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