August 1 - 3, 2008
Grant Park, Chicago, IL

Art-rock giants Radiohead and Nine Inch Nails, the reunited Rage Against the Machine, The Raconteurs and hometown heroes Wilco and Kanye West will headline the main stages. Other repeaters among the more than 100 acts on this year’s bill are Gnarls Barkley, the Black Keys, Broken Social Scene.

Other acts include Bloc Party, Cat Power, Stephen Malkmus, Girl Talk, Kid Sister, Office, the Cool Kids, Battles, the Go! Team, Jamie Lidell and Grizzly Bear.


Bud Billiken Parade and Picnic
One of the largest and oldest African American parades in the nation
39th Street and South Dr. Martin Luther King Drive to 55th Street at Washington Park
August 9, 2008
Viva! Chicago Latin Music Festival
Latin artists, food and culture.
Grant Park

August 23 - 24, 2008

Bucktown Arts Fest
One of Chicago’s premier gatherings of painters, sculptors, photographers, craftspeople, musicians, actors, poets, and dancers.
Senior Citizens Memorial Park
Oakley and Lyndale Avenues
August 23 - 24, 2008
Chicago Jazz Festival
Free jazz festival with more than 250,000 attendees.
Grant Park and Millenium Park
August 28 - 31, 2008
Elevator Music Player

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