“What is the 2019 ‘Jazzin’ at the Shedd’ Concert Schedule at the Shedd Aquarium?” by S.M. O’Connor

The John G. Shedd Aquarium introduced Jazzin’ at the Shedd nighttime music, food, and cocktails on Wednesdays last year and is bringing it back this year.  Over the summer of 2019, extended hours (from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.) will be on Wednesdays from June 19th through August 28th.[1]

Tickets are $24.95 ($19.95 for Chicago residents) or free for Members.  To purchase tickets, click here, indicate whether or not you are a Member, select a date, and choose Jazzin’ at the Shedd.

There will be a Members-only Jazzin’ at the Shedd event on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.  Rio Bamba will perform.

There will also be a Jazzin’ at the Shedd event that is free for Illinois residents on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. This event will be called “Free IL Resident Jazzin’.” For non-residents, tickets will be $24.95.  To reserve tickets for this event, click here.

 

2019 JAZZIN’ AT THE SHEDD DATES

Wednesdays

June 19th and 26th

Wednesdays

July 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31st

Wednesdays

August 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th

 

Live jazz music will be played by three jazz ensembles every week.  Guests will meet sea otters and sea stars.

 

2019 JAZZIN’ AT THE SHEDD BAND LINEUP (July 19th through August 28th)

 

Wednesday

June 19th

·         Detour JazFunk

·         Bill Boris Duo

Wednesday

June 26th

·         Rio Bamba

·         Ken Davis Project

·         Petra van Nuis

Wednesday

July 3rd

·         Michele Thomas

·         Shawn Salmon Duo

Wednesday

July 10th

·            Detour JazFunk

  ·          Bob Davis Trio

·         Morgan Purtle and Aaron Day

Wednesday

July 17th

·         Brent Kimbrough and   Company

·         Ken Davis Project

·         Morgan Purtle and

          Aaron Day

Wednesday

July 24th

·         Mytyme Jazz Zsoul Funk

·         Jenna Przybysz Trio

Wednesday

July 31st

·         Mario Abney

·         Soul Message Band

Wednesday

August 7th

·         Detour JazFunk

·         Michele Thomas

·         Petra van Nuis

Wednesday

August 14th

·         Ava Logan Jazz   Ensemble

·         Phil Seed Trio

·         Bill Boris Duo

Wednesday

August 21st

·         Rio Bamba

·         Phil Seed Trio

Wednesday

August 28th

·         Detour JazFunk

·         Gian Gibson       Ensemble

·         Shawn Salmon Duo

 

The Shedd Aquarium has over 32,000 living animals representing 1,500 species on site.  The address is 1200 South lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60605.  The phone number is (312) 939-2438.  The Website is https://www.sheddaquarium.org/.

[1] This is an hour longer than last year, when Jazzin’ at the Shedd was from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesdays while Shedd After Hours: Caribbean Flavors and Flairs was from 9:00 to 5:00 on Mondays and Shedd After Hours: House Party was from 9:00 to 5:00 on Thursdays.

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