Upcoming Major Events
Hyde Park Jazz Fest
Saturday September 23 | 11 pm Joe Locke | Warren Wolf Duo
Sunday September 24 | 1 pm Bell Jazz with Joey Brink
The Hyde Park Jazz Fest offers a night of piano and vibes in the Chapel, followed by jazz on the carillon! Free.
Saturday September 29 | 8 pm | Bond Chapel
A compelling voice in new music and sound installation, Lea Bertucci has a nuanced feel for acoustic phenomena and the way sound moves through a particular space. The New York based musician and sound artist takes an experimental approach whether she’s performing alone with amplified woodwinds, composing for strings and other instruments, or incorporating tape collage, electronics, and multi-channel speaker arrays. Free. Presented by the Renaissance Society.
Wednesday October 18 | 7 pm
The Hindu Student Sangam invites you to Rockefeller’s annual festive Diwali puja, the celebration of the Indian festival of lights. Free.
Wednesday November 1 | 7 pm | Bond Chapel
Khenpo Sodargye, widely known Tibetan Buddhist teacher and senior monk at the largest monastic settlement in the world, gives an address. Free.
Interfaith Council Thanksgiving
Thursday November 23 | 11 am
The Hyde Park & Kenwood Interfaith Council presents the annual Thanksgiving celebration, with Eboo Patel giving the address, and the Chicago Children’s Choir leading the music. An offering is taken up for the Hunger Programs. Eboo Patel signs books afterward.
Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society
Saturday January 13 | 8 pm | Bond Chapel
Natural Information Society, a Chicago-based band led by Joshua Abrams, uses traditional and electric instrumentation to develop layered aural environments with a psychedelic feeling. Their music builds on the hypnotic qualities of the guimbri, a three-stringed instrument used by the Gnawan people in West Africa, while also drawing on a range of contemporary forms including jazz, minimalism, and krautrock. Free. Presented by the Renaissance Society.