Chicago (Illinois), USA – The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and the
Museum of Contemporary Art present
Jorge and Orquestra Imperial as part of
World Music Festival: Chicago 2005. The artists will make their Chicago debut
performances as part of
Brazilian Night at Millennium Park’s Jay Pritzker
Pavilion, located between Michigan Avenue and Columbus Drive at Washington
Street, on Monday, Sept. 19 at 6:30 p.m.
DJ Joe Bryl begins the evening with a short set. Admission to the concert is
concert is co-presented with the Museum of Contemporary Art, which presents
Tropicália: A Revolution in Brazilian Culture this fall featuring concerts and a
landmark exhibition. The Tropicália movement was brief but lasting, transforming
Brazilian culture and inspiring generations of artists, writers, and musicians.
for complete information.Brazilian Night is part of the 7th Annual World Music Festival: Chicago 2005
featuring the best in international music, Sept. 16 – 22. Organized by the
Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, the weeklong World Music Festival
showcases both traditional and contemporary music from many of the world’s
diverse cultures. Festival events include a mix of free and ticketed concerts,
live radio broadcasts and educational workshops
presented in museums, parks, cultural centers, plazas, theaters, bookstores,
clubs and other venues throughout Chicago.
World Music Festival: Chicago 2005 is made possible with generous support from
The Boeing Company; The Comer Foundation Fund; United “Chicago’s Hometown
Airline,” the official airline sponsor; Borders Books & Music; and Chicago
Public Radio WBEZ 91.5 FM, official radio sponsor.
For more information, call the World Music Festival: Chicago 2005 hotline at
312-742-1938 or visit www.cityofchicago.org/WorldMusic.