August 31, 2017 - September 3, 2017
A favorite Labor Day Weekend tradition, the Chicago Jazz Festival showcases free live performances by Chicago's vast jazz talent alongside national and international jazz legends and artists.
- August 31: Dizzy Gillespie's Centennial Celebration with Jon Faddis and the Chicago Jazz Festival Big Band
- September 1: Thelonious Monk Tribute
- September 2: Ellabration! 100 Years of Ella Fitzgerald featuring the Brad Williams Trio, Sheila Jordan, Dee Alexander, Frieda Lee, Spider Saloff & Paul Mariano
- September 3: Rebirth Brass Band
Photo credit: City of Chicago, Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.