CHICAGO (AP) _ Singer-songwriter Alessia Cara (ah-LES-ee-a CAHR-a) will perform at this year’s Taste of Chicago as part of a line-up that also includes a variety of rock, Latin, country and R&B acts.
The city of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announced the full schedule on Tuesday for the annual event, which runs July 5-9 in Grant Park.
Cara’s hits include “Scars to Your Beautiful” and “How Far I’ll Go,” a song written by Lin-Manuel Miranda for the Disney movie “Moana.” The multi-platinum artist will perform in the Petrillo Music Shell on July 5.
The city previously announced performances by rockers Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, alternative country’s Waco Brothers, The O’Jays and others.
Tickets go on sale Friday for the Petrillo Music Shell seating area.