Thursday, April 29, 2010

taste of chicago: music lineup announced!

hundreds of thousands of hungry people are sure to flock to downtown chicago for the 30th annual taste of chicago. the free street festival starts on friday june 25 and culminates in an independence day celebration on july 4th.

the event is known primarily as a (usually costly) showcase for local restaurants, but it also brings in a variety of music to play in grant park. check out the lineup for the petrillo music shell, which is sure to be filled to the brim with people...

friday 6.25 - rob base, slick rick, doug e. fresh; salt-n-pepa, bell biv devoe
saturday 6.26 - gavin rossdale, opening act TBA
sunday 6.27 - emily osment, allstar weekend
monday 6.28 - broadway in chicago
tuesday 6.29 - los lobos, los lonely boys
wednesday 6.30 - mat kearney, brett dennen
thursday 7.1 - trey songz, teairra mari
friday 7.2 - rob thomas
saturday 7.3 - steve miller band
sunday 7.4 - passion pit, robert randolph and the family band, carney

check out more information about the festival here. being a classic rock head, i'm really looking forward to the steve miller band performing on july 3.

expect plenty of updates here as more information for chicago's huge supply of summer street festivals is announced...

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