Soul Children of Chicago

The Soul of Chicago: A Gospel celebration

This week, the Festival celebrates the Year of Chicago Music with a roof-raising tribute to one of the city’s great legacies: gospel music. With a program steeped in tradition, conductor Charles Floyd leads Soul Children of Chicago to lift every voice and sing. This concert will be repeated at the South Shore Cultural Center on Thursday, July 2 at 6:30pm.


Grant Park Orchestra

Charles Floyd, Conductor

Soul Children Of Chicago

Walt Whitman, Chorus Director


Thomas Dorsey: "Precious Lord, Take My Hand"

Albertina Walker: "I Can Go To God in Prayer"

Arr. Charles Floyd: "The Lord’s Prayer"

Ricky Robinson: "Lift Him Up"

Living Word Christian Center: "Sacrifice of Praise"

Kevin Lenox: "Nobody Like Jesus"

Anita Wilson: "Jesus Will"

First Church of Deliverance: "He’s Been Good"

Milton Brunson: "Open Our Eyes"

Progressive Baptist Church: "Take it to the Lord in Prayer"

and more.

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The City of Chicago has implemented a security perimeter and bag check policy for all concerts at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. Changes have also been made to venue opening times and the prohibited items list.