Chicago Jazz Festival USA : September 1-4, 2022

For any Lunch Circle members who find themselves in Chicago for Labor Day Weekend, the 2022 instalment of the Chicago Jazz Festival is simply unmissable.

The oldest of Chicago’s free lakefront music festivals boasts an incredibly diverse line-up, which includes free neighbourhood concerts leading up to the main show at Millenium Park and additional programming throughout the city over Labor Day Weekend

Chicago Jazz Festival has been part of the city’s summer music line-up for more than 40 years. The range of artists comprising the Chicago Jazz Festival runs the gamut from jazz legends to influential modern masters and crucial new voices in the genre’s continuing evolution.

The festival is a free admission event and looks set to be the perfect place to spend the long weekend.

Line up information can be found below

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Friday, Sept. 2

– Ethan Philion-Mingus Tribute
– JD Allen
– Jazzmeia Horn
– Bill Frisell
– Regina Harris Baiocchi
– Russ Johnson Quartet
– Adam O’Farrill’s Stranger Days
– Roya Naldi
– Lenard Simpson
– Low Down Brass Band

Saturday, Sept. 3

– Greg Ward
– Miguel Zenón
– Carmen Lundy
– William Parker Quintet
– Christy Bennett’s Fume
– Marques Carroll Quintet
– Aurora Nealand & the Royal Roses
– Atomic
– Jones College Prep
– Lincoln Park High School
– Kenwood Academy
– Whitney Young High School
– Chi Arts

Sunday, Sept. 4

– Linda May Han Oh
– Nick Mazzarella
– Kris Davis
– Donald Harrison
– Isaiah Collier
– Abigail Riccards with Joel Frahm
– Geof Bradfield/Ben Goldberg/Dana Hall
– Immanuel Wilkins Quartet
– Julius Tucker Quartet
– Gustavo Cortiñas & Desafío Candente
– Denise Thimes