- Associated Press - Thursday, May 15, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) - Singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams will perform at the Taste of Chicago festival this summer.

The Grammy award-winning roots-rock musician will take to the stage at Grant Park’s Petrillo Music Shell on July 12.

Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events made the announcement Wednesday.

Williams is to release a new studio album this year.

The annual Taste of Chicago festival takes place July 9 through July 13.

Admission to the festival is free. But tickets are required for the seating area at the Petrillo Music Shell. They go on sale May 22.