This event is in the past - Sat 15 Jun 2019
Enjoy a free, two-day Latin festival featuring world-renowned Latin music talent and local musicians, an arts and crafts market and a vinyl record fair on Chicago's iconic Lakefront Stage.
Experience the bold and future sounds of Latin music at Navy Pier’s second annual LatiNxt Presented by Xfinity. Co-curated by Future Rootz – a collective of Latinx music curators, artists, tastemakers and socio-cultural instigators – the festival features world-renowned talent in Latin music and includes a vinyl record fair, zine fest, panel discussions and Latinx artisan arts and crafts mercadillo on Saturday in Polk Bros Park.
LatiNxt Presented by Xfinity, which explores music transpiring from and within Latin cultural dichotomies, will offer vibrant performances by artists from across the globe, including Novalima, Balun, Alika, Niña Dioz, El Dusty, Quitapenas, Chocolate Remix, Yanga, Bianca Oblivion, Dos Santos, Braided Janes, Mán Cub, Pachanga DJ's, Cqqchifruit, Fanita Banana, Soulphonetics, Love Bug, Vybez, with live PA's by Carolina Arroba and Bumbac Joe and His Makinas. The festival will be hosted by emcees, Logan Lu and Pinqy Ring. The performances will take place across various Navy Pier platforms, including the Miller Lite Beer Garden, People’s Energy Welcome Pavilion, Polk Bros Park Performance Lawns and Wave Wall Performance Platform.
While at Navy Pier, guests are encouraged to take advantage of the many other Pier-wide experiences in dining, retail, boats and other activities and attractions. The Pier offers several Latin-inspired dining options to match the festivities, such as Chango Loco inside the Crystal Gardens; FRÍO Gelato, Lalo’s and Xchurro, all located in the recently renovated Fifth Third Bank Family Pavilion; and more.
See below for the full schedule for LatiNxt Presented by Xfinity:
Friday, June 14
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM | The Braided Janes | Miller Lite Beer Garden
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM | Quitapenas | Miller Lite Beer Garden
8:30 PM – 9:30 PM | Nina Dioz | Miller Lite Beer Garden
10:00 PM – 11:30 PM | El Dusty | Miller Lite Beer Garden
Saturday, June 15
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM | El Mercadillo (Latin Marketplace) | Polk Bros Park
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM | Zine Fest hosted by Vicko | Polk Bros Park
2:00 PM – 3:45 PM | Sonorama | Miller Lite Beer Garden
2:00 PM – 3:45 PM | Pachanga DJs | Wave Wall Performance Platform
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Man Cub | Miller Lite Beer Garden
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM | DJ Cqqchifruit | Wave Wall Performance Platform
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM | Dos Santos | Polk Bros Park (Lake Stage)
5:15 PM – 6:15 PM | Bumbac Joe y Sus Makinas | Peoples Energy Welcome Pavilion
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM | Alika | Miller Lite Beer Garden
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Balun | Polk Bros Park (Lake Stage)
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM | DJ Fanita Banana | Wave Wall Performance Platform
6:45 PM – 7:45 PM | Carolina Arroba | Peoples Energy Welcome Pavilion
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM | Chocolate Remix | Miller Lite Beer Garden
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM | DJ Vybez | Wave Wall Performance Platform
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM | Novalima | Polk Bros Park (Lake Stage)
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM | DJ Soulphonetics | Wave Wall Performance Platform
8:30 PM – 9:30 PM | Yanga | Miller Lite Beer Garden
9:00 PM – 10:00 PM | DJ Lovebug | Wave Wall Performance Platform
9:45 PM – 11:30 PM | Bianca Oblivion | Miller Lite Beer Garden
LatiNxt Presented by Xfinity is part of the Pier’s ongoing commitment to offer guests free, one-of-a kind arts and cultural programming, designed to inspire, educate and connect communities and guests across the city and globe.