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Dr. L. Subramaniam Christine Salem (photo credit - Evangeline Kim) Kardemimmit

The 16th Annual World Music Festival Chicago will take place Thursday, September 11 – Sunday, September 21, 2014 and 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 600,000 concertgoers and has presented more than 600 artists and ensembles from over 80 countries since it began in 1999.



Information and Resources

Various Locations, including the: Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602


  • Free Admission; No Tickets
  • Various Hours

Public Transportation

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Millennium Garages

Parking details: Park near the music! Garage locations are Millennium Park Garage and Millennium Lakeside Garage at 5 S. Columbus Drive, Grant Park North Garage at 25 N. Michigan Ave. and Grant Park South Garage at 325 S. Michigan Ave.

Packages: $30 all-day parking /Millennium Park Garage and Millennium Lakeside Garage (regular rates apply at Grant Park North & Grant Park South Garages)

Purchase Options: pay at parking location; call 312.616.0600

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September 11 - 21, 2014 • City-wide • Various Locations • FREE Admission


Photo Gallery (Plena Libre pictured)

Photo Gallery

View photos of the 2013 World Music
Festival performers.