Play some marches alongside Lakeside Pride Community Band!

Whether you last played 20 minutes ago or 20 years ago, we invite you to relive the good ol’ days of concert band! Join us this June 21st for Sousapalooza—the annual band instrument play-along event. Chairs will be provided, but you will need to bring your own stand or flip folder.

Registration is open for Sousapalooza 2024.

WHEN: Friday, June 21, 2024 — 4:45 PM load in and performance from 5:15 – 6:00 PM

WHERE: Pritzker Pavillion’s Great Lawn at Millennium Park, at the back of the Great Lawn. (Rain location in the Choral Room at Pritzker Pavilion.) 

Make Music Chicago is excited to have the Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles and their director Kyle Rhoades lead our 2024 Sousapalooza, graciously hosted by the GPMF’s Young Artists Showcase. Musicians of all ages and abilities are welcome to join in this joyous event!

Sousapalooza Play Along


Friday, June 21, 2024

Beer Garden area on the East side of the Pritzker Pavilion

(Rain location in the Choral Rehearsal Room at Pritzker Pavilion)

Performance: 5:15-6:00 pm
Load in/check in: 4:45 pm

*In case of inclement weather this event may be relocated indoors. If relocated, we will notify all registered participants via email by 2pm on June 21.


Repertoire 2024

(click find music here to download)

Works Order

1. Review
2. Recognition
3. In Memoriam
4. Mother Goose
5. Semper Fidelis
6. The Quilting Party
7. Belle of Chicago
8. Liberty Bell
9. Free Lance
10. Nobles of the Mystic Shrine
11. Black Horse Troop
12. Stars and Stripes Forever

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