Lineups released for Chicago Gospel Festival, Chicago Blues Festival, Millennium Park concert series

Lineups released for Chicago Gospel Festival, Chicago Blues Festival, Millennium Park concert series

CHICAGO (TOC) — The Metropolis of Chicago introduced extra particulars and lineups for 3 free music festivals going down in Millennium Park this summer time.

Chicago Gospel Music Competition kicks off at 3 p.m. on June 4. Billed as “joyful, family-friendly celebration,” the occasion will characteristic prime Gospel artists on the Jay Pritzker Pavilion.

The Chicago Blues Competition from June 9 to 12 will embody Soul Metropolis Blues in Austin (June 11) and Bronzeville Blues (June 12); along with Blues on the Riverwalk (June 9-10); a “Ladies in Blues showcase” in Millennium Park (June 12) and particular tributes to Blues legends: Erwin Helfer, Bob Stroger, Gene Barge, Cicero Blake, Willie Henderson, and Mary Lane.

And the Millennium Park Summer time Music sequence returns Mondays and Thursdays from June 20- August 18. 2022 highlights embody DakhaBrakha, a Ukrainian people quartet that mixes avant-garde, conventional and up to date sounds; Charles Stepney: Out of the Shadows, a full ensemble tribute to “one of many underrated heroes of Chicago soul music”; globally famend Nigerian Afrobeat saxophonist, composer and activist Femi Kuti; and Jeff Tweedy, founding father of Wilco and certainly one of up to date music’s most completed musicians with particular opening act from Chicago’s The Folks’s Music College.

Full record of 2022 spring/summer time festivals and particular occasions:

Maxwell Road Market (800 S. Desplaines St.): Sundays, April 3 – Dec. 18; MaxwellStreetMarket.usChicago Metropolis Markets (citywide together with Daley Plaza): Could – October, ChicagoCityMarkets.usMemorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony and Parade (Daley Plaza and State Road): Could 28; Chicago.gov/DCASE Millennium Park Summer time Exercises (Nice Garden): Saturdays, Could 28 – Sept. 3; MillenniumPark.org

Millennium Park Summer time Movie Sequence (Jay Pritzker Pavilion): Tuesdays, July 12 – Aug. 30; MillenniumPark.orgChicago Gospel Music Expertise (Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park): June 4; MillenniumPark.orgChicago Blues Competition (citywide and at Millennium Park’s Jay Pritzker Pavilion): June 9-12, MillenniumPark.org and ChicagoBluesFestival.usTaste of Chicago June 11, 18, 25 (in neighborhoods) and July 8-10 (Grant Park); TasteofChicago.usMillennium Park Summer time Music Sequence (Jay Pritzker Pavilion): Mondays and Thursdays, June 20 – Aug. 18; MillenniumPark.orgChicago SummerDance (citywide) together with pop-ups, particular occasions, Evening Out within the Parks occasions, and packages on the Spirit of Music Backyard in Grant Park: choose dates July 6 – Sept. 17; ChicagoSummerDance.orgChicago Air and Water Present (North Avenue Seashore and alongside the Lakefront): 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 20 -21; apply runs Aug. 19; ChicagoAirandWaterShow.usYear of Chicago Dance Showcase (Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park): Aug. 27; MillenniumPark.orgChicago Jazz Competition (citywide and Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park ): Sept. 1-4; MillenniumPark.org and ChicagoJazzFestival.usChicago Home Music Expertise (Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park): Sept. 16, plus group occasions, dates TBA; MillenniumPark.orgSummerDance Celebration (Jay Pritzker Pavilion and all through Millennium Park); Sept. 17, MillenniumPark.org and ChicagoSummerDance.orgWorld Music Competition Chicago (citywide): Sept. 30 – Oct. 9; WorldMusicFestivalChicago.org

The Solar-Instances Media Wire contributed to this report.

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