Chicago Gospel Music Festival

May 31 - June 1, 2019 • Chicago Cultural Center & Millennium Park • Free Admission

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Celebrating the great influence of the music genre born in this city more than 80 years ago, the Chicago Gospel Music Festival features local and national artists from traditional choirs to contemporary urban styles at the largest free, outdoor gospel music festival of its kind.


ChicagoMade Music Gospel Music A&R Auditions

ChicagoMade Music Gospel Music A&R Auditions

Applications for audition spots are open now through March 1.


Chicago Gospel Music Festival History

Festival History

A Short History of Gospel Music in Chicago
By Robert M. Marovich.


How to Perform

How to Perform

Submissions due by Friday, March 1.


Festival Partners

Festival Partners

Sponsors of the Chicago Gospel Music Festival.


Gospel Music Festival Press Room

Festival Press Room

Find information about obtaining media credentials for Gospel Music Festival.

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Plan Your Visit

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Admission is FREE

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602

Millennium Park
201 E. Randolph St.
Michigan & Columbus Ave.
Chicago, IL 60601

Millennium Park Visitor Information


Millennium Garages

Parking Details: Park right below the music! Garage locations are Millennium Park Garage and Millennium Lakeside Garage at 5 S. Columbus Drive, Grant Park North Garage at 25 N. Michigan Ave. and Grant Park South Garage at 325 S. Michigan Ave.

Packages: $35 parking/Millennium Park Garage and Millennium Lakeside Garage (regular rates apply at Grant Park North & Grant Park South Garages)

Purchase Options: Pay at parking location; call 312.616.0600


CTA Transportation

Take CTA to the Chicago Blues Festival, for travel information, visit

  • From the elevated lines: exit at Washington/Wabash and walk east.
  • From the subway: exit at Lake (Red Line) or Washington (Blue Line) and walk east.
  • Served by buses 3,4,6,J14,20,56,60,124,146,147,151, and 157.


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