Chicago Jazz Festival Schedule - Thursday, August 31, 2017

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Preston Bradley Hall in the Chicago Cultural Center

The complete Chicago Jazz Festival schedule for Thursday, August 31st is listed below.

Admission is FREE.  (schedule is subject to change)


Chicago Cultural Center

G.A.R. Rotunda

  • 11am-5pm - A Jazz Village featuring Chicago’s Jazz Community


Claudia Cassidy TheaterDave Rempis (Photo Credit: Geert Vandepoele)

  • 11am-Noon - The Evolution of Afro-Cuban Jazz: A Talk with Ignacio Berroa
  • 12:15-1:15pm - Thaddeus Tukes Quintet
  • 1:45-2:45pm - Tim StineTrio
  • 3:15-4:15pm - Dave Rempis Quintet performing Jackie McLean’s Action


Randolph Square

  • Noon-1pm - Curtis Prince Band featuring Ari Brown
  • 1:30-2:30pm - West End Jazz Band
  • 3-4pm - Southport Records Celebrates 40 Years of Sparrow

 Chicago Jazz Composers Collective (Photo Credit: Jon Deitemyer)

Preston Bradley Hall

  • 12:30-1:30pm - "What is This Thing Called Jazz" with Willie Pickens and Miguel de la Cerna
  • 2-3pm - Young Chicago Authors: Word on Jazz
  • 3:30-4:30pm - Chicago Jazz Composers Collective


Millennium Park Jon Faddis

Jay Pritzker Pavilion

  • 6:30-7:30pm - George Freeman 90th Birthday Celebration
  • 8-9:30pm - Dizzy Gillespie’s Centennial Celebration with Jon Faddis and the Chicago Jazz Festival Big Band


Park Grill Stage
  • 2-4pm - The Elaine Dame Duo
  • 4:30-6:30pm - Joan Collaso and the Larry Hanks Trio
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