WCL: World's Largest Block Party: 28th Annual Party with a Purpose

More than 18,000 people will meet, mingle and dance while enjoying two stages of live music, two nights filled with fun, and two blocks of great food and drinks ? all while supporting a great cause at this year's Old St. Pat's World's Largest Block Party.

It takes place June 29th and 30th from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Event entrance is located at Madison and Des Plaines in Chicago's West Loop. Buy tickets online and learn more details about the event at www.worldslargestblockparty.com

Ben Folds Five will be the main stage headliner on Friday, June 29th with opening acts from Out for Hours, Joe Pug, The Spazmatics and Number 9. Saturday, June 30th Lifehouse takes the stage as the headliner, opening for them will be No Love For Linus, Vintage Blue, and Brett Dennen and Mike & Joe will be entertaining the crowd from the South Stage.

Tickets are $40 in advance, $45 at the gate, if event is not sold-out. Two-night passes are also available for $75. Admission includes four FREE beverages with choice of beer, wine, soda or bottled water.

Proceeds support the outreach efforts of Old St. Patrick's and the Center for Social Concerns on the Old St. Pat's campus, which houses the following outreach programs: Horizons for Youth; Career Transitions Center of Chicago; and Global Alliance for Africa.