About this event:
WHAT: Five days of free jazz (pun intended)
SO WHAT: The Chicago Jazz Festival is a fantastic Labor Day Weekend tradition that celebrates all forms of jazz with free amazing live musical performances. The festival’s mission is to showcase the vast jazz talent of Chicago alongside national and international artists to help further the awareness of this beautiful musical genre. Headliners this year include Dianne Reeves, Maceo Parker, Kurt Elling featuring Marquis Hill and Jeff “Tain” Watt, anf Chicago native Ramsey Lewis performing his last live performance in Chicago before his retirement.
NOW WHAT: The festival is free to enjoy, just head there early and bask in the sounds of some great musicians. You can check out the full schedule here.