Chicago Jazz Festival

The Chicago Jazz Festival returns September 1st through the 4th with performances celebrating all forms of jazz in Millennium Park. You can find the festival just a few blocks from the Hyatt, at the Chicago Cultural Center and citywide.

Produced by DCASE and programmed by the Jazz Institute of Chicago (JIC), a full schedule is available by at

Admission to all performances will be free.

Special thanks to Michael Nelson for contributing this report.

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