Chicago Announces 'Millennium Park At Home' Concert Series

WBBM Newsradio Staff
May 22, 2020 - 8:14 am
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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announced Thursday the new Millennium Park at Home concert series.

The concert series will feature music from many of the popular events that would have been performed at Millennium Park over the summer, but were cancelled due to COVID-19, including House Music, Gospel Music, and Blues Music.

The series kicks off this weekend with House music, and continues the next two weekends. Concerts will be featured on the DCASE's Youtube page and can be viewed live from 6-8 p.m. each night.

Check out the full schedule below:

House Music - May 22 & 23, 6–8 p.m.

For everyone missing the Chicago House Music Festival, check out these online concerts featuring House Music in the Key of Chicago. Promotional support by 95.1 FM Club Steppin, 5 Magazine and the House Club Tour.

Friday May 22, 6–8 p.m.
Hosted by 95.1 FM Club Steppin’s Dana Divine
Lady D
DJ Jes
Maurice Joshua
"Aftersets" at houseclubtour.com

Saturday May 23, 6–8 p.m.
Hosted by 5 Magazine’s Czarina
Shannon Harris
DJ Heather
Gene Hunt
"Aftersets" at houseclubtour.com

Gospel Music - May 29 & 30, 6–8 p.m.

In lieu of the Chicago Gospel Music Festival, enjoy these online concerts featuring Gospel Music in the Key of Chicago. Promotional support by Inspiration 1390.

Friday May 29, 6–8 p.m.
Hosted by Inspiration 1390’s Sonya Blakey, Marcella Jones and Deandra Patterson
Keya Trammell
Tammi Vega - Chicago Gospel Music 2020 A&R Audition Winner
Donishisa Ballard
DJ Wyldchyld
Bridgette Hurt
The Tommies Reunion Choir

Saturday May 30, 6–8 p.m.
Hosted by Inspiration 1390’s Sonya Blakey, Marcella Jones and Deandra Patterson
Rashada Dawan
Lawrence Haynes
DJ Galaxie
LeNasia Tyson Gospel Music Festival A&R Audition 2020 Winner
RAII and Whitney
Ms. Anita Wilson

Blues Music - June 5, 6 & 7, 6–8 p.m.

For everyone missing the Chicago Blues Festival, check out these online concerts featuring Blues Music in the Key of Chicago. Promotional support by 93XRT ​

Friday, June 5, 6–8 p.m.
Hosted by 93XRT’s Tom Marker
Mike Wheeler
Guy King ​

Saturday, June 6, 6–8 p.m.
Hosted by WDCB 90.9FM and 93XRT’s Tom Marker
Melody Angel
John Primer ​

Sunday, June 7, 6–8 p.m.
Hosted by WDCB 90.9FM and 93XRT’s Tom Marker
Ivy Ford
Toronzo Cannon

For more information on the concerts, visit youtube.com/ChicagoDCASE.