5 Music Events to Get Your Toes Tapping This Weekend

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Sweat into the summer with these five music events.

Country Lakeshake

June 23–25, 2 p.m.–11 p.m.
Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, 1300 S. Linn White Dr.
Admission: $49.75–$700

Take on country music at Country LakeShake at the Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island. The three-day festival includes country music stars Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Rascal Flatts, and many more.

 

Chicago Mariachi Festival

June 25, 2 p.m.–9 p.m.
Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph St.
Admission: Free

With our large Mexican population, it’s only right that Chicago have a massive mariachi festival. Along with the city’s own talented Mexican folk performers, worldwide mariachi groups will be performing including Mariachi Los Camperos, Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles, Mariachi Aztlán of the University of Texas-Río Grande Valley, and Mariachi Herencia de México .

 

Mamby on the Beach

June 24–25
Oakwood Beach, 4100 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Admission: $71.50–$199.99

One of the few music festivals south of Downtown Chicago, Mamby on the Beach returns for its third year. This unique festival lets you dig your toes into the sand while listening to renowned artists like MGMT, Local Natives, Misterwives, and more.

 

Millennium Park Summer Music Series. Photograph courtesy of the City of Chicago. Music Events

Millennium Park Summer Music Series. Photograph courtesy of the City of Chicago.

Millennium Park Summer Music Series

Through Aug. 21, 6:30 p.m.
Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph St.
Admission: Free

Catch Hurray for the Riff Raff and Matthew Santos this Thursday as part of the Millennium Park Summer Music Series that brings great musical artists for free every Monday and Thursday.

 

Chicago SummerDance Music Events

Chicago SummerDance Photograph courtesy of the City of Chicago.

CHICAGO SUMMERDANCE

Through Sept. 14
Grant Park, 601 S. Michigan Ave.
Admission: Free

Sharpen your dancing skills for the Summer at Grant Park where dance instructors of different genres help you learn new moves and 48 live bands across the summer play some music to show off what you’ve learned. It all takes place on the 4,900-square foot open-air dance floor, which should give you enough space to shimmy. This weekend you can learn to dance swing, Chicago Bop, and African dance.


Written By Joel Mora

Joel Mora is editor at Concierge Preferred. Born and raised in Miami, Fl., Joel has slowly ate, drank, and explored his way up north refining all his senses to prepare for the stampede of delicious dining, notorious nightlife, stellar shopping, and captivating culture that calls Chicago home. In the wild he’ll be the red-bearded Cuban with a Lagunitas IPA in his hand.

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