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YAS! Fest
  • YAS! Fest will be the first and largest celebration of young artists in Chicago history!

    Mayor Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events are thrilled to announce hip-hop star Desiigner (“Panda”) as the headliner for YAS! Fest, the youth arts showcase for the Year of Creative Youth presented by Allstate Insurance Company on Saturday, September 22 from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Opening for Desiigner’s mainstage performance is 19-year-old breakout artist Ravyn Lenae, a graduate of Chicago High School for the Arts, fresh off her performance at Pitchfork Music Festival last month.

    Free and open to the public, YAS! Fest will be the largest celebration of young artists in Chicago history, with the works of hundreds of creative youth showcased in dozens of events throughout the Millennium Park Campus. Chicago favorite DJ Mike P will host and DJ as part of the mainstage program at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. For more information and the most up-to-date festival schedule, visit cityofchicago.org/YOCY.

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YAS! Fest
  • Location: Millennium Park
  • Address: 201 E Randolph Street
  • September 22, 2018
  • Millennium Park