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Great Performers of Illinois features performances at several locations in Millennium Park (along Michigan between Randolph and Monroe) by musicians from all over the state. Admission is free; for more information call 877-244-2246 or go to


Wrigley Square Stage

11:30 Jim Post & friends

4:30 Bucky Halker

5:30 Backyard Tire Fire

Boeing Gallery: Balcony One

4:30 Pat Gaughan

5:30 Shelley Miller

Boeing Gallery: Balcony Two

4:30 Maxwell Street Klezmer Band

5:30 Sweet Hello

Pritzker Pavilion

6:30 Robbie Fulks & friends with Suzy Bogguss


Wrigley Square Stage

11:30 Nuwki Nu

12:15 Bobbye King & the Lady's Choice Band

4:30 Bailey

5:30 Lorenzo Goetz

Boeing Gallery: Balcony One

4:30 Tractor King

5:30 David Boykin

Boeing Gallery: Balcony Two

4:30 Ellis Kell & "Detroit" Larry Davison

5:30 Ray Buckner

Chase Promenade

4:15 DJ Rue

5:00 DJ Striz

5:45 DJ J-Phlip

Pritzker Pavilion

6:30 Black Magic Johnson

7:00 Jimmy Binkley

7:30 David Dee

8:15 Koko Taylor


Wrigley Square Stage

4:30 Freeze Dried

5:30 Brent Hoodenpyle & the Loners

Boeing Gallery: Balcony One

4:30 Lucky Break

5:30 Lee Murdock

Boeing Gallery: Balcony Two

4:30 Chris Vallillo

5:30 Still Kick'n

Chase Promenade

6:30 Flyover Zone, Tangleweed, Paul Tyler, Martha Tyner

Pritzker Pavilion

Noon Lyric Opera of Chicago rehearsal


Great Lawn

11:00 John Yost

11:30 Dahui Ensemble du Rhythm

12:30 Rocky Maffit & friends

1:30 Rhythm Revolution World Music Ensemble

2:30 Il Kwa Nori

3:00 Community Drum Circle

North Balcony Stage

11:00 BowDacious String Band

Noon Mulligan Mosaics

1:00 Terry Hanson Ensemble

2:00 Russ Long

3:00 Sharon Clark

4:00 Pacifica Quartet

South Balcony Stage

11:00 DJ Itch13

Noon Animate Objects

1:00 Luna Blues Machine

3:00 Robbie Q

4:00 Dynamic Vibrations

Wrigley Square Stage

11:00 Robert Chappell & Liam Teague

Noon Rajeswari Pariti

1:00 Dennis Stroughmatt & Creole Stomp

2:00 Desafinado

3:00 Orchestra Izgrev

4:00 Mazurka Wojciechowska

Pritzker Pavilion

7:30 Lyric Opera of Chicago


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