Did you know there are Summerfest specials running every day through which you can get in for free or at reduced prices? Taking advantage of these daily admission deals can leave you money for other fun stuff at Summerfest.
A lineup of internationally renowned entertainers will be performing free concerts during the 29th Annual Taste of Chicago, June 26-July 5 in Grant Park.
Free Concert: Nine-time Grammy winner and Missouri native Sheryl Crow will perform a free concert under the famed Gateway Arch in St. Louis on Saturday, July 11, as part of the 2009 All-Star Game festivities.
Free Concert: “Better Than Ezra” kicks off the Walgreens Free Summer Concert Series on Wednesday, June 24 to benefit Greater Chicago Food Depository.
Free Concert: Each Monday in the summer at Millenium Park, the Edible Audio Picnic is a noontime series that features cutting edge rock bands, sound artists, audio documentaries, expert DJs, electronic musicians and more. This week Pit Er Pat is featured and they span the spectrum with their indefinable style and ability to implement several genres in their music.
On June 11, Kanye West hosted a free concert for Chicago Public Schools in association with The Kanye West Foundation and S.H.O.W. All the proceeds went to the funding of Loop Dreams, a program that aims to keep kids engaged in school by supplying them with access to recording equipment, software, and instruments.
Free Concert: Want a wonderful lunch break downtown? Take your lunch and head to the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago’s Millennium Park where you will find concerts and special programs on the stage at noon all summer long.
FREE CONCERT: Come to Millenium Park on June 15th as this new series of four free concerts of chamber music, inlcuding elements of electronic music, improvisation and rock and roll, combined with classical music. This new Monday series showcases smaller groups performing non-traditional fare for a broader audience and June 15th opens up with ChicagoCentric.
The Chicago Blues Festival is the largest free blues festival in the world and remains the largest of all of Chicago’s Music Festivals. During the three days (June 12-14) on six stages, more than 640,000 blues fans last year proved that Chicago is the “Blues Capital of the World”.
Come to Lincoln Square each Thursday night this summer for their free concert series “Concerts on the Square” in the Giddings Plaza — part of a great community tradition that starts on June 11 at 7pm with The Sons of the Never Wrong.
The Hoyle Brothers perform a free concert on June 2 at 6:30pm at Welles Park. Celebrating another summer of free music under the stars, the Chicago Park District’s Concerts in the Park series continues its song with more than 100 live free concerts on Chicago’s North Side through the end of summer.
While not free, (Your $7 gate donation ($10 after 7pm) benefits the Old Town Merchants & Residents Association), the Wells Street Art Festival is recognized as one of Chicago’s most prestigious art fairs, attracting exhibitors and prospective buyers from all over the nation. The show features a wide variety of fine art – everything from glass and ceramics, to pencil drawings and oil paintings – plus a silent auction and children’s area.
Ravinia Festival is now offering free Wifi on the lawn this summer, so bring your favorite mobile device and connect from the comfort of your own picnic!
The cast of the smash hit Million Dollar Quartet will be performing a free concert at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park on Tuesday, June 2, 2009, at 6:30 p.m. Chicago’s beloved musical was inspired by the famed 1956 recording session that brought together legendary rock ‘n’ roll icons Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley.
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