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July 2024 Harper Court Music Series

The 2024 Harper Court Summer Music Series.

On Thursday, July 11 the music series kicks off with dance music before a live performance by Funkadesi.

Celebrating 28 years in 2024, the award-winning Funkadesi has been wowing crowds with their blend of Indian bhangra, Bollywood & folk with reggae, funk, and Afro-Caribbean grooves, Funkadesi emphatically personifies inclusive joy. Winner of the Chicago Music Award for Most Outstanding Group, Chicago-based Funkadesi delivers a virtuoso high energy musical experience. With members who are unprecedentedly diverse (Indian-American, African-American, Jamaican, Latino, and European-American), their music expresses their motto: “One family, many children…Insisting we all belong.”

Time: 6-9 p.m.

Location: Harper Court

FREE Concert.  Bring your own chairs.  Or dance the night away.

Hosted By: Mario Smith

Sponsored By: the University of Chicago in partnership with The Silver Room


Upcoming concerts include Sam Thousand & The Soul Vortex with The Chicago Windy City Ramblers (8/1), and A Dope Southside Open Mic by The Silver Room – hosted by Phalair (9/5).





July 11
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Harper Court
5235 S. Harper Court
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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