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Discover New Music at the Chicago Jazz Festival

Labor Day weekend is the perfect time of year to be in Chicago because you’ll be treated to the sounds of the Chicago Jazz Festival. This annual event has become a local tradition and attracts thousands of visitors from all around the state. The festival takes place at Grant Park and is organized by the Jazz Institute of Chicago. Famous musicians and singers have performed here over its history, including Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, and John Coltrane.

The jazz festival is one of several summertime concerts and events in the Windy City that are worth planning a trip around. Grant Park is in an easily accessible location and within easy reach of several attractions and sites. You can explore other venues and sites such as the Chicago Cultural Center and Millennium Park or head out to enjoy some great food and unique dining experiences within walking distance of the event venue.