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The 606 Walk + Global Peace Picnic w/ Rajab Suleiman & Kithara, Herencia de Timbiquí, and Rocky Dawuni

September 18, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sunday, September 18th marks the 2nd annual World Music Festival Global Peace Picnic commemorating United Nations International Day of Peace at the Humboldt Park Boat House Great Lawn. Co-presented with the Chicago Park District, The 606, and United Nations Association – Greater Chicago Chapter.

This year we’ve partnered with The 606 to create A Walk with Peace preceeding the picnic. It’s is a day of family-friendly activities including instrument making, peace procession, music, food and craft vendors, information tables, and more.

Schedule along The 606
11am to 12:30pm – Instrument Making Stations by SRBCC at Milwaukee/Leavitt Park and Ridgeway Trailhead

Join the musical processions!

12:30pm to 2pm – Peace Processions to the 606 Humboldt Overlook leaving Ridgeway/Bloomingdale and Milwaukee/Leavitt at 12:30 pm.

12:30pm – The SRBCC-lead simultaneous processions include Los Hermanos del Tambor (Plena) with Paper Maché Cabezudos (leaving from Ridgeway) & The Four Star Brass Band (New Orleans Second Line), (leaving from Milwaukee and Leavitt).

1:00pm Funkadesi-lead procession to the World Music Fest leaves from Humboldt Blvd. and Bloomingdale (Indian bhangra, Bollywood, Indian folk — with reggae, funk, and Afro-Caribbean grooves).

Schedule at Humboldt Park Boathouse Great Lawn
2pm – Rajab Suleiman & Kithara
3:15pm – Herencia de Timbiqui
4:30pm – Remarks from UNA-USA Greater Chicago Chapter
4:45pm – Rocky Dawuni

Bring your best picnic gear!


September 18, 2016
11:00 am - 6:00 pm


World Music Festival Chicago


Humboldt Park Boat House
1400 N Sacramento Ave
Chicago, IL 60622 United States

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