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Marriott International

July 09, 2012 16:37 ET

The Marriott Chicago at Medical District/UIC Is Ready for Concert and Festival Season in Chicago

Music, Food, and a Comfortable Stay Are Waiting for You

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Jul 9, 2012) - Summer in Chicago is more than picking between the White Sox and the Cubs. The Windy (and friendly) City plays host to a number of exciting festivals and concerts, drawing fans and attendees from far and wide. Chicago is happy to welcome visitors in town for the Pitchfork Festival, Lollapalooza, and the North Coast Festival, and the Marriott Chicago at Medical District/UIC is in the center of it all.

The hotel is proud to offer comfortable, convenient accommodations and Chicago weekend getaway deals for summer festival and concert season, including:

  • The 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival, which returns to Chicago's Union Park July 13-15, 2012. The festival will feature Vampire Weekend, Feist, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Beach House, Dirty Projectors, Hot Chip, Sleigh Bells, Wild Flag, Flying Lotus, Japandroids, Chromatics, Real Estate, A$AP Rocky, Danny Brown, and many more.
  • Lollapalooza, August 3-5, 2012, will be held in Grant Park. This three-day music festival will feature The Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Keys, Black Sabbath, Jack White, and The Shins to name a few headliners!
  • The third annual North Coast Music Festival, featuring Chicago's own Umphrey's McGee, rising electro/dubstep production duo Knife Party, the legendary Paul Oakenfold, Dutch DJ Chuckie, southern-fried hip-hop star Yelawolf, dubstep duo EOTO, rowdy electronic Chicago trio Future Rock, disco rockers Boombox, and West Coast hip-hoppers People Under The Stairs.

Among hotels near the United Center in Chicago, the Marriott Chicago at Medical District/UIC is a convenient choice for business and leisure travelers alike. Located just blocks from the UIC Pavilion and the United Center, all of the Medical District hotel's guest rooms offer an atmosphere that is both stimulating and comfortable. To satisfy the technical needs of travelers, the hotel's desks include an advanced Jak Pack to keep guests connected. Throughout the lobby, exclusive design elements were implemented to develop Marriott's Signature "Great Room" concept: a delightful place to work, socialize or just relax. To book a room or take advantage of current deals and special offers including Chicago weekend getaway packages, visit or call the hotel directly at 1-312-491-1234.

Whether visiting this summer for baseball, a visit to Little Italy/University Village, or for concert and festival season, the Marriott Chicago at Medical District/UIC is a wise choice.

About Marriott Chicago at Medical District/UIC

Perfect for weekend getaways near Chicago, the Marriott Chicago at Medical District/UIC is a 113 boutique hotel with well appointed guestrooms and meeting space. The most recent guestroom renovation was completed in 2009 and included 100% of all hard and soft goods. The Marriott Chicago at Medical District/UIC is located in the heart of the Illinois Medical District, walking distance from Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Cook County Hospital, and the University of Illinois at Chicago. The Marriott Chicago at Medical District/UIC is also the closest hotel to the United Center and offers complimentary shuttle service within one mile of the hotel. 

Contact Information

    Don Martin
    Director of Revenue Management
    Marriott Chicago @ Medical District/UIC
    Phone: 312-529-6014
    Fax: 312-529-6095
    Email: Email Contact