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Chicago Gospel Music Festival

Come to the Chicago Gospel Music Festival in Grant Park, June 1-2, and stay at the nearby and affordable LaQuinta Inn & Suites in historic Hyde Park!

The FREE Chicago Gospel Music Festival will be presented at multiple stages in beautiful Millennium Park. You will want to pick and choose wisely, because there is way more gospel music than you can see! Lineups include some of the greatest singers in the world.

Jay Pritzker Pavilion: VaShawn Mitchell & Friends with special guest Lisa Page Brooks; Koryn Hawthorne; The Rance Allen Group; Natalie Grant; Legends in Gospel Music: Celebrating the Music of Chicago’s Own Jessy Dixon featuring Bishop Marvin Sapp, Tommy Sims, Patrick Dopson, Freddy Rodriguez, Pastor Chris Harris, Elsa Harris, Annette “Queenie” Lenox, Cinque Cullar, Light of Love, Faith Howard, Tyrone Block, Terrence Marshall, Richard Gibbs, Al Willis, Jason Tyson, Tony Russell, Josiah Maddox and Percy Bady.

Glenn Johnson & The Voices of Innerpeace; University of Illinois Black Chorus, Dr. Ollie Watts Davis, Conductor; Malcolm Williams & Great Faith; Celebration of Gospel Music Quartets featuring Evelyn Turrentine-Agee and The Warriors, God’s Posse, The Gospel Crusaders and The Stars of Heaven; Jonathan McReynolds with special guests Anthony Brown and Travis Greene.

The North Promenade Tent will offer Health & Wellness Oasis with Health Screenings provided by Oak Street Health and Be The Match. 11am-5pm – Kids Activity Zone with Face Painting, Balloon Artist, Plaster of Paradise, Imagination Playground.

Grant Park, inside which is Millennial Park, is located just east of Chicago’s Loop. Admission is free. For a full schedule of events, go online to /dca/supp_info/chicago_gospel_musicfestival4.html and follow the prompts.

Make your Chicago Gospel Music Festival experience even more enjoyable by staying at the LaQuinta Inn & Suites, in Hyde Park. The hotel offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. Enjoy the free breakfast. AND Jazz and seafood buffet (non-seafood items available) Friday nights.