Craig Campbell

Craig Campbell has never taken a backseat to anything. He’s certainly never taken a backseat in his career as one of Country’s brightest rising stars who launched onto the Country music scene in 2011 and continues to exist in a perfect sweet spot between tradition and modernity.

Ayodele Drum and Dance

Ayodele Drum and Dance will be performing the Tiriba at this year’s McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade.  The rhythm of the Landuma in the Boke region of Guinea, West Africa.  Traditionally, it was played after the initiation of girls, when mothers and...

Ballet Folklorico Sones Mexicanos

The Federacion Duranguense en Chicago y el Medio Oeste introduces the Ballet Folklorico Sones Mexicanos, which promotes Mexican culture through one of its finest artistic representations: dancing. This popular Mexican art evolved drastically from 1521 to 1750, mostly...

Chicago Korean Dance Company

Chicago Korean Dance Company(CKDC) was established in 2009 by the art director of CKDC, Dr. Ae-Deok Lee. The CKDC organization is an establishment that enables professional dancers to come together in order to present excellence in Korean culture and to make an effort...

Lucid Dance Company

Brenda Elmore is the Owner/Director/Choreographer of the newly formed Lucid Dance Company. She has coached and choreographed for 33 years, and has over 40 National Championship teams. She brought Ursuline Academy to the parade and performed most recently with...

Tsukasa Taiko

Tsukasa Taiko is the largest Japanese drumming program in the Midwest. Tsukasa Tiako offers the taiko drum instruction, education, and performances. Its mission is to preserve, develop, and pass on the traditional concepts of Japanese art as a cultural legacy, and to...

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