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Hyde Park Jazz Fest 2021 Line-Up!

September 10th, 2021

The Hyde Park Jazz Festival is on September 25th and 26th across the Hyde Park neighborhood, including the return of the Wagner and West Stages on the Midway!

Program features Chicago Artists with Special Guests, including: Tomeka Reid w/Regina Carter; Isaiah Collier w/ JD Allen; Juan Pastor’s Chinchano w/ Miguel Zenon, and more than 2 dozen additional FREE performances.  

We are also pleased to announce that the Festival has commissioned Chicago Drummer/Composer Makaya McCraven to create a new project to be performed in the Festival!

Explore the full line-up below and online.


Wagner Stage at Midway Plaisance & Woodlawn                                
1:00-2:00pm Corey Wilkes' Improvised Soul Projekt featuring Meagan McNeal & Kahil El Zabar     
2:45-3:45pm John Wojciechowski Quartet feat. Xavier Davis (pictured)
4:30-5:30pm Regina Carter, Junius Paul, Tomeka Reid: The New String Trio
6:15-7:15pm Isaiah Collier's 3-6 project feat. JD Allen
8:15-9:15pm Makaya McCraven                          

West Stage at Midway Plaisance & Ellis - sponsored by WDCB!                                    
1:45-2:45pm Sharel Cassity Quintet                     
3:30-4:30pm Mwata Bowden and "1 Foot In / 1 Foot Out"
5:30-6:30pm Marques Carroll Septet
7:15-8:15pm Juan Pastor's Chinchano Feat. Miguel Zenon
9:15-10:15pm Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Logan Center Performance Hall **                                              
2:30-3:30pm Makaya McCraven (pictured)
7:15-8:15pm Ensemble Dal Niente and Ken Vandermark: Last Trane to Clover Five

Smart Museum
Geof Bradfield, Dana Hall & Ben Goldberg
3:00-4:00pm Thaddeus Tukes & Ashley Jackson

DuSable Roundhouse Museum Plaza
1:45-2:30pm Coco Elysses’ Elixir Ensemble
3:15-4:00pm Alvin Cobbs Trio
4:45-5:30pm Trio WAZ

DuSable North Terrace
1:00-1:45pm Maggie Brown & the Support System
2:30-3:15pm Jeremiah Collier Quartet (pictured)
4:00-4:45pm Quentin Coaxum’s "You & I"

Augustana Church
2:30-3:15pm Mai Sugimoto Trio
4:00-4:45pm Micah Collier Trio



Wagner Stage at Midway Plaisance & Woodlawn                       
12:00-1:00pm Celebration of Jimmy Ellis
2:00-3:00pm Ethan Philion's Meditations on Mingus
4:00-5:00pm Mike Reed’s People, Places, and Things (pictured)
6:00-7:00pm Dee Alexander & the Metropolitan Jazz Octet, “It’s Too Hot for Words”

West Stage at Midway Plaisance & Ellis - sponsored by WDCB!
1:00-2:00pm Tammy McCann: YES, MAHALIA!
3:00-4:00pm The Floating Museum presents: translator.07
5:00-6:00pm Sam Trump & Acoustic Audile

Streamed Performances
2:00-3:00pm Makaya McCraven
3:00-4:00pm Ensemble Dal Niente & Ken Vandermark (pictured)
Stream of concerts recorded live at the Logan Center


** These concerts require an RSVP and other public health requirements. See online program for more information.

Full schedule and further information on venues and artists is available at  www.hydeparkjazzfestival.org

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