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Local acts slated for Taste of Chicago stage

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Taste of Chicago today announced the lineup on its local music stage, featuring 30 Chicago bands again programmed around daily themes.

The annual food and music festival previously announced its major concert headliners, including Robert Plant and fun. Those shows are ticketed at $25.

The local music Bud Light Stage is free and runs from noon to 8 p.m. July 10-14 at the south end of Taste of Chicago at Columbus and Balbo.

Here's the schedule ...

Wednesday, July 10
"Sax in the City" A Tribute to Horn Sections
Noon -1 p.m. -- Bassel & The Supernaturals (Soul/Folk)
1:20-2:20 p.m -- Paris Swing (Swing)
2:40-3:40 p.m. -- Afinca'o (Latin)
4-5 p.m. -- Great Divide (Rock/Soul)
5:20-6:20 p.m. -- 25 or 6 to 4-The Chicago Experience (Rock/Pop)
6:40-8 p.m. -- Mingo Fishtrap (Soul/Funk)

Thursday, July 11
"Musical Smorgasbord" Day
Noon-1 p.m. -- Shuree (Pop)
1:20-2:20 p.m. -- Jules Esquire (DJ/Funk)
2:40-3:40 p.m. -- Stann Champion's Roots Rock Society (Reggae / Carribbean)
4-5 p.m. -- Rivals of the Peacemaker (Americana/Country)
5:20-6:20 p.m. -- AboveWaves (Pop)
6:40-8 p.m. -- Polarcode (Alternative Rock)

Friday, July 12
"We've got the Blues" Day
Noon-1 p.m. -- Mary Lane
1:20-2:20 p.m. -- Omar Coleman
2:40-3:40 p.m. -- Tommy McCracken
4-5 p.m. -- Zora Young
5:20-6:20 p.m. -- Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials
6:40-8 p.m. -- The Congregation

Saturday, July 13
"Indie Rock" Day
Noon-1 p.m. -- The Bergamot
1:20-2:20 p.m. -- Vintage Blue
2:40-3:40 p.m. -- Steakhouse Mints
4-5 p.m. -- Paper Thick Walls
5:20-6:20 p.m. -- Canasta
6:40-8 p.m. -- Company of Thieves

Sunday, July 14
"Anything Goes" Day
Noon-1 p.m. -- Kate Diaz (singer/songwriter)
1:20-2:20 p.m. -- J. Davis Trio (Jazz/Hip Hop)
2:40-3:40 p.m. -- The Dennis Lyons Project (Soul)
4-5 p.m. -- RedEye Rock 'n Vote Winner
5:20-6:20 p.m. -- Hemmingbirds (Indie Rock)
6:40-8 p.m. -- Kelly Hogan (Classic Country/Pop/Soul)

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