Taste of Chicago To-Go Pop-Up Performances

July 7–11, Citywide

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Taste To-Go Live Music at eateries throughout the City!

Taste vendors selected performance artists from the DCASE approved "BAND ROSTER" and scheduled FREE performances at the following eateries:

Performances take place from July 7 - July 11

Experience live in person performances by musicians from the Year of Chicago Music Chicago Band Roster and support local restaurants! For additional information about the Year of Chicago Music-Chicago Band Roster visit chicago.gov/music.


Date: Thursday, July 8, 2021

Restaurant: Gayle V's Best Ever Grilled Cheese

Location: 108 N. State St., Suite 004

Chicago Band Roster: The Shades

Performance Time: 1-2pm


Date: Friday, July 9, 2021

Restaurant: Connie's Pizza

Location: 2373 S. Archer Ave.

Performance Time Duration: 7-8:30pm

Chicago Band Roster: Illville Vanguard


Date: Friday, July 9, 2021

Restaurant: Exquisite 501

Type of Space: 501 E. 61st St.

Time Duration: 7-9pm

Chicago Band Roster: Nanette Frank


Date: Friday, July 9, 2021

Restaurant: Whadda Jerk

Location: 2015 W. Division

Time Duration: 8-10pm

Chicago Band Roster: Attack The Sound


Date: Friday, July 9, 2021

Restaurant: Island Tings LLC.

Location: 300 E. 51 St.

Time Duration: 6-9pm with an intermission.

Chicago Band Roster Artists: Sam Trump & The Soul Vortex


Date: Saturday, July 10, 2021

Restaurant: Eli's Cheesecake

Location: 6701 W. Forest Preserve Drive

Performance Times: 10am, 1pm & 2:30pm

Chicago Band Roster: Anne & Mark Burnell; Illville Vangard; Henry Johnson


Date: Sunday July 11, 2021

Restaurant: Iyanze Bronze

Location: 5055 S. Prairie Ave.

Time Duration: 6-9pm with an intermission

Chicago Band Roster: Ugochi & ASE

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