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Music on the Esplanade Schedule

Each Tuesday evening brings a different kind of music, from jazz to swing to country, and even to Caribbean. Watch the sun set over the Smith Fountain. Concerts are from 6 to 8 p.m.

Please Note: You are encouraged to bring your own chairs as the Garden has a limited supply available each evening.

Tue 21 Aug

Brass from the Past, R&B and Soul

Brass from the Past

A tribute to the legends of Rock & Soul music, Brass from the Past is the hottest horn band in the Midwest. Boasting an unstoppable, six-piece horn section, tight four-piece rhythm section, and three powerful singers who command the stage, this is no ordinary band! Covering Stevie Wonder, Jackson 5, Aretha Franklin, Pattie Labelle, Tina Turner, Chaka Kahn, James Brown, Four Tops, Temptations, Chicago, Blood, Sweat & Tears, and more.

Tue 28 Aug

Fernandez & Kimball, Spanish Guitar

Fernandez & Kimball

The Fernandez & Kimball Spanish Guitar Trio share a love for Spanish guitar music and have been performing throughout Chicago and the United States since the early 1990s. Through years of collaboration, they have transformed many styles of music into a vast Spanish guitar repertoire. They have traveled to Spain, Italy, Cuba, California, and New York, where they have performed with world-renowned artists.

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