Where is the Taste of Chicago located? Tickets to 2022 live music, events in Grant Park, Little Village, Austin and Pullman

CHICAGO (WLS) – The city has announced the 2022 Taste of Chicago lineup.

The event, presented by John Deere will take place on June 11, June 18 and June 25 in the neighborhoods. A Bite-sized Taste of Chicago will take place in Grant Park July 8-10.

Music highlights include Nelly, Velvet, Drive-By Truckers, Sadie Woods, Soul City Blues and more.

“Taste of Chicago is a celebration of our incredible culinary scene and cultural vibrancy that attracts thousands of residents and tourists alike,” said Mayor Lori Lightfoot. “I can’t wait to welcome everyone to this iconic festival and enjoy classic Chicago eats alongside new cutting-edge dishes. Year after year, I discover something new and have a great time, and I hope our revelers do too.”

Taste of Chicago Austin

Saturday, June 11
12pm – 8pm
Featuring Soul City Blues
Austin neighborhood, 5720 W Chicago Ave.
Free admission

Taste of Chicago Austin Food vendors include Catered By Kish, Cooking from the Soul Catering, Cynthia’s Gumbo Express, Doom Street Eats, Josephine’s Southern Cooking, Mr. Quiles Mexican Food, Ms Tittle’s Cupcakes, Razpachos, Robinson’s No.1 Ribs, Schweet Foods, The Sole Ingredient Catering and Whadda Jerk.

Taste of Chicago Austin music schedule – presented by Soul City Blues

12-1pm Mzz Reese
1:20 pm-2:20 pm Joe Pratt and The Source One Band
2:40 pm-3: 40 pm Mary Lane and The No Static Blues Band
4:00 pm-5:00pm Tail Dragger
5:20 pm-6:20 pm Demetria Taylor
6:40 pm-7:55 pm Lil ‘Ed & the Blues Imperials

Taste of Chicago Pullman

Saturday, June 18
12 pm-8pm
Pullman Park, 11101 S Cottage Grove
Free admission

Food vendors include Don Paleta, Mr. Quiles Mexican Food, Ms Tittle’s Cupcakes, Cynthia’s Gumbo Express Inc, AUNTIE VEE’S KITCHEN, Catered By Kish, Taco Sublime, Razpachos, Robinson’s No.1 Ribs, Yum Dum, Chicago’s Doghouse, Southside Grinds, Coffee Co, JUS SANDWICHES, Burp Restaurant and catering, TRUTH Ribzzz and more.

Taste of Chicago Pullman music schedule – hosted by Charise Bennett of Komikal1 Entertainment

1 pm-1:45pm DJ Steve Miggidy Maestro
1:50 pm-2 pm Lizzie G
2:05 pm-2:15 pm DJ Steve Miggidy Maestro
2:20 pm-2:30pm Peter Jericho
2:35 pm-3:30pm DJ Steve Miggidy Maestro
3:35 pm-3:45 pm Jabba44x
4:00 pm-4:10 pm Kine Melik
4:20 pm-5:00pm DJ Steve Miggidy Maestro
5:15 pm-6pm Chicago Band Roster Spotlight
6 pm-6:45 pm Meagan McNeal
7 pm-8pm Aniba & The Soul Starz

SummerDance at Taste of Chicago Pullman

Free introductory dance lessons for all ages and skill levels followed by music
12 pm Salsa / Urbanity Dance Chicago
1 pm Line Dancing / Fre2Dance
2 pm Steppin ‘/ Dawud & Back Shareef
3 pm Footwork / The Urban Ark

12 pm-4pm Music by The Urban Ark

Taste of Chicago Little Village

Saturday, June 25
12 pm – 8 pm
Ortiz De Dominguez School, 3000 S Lawndale Ave.
Little Village neighborhood
Free Admission

Food vendors include Don Paleta, Mr. Quiles Mexican Food, Ms Tittle’s Cupcakes, AUNTIE VEE’S KITCHEN, Taco Sublime, Razpachos, Yum Dum, Mr E Chef Catering LLC, Healthy Haven, Chicago’s Doghouse, Prime tacos, Healthy Substance, Carnitas Y Tacos, Maravatio and Ann’s Flavored Cheesecakes.

