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David Boykin at University of Chicago's Block Party on Garfield Boulevard.

  • Arts Incubator 301 E Garfield Blvd Chicago, IL, 60637 United States (map)

David Boykin - Saxophone


Akenya. - Vocals

Jim Baker - Piano

Devin Foster - Bass

and Mike Reed - Drums


*Party is open to the public starting at 11:00 a.m.


In celebration of the development of Washington Park's artistic and cultural potential, Arts + Public Life and the Office of Civic Engagement at the University of Chicago are hosting a Block Party. The plan for Garfield Boulevard, between Prairie Avenue and King Drive will be presented and attendees will experience the culture of Washington Park through fun activities, eclectic food vendors and music and dance performances. Afterward, from 3 to 8 pm, Boolumaster and Farley Jam Master Funk will also perform for those that would like to stay and continue the celebration.


Admission is free, but reservations are recommended: ticketsweb.uchicago.edu

Contact artsandpubliclife@uchicago.edu for more details.