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Mamby on the Beach 2019 Preview

Article and Photos by: Charles Yamabe


Chicago, IL — Returning August 23-24 Mamby is back for another year in Chicago! This year the festival takes place on a new beach (Montrose Beach) that has sweeping views of the Chicago skyline. While it may have a new location it’s still the same awesome Mamby. Yes, it’s a music festival but, it’s also so much more! Included in this years festivities are a massive water balloon fight, beach volleyball, yoga sessions, all forms of live art, and of course an amazing selection of music.

If you’ve never been to Mamby, it’s a must see event in Chicago. It one of the only events in the city where you can dance, party, and celebrate on the beach while listening to awesome music. While some festival’s  focus on certain styles of music, Mamby blends the perfect mix of hip hop, electronic, rock, and more. This years artists include Quinn XCII / Phantogram / Santigold / T-Pain / Justin Martin / DJ Seinfeld / NoName / Summer Walker / A R I Z O N A / Sofi Tukker / Wajatta / Ladies of LCD Soundsystem / Nao / Bob Moses / Bryce Vine / Kasbo / Washed Out (DJ Set) / Sam Gellaitry / Empress Of / Phantoms / Roosevelt / The Aces / Eli & Fur / Robotaki / Elton / Yoke Lore / SOSUPERSAM / Iris Temple / Tim Baresko / Young Franco / Papa G / Smiles Davis / ManiFest / Windy City Soul Club / John Summit / Masteria

The full lineup can be seen at and tickets can be purchased at





Charles Yamabe
One day my love of music and passion for photography serendipitously collided. Since that day I have carried my camera around with me everywhere I go. You can find me on Instagram

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