The S&S Chicago Experience

Sunday, July 21, 2024 • 4-7pm
Millennium Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion

Free Admission, Outside alcohol is not allowed

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The final day of 20th Anniversary programming brings a full day of family-friendly activities starting at 11am plus a dynamic evening concert starting at 4pm featuring an array of award-winning performers as part of the “The S&S Chicago Experience,” curated by Steve “Silk” Hurley and Shannon “Skip” Syas.


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  • 11am-5pm - Family friendly programming in North Promenade Tent, Crown Fountain, and Wrigley Square


  • 11am-1pm - Interactive Drum Circle and instrument making led by Rhythm Revolution at Crown Fountain.



  • 12:30-1:30pm - Performances to be announced



  • 1-3pm - Wonder Wagon brings large, colorful puppets to Wrigley Square with opportunities for hands-on interaction



  • 2-5pm - INT’L CAFE sparks opportunities for cultural exchange by connecting language speakers/signers of all levels for immersive conversations with new friends in the North Promenade Tent


  • 3-5pm - Sonorama DJ collective with free dance lessons in Salsa and Cumbia 3-4pm taught by Latin Rhythms, and open dance party featuring vintage Latin sounds 4-5pm, in the North Promenade Tent

4-7pm - The S&S Chicago Experience

Jay Pritzker Pavilion stage

Curated by Steve “Silk” Hurley and Shannon “Skip” Syas of the premiere music label, S&S Records, the evening features a lineup of global talent that encapsulates the spirit of House Music and an array of music genres to create an unforgettable and inclusive night of Peace, Love, Unity, and Respect in Millennium Park.

Steve “Silk” Hurley is a Chicago talent and four-time GRAMMY® nominee who performed on the Jay Pritzker Pavilion stage 20 years ago for Millennium Park’s 2004 opening concert. Hurley has worked with likes of Michael Jackson, Prince, Madonna, J-Lo, Janet Jackson, Ozzy Osbourne, Yolanda Adams, and a list of others, and returns to Millennium Park on July 21 to bring attendees on a musical journey highlighting an array of award-winning artists.


Performers include:

Steve “Silk” Hurley

Shannon “Skip” Syas

CeCe Peniston

Robin S.

Ann Nesby

Syleena Johnson

Chantay Savage

Keith Nunnally of J.M. Silk

Sharon Pass

B. Lauren

Jamiesha Trice


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Admission is FREE
Open Daily 6am–11pm
Welcome Center, open 9am-7pm (open until the end of the performance on event nights)

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

Nearby parking garages are located at Grant Park North Garage (25 N. Michigan Ave.), Grant Park South Garage (325 S. Michigan Ave.) and Millennium Park Garage & Millennium Lakeside Garage (5 S. Columbus Dr.).

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Public Transportation:


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

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