Chance The Rapper Is Hosting A Free ‘Teens In The Park Fest’ Concert In Chicago


Chance the Rapper is curating a free concert in Chicago’s Northerly Island on June 24th, DNAinfo reports. The “Juice” rapper is selecting all the headliners for the first-ever “Teens in the Park Fest,” which will be sponsored by the City of Chicago and open to concertgoers aged 13 to 24.

More than 5,000 young adults are expected to attend the festival, presented by Chicago City of Learning, The Chicago Park District and Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

“The Chicago Park District is so excited to come together with other essential Chicago youth-centered organizations to create an event featuring local musical artists and experiential learning for teens,” said  Michelle Geddes, director of marketing for the Chicago Park District in  statement. “It’s this type of collaboration that shows teens the wide variety of exciting opportunities that exist in our great city.”

Donda’s House and the Art Institute will be facilitating activities like  break dancing, graffiti and jewelry making.

Chance will not be hitting the stage. The event, which will be from 4:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m, is free but registration is open at Learn more about the fest here.