Rush Hour Concerts

Since its inception in 2000, Rush Hour Concerts has reinvented the live music experience with its Summer Concert Series.  Every Tuesday evening at 5:45 p.m. from June through August, listeners of all ages enjoy performances from world-class artists in historic St. James Cathedral for free.

  • Internationally acclaimed artists and ensembles, including musicians from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Lyric Opera of Chicago
  • Diverse, international repertoire from the Renaissance to the present
  • Casual format
  • Free, pre-concert reception with artists at 5:15 p.m. and 30-minute concert at 5:45 p.m.
  • Broadcast on 98.7 WFMT 
For programs and schedule, please visit the Rush Hour Concerts website.