CHICAGO (WLS) — A popular Chicago festival has returned for the first time since the pandemic began.

The Chosen Few Picnic, celebrating house music on the South Side, is being held in Jackson Park Saturday.

It’s the 30th year of the Chosen Few, which is, of course, back in person for the first time in a couple of years.

The festival draws tens of thousands of people from all over the area to Jackson Park to enjoy the best of house music on the South Side.

The Chosen Few celebrates legendary DJs and some of the founders of house music, including Wayne Williams, Jesse Saunders, Tony Hatchett, Alan King and Mike Dunn.

The weather is perfect, so crowds of people poured into the event this weekend.

Now, if you by chance haven’t heard of house music, the best way to describe it is as a feeling.

Some folks who come to the festival each year describe what house music means to them.

“It’s a feeling, you can’t describe it. You’re sitting there and then you’re like wait a minute that’s my song. It’s just a beautiful thing,” said Debra Chandler.

“It’s a vibe. It’s a whole experience,” added Onie Riley. “Like you just can’t relate it to anything else, any other form or style of music.”

The Chosen Few Picnic and Festival is going to be hopping until 10 p.m., so there’s still time to enjoy some good food and music.

Copyright © 2022 WLS-TV. All Rights Reserved.

Post source: Abc7chicago

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You May Also Like

Bill Maher’s Embarrassing Interview With Chris Cuomo

On Dec. 4, 2021, after an investigation conducted by an outside law…

Ship carrying grain from Ukraine arrives in Istanbul

ISTANBUL – The first of the ships to leave Ukraine under a…

Chris Evans Is Partnering With ‘Best Dog Food For The Best Dog’

He’s photogenic with big, dreamy eyes, and a happy vibe about him.…

Sen. Cardin denies Democrats’ Inflation Reduction Act will increase taxes during recession

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md.,…