Millennium Park Lunchbreak Offers Free Lunchtime Concerts in Pritzker Pavillion.

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Picnic in the Park and Enjoy Music Celebrating Chicago Musicians.

Chicago, Tuesday, May 31, 2011. The Chicago Office of Tourism and Culture has launched a new summer series, LUNCHBREAK, that presents free daily concerts in jazz, world music, indie-rock, hip hop and electronica, along with open rehearsals of the acclaimed Grant Park Music Festival at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion.
 
The Summer Lunchbreak Concert series kicks off June 1 and continue almost every day through September 4, 2011.  All concerts are free with no reservations required. Guests can sit on the lawn or in the Pavilion.   201 E. Randolph.

Schedule for June 2011. (all concerts start at noon unless otherwise noted).

Wednesday, June 1       Focus On: Brass: Black Bear Combo.

Thursday, June 2           Amplified: Detholz!

Friday, June 3                Chicago House: DJ Ron Trent.

Saturday, June 4            Electric Picnic: DJ Traxman + DJ Rashad + Chicago Footwork.

Sunday, June 5              American Roots: Folksongs of Illinois.

Monday, June 6             Jazz, Blues, and Beyond: CALJE.

Tuesday, June 7            NO CONCERT.

Wednesday, June 8       NO CONCERT.

Thursday, June 9           Amplified: Cloudbirds.

Friday, June 10              Chicago House: DJ Heather.

Saturday, June 11          Electric Picnic: Spacetime Continuum/Cheap and Deep.

Sunday, June 12            American Roots: Hoyle Brothers.

Monday, June 13           Jazz, Blues, and Beyond: Zora Young.

Tuesday, June 14           Grant Park Music Festival Open Rehearsal 11-1:30.

Wednesday, June 15      Grant Park Music Festival Open Rehearsal 11-1:30.

Thursday, June 16          Grant Park Music Festival Open Rehearsal 10:30-1:00.

Friday, June 17              Grant Park Music Festival Open Rehearsal 11-1:30.

Saturday, June 18          Electric Picnic: Luke Vibert.

Sunday, June 19            NO CONCERT.

Monday, June 20           Jazz, Blues, and Beyond: Come Sunday.

Tuesday, June 21           Grant Park Music Festival Open Rehearsal 10:30-1:00.

Wednesday, June 22      Grant Park Music Festival Open Rehearsal 11-1:30.

Thursday, June 23          Grant Park Music Festival Open Rehearsal 11-1:30.

Friday, June 24              Grant Park Music Festival Open Rehearsal 11-1:30.

Saturday, June 25          Electric Picnic: Poirier.

Sunday, June 26            American Roots: Mar Caribe.

Monday, June 27           Jazz, Blues, and Beyond: Satoko Fuji.i

Tuesday, June 28           First Look Open Rehearsals: ACM presents Composer Alive: Toronto.

Wednesday, June 29      Focus On: Brass: Environmental Encroachment.

Thursday, June 30          Amplified: California Wives.

 Friday, July 1                 Chicago House: DJ Frankie Knuckles.

Saturday, July 2             Electric Picnic: Bomb Squad. 

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