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Millennium Park at Home: Chicago Jazz

September 3–6

Thursday, September 3, 4–8pm
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with Commissioner Mark Kelly, DCASE, Heather Ireland Robinson, JIC, and Paul Abella, 90.9fm WDCB Public Radio

NextGenJazz Series: Isabella Isherwood

4:25pm: Citywide Jazz Presentations:

  • Live the Spirit Residency presents: The Young Masters directed by Ernest Dawkins
  • Elastic Arts presents: Anagram Series with the Greg Artry Trio
  • Birdhouse presents: Mai Sugimoto Trio at Fred Anderson Park

Chicago Jazz Festival Archives:

  • 1985 – Charlie Rouse, Clark Terry, Buddy DeFranco
  • 1988 – Von Freeman and Clifford Jordan
  • 2014 – Sun Ra Arkestra / Ari Brown Quintet
  • 2015 – Henry Butler, Steven Bernstein & the Hot 9 / Fred Hersch Trio / Marquis Hill Blacktet

6:10pm: Nick Mazzarella Trio (feat. Matt Ulery, Quin Kirchner)
6:50pm: Rempis, Reid, Abrams Trio (Dave Rempis, Tomeka Reid, Joshua Abrams)
7:30pm: Tito Carrillo Quintet (feat. Rich Moore, Stu Mindeman, Matt Ulery, Juan Pastor)

 

Friday, September 4, 4–8pm
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with Commissioner Mark Kelly, DCASE, Heather Ireland Robinson, JIC, and Bruce Oscar, 90.9fm WDCB Public Radio

NextGenJazz Series: The Swan Collective

4:25pm: Citywide Jazz Presentations:

  • Association of Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) presents: Tribute to Black Lives Matter
  • The South Side Jazz Coalition presents The Denise Thimes Quartet
  • Public Media Institute presents Preservation of Fire

Chicago Jazz Festival Archives:

  • 2011 – Orbert Davis
  • 2014 – Myra Melford's Snowy Egret
  • 2015 – Claudia Quintet with Theo Bleckmann and Kurt Elling / Chico Freeman featuring George Freeman / The Chicago Jazz Orchestra
  • 2016 – Dee Dee Bridgewater
  • 2017 – Jo Ann Daugherty Quartet

6:10pm: Abigail Riccards
6:50pm: Bobby Broom Trio
7:30pm: Victor Garcia

 

Saturday, September 5, 4–8pm

Mike Reed's People, Places & Things (Photo by: Michael Jackson)youtube.com/ChicagoDCASE

with Commissioner Mark Kelly, DCASE, Heather Ireland Robinson, JIC, and Leslie Keros, 90.9fm WDCB Public Radio

NextGenJazz Series: Alejandro Salazar

4:25pm: Citywide Jazz Presentations:

  • Kalapriya Foundation presents Anjali Ray
  • Museum of Contemporary Art presents: Tuesday on the Terrace with Isaiah Collier and The Chosen Few
  • Constellation presents Mike Reed's People, Places & Things

Chicago Jazz Festival Archives:

  • 1985 – Doc Cheatham, Stu Katz, John Bany, Barrett Deems
  • 2014 – Tootie Heath Trio
  • 2015 – Jane Bunnett & Maqueque / Mark Turner Quartet / Muhal Richard Abrams' Experimental Band / Douglas Ewart & Inventions

6:10pm: Matt Ulery Pollinator
6:50pm: Marlene Rosenberg Trio (feat. Scott Hesse and Xavier Breaker)
7:30pm: Reggie Thomas and Trio Nexus

 

Twin Talk (Katie Ernst, Andrew Green, Dustin Laurenzi)Sunday, September 6, 4–8pm
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with Commissioner Mark Kelly, DCASE, Heather Ireland Robinson, JIC, and Dan Bindert, 90.9fm WDCB Public Radio

NextGenJazz Series: Aaron Kaufman-Levine

4:25pm: Citywide Jazz Presentations:

  • Hungry Brain presents: The Josh Berman Quartet
  • 51st Street Business Association presents Bronzeville Jazz
  • The Jazz Showcase presents Dee Alexander

Chicago Jazz Festival Archives:

  • 1985 – Charlie Rouse, Clark Terry, Buddy DeFranco
  • 1988 – Von Freeman and Clifford Jordan
  • 2014 – Sun Ra Arkestra / Ari Brown Quintet
  • 2015 – Henry Butler, Steven Bernstein & the Hot 9 / Marquis Hill Blacktet / Fred Hersch Trio

6:10pm: Charles Rumback with Jim Baker & John Tate
6:50pm: Bethany Pickens (feat. Junius Paul and Charles Heath)
7:30pm: Twin Talk (Katie Ernst, Andrew Green, Dustin Laurenzi)

“Millennium Park at Home: Chicago Jazz” is produced by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and programmed by the Jazz Institute of Chicago, with support from Millennium Park Foundation, Chicago Community Trust, 90.9fm WDCB Public Radio and Chicago Transit Authority (CTA).

 

Millennium Park at Home: Workouts

Saturdays, June 6–August 29, 8–9am
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In lieu of Millennium Park Summer Workouts on the Great Lawn, enjoy a weekly schedule of rotating Tai Chi, Yoga, Pilates and Zumba© workouts from your home.

