Chicago hip-hop blog Lyrical Lemonade expands its annual summer concert to a two-day festival in Douglas Park this year, bringing along a lineup featuring some of the hottest rappers in the world as well as plenty of rising acts. Atlanta emcees Playboi Carti and Lil Yachty headline the Summer Smash on Saturday, while "Lucid Dreams" rapper Juice WRLD and controversy-courting artist Kodak Black close out the fest on Sunday. You'll also find an impressive array of notable SoundCloud rappers on the bill, including breakthrough acts like Blueface and Trippie Redd as well as performances from soon-to-be-famous names like DaBaby and Yung Bans. If you want to witness the future of hip-hop, this is the place to be.
|Venue name:||Douglas Park|
2800 W Roosevelt Rd
|Cross street:||at California Ave|
|Opening hours:||Daily 6am–11pm|
|Transport:||El stop: Blue to Kedzie-Homan or Western-Forest Park, Pink to California-Cermak. Bus: 18, 52, 94.|
|Price:||$149, VIP $215|