Viva! Chicago begins Saturday in Grant Park

August 23, 2008 8:57:02 AM PDT
The vibrant sound of Latin music fills the city's lakefront at Viva! Chicago this weekend. Viva! Chicago Latin Music Festival runs Saturday and Sunday, August 23-24, in Grant Park. The fest features local, national and international artists performing a variety of Latin music genres.

The music includes salsa, reggaeton, mariachi, nortena, Spanish pop and much more.

The free festival is from 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

For festival information, visit VivaChicago.us .

The Performances (subject to change without notice)

    Petrillo Music Shell:

    Saturday, August 23, 2008

  • 2:30-2:35 pm - National Anthem
  • 2:35-3:30 pm - Everardo Rey y su flota musical
  • 3:40-4:35 pm - Malo featuring Jorge Santana
  • 4:45-5:30 pm - Don Tetto
  • 5:40-6:20 pm - Tommy Torres
  • 6:25-7:05 pm - The Dey
  • 7:10-8:20 pm - Yamil, El orgullo de México con el Mariachi, Zapopan y el Ballet C'Acatl
  • 8:30-9:30 pm - Alexis y Fido "El Duo Sobrenatural"
  • Sunday, August 24, 2008
  • 2:30-2:35 pm - National Anthem
  • 2:35-3:05 pm - Menudo
  • 3:15-3:30 pm - MTV Winner
  • 3:40-4:40 pm - Cruz Martínez y Los Súper Reyes
  • 4:50-5:50 pm - Los Creadores del Pasito Duranguense
  • 6:00-7:00 pm - Fobia
  • 7:10-8:00 pm - Mike Roman & The Tellstars Featuring José "Chepito" Areas and Armando Peraza
  • 8:10-9:30 pm - Los Lobos
    Viva Side Stage
    Located at Jackson & Lake Shore Drive

    Saturday, August 23, 2008

  • 10:45-11:20 pm - Azúl de noche
  • 11:30-12:10 pm - Las Indomables
  • 12:20-1:05 pm - Invasión Musical
  • 1:15-2:00 pm - "2012"
  • 2:10-3:00 pm - Papo Santiago y su Orquesta Infraverde
  • Sunday, August 24, 2008
  • 10:45-11:20 pm - Stank Star
  • 11:30-12:10 pm - NOW
  • 12:20-1:05 pm - Son de la Habana
  • 1:15-2:00 pm - Las Destinadas
  • 2:10-3:00 pm - Yamil, El orgullo de México con el Mariachi, Zapopan y el Ballet C'Acatl

For the entire performance schedule for 'Viva Chicago,' please visit: http://egov.cityofchicago.org/city/webportal/portalDeptCategoryAction.do?BV_SessionID=@@@@0079370950.1219505696@@@@&BV_EngineID=ccceadeemhljghlcefecelldffhdfhm.0&deptCategoryOID=-536896346&contentType=COC_EDITORIAL&topChannelName=SubAgency&entityName=Viva+Chicago&deptMainCategoryOID=-536896346.


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