Taste of Chicago 2016 lineup features The Roots, Billy Idol, Shelia E.

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The Roots

The Roots

CHICAGO –The City of Chicago announced its Petrillo Music Shell concert lineup for the 36th Annual Taste of Chicago, July 6–10, in Grant Park.

Musical guests include The Roots, KONGOS, The Decemberists, Billy Idol and The Isley Brothers featuring Ronald and Ernie Isley.

Tickets for the seating area at the Petrillo Music Shell will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the Taste website, tasteofchicago.us.

Here’s the full performance schedule:

Wednesday, July 6, 5:30 p.m.
The Roots
Opening act: Donnie Trumpet (Nico Segal)
General seating tickets are $23 and premium seating tickets are $50.

Thursday, July 7, 5 p.m.
KONGOS, Elle King and Transviolet
General seating tickets are $15 and premium seating tickets are $32.

Friday, July 8, 5:30 p.m.
The Decembrists
Opening act: Shakey Graves
General seating tickets are $23 and premium seating tickets are $50.

Saturday, July 9, 4:30 p.m.
Billy Idol
Opening act: Sons of the Silent Age
General seating tickets are $23 and premium seating tickets are $50.

Sunday, July 10, 4:30 p.m.
The Isley Brothers and Sheila E.
General seating tickets are $23 and premium seating tickets are $50.

Admission to the Taste of Chicago is free, and festival hours are 11 a.m.–9 p.m., Wednesday through Friday, and 10 a.m.–9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Concert tickets vary by artist.