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World Music Festival Chicago

 

September 8-24, 2017 • City-wide • Various Locations • FREE Admission

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World Music Festival Chicago

The 19th Annual World Music Festival Chicago will take place September 8-24, 2017 and is presented by the City of Chicago and produced by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. This city-wide, multi-venue, eleven-day festival has attracted over 650,000 concertgoers and has presented more than 650 artists and ensembles from over 80 countries since it began in 1999.

 

 

 

Complete Schedule (Vox Sambou pictured)

Complete Schedule

This year's performers include Underground System, Dr. Lakshminarayana Subramaniam, Mahesh Krishnamurthy, Duo Scofano-Minetti, Salif Keita, Vox Sambou (pictured) and more.

Ragamala: A Celebration of Indian Classical Music + Dance (Roopa Panesar pictured)

Ragamala: A Celebration of Indian Classical Music + Dance

Featuring dozens of performers, Ragamala offers a jaw-dropping assortment of Indian classical music from some of its greatest and emerging practitioners.

Highlights (Betsayda Machado y La Parranda El Clavo pictured)

Highlights

Highlights of the 2017 festival include headliners Salif Keita, the all night Ragamala: A Celebration of Indian Classical Music.

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Chicago Cultural Center

Various Locations, including: 

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.

Chicago, IL 60602

 

Millennium Park

Millennium Park
Near Michigan Ave. & Washington St.

201 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601


  • Free Admission; No Tickets
  • Various Hours

Transportation

Public Transportation

For travel information, visit www.transitchicago.com


Parking

Millennium Garages

Parking details: Park near the music!
Garage locations are Millennium Park
Garage and Millennium Lakeside Garage
at 5 S. Columbus Drive, Grant Park North Garage at 25 N. Michigan Ave. and Grant
Park South Garage at 325 S. Michigan Ave.

Packages: $35 all-day parking /Millennium Park Garage and Millennium Lakeside
Garage (regular rates apply at Grant Park North & Grant Park South Garages)

Purchase Options: pay at parking
location; call 312.616.0600

Website Link: www.millenniumgarages.com


Public Transportation
For travel information, visit www.transitchicago.com.

CTA

Take CTA to the World Music Festival

World Music Festival is sponsored by Chicago Transit Authority, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Reader, Chicago Sun-Times, and Millennium Park Garages. Grant support for World Music Festival provided by the Irish American Heritage Center, National Museum of Mexican Art, and Southern Exposure: Performing Arts of Latin America, a program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.