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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.
Headliners include Jon Faddis, the Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio, Allison Miller Boom Tic Boom, and the Rebirth Brass Band (pictured).
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