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City of Chicago Announces Music Lineup for 38th Annual Taste of Chicago

5/30/2018, noon | Updated on 5/30/2018, noon
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) are pleased to announce ...

City of Chicago Announces Music Lineup for 38th Annual Taste of Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) are pleased to announce the full music lineup for the 38th Annual Taste of Chicago. The festival will present a diverse mix of chart-topping national and international acts at the Petrillo Music Shell, including Brandi Carlile, Juanes, yasiin bey & Talib Kweli are Black Star, The Flaming Lips and George Clinton Parliament Funkadelic. The Bud Light Stage will feature five days of free programming with top local talent. Taste of Chicago will run from July 11–15 in Grant Park.

“Taste of Chicago is a summertime staple, and this year’s music lineup will be even more vibrant and diverse than ever before,” said Mayor Emanuel.

“This level of high-caliber local, national and international musical talent will put Chicago’s global reputation as a culinary and cultural capital on full

display all weekend.”

Tickets for the seating area at the Petrillo Music Shell went on sale on Friday, May 4, at 10am at tasteofchicago.us. For all Petrillo concerts, general seating tickets are $18 and premium seating tickets are $50. Admission to Taste of Chicago and lawn seating is free. Tickets will also go sale Friday at 10am for the new Taste Oasis, an air conditioned lounge in Butler Field offering tasty bites, cold water, a private cash bar, music and more. Day passes for this exclusive area are $50. Taste Oasis will be open throughout normal Taste of Chicago festival hours, but it’s particularly a great spot to hang out before and after the Petrillo Music Shell concerts. Food samples will be served Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, from 3 to 6pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 5pm.