance School, and Scott Martin of Simon's Tavern and Svea Restaurant.
Featuring business tribute videos by: Be Yoga Andersonville, Rattleback Records, Friends of Andersonville, Swedish American Museum, Replay Andersonville, Milk Handmade, Great Lakes Clinical Trials, Defloured: A Gluten Free Bakery, Bryn Mawr Jewelry, Neofuturists, and Cowboys and Astronauts.
With special appearances by: Stewpendous Productions, Dan Luna,
Alderman Harry Osterman (48th Ward), Alderman Andre Vasquez (40th Ward), Searah Deysach (Early to Bed), Martin Cournane (Lady Gregory's & Octavio), and Ted Fournier (Orange Shoe Personal Fitness Andersonville).
RSVP & WHERE TO WATCH
Guests can RSVP in advance to Andersonville at Home: A Midsommarfest Experience via the ACC Facebook event. The event will stream as a live premiere on Friday, June 12 on the Andersonville Chamber Facebook page, and also shared in the Facebook event.
For those needing an alternate viewing method, we will also be premiering on the Chamber's YouTube page. Please click here to tune in. Broadcast will start on YouTube just after 6:15PM.
Come back to this page anytime after the event has aired on Friday, June 12. We will be embedding the video here!
ANDERSONVILLE AT HOME PODCAST EPISODES
This week, we turned over our hosting duties of #AlwaysAndersonville: The Podcast to Stew Jamesson of Stewpendous Productions. Check out the episodes to learn more about how each business owner is coping with COVID and to hear what they love most about Midsommarfest. Plus, listen to our Andersonville at Home event roundup!
Episode 105.1: Gabbin' with Stew featuring Searah Deysach of Early to Bed
Episode 105.2: Gabbin' with Stew featuring Martin Cournane of Lady Gregory's and Octavio
Episode 105.3: Gabbin' with Stew featuring Ted Fournier of Orange Shoe Personal Fitness
Episode 105.4: The story of Andersonville at Home - Event Roundup
AFTER SHOW - SUMMER NIGHT CITY
The SoFo Tap's Moose the DJ hosts Summer Night City, a virtual after show to Andersonville at Home on Friday, June 12 at 9PM. Dance along to music by Moose the DJ via his Twitch page at twitch.tv/moosethedjontwitch.