Chicago Cultural Center banner
Supporting Information Facts


People We Serve:

Programs & Initiatives:

City Services

Juicebox Fall 2015 Poster

Juicebox Fall 2015 Poster


Other Locations:


Press Release: Music and Dance to take Center Stage at Juicebox this Fall



Follow us on:

facebook twitter YouTube Instagram

Juicebox - Chicago Cultural Center

DCASE Homepage  >  Chicago Cultural Center  >  Monthly Schedule  >  DCASE Music  >  Juicebox - Chicago Cultural Center


A FREE music and performance series for the STROLLER SET!

Young boy dancing with performers at Juicebox in Prestion Bradley Hall Juicebox in Prestion Bradley Hall

(click on images to enlarge)


With engaging music and dance in a kid-friendly setting, the FREE admission Juicebox programs are geared toward the stroller set and enjoyable for the whole family. Children will experience a diverse range of artistic and educational presentations, with hosts regularly inviting youngsters to move, dance and interact with performers.

Presented by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, the Juicebox series runs on alternating Fridays at the Chicago Cultural Center and Saturdays at the Garfield Park Conservatory, with occasional special events at other venues. Except where noted, performances are 11-11:45am.


Funkadesi Funkadesi

Friday, September 18, 2015

Chicago Cultural Center Preston, Bradley Hall

Funkadesi is a Chicago band representing the diverse multi-ethnic communities within the city. Each band member’s unique and uncompromised cultural and musical contributions merge to create one unifying sound and vision. The band has been hailed by Time Magazine and even caught the attention of President Barack Obama, who said: “Funkadesi really knows how to get a crowd fired up! There’s a lot of funk in that desi!” With their not-to-be-missed live shows, the band’s one-world sound and positive vibe makes the band a unique and compelling musical force the whole family will love.



Friday, October 16, 2015

Chicago Cultural Center Preston, Bradley Hall

Human-Tim has been making music in Chicago for a long time, including nine years teaching Wiggleworms classes at the Old Town School of Folk Music. Robot-Tim was constructed in 2009 from spare parts and old computers, and together they recorded their first record, "Pop of the Tots". Human-Tim lives with his human wife and human child in a house with a pointy tower. Robot-Tim collects tinfoil and sleeps next to a battery charger. Your kids won’t want to miss them playing music together.




Wendy Morgan & DBWendy Morgan & DB

Friday, November 6, 2015

Chicago Cultural Center Preston, Bradley Hall

In their exciting, interactive children’s concerts, Wendy & DB inspire kids to discover the world around them through music. Positive lyrics, a good melody and interesting rhythms are key ingredients to their songs. Their original songs encourage children to use their imaginations and have fun with words. Kids are also introduced to a variety of instruments like maracas, bells and much more.


Laura DohertyLaura Doherty & The Heartbeats

Friday, November 20, 2015

Chicago Cultural Center Preston, Bradley Hall

Laura Doherty is a nationally touring children’s recording artist and award-winning producer with an ear for a catchy melody. Joined by her band, The Heartbeats, Laura’s musical adventures first took listeners into the world of big-city-living, as seen through a child’s eyes, with her Parents’ Choice winning albums Kids in the City (2009) followed by the equally endearing Shining Like a Star (2011). Laura’s latest CD In a Heartbeat (2014) is a collection of heartfelt, upbeat children’s songs that keep true to her folk-pop roots, using lots of acoustic instruments.




Little Miss AnnLittle Miss Ann

Friday, December 4, 2015

Chicago Cultural Center Preston, Bradley Hall

Ann Torralba is best known as Little Miss Ann. Previously a Chicago Public School teacher, she has been teaching Wiggleworms at the Old Town School of Folk Music since 2004. Ann and her husband have created two children’s CDs, Music for Tots and Clap for Love – both named in’s Top 10 Children’s Music Guide. She has been featured in many publications including the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Parent, and WXRT Little Rockers.


International Capoeira Angola Foundation’s CAPO4KIDSInternational Capoeira Angola Foundation’s CAPO4KIDS

Friday, December 18, 2015

Chicago Cultural Center Preston, Bradley Hall

The International Capoeira Angola Foundation’s CAPO4KIDS© curriculum of children’s programming emphasizes the significance and impact of play on the physical and socio-psychological development of children. Established in the late summer of 2009, the ICAF-Chicago capoeira program for toddlers and children, is focused on cultivating self-value and self-esteem in participants through the use of music and movement.




Dates & Locations:




11-11:45 am





Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602








Chicago Cultural Center Accessibility:
The following services are available for persons with disabilities:

  • Accessible entrance, 77 E. Randolph St.
  • Accessible restroom facilities
  • Wheelchair loans, see information desk for availability
  • ASL interpreters are provided with 72 hours notice
  • Assisted Listening Devices available for public event




Public Transportation:
For travel information, visit