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Taste of Chicago 2012: Entertainment Schedule

English: Taste of Chicago

English: Taste of Chicago (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The 32nd Annual Taste of Chicago 2012 will be held from July 11-15, 2012 in Grant Park from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. each day.

For more information visit www.tasteofchicago.us.  Follow them on Twitter: @TasteofChi2012.

When: July 11 – 15, 2012 – 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM daily

Where: Grant Park

“Taste of Chicago is still a free admission festival, however this year tickets to the seating area at the Petrillo Music Shell will be available for sale in early June and can be purchased for $25 per ticket for all shows.  The lawn seating which accommodates more than 30,000 people is still free.”

Here’s the 2012 Taste Of Chicago Musical Lineup from the Official Website:

July 4th Fireworks

July 4th Fireworks (Photo credit: Sri Dhanush)

Fitz & the Tantrums and Michael Franti & Spearhead on the evening of Friday, July 13 beginning at 5:30 p.m.


Luke James opens for Jennifer Hudson, taking the stage at 5:30  p.m. and opening for Death Cab for Cutie on Thursday, July 12, also at 5:30 p.m. is Calexico.


On Saturday, July 14, a free concert for the kids begins at noon.  Radio Disney AM 1300, part of the #1 radio network for kids, tweens and families, presents a family-friendly concert featuring Roshon Fegan who stars in Disney Channel’s hit series “Shake It Up” and ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars,” along with the “N.B.T.” (Next BIG Thing) Season Four Winner and Chicago native, Shealeigh.


Wednesday, July 11 Presented by the City of Chicago Jennifer Hudson Luke James 5:30 p.m.


Thursday, July 12 Presented by 93XRT Death Cab for Cutie  Calexico 5:30 p.m.


Friday, July 13 Presented by the City of Chicago Michael Franti & Spearhead Fitz & the Tantrums 5:30 p.m.


Saturday, July 14 Early Show – Free Admission Presented by Radio Disney Roshon Fagen Shealeigh

Presented by V-103 Chaka Khan Raphael Saadiq 5:30 p.m.


Sunday, July 15 Presented by Bud Light Dierks Bentley Lindi Ortega 3:30 p.m.

Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ www.vino-con-vista.com


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