Taste of Chicago Little Village music schedule

12 pm-12:15 pm Intro’s
12:15 pm-1:45pm DJ Greedy
1 pm-2pm Jarochicanos
2:30 pm- 3:30 pm Braided Janes
4 pm- 5 pm Fifth Empire
5:30 pm- 6:30 pm Malafacha
6:30 pm- 7:45 pm DJ Jes

Taste of Chicago Grant Park

Friday, July 8 – Sunday, July 10
12 pm-8pm
Grant Park, Buckingham Fountain (Jackson & Columbus)
Free Admission

Food vendors include Whadda Jerk, The Original Rainbow Cone, Don Paleta, Mr. Quiles Mexican Food, Decadent Flavor, Ms Tittle’s Cupcakes, Haire’s Gulf Shrimp, Buona Beef, Cynthia’s Gumbo Express Inc, AUNTIE VEE’S KITCHEN, La Cocinita Food Truck, Taco Sublime , Josephine’s Cooking, Robinson’s No.1 Ribs, Churro Factory, Yum Dum, Mr E Chef Catering LLC, The Sole Ingredient Catering LLC, Doom Street Eats, Chicago’s Doghouse, Prime tacos, Healthy Substance, Seoul Taco Chicago LLC, Eli’s Cheesecake Company, Barangaroos Aussie Pies, BJ’s Market & Bakery, SJL Inc DBA Arun’s Thai Restaurant, Classic Cobbler Baked Goods Company, Tandoor Char House, Porkchop, Esperanza Kitchen Delights, Connie’s Pizza, and Restaurante Franco Inc.

Main Stage Keys – Schedule of Performances

Friday, July 8
Host and DJ for the evening: DJ Mike P
5 pm Shayln B and John The Author, presented by Chicago Made
6 pm AMI
7:15 pmNelly

Saturday, July 9
DJ for the evening: Sandra Treviño
5 pm Vivian Garcia and Pinqy Ring, presented by Chicago Made
6 pm Girl K
7:15 pm Velvet

Sunday, July 10
DJ for the evening: Miss Alex White (White Mystery)
5 pm Rebecca Brunner and Marina City, presented by Chicago Made
6 pm Local H
7:15 pm Drive-By Truckers

Goose Island Stage schedule

Friday, July 8
10:45 am-1 pm DJ Janesita Bandwith Chicago
12:30 pm-2:15 pm DJ Ayana Contreras
4 pm-5pm Happy Hour Karaoke with The People’s Stage
5 pm-6pm Stroll Exhibition, hosted by Lizzie G with DJ Breathlezz
6 pm-8:30pm Trqpiteca

Saturday, July 9
10:45 am-2 pm DJ Johnny Jones Lingo Chicago Lane Tech Varsity Band
12:30 pm-2pm Eli’s Cheesecake Birthday Celebration
2 pm-3:30pm DJ Lady D
3:30 pm-4:30pm Happy Hour Karaoke with The People’s Stage
4:30 pm-6:30pm Sadie Woods
6:30 pm-8:30pm DJ Mike P

Sunday, July 10
10:45 pm – 12:15 pm DJ Chuck Wren Lakeside Pride Marching Band
12:15 pm-2pm DJ Machede
2-3:30 pm DJ Selah Say

Chicago SummerDance at Taste

Friday, July 8
SummerDance kicks off Taste with four dance styles born in Chicago! Guest emcee Jennifer Billock, author of “Here Are 4 Dance Styles Born In Chicago To Mark The ‘Year Of Chicago Dance'” (Block Club Chicago)
12 pm Line Dancing, featuring the Cha-Cha Slide / Janelle E. Brown
1 pm Steppin ‘/ Shaun Ballentine
2 pm Polka Hop / Arletta Gromek
3 pm Footwork / Christopher “Mad Dog” Thomas
12 pm- 4 pm Music by DJ Mwelwa

Saturday, July 9
11:30 pm – 1 pm A Walkie Talkie Dancey Party! Presented by Chicago Children’s Theater & The Q Brothers
1 pm Ballroom Basics (for kids and families) / Dancing With Class
2 pm East Coast Swing / May I Have This Dance
3pm Merengue / May I Have This Dance
1 pm-4pm Music by May I Have This Dance

Sunday, July 10
12 pm Salsa / Mecca Dance Chicago
1 pm Kizomba / Shafeeha Monae
2 pm Bachata / Chicago Dance
3 pm Afrobeat / Stacy “Jukeboxx” Letrice
12 pm-4pm Music by DJ Kimani Rashad

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