Navy Pier hosts Chi-Soul Fest, an intergenerational soul music festival in honor of Black Music Appreciation Month. Music fans of all ages can learn about Chicago’s rich history of soul and enjoy tributes to legendary soul artists throughout the decades, such as The Dells, Curtis Mayfield, Etta James, Donny Hathaway, Herbie Hancock, Earth Wind and Fire, and more.
Friday, June 21st
5:30pm-6:30pm & 7pm-8pm | Honey & The 45s
9pm-10pm & 10:30pm-11:30pm | Neal Francis
6:30pm-8:30pm | Chi-Soul Sisters Concert hosted by Marqueal Jordan featuring Terisa Griffin, Carol Riddick, Joyce Hurley, Mys Michelle and Simone Green.
10am-10pm | Ayana Contreras pop-up “Energy Never Dies”
Saturday, June 22nd
2pm-3:30pm | Alysha Monique
4:15pm-5pm and 5:30pm-6:15pm | Aniba Hotep & The Sol Collective
7pm-8:15pm | Manny Torres
9pm-10:10pm & 10:25pm-11:30pm Bumpus
2:30pm-5:30pm | Vocalo Showcase ft. Loona Dae, Nate Barksdale, Marcus Atom, Oliv Blu and Rahkii
6:30pm-8:30pm | Chi-Brations Showcase with Sam Trump ft. Krystal Metcalfe, Rhea, The Second, Erthe St. James, Jack Red, Astro Samurai
10:00am- 10:00pm | Ayana Contreras pop-up “Energy Never Dies” with panel discussions
Polk Bros Park
1:00pm-6:00pm | Silver Room Block Party preview by The Silver Room