Should Chicago’s Free Festivals Be Privatized?

“What’s clear is that “free” isn’t working anymore, and hasn’t been for quite some time. With the exception of Stevie Wonder, Elvis Costello and a few others, the top concert draws at Taste and the other, more music-intensive city summer events in recent years have been below par, a parade of has-beens, journeymen and cover bands.”

Source: Chicago Tribune 01/04/11