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Live on the Lake!

Select dates May 24 – September 2, 2019 / Miller Lite Beer Garden Stage

Free live music in the Miller Lite Beer Garden will feature local favorites, national touring acts and exciting new artists all summer long.

On Saturdays, guests will be treated to an exciting variety of acts performing across all genres of popular music. In the evenings music lovers will have prime viewing of the Aon Summer Fireworks at 10:15pm, followed by another set of live music until 11:30pm.

On Sundays, we have “International Pier Sounds” featuring DJ Papa G, rotating local and touring world music groups and local reggae bands Gizzae, Hurricane, Indika and Kofi and the new roots. Come celebrate this global celebration of music with drinks, dancing and lake views. 

Upcoming Live on the Lake! 2019 Performances

Live on the Lake!

Free Public Program

Sunday, June 16, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at the Miller Lite Beer Garden for FREE performances by Golpe Tierra, DJ Papa G and Kofi and the New Roots.

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Free live music in the Miller Lite Beer Garden will feature local favorites, national touring acts and exciting new artists all summer long.

On Sundays, join us for “International Pier Sounds” featuring DJ Papa G, rotating local and touring world music groups and local reggae bands Gizzae, Hurricane, Indika and Kofi and the new roots. Come celebrate this global celebration of music with drinks, dancing and lake views.

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.

Performance Schedule

2:00PM – 3:00PM & 3:30PM – 4:30PM | Golpe Tierra

4:30PM – 5:30 PM & 6:30PM – 7:00PM | DJ Papa G

5:30PM – 6:30PM & 7:00PM -8:00PM | Kofi and the New Roots

Live on the Lake!

Free Public Program

Sunday, June 23, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at the Miller Lite Beer Garden for FREE performances by Diwan al-Han, DJ Papa G and Gizzae.

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Free live music in the Miller Lite Beer Garden will feature local favorites, national touring acts and exciting new artists all summer long.

On Sundays, join us for “International Pier Sounds” featuring DJ Papa G, rotating local and touring world music groups and local reggae bands Gizzae, Hurricane, Indika and Kofi and the new roots. Come celebrate this global celebration of music with drinks, dancing and lake views.

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.

Performance Schedule

2:00PM – 3:00PM & 3:30PM – 4:30PM | Diwan al-Han

4:30PM – 5:30 PM & 6:30PM – 7:00PM | DJ Papa G

5:30PM – 6:30PM & 7:00PM -8:00PM | Gizzae

Live on the Lake!

Free Public Program

Sunday, June 30, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at the Miller Lite Beer Garden for FREE performances by Ugochi, DJ Papa G and Hurricane Reggae Band.

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Free live music in the Miller Lite Beer Garden will feature local favorites, national touring acts and exciting new artists all summer long.

On Sundays, join us for “International Pier Sounds” featuring DJ Papa G, rotating local and touring world music groups and local reggae bands Gizzae, Hurricane, Indika and Kofi and the new roots. Come celebrate this global celebration of music with drinks, dancing and lake views.

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.

Performance Schedule

2:00PM – 3:00PM & 3:30PM – 4:30PM | Ugochi

4:30PM – 5:30 PM & 6:30PM – 7:00PM | DJ Papa G

5:30PM – 6:30PM & 7:00PM -8:00PM |Hurricane Reggae Band

Live on the Lake!

Free Public Program

Saturday, July 6, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Join us at the Miller Lite Beer Garden for FREE performances by The Right Now, Mr. Blotto and Trippin’ Billies.

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Free live music in the Miller Lite Beer Garden will feature local favorites, national touring acts and exciting new artists all summer long.

On Saturdays, guests will be treated to an exciting variety of acts performing across all genres of popular music. In the evenings music lovers will have prime viewing of the Aon Summer Fireworks at 10:15pm, followed by another set of live music until 11:30pm.

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.

Performance Schedule

2:00PM – 3:00PM & 3:30PM – 4:30PM | The Right Now

5:30PM – 6:30 PM & 7:00PM – 8:00PM | Mr. Blotto

9:10PM – 10:00PM & 10:25PM -11:30PM | Trippin’ Billies

Live on the Lake!

Free Public Program

Sunday, July 7, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at the Miller Lite Beer Garden for FREE performances by Amada, DJ Papa G and Gizzae.

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Free live music in the Miller Lite Beer Garden will feature local favorites, national touring acts and exciting new artists all summer long.

On Sundays, join us for “International Pier Sounds” featuring DJ Papa G, rotating local and touring world music groups and local reggae bands Gizzae, Hurricane, Indika and Kofi and the new roots. Come celebrate this global celebration of music with drinks, dancing and lake views.

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.

