July 1 – Aug. 8, 2024
Free admission • Millennium Park

The Millennium Park Summer Music Series features free outdoor concerts, showcasing a wide range of established and emerging musicians in a spectacular setting. Grab a seat or a spot on the lawn and enjoy views of the soaring Pritzker Pavilion overhead and the surrounding city skyline that lights up around you as dusk falls.

This beloved series features artists from across genres, including R&B, house, disco, jazz, pop, country, alternative, and world music. Come see your favorite artists or discover someone new as the city celebrates Millennium Park’s 20th Anniversay Summer Season.

Millennium Park Summer Music Series schedule

The free music series features a wide variety of music from local, national, and international artists at the iconic Jay Pritzker Pavilion. Check out the schedule for the 2024 Millennium Park Summer Music Series.

Monday, July 1

  • Charlie Musselwhite
  • Ivan Singh

Thursday, July 11

  • Buscabulla
  • French Police

Monday, July 15

  • Seun Kuti (Tiny Desk Contest Winner)

Monday, July 22     

  • Béla Fleck, Edgar Meyer & Zakir Hussain with Rakesh Chaurasia
  • Arooj Aftab

Monday, July 29 

  • GZA
  • Yaya Bey

Monday, Aug. 5      

  • Protoje
  • Madison McFerrin

Thursday, Aug. 8  

  • Corinne Bailey Rae
  • Terrace Martin with James Fauntleroy

Pre-shows for each concert begin at 5:30 p.m. and concerts start at 6:30 p.m.

Millennium Park Pritzker Pavilion
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Millennium Park FAQs

What accessibility amenities are available at Millennium Park concerts?

Every aspect of Millennium Park has been designed to be accessible and inclusive to all patrons. That includes:

  • American Sign Language interpretation is available for all concerts at Jay Pritzker Pavilion
  • Assistive listening devices and wheelchairs are available at all Millennium Park events from the Patron Service Tent
  • Accessible seating (with companion seats) is available throughout the Jay Pritzker Pavilion seating bowl

Learn more about accessibility in Millennium Park.

Can I bring a folding chair and blanket?
Yes, chairs and blankets are welcome on the Great Lawn. Folding chairs are not allowed in the seating area of the Jay Pritzker Pavilion.

Yemi Alade performs at the Pritzker Pavilion as part of the Millennium Park Summer Music Series in Chicago’s Loop; July 2023.

May I bring a picnic basket?
Yes! Millennium Park is the perfect place for a picnic and a night of music and dining al fresco. However, in order to ensure that events are enjoyable for all attendees and to protect the lawn from wear and tear, please respect the following rules of the Jay Pritzker Pavilion: tents, oversized umbrellas, oversized blankets or plastic tarps, helium balloons, oversized flags, signs/banners, barbecue grills, open flame candles, or staking of any kind are not allowed on the Great Lawn area.

May I buy beer or wine in the park? How about food?
Refreshments, including food, beer and wine, are available for purchase from the concessions tent located to the east of the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. In addition, concessions can be purchased throughout the Park, including from Millennium Hall, a multi-restaurant concept that includes Napolita Pizzeria, Double Clutch Brewing Company, and Casa Bonita.

Alcohol may only be consumed in the seating area and the Great Lawn during the concerts. Alcohol sales in the Millennium Park concession tent end one half-hour prior to the end of the concert.

Photographs of the 2023 Millennium Park Summer Music Series. The event features Performers: Carla Morrison (Headliner) / Girl Ultra + DJ Roxyo Sounds, The world famous musicians performed on the Pritzker stage. The Great Lawn was at capacity by fans. The event takes place In Millennium Park, downtown Chicago; August 2023.

What is the rain policy?
Concerts and performances in the Jay Pritzker Pavilion are held rain or shine, unless there are severe weather warnings and/or the threat of lightning in the area. The Pavilion seats are not protected from the elements. The Great Lawn has a high-tech design with underlying layers of sand and gravel that allows water to drain quickly.

May I bring my dog along?
Animals are not permitted in Millennium Park, unless they are service animals.

Please note: Schedule is subject to change. For the latest on Millennium Park Summer MusicSeriesand all Millennium Park events, visit millenniumpark.org.