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34th Chicago Gospel Music Festival

Fri May 31, 2019
Various times
All ages

Music fans of all ages can enjoy free performances during the Chicago Gospel Music Festival, which features a range of gospel music, from traditional choirs to contemporary urban gospel mixed with hip-hop and house music. There will also be kids activities and vendors in Millennium Park on Saturday. 

Please see the website for complete schedule and exact location of performances and activities, which will be held at both the Chicago Cultural Center and Millennium Park. 


Friday, May 31, 2019

Chicago Cultural Center - Randolph Square, 1st Floor North

Noon–12:20pm - Dave Martin & GSM

12:25–12:45pm - Mechelé Burtley

12:50–1:10pm - The Bournés

1:15–1:35pm - Delagraentiss

1:40–1:50pm - Angel Sharkey

1:55–2:15pm - Providence St. Mel School Choir

2:20–2:45pm - Leanne Faine & Favor

2:55–3:20pm - Travis D. Crockett & The Powerful Voices of Praise

3:30–4pm - Jonathan Traylor


Millennium Park – Jay Pritzker Pavilion

5:30–6pm - Praise Party featuring All Nations Worship Assembly Praise Team

6:10–6:55pm - “Amazing Grace,” Celebrating the Music of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin

7:05–7:50pm - The Music of Percy Bady and Percy Gray

8–9pm - Ricky Dillard and New G (Reunion Choir)


Saturday, June 1, 2019

Millennium Park – North Promenade Tent

11am–5pm - Kids Activities and Vendors


Spirit Stage

Noon–12:10pm - Celestial Ministries Drum Line

12:15–12:35pm - Min. Shannon T. Lowe featuring FYRE Choir and Jr. Vessels of Victory Apostolic Church

12:40–12:55pm - Musical Arts Institute Jubilate Ensemble

1–1:15pm - A4L

1:25–1:50pm - Bridgette Hurt

2–2:25pm - Tone Ross & INSPIRED

2:35–3pm - Ron Poindexter

3:10–3:50pm - ChicagoMade featuring the Stars of Heaven and VJ McCoy and Worship Experience

4–4:30pm - Pastor Daniel X. Smith & NSMIC


Millennium Park – Jay Pritzker Pavilion

5–9pm - The Stellar Awards will present a celebration honoring Black Music Month and the National Museum of Gospel Music the Stellar Awards featuring Hezekiah Walker, Anthony Brown & group therAPy, Brian Courtney Wilson, Tasha Page Lockhart and Maranda Curtis.

Millennium Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion
201 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St. Preston Bradley Hall, 3rd Floor South
Chicago, IL 60602
** Event dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the event website to verify.
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