Chicago is a diverse and thriving city that offers a myriad of entertainment choices for those who live in as well as for those many visitors who find themselves enticed to  enjoy multiple return visits.  The following are Summertime Festivals that present live music performances for practically every musical taste:

June 2 – 3, 2017
Chicago Gospel Music Festival 2017
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Millennium Park and the Chicago Cultural Center
Chicago, IL

June 9 – 11, 2017
Spring Awakening Music Festival 2017
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Addams-Medill Park
Chicago, IL

June 9 – 11, 2017
Chicago Blues Fest 2017
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Millennium Park
201 E. Randolph St.
Michigan Ave. & Columbus Ave.
Chicago, IL 60601

June 24 – 25, 2017
Mamby On The Beach 2017
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Oakwood Beach
Chicago, IL

July 5 – 9, 2017
Taste of Chicago 2017
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Grant Park
Chicago, IL

July 14 – 16, 2017
Chicago Open Air 2017
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Toyota Park
Bridgeview, IL

August 3 – 6, 2017
Lollapalooza 2017
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Grant Park
Chicago, IL

August 31 – September 3, 2017
Chicago Jazz Festival 2017
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Millennium Park and Chicago Cultural Center
Chicago, IL

September 1 – 3, 2017
North Coast Music Festival 2017
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Union Park
Chicago, IL

September 8 – 24, 2017
Chicago World Music Festival 2017
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City-wide at various locations
Chicago, IL

September 15 – 17, 2017
Riot Fest 2017
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Douglas Park
Chicago, IL