Chicago Jazz Festival

Music , Music festivals Chicago Cultural Center , Loop Thursday September 1 2016 - Sunday September 4 2016 Free
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Photograph: Simon Brubaker
The 30th annual Chicago Jazz Festival in Grant Park on Saturday, September 3, 2011.

Chicago is known for its blues musicians, but these days it's more of a jazz city. The annual Chicago Jazz Festival celebrates contemporary improvisers and legendary players with four days of concerts at the Chicago Cultural Center and Millennium Park. Highlights of the 2016 lineup include the avant-garde leaning Liberation Music Orchestra and modern jazz combo the Bad Plus, playing Ornette Coleman's Science Fiction.

Venue name: Chicago Cultural Center
Contact:
Address: 78 E Washington St
Chicago

Cross street: at Michigan Ave
Opening hours: Mon–Thu 8am–7pm; Fri 8am–6pm; Sat 9am–6pm; Sun 10am–6pm
Transport: El stop: Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, Purple (rush hrs) to Randolph; Red to Lake. Bus: 3, 4, 6, 10. Train: Elec Main to Millennium Station
Price: Free
Event website: http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/chicago_jazz_festival.html/
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