Performance Schedule

2:00PM – 3:00PM & 3:30PM – 4:30PM | Amada

4:30PM – 5:30 PM & 6:30PM – 7:00PM | DJ Papa G

5:30PM – 6:30PM & 7:00PM -8:00PM |Gizzae

Live on the Lake!

Free Public Program

Saturday, July 13, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Join us at the Miller Lite Beer Garden for FREE performances by The Shades and more!

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Free live music in the Miller Lite Beer Garden will feature local favorites, national touring acts and exciting new artists all summer long.

On Saturdays, guests will be treated to an exciting variety of acts performing across all genres of popular music. In the evenings music lovers will have prime viewing of the Aon Summer Fireworks at 10:15pm, followed by another set of live music until 11:30pm.

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.

Performance Schedule

2:00PM – 3:00PM & 3:30PM – 4:30PM | The Shades

5:30PM – 6:30 PM & 7:00PM – 8:00PM | TBD

9:10PM – 10:00PM & 10:25PM -11:30PM | TBD

Live on the Lake!

Free Public Program

Sunday, July 14, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at the Miller Lite Beer Garden for FREE performances by Doum Sound, DJ Papa G and Indika Reggae Band.

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Free live music in the Miller Lite Beer Garden will feature local favorites, national touring acts and exciting new artists all summer long.

On Sundays, join us for “International Pier Sounds” featuring DJ Papa G, rotating local and touring world music groups and local reggae bands Gizzae, Hurricane, Indika and Kofi and the new roots. Come celebrate this global celebration of music with drinks, dancing and lake views.

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.

Performance Schedule

2:00PM – 3:00PM & 3:30PM – 4:30PM | Doum Sound

4:30PM – 5:30 PM & 6:30PM – 7:00PM | DJ Papa G

5:30PM – 6:30PM & 7:00PM -8:00PM |Indika Reggae Band

Live on the Lake!

Free Public Program

Saturday, July 20, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Join us at the Miller Lite Beer Garden for FREE performances by Brian Allison & Cheryl Rodey, Dr. Bombay and more!

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Free live music in the Miller Lite Beer Garden will feature local favorites, national touring acts and exciting new artists all summer long.

On Saturdays, guests will be treated to an exciting variety of acts performing across all genres of popular music. In the evenings music lovers will have prime viewing of the Aon Summer Fireworks at 10:15pm, followed by another set of live music until 11:30pm.

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.

Performance Schedule

2:00PM – 3:00PM & 3:30PM – 4:30PM | TBD

5:30PM – 6:30 PM & 7:00PM – 8:00PM | Brian Allison & Cheryl Rodey

9:10PM – 10:00PM & 10:25PM -11:30PM | Dr. Bombay

Live on the Lake!

Free Public Program

Sunday, July 21, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at the Miller Lite Beer Garden for FREE performances by Flow Tribe, DJ Papa G and Kofi and the New Roots.

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Free live music in the Miller Lite Beer Garden will feature local favorites, national touring acts and exciting new artists all summer long.

On Sundays, join us for “International Pier Sounds” featuring DJ Papa G, rotating local and touring world music groups and local reggae bands Gizzae, Hurricane, Indika and Kofi and the new roots. Come celebrate this global celebration of music with drinks, dancing and lake views.

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.

Performance Schedule

2:00PM – 3:00PM & 3:30PM – 4:30PM | Flow Tribe

4:30PM – 5:30 PM & 6:30PM – 7:00PM | DJ Papa G

5:30PM – 6:30PM & 7:00PM -8:00PM |Kofi and the New Roots

Live on the Lake!

Free Public Program

Saturday, July 27, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Join us at the Miller Lite Beer Garden for FREE performances by Armchair Boogie, Rendition and Nick Pontarelli.

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Free live music in the Miller Lite Beer Garden will feature local favorites, national touring acts and exciting new artists all summer long.

On Saturdays, guests will be treated to an exciting variety of acts performing across all genres of popular music. In the evenings music lovers will have prime viewing of the Aon Summer Fireworks at 10:15pm, followed by another set of live music until 11:30pm.

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.

Performance Schedule

2:00PM – 3:00PM & 3:30PM – 4:30PM | Armchair Boogie

5:30PM – 6:30 PM & 7:00PM – 8:00PM | Rendition

9:10PM – 10:00PM & 10:25PM -11:30PM | Nick Pontarelli

Live on the Lake!

Free Public Program

Sunday, July 28, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at the Miller Lite Beer Garden for FREE performances by The Aztec Sund, Esso, DJ Papa G and Hurricane Reggae Band.

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Free live music in the Miller Lite Beer Garden will feature local favorites, national touring acts and exciting new artists all summer long.