Date Class
Instructor

GiGi Tonye

Saturday, June 6 Tai Chi Timothy Suh
Saturday, June 13 Yoga Maria Rosner
Saturday, June 20 Pilates Randi Whitmann
Saturday, June 27 Zumba GiGi Tonye
Saturday, July 11 Tai Chi Nathan Paulus
Saturday, July 18 Yoga Joanne Barrett
Saturday, July 25 Pilates Katie Tomaszewski
Saturday, August 1 Zumba Meagan Ponce
Saturday, August 8 Tai Chi Mia Park
Saturday, August 15 Yoga Alie McManus
Saturday, August 22 Pilates Denise Noodwang
Saturday, August 29 Zumba Israel Alvarez Olson

 

Grant support is provided by McDonald's Active Lifestyles Endowment, managed by the Millennium Park Foundation.

 

Grant Park Music Festival Remixed

Select dates, June 10–August 14
gpmf.org

The popular Grant Park Music Festival is reimagined as Festival Remixed including weekly Wednesday-night radio broadcasts with longtime partner 98.7WFMT, as well as live and on-demand video streaming on select dates from June 10 through August 14. The series, curated by Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Carlos Kalmar, features the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus and an array of special guests.

 

Millennium Park at Home: Blues Music

July 31, August 1 & 2, 6–8pm
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For everyone missing the Chicago Blues Festival, check out these online concerts featuring Blues Music in the Key of Chicago.
Promotional support by 93XRT ​

Friday, July 31, 6–8pmToronzo Cannon
Mike Wheeler
Guy King

Saturday, August 1, 6–8pm
Melody Angel
John Primer

Sunday, August 2, 6–8pm
Ivy Ford
Toronzo Cannon

 

Millennium Park at Home: Music Series

Thursdays, June 18 & 25, July 9, 16, 23 & 30, 6–7:30pm
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If you’re missing the Millennium Park Summer Music Series, check out these online concerts featuring Music in the Key of Chicago.

Thursday, June 18, 6–7:30pm
“Soul Uprising” featuring Sam Trump, Nola Ade and DJ Duane Powell

Thursday, June 25, 6–7:30pm
"souleyes - an exercise In reconstruction" featuring Dee Alexander, Khari B. and The Junius Paul Quartet and hosted by Mario Smith

Thursday, July 9, 6–7:30pmJon Langford
The Braided Janes
Jon Langford

Thursday, July 16, 6–7:30pm
Zeshan B
Mucca Pazza

Thursday, July 23, 6–7:30pm
Concert is Cancelled

Thursday, July 30, 6–7:30pm
Mán Cub
Beats y Bateria

 

Paint the Town Red

Presented by the Chicago Children's Choir
Thursday, May 21, 7–8pm
ccchoir.org/paint-town-red-2020

For 10 years, the Chicago Children's Choir has hosted the popular Paint the Town Red concert celebration in Millennium Park, featuring 5,000 young singers from every Chicago zip code, alongside special guest artists. This year’s Paint the Town Red concert will go on, bigger and broader than ever, through a free concert on a digital stage with inspiring messages from special guests including the Honorable Mayor Lori Lightfoot & First lady Amy Eshleman, Grammy Award-winning artist Chance the Rapper, Oscar and Grammy Award-winning artist Common, Grammy Award-winning jazz singer Kurt Elling, Grammy Award-winning music director and producer Peter Cottontale and more.

 

House MusicMillennium Park at Home: House Music

May 22 & 23, 6–8pm
For everyone missing the Chicago House Music Festival, check out these online concerts featuring House Music in the Key of Chicago.

Promotional support by 95.1 FM Club Steppin, 5 Magazine and the House Club Tour.

Friday May 22, 6–8pm
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Hosted by 95.1 FM Club Steppin’s Dana Divine
Lady D
DJ Jes
Maurice Joshua
"Aftersets" at houseclubtour.com

Saturday May 23, 6–8pm
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Hosted by 5 Magazine’s Czarina
Shannon Harris
DJ Heather
Gene Hunt
"Aftersets" at houseclubtour.com

 

Gospel MusicMillennium Park at Home: Gospel Music

May 29 & 30, 6–8pm
In lieu of the Chicago Gospel Music Festival, enjoy these online concerts featuring Gospel Music in the Key of Chicago.
Promotional support by Inspiration 1390

Friday May 29, 6–8pm
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Hosted by Inspiration 1390’s Sonya Blakey, Marcella Jones and Deandra Patterson
Keya Trammell
Tammi Vega - Chicago Gospel Music 2020 A&R Audition Winner
Donishisa Ballard
DJ Wyldchyld
Bridgette Hurt
The Tommies Reunion Choir

Saturday May 30, 6–8pm
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Hosted by Inspiration 1390’s Sonya Blakey, Marcella Jones and Deandra Patterson
Rashada Dawan
Lawrence Haynes
DJ Galaxie
LeNasia Tyson Gospel Music Festival A&R Audition 2020 Winner
RAII and Whitney
Ms. Anita Wilson

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