Night Out in the Parks

Each summer, the Grant Park Music Festival brings music to the neighborhoods through the popular Night Out in The Project Inclusion Quartet performs at Indian Boundary Parkthe Parks series. Part of a vast lineup of Chicago Park District events ranging from the performing arts to film to nature programs*, Night Out in the Parks will feature the Festival's Project Inclusion String fellows in weekly concerts celebrating music of BIPOC and women composers. All neighborhood concerts are free, family friendly and take place on Thursdays at 6:30PM. 

Concert Program


Allison Lovera, violin
Audrey Lee, violin
Edwardo Rios, viola
Cole Randolph, cello


Tomeka ReidProspective Dwellers
Florence Price: String Quartet in A minor, Juba Dance
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic ZerosHome
Zitella IcliThe Survivor
Scott JoplinSolace
Leroy AndersonWaltzing Cat
Jessie MontgomeryVoodoo Dolls

Schedule and Location

July 15 -  Harrison Park 
July 22 - Chicago Women’s Park 
July 29 - Indian Boundary Park
August 5 - Eleanor Boathouse 
August 12 - Nichols Park 
August 19 - Lake Shore Park 

The Grant Park Music Festival is a key partner in Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks program. The Chicago Park District, in partnership with over 100 local artists and organizations, presents engaging events and performances that enhance quality of life across Chicago and amplify the artistic and cultural vibrancy in every neighborhood. Learn more.

Note: Due to the pandemic, the Grant Park Chorus will not be performing in neighborhood parks during the 2021 Festival.

Project Inclusion Quartet

Allison Lovera


Audrey Lee


Edwardo Rios


Cole Randolph



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