Chicago DJ From Hot Mix Entertainment Soldier On At the Chicago Field Museum
Your favorite Chicago DJ is coming to join The Grateful Dead at Soldier Field July 3rd, 4th & 5th for a historical event. DJ Scott Smokin’ Silz will be a part of the 3 day festivities as the Field Museum presents “Everything Is Dead” Join Scott on the campus lawn for Classic Rock from the 60’s and 70’s plus all your Grateful Dead favorites.
July 3, 4, and 5, tickets required
The Museum’s Southeast and Northeast terraces will also be the site of the Everything Is Dead 50th Anniversary Celebrations, presented by On The Scene Event Management. The events will be on July 3, 4, and 5. Tickets available via Eventbrite:
Everything Is Dead 50th Anniversary Party | 2pm – 10pm | $49 | Southeast Terrace
Putting The Band Back Together…Dead Style! | 2pm – 7pm | $99 VIP | Northeast Terrace
Dead Archive & GDTS Too
June 28 – July 5, special exhibition in Stanley Field Hall, included with admission
Drawing on the extensive collection of the band’s own archive, All The Years Combine: Deadhead Treasures From The Grateful Dead Archive & GDTS Too features material from every part of the Grateful Dead’s career that document the special bond between the Grateful Dead family and their family of fans. Visitors will have the opportunity to see band and fan correspondence, decorated ticket request envelopes, newsletters, drawings, posters, tickets, backstage passes, and fan-made concert tapes.
Jazz & Colors: Wave That Flag
July 4, 12:30pm – 3pm, performances throughout the Museum, included with admission
Following the success of Jazz & Colors in New York’s Central Park and Jazz & Colors: The Masterworks Edition at the acclaimed Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jazz & Colors comes to Chicago’s Field Museum with a more focused and intimate experience. Jazz & Colors: Wave That Flag will feature local jazz musicians performing in various parts of the Museum taking on the songbook of the Grateful Dead for two sets of music on Saturday, July 4th.
Jazz & Colors is a co-production of The Field Museum and the promoters and performers of Fare Thee Well.