Taste of Chicago’s 2017 music lineup revealed

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CHICAGO — Music lovers everywhere basically have their summer getaway planned, thanks to the Taste of Chicago.

The City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) announced its full music lineup for the 37th Annual Taste of Chicago, July 59, in Grant Park.

Tickets for the seating area at the Petrillo Music Shell will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. on the Taste website. Admission to Taste of Chicago is free.

Artists scheduled to perform are listed here:

Wednesday, July 5 at 5:30:

Alessia Cara

Eryn Allen Kane

Thursday, July 6 at 5:30:

Café Tacvba

¡Esso! Afrojam Funkbeat with Los Vicios de Papá

Friday, July 7 at 5:30:

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals

Twin Peaks


Saturday, July 8 at 4:30:

Passion Pit

The Kickback

Sunday, July 9 at 4:30:

The O’Jays

Maurice Jackson’s Independents

Bud Lite stage performances include:

Wed., July 5 – R&B/Hip Hop Day

Noon, Dej Monae
1:20 p.m., Maurice Jackson’s Independents
2:40 p.m., ShowYouSuck
4 p.m., Pinqy Ring
5:20 p.m., The Boy Illinois
6:40 p.m., Justin Ruff

Thursday, July 6 – Latin Music Day

Noon, Los Vicios de Papá
1:20 p.m., Vivan Garcia
2:40 p.m., The Luna Blues Machine
4 p.m., Mariachi Monumental
5:20 p.m., Contrabanda Live
6:40 p.m., Afinca’o

Friday, July 7 – Folk and Country Day

Noon, Michael Riser Band

1:20 p.m., Clique James
2:40 p.m., Swingabilly Slim
4 p.m., Jonas Friddle & The Majority
5:20 p.m., The Railway Gamblers
6:40 p.m., Jeff Givens & The Mugshot Saints

Saturday, July 8 – Rock the Taste!

11 a.m., Steve Ramone & The Pensioners
Noon, Blood Red Boots
1:20 p.m., Oceans Over Airplanes
2:40 p.m., Aeraco
4 p.m., The Gold Web
5:20 p.m., Bailiff
6:40 p.m., Split Single

Sunday, July 9 – Cornucopia of Music!

11 a.m., Laura Doherty & The Heartbeats (Kids Music)
Noon, Tovi Khali (Blues/Funk)
1:20 p.m., Aleph Beatz (Afropop/Dance music)
2:40 p.m., Shuba
4 p.m., The Rad Trads  (Jazzy/Rockin’ Soul)
5:20 p.m., Linsey Alexander (Blues)
6:40 p.m., The Waco Brothers (Alt Country)

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