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SQUARE ROOTS FESTIVAL
The Lincoln Square festival formerly known as Folk & Roots now promotes another type of root: beer. Sample a dozen regional craft brews alongside a stout musical lineup that includes the Malian guitarist Sidi Touré.
7/20–22 Featured performers also include the local heroes the Waco Brothers and the Cajun roots-rockers Creole Stomp. Fri 5–10, Sat noon–10, Sun noon–8. $5–$10. N Lincoln between Montrose and Wilson. squareroots.org.
Photograph: (guitar) Ju-Lee/istockphoto; (pale ale) courtesy of Half Acre Beer Company