Music: Chicagoland & Texas

Chicago's Century of Progress revealed only a minimum of progress musically until late in August. Then it went vocal in the largest way, with two huge musical spectacles and promise of more to come. In Soldier Field the Chicago Tribune staged its fourth annual Chicagoland Music Festival, a nocturnal orgy of community singing and bandplaying, polished off with a prodigious display of fireworks. Though rival newspapers enthusiastically ignored the festival, it was a thumping spectacle such as visitors at fairs love to see. Some 85,000 spectators vigorously applauded as Bandmaster Arthur...

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