Taste of Chicago Unveils 2016 Music Lineup

The 36th annual outdoor food and music festival runs July 6 through 10 in Chicago's Grant Park

Taste of Chicago

Taste of Chicago released its main stage music lineup Tuesday for its 36th annual festival in Grant Park.  

Tickets for seats at the Petrillo Music Shell Stage concerts go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, April 29. To purchase, visit the Taste of Chicago’s ticketing website here.

Headliners performing at Petrillo Music Shell Stage for the 2016 outdoor food festival are as follows: 

Wednesday, July 6

THE ROOTS (Begins 5:30 p.m.)

Thursday, July 7

KONGOS (Begins at 5 p.m.) 

Friday, July 8

THE DECEMBERISTS (Begins 5:30 p.m.)

Saturday, July 9

BILLY IDOL (Begins at 4:30 p.m.)

Sunday, July 10

THE ISLEY BROTHERS FEATURING RONALD AND ERNIE ISLEY (begins at 4:30 p.m.)

Admission to the festival, running July 6 through 10, is free. Hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 

For more information, visit tasteofchicago.us.

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