Feature Photo by Arts At Large
Shedd Aquarium becomes Chicago’s premier jazz venue again with another season of Jazzin’ at the Shedd. This Chicago tradition combines some of the area’s best bands, the city’s breathtaking fireworks and an unrivaled array of aquatic animals from around the world. Add light refreshments and drinks, and you’ve got an unbeatable summer evening of fun.
Jazzin’ at the Shedd is every Wednesday this summer starting June 23 through Sept. 1. Terraces will be open until fireworks are over. The Oceanarium, Wild Reef and Polar Play Zone are open until 8 p.m. and the original galleries are open until 10 p.m.
August 25- Petra Van Nuis
Petra has performed at such prominent venues as the Chicago Cultural Center, the Green Mill, Pops for Champagne, the Pump Room, Katerina’s and Andy’s Jazz Club. Inspired by such jazz vocal greats as Peggy Lee, Billie Holiday and Julie London, Petra opts for a straightforward swinging delivery with an emphasis on feeling.