35th Chicago Gospel Music Festival

CANCELED due to COVID-19 Crisis

May 27–30, 2020 • Free Admission

Millennium Park & Citywide Locations

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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 will present the top gospel artists in the country. Over the years, the festival has featured traditional choirs to contemporary urban gospel mixed with hip-hop and house music.


Millennium Park at Home (Ms. Anita Wilson pictured)

Millennium Park at Home

For everyone missing the Chicago Gospel Music Festival, check out these online concerts featuring Gospel Music in the Key of Chicago.


Artist Submissions

Artist Submissions

Please submit your information to be considered for performance opportunities at events organized by DCASE

(Due to the volume of submissions, we are unable to respond to each artist)


Chicago Gospel Music Festival History

Festival History

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


Corporate Partnerships

Corporate Partnerships

Corporate partners of the Chicago Gospel Music Festival.


Press Room

Press Room

Find information about obtaining media credentials for Gospel Music Festival.

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Millennium Park

Admission is FREE
Open Daily 6am–11pm
Welcome Center 9am–5pm
Plan Your Visit Here

Find us:

Millennium Park
201 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601

Take CTA to Millennium Park

  • 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, 157

If parking, Millennium Garages are located at 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. Pre-purchase parking online and save up to 50% off drive-up rates.

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Video: Tracing the history of gospel music in Chicago

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