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Chicago Jazz Festival Citywide Programs
Application Deadline: Monday, April 9, 2018
In honor of the 40th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival in 2018, DCASE will offer a new program to support local venues and Jazz presenting organizations that offer free, public programs lead. The goal is to encourage collaboration within the Jazz community to build excitement and promote Chicago as a destination for Jazz.
Produced by the Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events | Programmed by the Jazz Institute of Chicago
Grant support to the Jazz Institute of Chicago provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
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.
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