On Sundays, join us for “International Pier Sounds” featuring DJ Papa G, rotating local and touring world music groups and local reggae bands Gizzae, Hurricane, Indika and Kofi and the new roots. Come celebrate this global celebration of music with drinks, dancing and lake views.

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.

Performance Schedule

2:00PM – 3:00PM | The Aztec Sund

3:30PM – 4:30PM | Esso

4:30PM – 5:30 PM & 6:30PM – 7:00PM | DJ Papa G

5:30PM – 6:30PM & 7:00PM -8:00PM |Hurricane Reggae Band

Live on the Lake!

Free Public Program

Saturday, August 3, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Join us at the Miller Lite Beer Garden for FREE performances by Joanna Connor, Sheryl & Say Yes and Brooke & The Nice Things.

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Free live music in the Miller Lite Beer Garden will feature local favorites, national touring acts and exciting new artists all summer long.

On Saturdays, guests will be treated to an exciting variety of acts performing across all genres of popular music. In the evenings music lovers will have prime viewing of the Aon Summer Fireworks at 10:15pm, followed by another set of live music until 11:30pm.

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.

Performance Schedule

2:00PM – 3:00PM & 3:30PM – 4:30PM | Joanna Connor

5:30PM – 6:30 PM & 7:00PM – 8:00PM | Sheryl & Say Yes

9:10PM – 10:00PM & 10:25PM -11:30PM | Brooke & The Nice Things

Live on the Lake!

Free Public Program

Sunday, August 4, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at the Miller Lite Beer Garden for FREE performances by Mariachi Sirenas, DJ Papa G and Gizzae.

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Free live music in the Miller Lite Beer Garden will feature local favorites, national touring acts and exciting new artists all summer long.

On Sundays, join us for “International Pier Sounds” featuring DJ Papa G, rotating local and touring world music groups and local reggae bands Gizzae, Hurricane, Indika and Kofi and the new roots. Come celebrate this global celebration of music with drinks, dancing and lake views.

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.

Performance Schedule

2:00PM – 3:00PM & 3:30PM – 4:30PM | Mariachi Sirenas

4:30PM – 5:30 PM & 6:30PM – 7:00PM | DJ Papa G

5:30PM – 6:30PM & 7:00PM -8:00PM |Gizzae

Live on the Lake!

Free Public Program

Saturday, August 10, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Join us at the Miller Lite Beer Garden for FREE performances by Adrian + Meredith, Leadfoot and Kind Country.

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Free live music in the Miller Lite Beer Garden will feature local favorites, national touring acts and exciting new artists all summer long.

On Saturdays, guests will be treated to an exciting variety of acts performing across all genres of popular music. In the evenings music lovers will have prime viewing of the Aon Summer Fireworks at 10:15pm, followed by another set of live music until 11:30pm.

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.

Performance Schedule

2:00PM – 3:00PM & 3:30PM – 4:30PM | Adrian + Meredith

5:30PM – 6:30 PM & 7:00PM – 8:00PM | Leadfoot

9:10PM – 10:00PM & 10:25PM -11:30PM | Kind Country

Live on the Lake!

Free Public Program

Sunday, August 11, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at the Miller Lite Beer Garden for FREE performances by La Tosca, DJ Papa G and Indika Reggae Band.

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Free live music in the Miller Lite Beer Garden will feature local favorites, national touring acts and exciting new artists all summer long.

On Sundays, join us for “International Pier Sounds” featuring DJ Papa G, rotating local and touring world music groups and local reggae bands Gizzae, Hurricane, Indika and Kofi and the new roots. Come celebrate this global celebration of music with drinks, dancing and lake views.

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.

Performance Schedule

2:00PM – 3:00PM & 3:30PM – 4:30PM | La Tosca

4:30PM – 5:30 PM & 6:30PM – 7:00PM | DJ Papa G

5:30PM – 6:30PM & 7:00PM -8:00PM |Indika Reggae Band

Live on the Lake!

Free Public Program

Saturday, August 17, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Join us at the Miller Lite Beer Garden for FREE performances by Nicholas Barron Electric Band, Bassel & The Supernaturals and Wedding Banned.

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This Chicago Air & Water Show weekend, enjoy free live music in the Miller Lite Beer Garden featuring local favorites, national touring acts and exciting new artists.

On Saturdays, guests will be treated to an exciting variety of acts performing across all genres of popular music. In the evenings music lovers will have prime viewing of the Aon Summer Fireworks at 10:15pm, followed by another set of live music until 11:30pm.

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.

