Chicago In Tune

Chicago in tune celebrates the musical history of Chicago.

As the home of Chicago Blues, where the careers of artists like Muddy Waters, B.B. King, Howlin’ Wolf, Buddy Guy and others were nurtured at Chess Studios, Chicago has a great musical history.

Chicago is also the home of House music. House is a genre of electronic dance music characterized by a repetitive four on the floor beat and a tempo of 120 to 130 beats per minute. To be honest, that is not my preferred taste, but then I am not of the generation that House music was attracting.

This year Chicago In Tune will be celebrated from May 21 until June 7. As well as featuring House and Chicago Blues the festival will present the Chicago Gospel Music Festival, which celebrates Chicago’s sacred music.

Chicago is a wonderful city to visit, It completely captivated me when I visited.

Chicago is located in the Midwest along the Great Lakes shoreline. It is the third-largest city and metropolitan area in the United States with a city population approaching 3 million and a metro population approaching 10 million.

Chicago is historically the rail hub of the entire United States. Today, Amtrak. uses the magisterial Union Station (Canal St and Jackson Blvd) as the hub of its Midwestern routes, making Chicago one of the most convenient U.S. cities to visit by train, serving the majority of the passenger rail company’s long-distance routes, with options from virtually every major U.S. city. I visited Chicago as part of a trip across the U.S.A. by train. I was so pleased that I stopped for a few days to discover Chicago,

Downtown Chicago is very walkable, with wide sidewalks, beautiful architecture, and an abundance of hotels, shopping, restaurants, and cultural attractions. The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) operates trains and buses in the city of Chicago and some of the suburbs.

For the best views of Chicago visit The Hancock Center. This is only the third-tallest building in Chicago, but it is better located, so you get to see way more here.

Chicago has great beaches and anyone can show up and swim. There are no admission fees on the city’s miles upon miles of beaches, and nearly the entire waterfront is open as public beach and parkland,

I talked about Chicago to Fred Mafrica on Perth’s Radio 6PR as part of my Friday night Travel Bug segment. Chicago is a brilliant destination, particularly if you’re there for Chicago in Tune.

Listen to that conversation here: