Downtown Sound series lives at Millennium Park featuring Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Iron & Wine, Low, Ted Leo, more

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Despite the confusion and troubling news coming out of city hall regarding summer festivals, at least this good news came today: the Downtown Sound: New Music Mondays concert series is still on, with free music this spring and summer in Millennium Park.

The lineup still has several holes in it, but the 10 concerts announced today are …

May 23

Bonnie “Prince” Billy (Will Oldham) featuring the Cairo Gang

with a special guest TBA

(Did anyone read his interview with R. Kelly?!)

May 30

Justin Townes Earle

with Andre Williams and the Goldstars

June 6

Iron and Wine

with Head and the Heart

June 13

Headliner still TBA

with the Campbell Brothers

June 20

Kings Go Forth

with Ben L’Oncle Soul

June 27

Low

with supporting act TBA

July 4

Seefeel

with Cave

July 11

Delicate Steve

with Bombino

July 18

Blonde Redhead

with supporting act TBA

July 25

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists

with Rachel Ries

All shows start at 6:30 p.m. at the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park downtown.

The series is presented by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, in partnership with the Chicago Office of Tourism and Culture — and still curated by Mike Orlove, after the rearrangement now called the Director of Music Programming at Chicago Office of Tourism and Culture after the recent city shuffle, with Jack McLarnan.

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