When & Where
Please note: No outside alcoholic beverages of any kind will be allowed into Millennium Park at this event. Beer and wine will be available for purchase at concession stands.
John Williams: Liberty Fanfare
Arr. Bill Holcombe: George Gershwin Medley
Glenn Miller/Joe Garland: In The Mood
André Thomas: I Hear America Singing
Irving Berlin/arr. Roy Ringwald: Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor
William Steffe/arr. Peter Wilhousky: Battle Hymn of the Republic
William Grant Still: Festive Overture
Aaron Copland: "The Promise of Living" from The Tender Land
Arr. Robert Wendel: The Orange Blossom Special
Arr. John Rutter: When the Saints Go Marching In
Arr. Robert Wendel: From Sea to Shining Sea
Arr. Robert Lowden: Armed Forces Salute
Arr. Carmen Dragon: America the Beautiful
John Williams: Hymn to the Fallen
John Philip Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever
Gather your family and friends for some good old-fashioned fun with the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus. Christopher Bell serves up a star-spangled concert of patriotic favorites, including the toe-tapping Armed Forces Salute, Irving Berlin's swingin' In the Mood and a fanfare by film legend John Williams.
Family-friendly activities before the concert include face painting, an instrument petting zoo and a conduct-it-yourself workshop with live musicians. Gates open at 5:30 PM.