Other Music Festivals & Events

Chicago is full of outdoor music in the summer! Visit the links below for more concerts to enjoy in Grant Park and Millennium Park.

Jazz, New Music, Electronica and More in Millennium Park

When the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus are not performing in Millennium Park, a variety of other concerts take place in the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. Visit millenniumpark.org for more information.

Chicago Gospel Music Festival

This much anticipated and highly attended weekend-long festival proves that Chicagoans love Gospel Music. June 1-2, 2018

Chicago Blues Festival

The Chicago Blues Festival is the largest free blues festival in the world and remains one of Chicago's most beloved summer traditions. June 8-10, 2018

Taste of Chicago

Chicago’s tremendous array of culinary delights are located in one place at this lakefront festival in Grant Park, where food choices range from ethnic to exotic to Chicago specialties. July 11-15, 2018


Lollapalooza is a four day, multiple-stage music festival in Chicago's Grant Park. August 2-5, 2018

Chicago Jazz Festival

For over 30 years, the Chicago Jazz Festival has been a Labor Day weekend tradition. August 30-September 2, 2018

World Music Festival

This city-wide, multi-venue, eleven-day festival has has presented more than 750 artists and ensembles from over 80 countries. September 7-23, 2018