Chosen Few DJs Picnic Weekend x Music Festival July 01-02, 2017

ABOUT: What started in 1990 as a small gathering of friends has grown into one of the world’s largest dance music events, drawing more than 40,000 fans to Chicago –the birthplace of House Music – each year. Now spanning two days in historic JacksonPark, the Chosen Few Picnic x Music Festival includes:

PART I: Saturday, July 1, 8 AM – 9 PM, Jackson Park

DJ sets by your hosts, the legendary Chosen Few DJs: Wayne Williams, Alan King, Jesse Saunders, Andre Hatchett, Tony Hatchett, Terry Hunter and Mike Dunn. Plus, sets by guest DJs Steve “Silk” Hurley, Mike Risk (Amsterdam), Steve Maxwell, Brian Furious Frazier and Greg Gray, and special live performances by dance divasCeCe Peniston and Dajae. Gates open at 7 AM; music begins at 8 AM

PART II: Sunday, July 2, 10 AM- 8 PM

DJ sets by your hosts, the Chosen Few DJs, plus guest DJs Ron Trent, Sadar Bahar, Gene Farris, Craig Loftis, Hula Mahone, Dee Jay Alicia, Big All & Mike Boogie. Special live performance by Donna McGhee, singing her classics, “It Ain’t No Big Thing”, “Love Bug” and“Everybody Dance”. Gates open at 9:00 AM; music begins at 10 AM.


  • Kids 12 and under free
  • VIP vehicles must arrive at respective lots by11:00 A.M. 
  • No glass bottles or other glass on picnic grounds
  • No in/out of parking lots
  • No fireworks
  • No firearms
  • No vending, solicitation or distribution of materials of any kind in on festival grounds (only official vendors or sponsors may do so); violators will be removed from festival grounds
  • All ticket wristbands are non-transferable
  • All sales final, no refunds or exchanges



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