Performance Schedule

2:00PM – 3:00PM & 3:30PM – 4:30PM | Nicholas Barron Electric Band

5:30PM – 6:30 PM & 7:00PM – 8:00PM | Bassel & The Supernaturals

9:10PM – 10:00PM & 10:25PM -11:30PM | Wedding Banned

Live on the Lake!

Free Public Program

Sunday, August 18, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at the Miller Lite Beer Garden for FREE performances by Kwame Binea Shakedown, DJ Papa G and Hurricane Reggae Band.

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Free live music in the Miller Lite Beer Garden will feature local favorites, national touring acts and exciting new artists all summer long.

On Sundays, join us for “International Pier Sounds” featuring DJ Papa G, rotating local and touring world music groups and local reggae bands Gizzae, Hurricane, Indika and Kofi and the new roots. Come celebrate this global celebration of music with drinks, dancing and lake views.

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.

Performance Schedule

2:00PM – 3:00PM & 3:30PM – 4:30PM | Kwame Binea Shakedown

4:30PM – 5:30 PM & 6:30PM – 7:00PM | DJ Papa G

5:30PM – 6:30PM & 7:00PM -8:00PM | Hurricane Reggae Band

Live on the Lake!

Free Public Program

Saturday, August 24, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Join us at the Miller Lite Beer Garden for FREE performances by Kellie Loder, Kat Wright and Too White Crew.

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Free live music in the Miller Lite Beer Garden will feature local favorites, national touring acts and exciting new artists all summer long.

On Saturdays, guests will be treated to an exciting variety of acts performing across all genres of popular music. In the evenings music lovers will have prime viewing of the Aon Summer Fireworks at 10:15pm, followed by another set of live music until 11:30pm.

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.

Performance Schedule

2:00PM – 3:00PM & 3:30PM – 4:30PM | Kellie Loder

5:30PM – 6:30 PM & 7:00PM – 8:00PM | Kat Wright

9:10PM – 10:00PM & 10:25PM -11:30PM | Too White Crew

Live on the Lake!

Free Public Program

Sunday, August 25, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at the Miller Lite Beer Garden for FREE performances by Tukkiman, DJ Papa G and Unity.

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Free live music in the Miller Lite Beer Garden will feature local favorites, national touring acts and exciting new artists all summer long.

On Sundays, join us for “International Pier Sounds” featuring DJ Papa G, rotating local and touring world music groups and local reggae bands Gizzae, Hurricane, Indika and Kofi and the new roots. Come celebrate this global celebration of music with drinks, dancing and lake views.

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.

Performance Schedule

2:00PM – 3:00PM & 3:30PM – 4:30PM | Tukkiman

4:30PM – 5:30 PM & 6:30PM – 7:00PM | DJ Papa G

5:30PM – 6:30PM & 7:00PM -8:00PM | Unity

Live on the Lake!

Free Public Program

Saturday, August 31, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Join us at the Miller Lite Beer Garden for FREE performances by Local Motive, NuBlu Band and Mike & Joe.

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Free live music in the Miller Lite Beer Garden will feature local favorites, national touring acts and exciting new artists all summer long.

On Saturdays, guests will be treated to an exciting variety of acts performing across all genres of popular music. In the evenings music lovers will have prime viewing of the Aon Summer Fireworks at 10:15pm, followed by another set of live music until 11:30pm.

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.

Performance Schedule

2:00PM – 3:00PM & 3:30PM – 4:30PM | Local Motive

5:30PM – 6:30 PM & 7:00PM – 8:00PM | NuBlu Band

9:10PM – 10:00PM & 10:25PM -11:30PM | Mike & Joe

Live on the Lake!

Free Public Program

Sunday, September 1, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at the Miller Lite Beer Garden for FREE performances by AfroZep, DJ Papa G and Kofi and the New Roots.

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Free live music in the Miller Lite Beer Garden will feature local favorites, national touring acts and exciting new artists all summer long.

On Sundays, join us for “International Pier Sounds” featuring DJ Papa G, rotating local and touring world music groups and local reggae bands Gizzae, Hurricane, Indika and Kofi and the new roots. Come celebrate this global celebration of music with drinks, dancing and lake views.

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.

Performance Schedule

2:00PM – 3:00PM & 3:30PM – 4:30PM | AfroZep

4:30PM – 5:30 PM & 6:30PM – 7:00PM | DJ Papa G

5:30PM – 6:30PM & 7:00PM -8:00PM | Kofi and the New Roots

Live on the Lake!

Free Public Program

Monday, September 2, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at the Miller Lite Beer Garden for FREE performances by artists as part of the Bitter Jester Music Festival.

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Free live music in the Miller Lite Beer Garden will feature the return of the Bitter Jester Music Festival from 2PM-8PM.  

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.

Performance Schedule

More info coming soon. 

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