After two pandemic years away, the East Side’s long-running Summer Soulstice Music Festival looked a little different in 2022. Instead of a giant chunk of the North/Prospect/Farwell area serving as the fest’s footprint, the action was largely confined to a single block of Ivanhoe, and a single block of Kenilworth. Two main stages (instead of three) contained the day’s live music, while Black Cat Alley hosted DJs and a day-long dance party. There were furries.

But it was all good! It was a gorgeous day, the crowd was in high spirits, and the music was stellar. Want a small glimpse of what it was all about during the early/mid afternoon? (Sorry! That’s all we got!) Enjoy these photos from Kristy Tayler of Tayler Photography.

Photo: Matt Wild

Photo: Matt Wild

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