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Band and Audience at Live on the Lake at Navy Pier

July 8, 2023 @ 2:00 pm

Live on the Lake!

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Enjoy Live on the Lake – a FREE live music summer concert series in the Navy Pier Beer Garden from May 27 – September 4.

Navy Pier’s weekly outdoor live music series features Chicago’s best bands, along with regional and national acts, who will perform countless genres and styles of popular music every weekend. Bring your friends, enjoy the music, and take in the lakeside summer views. *Schedule subject to change.


Saturday, May 27
2:00PM-4:30PM Bassel & The Supernaturals
5:30PM-8:00PM RICO
9:00PM-11:10PM Trippin’ Billies
Sponsored by Tangled Roots Brewing Company.

Sunday, May 28
2:00PM-4:30PM AMADA
4:30PM-7:00PM DJ Papa G
5:30PM-8:00PM Indika

Monday, May 29
2:00PM-4:30PM The Prissillas
5:30PM-8:00PM Libido Funk Circus

Saturday, June 3
2:00PM-4:30PM Unity the Band
5:30PM-8:00PM The Chi-Town Playboys
9:00PM-11:10PM Sixteen Candles

Sunday, June 4
2:00PM-4:30PM Chicago Latin Groove
4:30PM-7:00PM DJ Papa G
5:30PM-8:00PM Hyrdro Reggae Band

Saturday, June 10 (CHI-SOUL FEST)
2:00PM-3:30PM Bumpus
4:00PM-6:00PM Chi-Brations Showcase
7:00PM-8:30PM Ivan Singh
9:00PM-11:10PM Aniba & The Sol Starz

Sunday, June 11 (CHI-SOUL FEST)
2:00PM-3:30PM SolDial
4:00PM-5:00PM Alysha Monique
5:30PM-6:30PM Manny Torres
7:00PM-8:30PM Isaiah Sharkey

Friday, June 16 (US SAIL GRAND PRIX)
5:45PM-8:00PM Brooke & The Nice Things
8:00PM-10:00PM DJ ENFA
Sponsored by Tangled Roots Brewing Company.

Saturday, June 17 (US SAIL GRAND PRIX)
5:45PM-8:00PM Creedence Revived
8:00PM-10:00PM Ron Carroll

Sunday, June 18
2:00PM-4:30PM La Tosca
4:30PM-7:00PM DJ Papa G
5:30PM-8:00PM Gizzae

Saturday, June 24
2:00PM-11:00PM Navy Pier Pride

Sunday, June 25
2:00PM-4:30PM Shaun Nuance with VisonMade
4:30PM-7:00PM DJ Papa G
5:30PM-8:00PM Hurricane Reggae Band

Saturday, July 1
2:00PM-4:30PM Phillip Michael Scales
5:30PM-8:00PM Sheryl Youngblood
9:00PM-11:10PM Rod Tuffcurls & The Bench Press

Sunday, July 2
2:00PM-4:30PM Vintage Vinyl Revue
4:30PM-7:00PM DJ Papa G
5:30PM-8:00PM Tukkiman

Tuesday, July 4
2:00PM-4:30PM The King of Mars
4:30PM-7:00PM The Sweet Lillies
5:30PM-8:00PM Southern Accents

Saturday, July 8
2:00PM-4:30PM Fernando Jones
5:30PM-8:00PM Pino Farina
9:00PM-11:10PM The North 41

Sunday, July 9
2:00PM-4:30PM Kilitro
4:30PM-7:00PM DJ Papa G
5:30PM-8:00PM Urban Roots Band

Saturday, July 15
2:00PM-4:30PM Morry Sochat & The Special 20s
5:30PM-8:00PM John Papa Gros
9:00PM-11:10PM Mike & Joe
Sponsored by Tangled Roots Brewing Company.

Sunday, July 16
2:00PM-4:30PM Flow Tribe
4:30PM-7:00PM DJ Papa G
5:30PM-8:00PM Kofi & The New Roots

Saturday, July 22
2:00PM-4:30PM Missippi Heat
5:30PM-8:00PM Second Hand News
9:00PM-11:10PM Dr. Bombay

Sunday, July 23
2:00PM-4:30PM Mafia Tropical x Gio Chamba
4:30PM-7:00PM DJ Papa G
5:30PM-8:00PM Lester Rey x Reyna Tropical

Saturday, July 29
2:00PM-4:30PM House Calls
5:30PM-8:00PM House Calls (DJ Janeret)
9:00PM-11:10PM House Calls (DJ Prunk)

Sunday, July 30
2:00PM-4:30PM Jeniffer Fauxxpez + (TBA)
4:30PM-7:00PM DJ Papa G
5:30PM-8:00PM Oddcouple & Friends

Saturday, August 5
2:00PM-4:30PM Omar Coleman
5:30PM-8:00PM TBA
9:00PM-11:10PM Soul Bliss

Sunday, August 6
2:00PM-4:30PM Fareed Haque
4:30PM-7:00PM DJ Papa G
5:30PM-8:00PM One Love Reggae Band

Saturday, August 12
2:00PM-4:30PM Meg and The Wheelers
5:30PM-8:00PM Jon Stickley Trio
9:00PM-11:10PM Mr. Blotto

Sunday, August 13
2:00PM-4:30PM Son Monarcas
4:30PM-7:00PM DJ Papa G
5:30PM-8:00PM Funkadesi

Saturday, August 19
2:00PM-4:30PM MER & Friends
5:30PM-8:00PM Wall of Denial
9:00PM-11:10PM NuBlu Band

Sunday, August 20
2:00PM-4:30PM Almafuerte
4:30PM-7:00PM DJ Papa G
5:30PM-8:00PM The Drastics

Saturday, August 26 (LATINXT)
2:00PM-11:10PM LatiNxt

Saturday, August 27 (LATINXT)
2:00PM-8:00PM LatiNxt

Saturday, September 2
2:00PM-4:30PM Joanna Connor
5:30PM-8:00PM Tae & The Neighborly
9:00PM-11:10PM Erica Falls & Vintage Soul

Sunday, September 3
2:00PM-4:30PM Hurricane Gumbo
4:30PM-7:00PM DJ Papa G
5:30PM-8:00PM ESSO

Monday, September 4
2:00PM-8:00PM Best of the 2023 Bitter Jester Music Festival

Sunday, September 10
2:00PM-8:00PM Brazil 201 Festival

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2:00 pm



Event Venue

Navy Pier Beer Garden


600 E. Grand Avenue,
Chicago, IL 60611


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