Skip to contents

Back Alley Jazz Festival

Back Alley Jazz Festival
Back Alley Jazz Festival

Back Alley Jazz Celebrates 5th Anniversary Saturday In South Shore: Jazz ‘Has Always Been Here’

The free festival will have live jazz performances, food, vendors and more Saturday on a few blocks of Paxton and Oglesby Avenues.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

With $25,000 Award, South Shore Designer Norman Teague Wants To Open An Accessible South Side Art Studio

"I have so many friends that are like, 'Oh my God, there isn't a work studio on the South Side that's affordable or feasible or accessible,'" Teague said. "I'm investigating ways for that to happen."

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

This Weekend’s Hyde Park Jazz Festival ‘Has No Common Theme’ — Besides Good Music And Thoughtful Discussion, Of Course

Public discussions from back-alley jazz legends and local experts will complement a wide variety of performances, linking the history of jazz music to the lived experiences of black South Siders.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Back Alley Jazz Festival Brings Music To The Street And A Neighborhood Together [PHOTOS]

South Shore residents and people from around Chicago gathered for Back Alley Jazz Festival, which is reviving a tradition that started in the ‘60s.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore