Celebrate Independence Day in Millennium Park

Independence Day Salute

Bring your family and friends and celebrate the Fourth of July under the stars in Millennium Park with an evening of patriotic favorites, including Stars and Stripes Forever, the 1812 Overture and more. An encore performance will be held on Wednesday, July 5 at 6:30 PM at the South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Drive.


Grant Park Orchestra

Christopher Bell, Conductor


Bagley: National Emblem March
Anderson: Bugler's Holiday
Syncopated Clock
Wendel: St. Bailey's Rag
Dvorak: Largo from the "New World" Symphony
Arnold: Four Scottish Dances
Gould: American Salute
Cohan (Arr. Cacavas): Star-Spangled Spectacular
Herbert: Festival (Auditorium) March
Strauss Jr.: Champagne Polka
Arr. Lowden: Armed Forces Salute
Arr. Dragon: America, the Beautiful
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Sousa: The Stars and Stripes Forever

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This concert is sponsored by Ginger and Jim Meyer and AbelsonTaylor.

Tuesday's concert is being broadcast live on 98.7WFMT and streamed live at wfmt.com.