Bob Mould, Richard Thompson and Shara Worden’s My Brightest Diamond are among the headliners for this summer's Downtown Sound, Millennium Park’s annual free concert series.
Robbie Fulks kicks off the 10-concert season on June 2 at the Pritzker Pavilion, as announced Tuesday by the city.
The Downtown Sound lineup also includes Syrian festival favorite Omar Souleyman, Mauritanian singer Noura Mint Seymali, new projects from Dolly Varden’s Steve Dawson (Funeral Bonsai Wedding) and local veteran Jason Narducy (Split Single), Pacific Northwest psychedelic purveyors Wooden Shjips, and Chicago instrumental heavy-rock band Russian Circles.
Here is the Downtown Sound lineup (all shows begin at 6:30 p.m.):
June 2: Robbie Fulks, Funeral Bonsai Wedding
June 9: Omar Souleyman, Joshua Abrams’ Natural Information Society
June 16: Richard Thompson and his Electric Trio
June 23: Bob Mould, Split Single
June 30: My Brightest Diamond, White Mystery
July 7: Joe Pug, Hurray for the Riff Raff
July 14: Noura Mint Seymali, Ted Sirota’s Heavyweight Dub
July 21: Headliners TBA, Pillars & Tongues
Aug. 4: Maps & Atlases, Wooden Shjips
Aug. 11: Russian Circles, Colin Stetson