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The 606, Humboldt Park Boathouse, Comfort Station Hosting Concerts Today

By Paul Biasco | June 21, 2016 6:25am
 Make Music Chicago will be held in conjunction with more than 700 cities across the globe celebrating free music Tuesday.
Make Music Chicago will be held in conjunction with more than 700 cities across the globe celebrating free music Tuesday.
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Make Music Chicago

LOGAN SQUARE — A citywide celebration of music Tuesday includes performances at multiple locations in Logan Square and Humboldt Park.

More than 200 performances will be held across the city as part of Make Music Chicago, a free one-day, city-wide music festival.

Neighborhood performances will be held at the Humboldt Park Boathouse, on The 606 between Spaulding and Julia de Burgos Park, Comfort Station and Mozart Park.

Chicago will be one of more than 700 cities across the globe celebrating the music holiday, Fête de la Musique, also known as Make Music Day or World Music Day.

The day of free music started in Paris in 1982 and has since spread across the world.

Full Schedule:

Humboldt Park Boathouse, 1400 N. Sacramento Ave.

  • 4-5 p.m. — Terry Tertiary (hip-hop, folk, electronic)
  • 5-6 p.m. — The Artist Formally Known As Vince (punk, rock, Americana/bluegrass)
  • 6-7 p.m. — Mike Felten (singer/songwriter, indie-folk, blues)
  • 7-8 p.m. — ESSO Afrojam Funkbeat (world, funk, Latin)

The 606, 1801 N. Albany Ave.

  • 7:30-9 p.m. — Bateria Quilombola (World, Afrobeat)

Mozart Park, 2036 N. Avers Ave.

  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. — Mister E. Machine (singer/songwriter, pop, rock)
  • 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. — Pianos in the Parks - Mozart
  • 7-8 p.m. — Rythm Revolution community drum circle facilitated by John Yost (world)
  • 8:15-8:45 p.m. — Kaiju Daiko (other)
  • 9-9:30 p.m. — Primitive music group (world)

Comfort Station, 2579 N. Milwaukee Ave.

  • 5:30-9 p.m. — +9v: A Community Concert for Battery Powered Instruments (electronic, experimental)

A full list of performances throughout the city is available at makemusicday.org.

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