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Daley Center, 50 W. Washington St. • FREE Cultural Programs Year-Round

Performances Begin at 12 Noon


The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events presents FREE cultural programs year-round weekdays at Noon at the Daley Civic Center located at 50 W. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602.

(schedule is subject to change)


Friday, June 1

Ana Munteanu

Enjoy the sounds of Jazz, French, and Latin music with Ana Munteanu.


Monday, June 4

The Chicago Blues Festival Preview

The 35th Annual Chicago Blues Festival is June 8-10 in Millennium Park. Don’t miss a preview of the festival with blues artist, Sharon Lewis. For more complete festival details, visit chicagobluesfestival.us.


Tuesday, June 5

The National Stepper’s Society

Get your groove on with the National Stepper’s Society for a lunchtime dance hour.


Wednesday, June 6

The Chosen Few

Join Chicago’s Chosen Few DJ’s at a lunchtime dance party celebrating Chicago House Music.


Thursday, June 7, 14, 21, 28

Chicago City Markets presented by COUNTRY Financial®

Daley Plaza Farmers Market Opens (7am-3pm)

The Chicago City Markets presented by COUNTRY Financial® at the Daley Plaza Market features local produce, flowers, prepared foods and more. Residents are encouraged to visit their neighborhood market this season to shop local and shop fresh. The Chicago City Markets are produced by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. For a complete list of city markets, along with dates and times, please visit chicagocitymarkets.us


Thursday, June 7

Israel Independence Day Celebration

Flag and banner raising ceremony in the celebration of Israel’s independence.


Friday, June 8

DJ Kenny G

DJ Kenny G commemorates the birthday of Prince with a noon concert.


Monday, June 11

Chicago Retro Quartets

Chicago Retro Quartets will perform a selection of songs popular in the 40s 50s and 60s.


Tuesday, June 12

Philippine Independence Celebration

Celebrate Philippine independence with traditional songs and dancing, along with a flag raising.


Wednesday, June 13

Salute to LGBT Veterans

Come join us on the plaza for the city’s salute to LGBT Veterans at noon.


Monday, June 18

The Queens of Chicago House Music History

The 3rd annual all female DJ lineup, the Queens of Chicago House Music will provide music and entertainment for those who love to dance to the hottest music in town.


Tuesday, June 19

House Heads United

Join House Heads United for a lunchtime house party with three wild and crazy DJs.


Wednesday, June 20


Join DJ Se’ SI Bon for a lunchtime house party.


Thursday, June 21

Make Music Chicago

Enjoy a lunchtime concert with Kuang-Hao Huang and Make Music Chicago.


Friday, June 22

LGBT Pride Kick Off House Music Lunch Jam

Join Madam Ambassador of House Music DJs, Guest Speakers and Mini Vogue Ball.


Monday, June 25

Rico as Michael Jackson

Join Enrico Hampton for a special Michael Jackson tribute.


Tuesday, June 26

Curtain and Clef

Chicago youth perform an energetic cabaret of music featuring pop, Broadway, rock and classical hits.


Wednesday, June 27

The Chosen Few

Join Chicago’s Chosen Few DJs at a lunchtime dance party celebrating Chicago House Music


Thursday, June 28

World Refugee Day Chicago

Celebrate World Refugee Day with those who have established new homes here in Chicago.


Friday, June 29

Cowboy Choir

Enjoy the Cowboy Choir as they harmonize for a lunchtime performance of quirky selections of music, including cowboy tunes.


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