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Cantigny Summer Concert Series


Picnic Grounds
Sunday, August 18, 3-5pm

More than just a Chicago band, Gizzae is a musical tapestry woven from the diverse experiences of its members, hailing from across the globe. With over 35 years of grooving, they’ve earned Grammys, Chicago Music Awards, and shared stages with reggae royalty like Ziggy Marley, Rolling Stones, and Toots & the Maytals.

Their musical journey isn’t confined to just reggae. Collaborations with legends like Bruce Springsteen and Carly Simon have infused their sound with Soca, Calypso, and even jazz, rock, and blues. Expect unexpected twists and turns as they seamlessly blend genres, leaving you wanting more.

If you crave electrifying live shows with guitar solos that soar and keyboards that mesmerize, Gizzae is your cure. Their jam-reggae style is guaranteed to get you moving, whether you’re a die-hard reggae fan or just looking for a night of good vibes.

This concert is outdoors and features lawn seating. Guests are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets, and picnics are welcome. A designated area will be reserved for guests with pop-up tents and canopies.

Sign up to receive our concert-related text messages! Text MUSIC to 331-200-4773.


Enjoy fresh-grilled favorites like Cheeseburgers, Bacon Cheeseburgers, House-smoked Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Black Bean Burgers, and Hot Dogs, as well as tasty treats like chips, popcorn, snow cones, and more.

A delicious selection of craft & domestic beers, wines, cocktails, and soft drinks will also be available.

Purchase Parking

Concert Snack Tote, $60
Enhance your Cantigny experience with our Concert Snack Tote. This thoughtfully curated insulated tote is a hearty meal for two people – perfect for sharing!

Purchase Snack Tote

Here’s what’s inside:

  • Artisanal Cheeses
  • Crispy Crackers and Nuts
  • Seasonal Fresh-cut Fruit
  • Fresh Vegetables and Hummus
  • Wild Rice Salad
  • Fresh-baked Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Two 20 oz. Bottles of LIFEWTR

Contains nuts, dairy, and gluten; no substitutions.

Totes must be pre-ordered and can be picked up in the Café located inside the Visitors Center.

2024 Concert Schedule

June 2: Rod Tuffcurls & the Bench Press
June 9: Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers
June 16: Signed, Sealed, Delivered: A Stevie Wonder Experience
June 30: Earth to Mars: The Bruno Mars Experience
July 7: Fortunate Sons
July 14: Fearless: A Tribute to Taylor Swift
July 21: Saved by the 90s
July 28: Hairbangers Ball
August 4: Chicago Rewired
August 11: Zorila
August 18: Gizzae
August 25: Simple Men and Southern Nights
September 1: The Lovettes: A Salute to the Female Icons of the 40s, 50s, and 60s
September 2: Elvis My Way, starring Brandon Bennett