F.A.Q.

EVENT BASIC INFORMATION

1. Festival gates open at 11:00am Saturday and Sunday. 

   Festival gates close at 10:00 pm each day.

2. Everyone is searched. NO EXCEPTIONS.

3. We reserve the right to change lineups artist, sets or times.

4. Event age: TRMF is an 17+ festival; however VIP areas are 21+ 

5. We are a rain or shine event. 

6. Legitimate ID: Drivers license, Passport, Military ID or State ID

7. If you have medication you must bring your prescription to

    be evaluated by our medical staff.

8. No refunds or exchanges for any reason. NO EXCEPTIONS.

 

THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE BARRED FROM THE EVENT 

1. Guns, knives, sticks or any weapon of any time.

2. No animals. The four leg kind anyway.

3. Drugs or illegal substances.  

4. Outside beverages food, candy, cans or drinks

5. No water guns, nerf guns, squirt guns or the likes.

6. Chairs, campers, sleepers

7. No glow sticks, sorry.

8. Professional recording equipment or cameras.

9. Liquids, fluids in containers

10. No light devices...we know it's cool but sorry.

11. Backpacks and large bags 

12. Bicycles or any motorized bikes.

13. Tubas, guitars, saxaphones...get it?

14. E cigarettes

15. Umbrellas

16. Two way radios

 

ABOUT THIRD RAIL MUSIC FESTIVAL?

Third Rail Music Festival is one of Chicago's newest outdoor electric dance usic festivals hosted by MO Events, LLC. Founded in 2012, MO Events, LLC is a full service event and festival promotion company based in Chicago, IL. We are located in Chicago's Willis Tower. Specifically, Third Rail Music Festival is unique in that it is an music festival that will focus on Underground EDM talent from some of the top local and national electronic dance music artists from sub genres in the EDM industry. We love dubstep, trap and the likes so naturally we lean here but our festival will include many other EDM sub genres. Third Rail Music Festival is not Chicago's largest electric dance music festival nor do we claim to have a production budget as large as Lolopolloza but we do love EDM and with that aim to be one of Chicago's most experimental electronic dance music festivals dedicated solely to EDM with an emphasis on underground local and national talent. Third Rail 2014 will feature a main stage tents an art installations coupled with tens of thousands of party people.  What more can you ask for!

 

EVENT DATES & TIMES

Saturday May 24th, & Sunday May 25th, 2014

 

EVENT LOCATION

Chicago Tribune Festival Lot, 560 W. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60654

 

VIP Amenities Include:

1) A separate VIP entrance to the festival for rapid entry.

2) Separate VIP tents near stage. 

3) Full cash bars located in the tents. 

4) Separate restroom facilities.

5) Third Rail Music Festival VIP lanyard & badge

Minimum age requirement for VIP is 21 years of age.

 

ARE WE ALLOWED TO LEAVE AND RE-ENTER THE VENUE?

No, sorry that would create chaos.  You will have to come back the next day. This applies to general and VIP admission.

 

ARE WE ABLE TO CHECK ITEMS?

Yes, we will have a tent or lockers at a cost for your items.  No sweat.

 

WILL THERE BE FOOD, BEER AND BEVERAGES AT THE FESTIVAL?

Yes!  What's an electric dance music festival without these things. In fact, we will have an assortment of local food vendors onsite to serve pizza, burgers, vegan, candy and a vast variety of goodies. We got you covered! Also, there will be beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages on hand.  Premium liquor will only be served in our VIP ONLY TICKETS.

 

WHAT IS THE AGE REQUIREMENT?

TRMF is an 18+ festival; however VIP areas are 21+, 21 to drink any alcohol. Also, you must be 21 to purchase a VIP pass.  No exceptions.

 

IS FIRST AID AVAILABLE AT THE FESTIVAL?

Yes.  First Aid tents will be onsite and clearly marked.  If you or your friends are in any distressed assistance will be present onsite.  Also, please remember to remain well hydrated.

 

ARE CASH MACHINES ONSITE?

Yes.

 

WHAT HAPPENS IF IT RAINS?

We keep jamming!  We are a rain or shine event.

 

REFUND POLICY

All Ticket sales are final.  No refunds will be made for any reason.  This is a rain or shine event.  

 

WILL TICKETS BE SOLD ONSITE?

Very slim chance the event will not sell out.  If the event does not sell tickets may be sold onsite.

 

ARE PATRONS SEARCHED?

Yes, yes and yes.

 

WILL ANY OTHER MERCHANDISE BE SOLD AT THE FESTIVAL?

Absolutely!  An assortment of goodies will be sold at the EDM festival.  T-shirts, fun glasses, silly hats, funny wigs and a assortment of fun and cool items.  In fact, we will have something even for those ecletic few.  In addition, we will offer general items such as sun block, towels and the like at the festival.

 

WHERE TO ADRESS MY TICKETING QUESTIONS?

Please visit: Contact Us

 

IS THERE A WILL CALL?

Yes.  WIll Call will be at the front entrance and is designer for those who order passes after the cutoff date for delivery as well as our friends travelling from overseas.  All Will Call users must have valid ID, the credit card used to purcahse your tickets and your email that confirmed your tickets.

 

In Case of Venue Change or Cancellation?

We reserve the right to cancel the event or change venues at our discrection.  In case of cancellation refunds will be made at no cost.  In case of venue switch all sales remain final.  However, in case of any of the the above notification will be made ahead of time.

 

DO YOU ALL HAVE A PAYMENT PLAN?

Yes. Passes can be purchased through two plans. Our 50% plan or our 30% plan.  The 50% plan 50% of ticket price is paid intially and the remainding one payment will be made before the event.  Our second plan is the 30% plan is were 30% of your ticket prices is paid up front and the remainding 70% is broken up into two payments.

 

For more information and payment dates please click ticketing for dates and payments.

 

TRANSPORTATION

By Subway

 

RED LINE

 

 

BLUE LINE

 

 

GREEN LINE

 

 

Parking

Onsite parking.

 

FESTIVAL CODE OF BEHAVIOR

Third Rail participants are encouraged to meet others have fun and to be courtesy.  Our event goal amongst having a kick butt party is to foster fun and peace.  Thus, if you see someone in need reach out and help them.  EDM is non-stop music so if someone even looks like they are thirsty share your water.  In fact, buy them a water. What we are saying is enjoy the music, meet new people, relax in the sun and make good memories.

 

SAFTEY TIPS

Think hydration, hydration and hydration.  Be watchful of others in need. Do not take anything adverse to your health.  Eat for energy.  If you or anyone is in need medical tents will be onsite.

 

Third Rail Music Festival has partnered with DanceSafe.org to help promote health and safety within the electronic music and nightlife community by helping to harm reduction and popular education. For more information click the link!

 

WHAT SHOULD OR CAN I BRING

1. Identification

2. Sun block

3. Small bag

4. Small towel

5. Rain Poncho

 

MY QUESTIONS WERE NOT ANSWERED HERE WHAT SHOULD I DO?

All ticketing questions should be directed to:

 

Press inquiries should be directed to: info@thirdrailmusicfestival.com

 

Sponsorship inquiries should be directed to: info@thirdrailmusicfestival.com

 

Vendor inquiries should be directed to: info@thirdrailmusicfestival.com

 

All other questions should be directed to: info@thirdrailmusicfestival.com

 

ALL QUESTIONS MUST BE DIRECTED TO THE PROPER DEPARTMENT LISTED ABOVE TO RECEIVE A TIMELY RESPONSE.

LOVE

PEACE

UNITY

RESPECT