India Arie with Meshell Ndegeocello and Bilal at Grant Park – Chicago, IL

July 14, 2019

July 14, 2019

16:30 To 19:30

Grant Park, 1 Albert Mdws, Chicago, IL, United States, 60605

Event Description

Taste of Chicago is proud to present India Arie with an opening performance by Meshell Ndegeocello and Bilal!

Tickets for the seating area at the Petrillo Music Shell are on sale now at Seating tickets start at $15 for general admission and $40 for premium seating. Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets early, as prices for each seating area will go up by $5 on June 1 ($20 for general admission and $45 for premium seating) and again on July 1 ($25 for general admission and $50 for premium seating).

In addition to premium seating, the Taste Oasis will offer prime concert viewing experience in a lounge setting complete with a private cash bar, complimentary bottled water, appetizers and more from 3 to 9 p.m. at the Petrillo Music Shell. Limited tickets are available for $50.

India.Arie, the multi-award winning artist, including four Grammy® Awards will bring her 2019 “Worthy” Tour to Taste of Chicago for the final performance at the Petrillo Music Shell. Released earlier this year, her new album “Worthy” showcases the singer-songwriter’s perspectives on love, life and humanity. The album’s hit singles include “That Magic,” the title track “Worthy” and the inspirational “What If” a moving tribute to civil rights activists Dr. Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks and present day movements like #MeToo.

The multi-talented Meshell Ndegeocello will bring her brand of neo-soul including her latest album, “Ventriloquism.” The collection of eleven covers that include reimagined versions of “Waterfalls,” “Smooth Operator” and a sultry rendition of “Private Dancer.”

Opening the stage on the final day is Bilal, nominated for a Grammy® Award for his 2010 song “Little One.” The singer-songwriter is noted for his new soul sound generated by projects across multiple genres.

Taste of Chicago is presented by DoorDash and produced by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events in coordination with the Illinois Restaurant Association, which manages food and beverage operations. The festival is sponsored in part by CH Vodka, Chicago Transit Authority, Chicago Tribune, CLTV-Chicagoland’s Television, Communications Direct, Eli’s Cheesecake, Goose Island Beer Company, IL Lottery, Lifeway Foods, Pepsi, Riboli Family Wines, Shoreline Sightseeing, Southwest Airlines and WGN-Television.

The 39th Annual Taste of Chicago is July 10–14 in Grant Park with hours 11 a.m.–9 p.m., Wednesday–Friday, and 10 a.m.–9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. For more information on the FREE-admission festival, visit To plan your trip to Chicago, visit Join the conversation on Facebook at Taste of Chicago and follow us on Twitter @TasteofChi and Instagram @ChicagoDCASE (#TasteofChicago).

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