Spring & Summer 2014
Celebrating its 10th anniversary in June, the Lurie Garden in Chicago’s Millennium Park offers a variety of free public programs for all ages.
May 25-September 6, 2014
Millennium Park proudly presents symphonic music, dance, opera, Broadway hits and more—performed by some of Chicago’s best-loved cultural institutions.
June 2-August 11, 2014 (no concert 7/28)
Check out an eclectic mix of music discoveries, including cutting-edge indie rock, pop bands, global sounds, and rock veterans.
June 7-September 6, 2014
Participate in energizing workout on the Great Lawn. Schedule coming soon!
June 11-August 16, 2014
Thirty spectacular concerts at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park are planned as a summer-long celebration of the Grant Park Music Festival's 80th Anniversary Season. The 80th Season of extraordinary classical music begins Wednesday, June 11.
June 24-August 26, 2014, Bonus Films on June 29, Aug. 27 & Sept. 4
Millennium Park will once again present outdoor movies on its state-of-the-art, 40-foot LED screen as part of the Summer Film Series, Tuesdays, June 24–August 26 at 6:30pm.
June 23-August 24, 2014
Families are invited to join the fun all summer long with activities, including music and arts and crafts, for kids of all ages.
July 24-August 28, 2014
Every Made in Chicago concert kicks off with a short set by young, aspiring musicians from Chicago-area high schools as part of the Jazz Institute of Chicago’s Jazz Links Ensembles and the Gallery37 After School Matters Jazz Big Band.
August 28-30, 2014
Millennium Park headliners include: Terence Blanchard, Rufus Reid, Gary Burton, Dave Holland, Cecile McLorin Salvant and the Sun Ra Arkestra. The Chicago Jazz Festival is produced by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) and programmed by the Jazz Institute of Chicago. The complete schedule will be announced at a later date.
September 11, 12, 13 & 14, 2014
The 16th Annual World Music Festival Chicago is presented by the City of Chicago and produced by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. This city-wide, multi-venue, eleven-day festival has attracted over 650,000 concertgoers and has presented more than 650 artists and ensembles from over 80 countries since it began in 1999.
September 17, 2014
Announcing the inaugural Fifth Star Awards, honoring five of Chicago’s best and brightest artists and arts institutions. The live show will feature tribute performances. Our honorees and slate of performers will be announced soon.
September 19, 2014
Join Music Director Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for a concert of glorious music by Tchaikovsky.