08 May Chicago Blues Festival Returns This June
Mark your calendars this June 8-10 for the largest free blues festival in the world- the Chicago Blues Festival! Jam to the best of blues music for three days at the iconic Millennium Park, with headliner Mavis Staples and more. Read below for festival details and hotel help!
Chicago Blues Festival
From June 8 to June 10, visit Millennium Park for the annual Chicago Blues Festival. As the largest free blues festival in the world, The Chicago Blues Festival spans across four stages, with three days of performances. Past performers include Bonnie Raitt, Ray Charles, B.B. King and Bo Diddley. This year’s lineup can be found on the official City of Chicago website. Some headliners include Mavis Staples, a Little Walter Tribute and Bob Koester Tribute. The festival is free to attend, with music beginning at 11 a.m. and ending around 9:30 p.m. each day. Stay updated by following @ChicagoDCASE on Instagram and Twitter.
About Millennium Park
In the heart of Chicago, you’ll discover amazing architecture, beautiful landscaping and exciting events- all within the bounds of Millennium Park. Sing along to concerts at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, or take photos with Cloud Gate (aka “The Bean”). In Millennium Park you’ll also find the 3.5 acre Lurie Garden, open year-round 6 a.m.- 11 p.m. New this year, visitors can enjoy local eats from food trucks parked near Jay Pritzker Pavilion, or grab a drink from the Goose Island Beer Garden. Concession carts and cafés are also abundant throughout Millennium Park.
Hotel Near Millennium Park
Whether you’re attending the Chicago Blues Festival or just visiting Millennium Park, you’ll need a place to stay in Chicago! If you’re in need of a hotel near Millennium Park, look no further than the Majestic Hotel. Its comfortable charm and delightful atmosphere will make you feel right at home in the Windy City.
This June, celebrate the best of blues music in the Blues Capital of the World! And as you plan your trip to Millennium Park, don’t forget to book your stay at the Majestic Hotel.
Chicago Blues Festival
Where: Millennium Park | 201 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60602
When: June 8-10 | 11 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
WHERE TO STAY
This hotel has lots of charm with its comfortable, delightful atmosphere of an upscale English manor, amidst the energetic city life of the bustling Lakeview neighborhood. 528 West Brompton, Chicago, IL 60657. 773.404.3499