Grant Park Music Festival is a favourite summer event for classical music fans who enjoy a show under Chicago's cityscape.

Grant Park Music Festival

Local hip-hop blog and music video production house Lyrical Lemonade brings its Summer Smash festival to Douglass Park.

The Lyrical Lemonade Summer Smash

Pritzker Pavilion hosts the 10-part Millennium Park Summer Music Series June 20–August 18. New and established musicians perform.

Millennium Park Summer Music Series

Chicago Pride Fest returns in June with two days of music, drag, vendors, and LGBTQ-friendly events.

Chicago Pride Fest

In 2019, the Logan Square Arts Festival returned to the neighbourhood with stages, tents, and food trucks.

Logan Square Arts Festival

More than a dozen performers will play at Grant Park's two-day Pride in the Park festival in June.

Pride in the Park

Hard seltzer is a trend. Sample more than 100 hard seltzers at The Lot at Plumbers Hall, from Vizzy to White Claw.


This new three-day summer music festival located in River Park at theMART, near the Chicago River.

River North Live

Since 1988, the African Caribbean International Festival of Love has brought reggae and global music to Washington Park.

African Caribbean International Festival of Life

Fela Kuti pioneered Afrobeat music by blending Nigerian instrumentation and rhythms with pop, funk, and jazz.

Passport Vibes: Afrobeat Street Festival

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