ARC Music Festival
Three days in the park with the best global and local electronic music acts, including The Blessed Madonna, Peggy Gou, Fatboy Slim, Black Coffee, Nina Kraviz, Anfisa Letyago and a who’s-who of Chicago house DJs.
Englewood Jazz Festival
(Hamilton Park and Cultural Center)
A great month for jazz on the South Side continues with three days of free music in the park including Sean Jones, Joel Ross, Jeff Parker, Isaiah Collier, Marques Carroll, Alexis Lombre, Frank Russell and Ernest Dawkins.
A massive rock festival with GenX favorites, including full album plays from The Postal Service, Death Cab, The Breeders, Gorilla Biscuits, Quicksand, Rival Schools and Braid.
World Music Festival
Thirty-four acts, twenty-two countries, eleven venues, ten days.
September 22-October 1
Hyde Park Jazz Festival
South Side jazz nirvana concludes with artists and stages throughout the neighborhood, including Louis Hayes, Nikki Giovanni & Javon Jackson, and Kenny Barron.