North Coast Music Festival is rightly billed as summer's last stand in Chicago, yet chilly fall temperatures and even a bout of freezing rain left thousands of festival-goers, dubbed Coasties, undeterred. North Coast, like its React Presents sister festival Mamby on the Beach, is an eclectic mixture of genres: this year, rap artists were heavily represented alongside the EDM acts

Coasties are all set for the North Coast Music Festival now that promoter React Presents has unveiled the amazing lineup. Taking place this year from September 1-3 again at Chicago's Union Park, NCMF is officially branded as "summer's last stand" in the Windy City, closing out the festival season after Spring Awakening and Lolla. Presenting a mix of festival hippy jam music and