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Saturday, July 28, 2018

Live on the Lake!: Bumpus

2:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Join us in the Miller Lite Beer Garden for a free, all-ages show with dance and soul, Bumpus, and special guests, Kates Brothers Band and Cousin Curtiss, part of Navy Pier’s free music and dance seriesLive on the Lake! 

Performance Schedule

9pm – 10:10pm & 10:25pm – 11:30pm

Kates Brothers Band
Blues, Rock
5:30pm – 6:30pm & 7pm – 8pm

Cousin Curtiss
One Man Band, Rock, Pop
2pm – 3pm & 3:30pm – 4:30pm

About the Performers


There’s this album by Sly and the Family Stone called “Fresh”. It’s a sloppy, passionate record with all kinds of technical “problems”. The bass is all fuzzy on some tunes, sometimes you can barely hear the horns, and you can hear Sly giving the engineer directions a couple of tracks. Despite that, or because of it, the record is packed with the kind or raw soul that we could only dream of capturing.

Learn more at www.bumpusweb.com

Kates Brothers Band

Alex Kates, a native of Jamestown, NY, has traveled the country from coast to coast with his music for over two decades. Having mainly played solo as a singer-songwriter, Alex developed “Alex Kates Band” and the cover oriented “Kates Brother’s Band.”

Learn more at www.facebook.com/pg/AlexKatesMusic/

Cousin Curtiss

John Butler meets John Popper meets Keller Williams. Cousin Curtiss combines the picking style, soul, and energy of John Butler, the incendiary harmonica style of John Popper, and the multi-instrumentalist-live-looping talents of Keller Williams. Cousin Curtiss’s life and music has been featured by Business Insider, MSN, Fox News and USA Today.

Learn more at cousincurtiss.com

About this Series: Live on the Lake!

This free, all ages concert is presented as part of Live on the Lake!, Navy Pier’s free summer music series in the Miller Lite Beer Garden

Getting Here & Parking

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