Jazzin' at the Shedd

August 8, 2011 10:27:32 AM PDT
The Shedd Aquarium's "Jazzin' at the Shedd" summer concert series is wrapping up, but there are a few more performances before it all ends at the end of August.

Since the end of June, each Wednesday visitors have enjoyed the sounds of live music while enjoying the skyline views, fireworks and cocktails. "Jazzin' at the Shedd" also allows visitors a chance to see the new Jellies exhibit, Abbott Oceanarium, and Polar Play Zone. Tickets to those attractions are $6 more when you purchase an all-access Jazzin' at the Shedd ticket. All-access Jazzin' tickets are $18 for adults, $16 for children. Tickets for general admission to Jazzin' at the Shedd are $12 for adults and $10 for children (ages 3 to 11).

Buy advance tickets:

Final Concerts:

Rio Bamba
August 10
The Rio Bamba sound is a unique blend of bossa nova, samba, American and Latin jazz, played by world-class musicians. The group moves easily from classic and swinging jazz, vocal or instrumental, to Brazilian samba that brings everyone to the dance floor with its irresistible rhythms. Maggie Vagle, Joel Martinez, Craig Linenberger and John Garvey make up the Rio Bamba sound.

Lake Effect
August 17
Lake Effect is the smooth jazz band created by keyboardist Neil Artwick, and guitarist Robert Davis. Elegant compositions with attention to melodic detail and compelling liquid grooves are the trademarks of the Lake Effect sound. The band also features drummer Khari Parker, bassist Lemar Jones and guest vocalist. Together they bring you a unique blend of R&B, latin, soul, and jazz.

PJM Jazz/Pat Mallinger Trio
August 24
Pat Mallinger is a Chicago jazz institution, co-leading the two-tenor quartet Sabertooth on Saturday nights at the Green Mill for 18 years. Pat performs nationally and internationally both as a band leader and side man. He has played with such greats as Joe Williams, Nancy Wilson, Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Harry Connick, Ramsey Lewis, Aretha Franklin, Cab Calloway - and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

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