Through August 31 • Chicago Cultural Center • Open Daily
The first retrospective of the American artist’s paintings in two decades, this FREE exhibit—across the street from Millennium Park—includes 42 remarkable paintings chronicling the African-American experience (including life in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood), capturing the Jazz Age 1920s and 1930s.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 7pm • Millennium Park • FREE Admission
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|Muhal Richard Abrams||José James||Dee Dee Bridgewater||Butler, Bernstein & The Hot 9|
Produced by the Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events
Programmed by the Jazz Institute of Chicago
Known for its artistic creativity, the Chicago Jazz Festival is a favorite Labor Day Weekend tradition. It promotes awareness and appreciation for all forms of jazz through free, quality live musical performance. Since 1979, the festival's mission is to showcase Chicago's vast jazz talent alongside national and international artists to encourage and educate a jazz audience of all ages.
Friday, July 17 & Saturday, July 18
9th Annual Latin Jazz Festival
Humboldt Park Boat House, 1359 N. Sacramento
Saturday, Aug. 8
Uptown Saturday Nights
Saturday, Aug. 15
Saturday, Aug. 22
The Chicago Jazz Festival kicks-off on Thursday, September 3rd at the Chicago Cultural Center with Butler, Bernstein & The Hot 9 (pictured).
Saturday's performances include the Brian Gephart Sextet, Douglas Ewart and Inventions and Dee Dee Bridgewater (pictured).
Helpful information for planning your visit to Chicago for the Jazz Festival.
Sponsors of the Chicago Jazz Festival.
The Fred Hersch (pictured) Trio, and the Billy Strayhorn Centennial Celebration headline the Jay Pritzker Pavilion.
The festival comes to a close with the Muhal Richard Abrams’ Experimental Band.
Find out more information on the Chicago Jazz Festival.