Musiq Soulchild, Syleena Johnson to headline Westside Music Fest

R&B singers will perform at Garfield Park concert on August 18

  • Musiq Soulchild performs during the Intimacy Tour at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago on Saturday, March 26, 2011.
Musiq Soulchild performs during the Intimacy Tour at the Auditorium Theatre… (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune )
June 20, 2012

R&B singers Musiq Soulchild and Chicago-native Syleena Johnson will perform at this year's Westside Music Festival at Garfield Park on Aug. 18, according to the festival's website.

Also performing will be Carl Thomas, of "I Wish" fame, and up-and-coming singer Alex Boyd.

In addition to the Aug. 18 concert, the festival will feature a day of Chicago musicians billed as "Chicago's Home Grown Talent" on July 21 at Douglas Park featuring the Chris Davis Jazztet, Sidewalk Chalk, April Fools, Jason Ferguson and Natalie Oliveri. There will also be a celebration of gospel music, including food and family entertainment at Columbus Park on Aug. 11.

More information can be found at the Westside Music Festival's website or by going to their Facebook page.

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