"Chicago Legends and Lions"

August 29, 2018 at 6:30PM

Chicago Jazz Philharmonic kicks off the Chicago Jazz Festival’s Millennium Park program with a full orchestra program featuring jazz legends, and emerging youth musicians. Proceeding the concert, Chicago youth musicians will lead a second-line style parade through Millennium Park, encouraging attendees of all ages to join in on the procession.


City of Chicago Announces 40th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival at Millennium Park and Jazz Music Venues Across Chicago


Coinciding with the start of the busy summer season on May 19, Millennium Park will implement a security perimeter and bag check for all concerts and events that take place at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. Firearms, knives and other weapons will be prohibited to ensure the public’s safety.

Outside alcohol will be prohibited at the seven Jay Pritzker Pavilion events with the highest attendance:
· May 26: Chicago House Music Festival
· June 8–10: Chicago Blues Festival
· June 24: Chicago Mariachi Festival
· July 4: Grant Park Music Festival Independence Day Salute
· August 9: Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me
· August 13: Broadway in Chicago Summer Concert
· August 29–September 2: Chicago Jazz Festival