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TribLocal - Wilmette & Kenilworth » NewsJohn and Michael Fatum grew up in Wilmette, making the annual excursion downtown to watch jazz legends perform at the Chicago Jazz Festival. And barely …...
Admission fee, naming rights on the table as city looks to outsource Taste of Chicago, other festivalsClout StPosted by Hal Dardick at 12:12 p.m. Making a profit on Taste of Chicago and the cityâs six other annual festivals could prove difficult for a private company willing to take on the challenge, according to city documents provided to......
Some gigs seem almost too good to be true: I’ve been covering music for the Tribune for 35 years, since I started freelancing in 1977 and joined the staff in ’83. I sometimes get emails from great musicians traveling the world who tell me...
The organizers of the Chicago Jazz Festival have made available some preferred seating for a few of the annual Festival's bigger acts on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The festival kicks off Thursday, Aug. 30 and continues through Sunday, Sept. 2. Here's a...
Tribune music critics John von Rhein (classical) and Howard Reich (jazz/blues) each pick 10 shows you shouldn't miss this summer: Classical: “The Circus Princess” and “The Cousin from Nowhere”: Emmerich Kalman's three-ring...
The stage lights went out during Orbert Davis’ symphonic performance at the Chicago Jazz Festival last weekend. The sound went haywire when Cassandra Wilson appeared with her band at the acoustically challenged Petrillo Music Shell, drowning out...
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Calling all (well, some) restaurants: There's still time to participate in this summer's Chicago Blues Festival (June 10-12) and Jazz Festival (September 3-4) as a food vendor. The city's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events are taking...
Boundlessly creative, a champion of new ideas and a tireless advocate for the arts, Lois Weisberg will end her long tenure as one of the most influential women to ever serve in local government when she leaves her position as the city's commissioner of...
WGN NewsCJP/UIC Jazz Academy Event: CJP/UIC Jazz Academy All-Stars Chicago Jazz Fest Sunday, September 4 3:00 p.m. Young Lions Stage CJP/UIC Jazz Academy: in session from July 18 - 29. This two-week intensive summer music camp brings band students, ages 10-17...
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WGN NewsElmhurst College's 16th Annual Summer Extravaganza Saturday, June 18 6:30 p.m. The Elmhurst College Mall 190 Prospect Avenue Elmhurst www.elmhurst.edu Under the direction of Emmy Award winner Doug Beach, the Elmhurst College Jazz Band has earned...
WGN NewsRamsey Lewis Ramsey Lewis will bring his trio for the first time to Millennium Park as part of the Chicago Jazz Festival, presented by CareFusion, Friday, September 3 at 8:30 p.m. at the Pritzker Pavilion, 201 E. Randolph Street. For more information...
Tags: WGN, Millennium Park
POP MUSIC Greg Kot Chicago Rocks: This annual event has become the premier showcase for local independent hip-hop. Past performers have included Lupe Fiasco, Rhymefest and Juice, among others, and this year's lineup includes veterans Crucial Conflict and...
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