Taste of Chicago brings local flavors of food and music

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016
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The 36th Annual Taste of Chicago returns July 6-10, 2016.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- It's one of the most anticipated events of the summer, and now the 36th Annual Taste of Chicago returns July 6-10, 2016. The fun-filled food festival at Grant Park is free to attend, and features hundreds of local restaurants to satisfy every foodie.

Along with the great food, the Taste of Chicago also features an amazing lineup of top musical acts. The Roots, KONGOS, The Decemberists, Billy Idol, and The Isley Brothers featuring Ronald and Ernie Isley headline performances at the Petrillo Music Shell. You will need to purchase tickets here to see these shows. There are also a host of local and national acts playing the Bud Light Stage throughout the Taste of Chicago. Among the diverse group of performers is R&B artist Krystal Metcalfe. She visited the ABC 7 State Street studios to preview her upcoming performance.

Name of event: The 36th Annual Taste of Chicago

Date: July 6-10

Hours: July 6-8 (W-F) 11 a.m.- 9:30 p.m. and July 9-10 (weekend) 10 a.m.- 9:30 p.m.

Address: Grant Park

Admission/ Ticket Prices: Admission to Taste is FREE

For more information on the Taste of Chicago visit their website at http://www.TasteofChicago.us or their Facebook, Twitter or Instagram pages.

For more information on Krystal, visit http://www.krystalmetcalfe.com/.