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Music Events In Chicago

Upcoming Music Events, Festivals And Concerts In Chicago

Nightlife is not all parties, it is the live music shows, gigs at cafes or a kickass concert. You get to witness the best of the music events in Chicago; from live music to the tours of artists, there is a lot that the city has in store for you. For a different choice of music, there are distinct events in Chicago. For classical music lovers, they have classical music shows and concerts, while for the groovers they have concerts in Chicago to dance your heart out.

The city is never out of stock when it’s music events so get grooving already.

Upcoming Music Events in Chicago

Featured Events

Ongoing

Son Chiquitos en Verano 2019

Arturo Velasquez Institute (Child Center) , 2800 S. Western, Chicago, United States

Regresamos en julio! Son Chiquitos en Verano es un programa de español de 4 semanas para niños de 0-3 años donde los padres y niños cantan, bailan, tocan divertidos instrumentos musicales como maracas, tambores y jaranas (instrumentos de cuerda en f... Read More

Thu Jul 11 2019 at 10:00 am to Sun Aug 04 2019 at 10:45 am

2019 Summer Design Camp Session I

IIT Institute of Design , Chicago, United States

Design Camp is a four-day immersive experience into the design process that draws professionals from corporations and not-for-profit institutions from around the world. Participants’ common interest is in learning how to incorporate design methods into ho... Read More

Mon Jul 15 2019 at 08:00 am to Thu Jul 18 2019 at 05:00 pm

Michael Morley (Dead C. / Gate) - The Never Quartet Project @ The International Museum of Surgical Science

The International Museum of Surgical Science , 1524 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, United States

$20 (adv.), $22 // 18+MICHAEL MORLEY (Dead C. / Gate) - The Never Quartet Project----------MICHAEL MORLEY is a New Zealand based sound artist and visual artist. His work across a range of genre confirms his abilities as an artist, composer, improvisor, pe... Read More

Tue Jul 16 2019 at 07:00 pm to Wed Jul 17 2019 at 06:00 am

Immortal Bird (Record Release) / Warforged / Barren Heir @ The Empty Bottle

The Empty Bottle , 1035 North Western Avenue, Chicago, United States

$10 // 21+IMMORTAL BIRD (Record Release)WARFORGEDBARREN HEIR----------Only toying with the bleakest and blackest corners of metal, IMMORTAL BIRD's vicious death grind sound is an all-out sonic assault. These guys don't dial it in by any means, though — sh... Read More

Tue Jul 16 2019 at 08:30 pm to Wed Jul 17 2019 at 06:00 am

$1 Beer Night: Modern Vices, Graveyard Club, Cold Beaches

Sleeping Village , 3734 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60618, Chicago, United States

DOORS: 9PM | MUSIC: 9:30PM $5 SHOW | $1 HAMM'S | 21+ $1 Beer Night is a weekly concert series that makes going out to hear great music more affordable. Modern Vices is noir in tone and dripping with wild romanticism, there's an aching passion and sincer... Read More

Tue Jul 16 2019 at 09:30 pm to Wed Jul 17 2019 at 12:30 am
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DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | Tom Zalmanov

Chicago Cultural Center , 78 E Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602, USA, Chicago, United States

The International Music Foundation presents the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts. Enjoy free weekly classical music performances in Preston Bradley Hall, located on the 3rd floor of the Chicago Cultural Center. Join us July 17 as we welco... Read More

Wed Jul 17 2019
12:15 pm to 01:00 pm

Jazzin' at the Shedd

Shedd Aquarium , 1200 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60605, Chicago, United States

Live jazz lives at Shedd every Wednesday night this summer! Jazzin’ at the Shedd is back with a festival-worthy lineup of three of Chicago’s top jazz ensembles each week. As the sun goes down and the music heats up, relax with a drink on our breezy terrac... Read More

Wed Jul 17 2019
05:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Chicagoland Pricing Professionals Network, July 2019 - Featuring Stephen Boyle of Emerson Automation Solutions

DePaul Center , 1 East Jackson Blvd,, Chicago, United States

Join the Chicagoland Pricing Professionals Network for conversation and refreshments! This is a great opportunity to help you learn from pricing experts and your peers about the latest in pricing and how things are done in other organizations. Here’s what... Read More

Wed Jul 17 2019
05:30 pm to 08:30 pm

Bomba: Leró Martínez and Bomba con Buya

The Boat House in Humboldt Park , Chicago, Illinois 60622, Chicago, United States

Leró Martínez and Bomba con Buya (Bomba) with La Escuelita Bombera de Corazón at SRBCC (Bomba). The 23rd Annual Chicago SummerDance! #ChicagoSummerDance June 26–August 24 Swing, waltz, cha-cha, footwork...or simply enjoy the music at the largest annual o... Read More

Wed Jul 17 2019
06:00 pm to 09:00 pm

The Camino Voyage | Free Summer Screenings

Chicago Cultural Center , 78 E Washington St, Chicago, Illinois 60602, Chicago, United States

Wednesday, July 17 | Chicago Cultural Center | FREE The Camino Voyage Co-presented by Consulate General of Ireland, Chicago Dónal Ó Céilleachair, 2018, Ireland, 90 min This epic 2,500 km modern day Celtic odyssey from Ireland to northern Spain documents... Read More

Wed Jul 17 2019
06:30 pm to 08:30 pm

Ravel Mother Goose

Jay Pritzker Pavilion , Chicago, Illinois 60602, Chicago, United States

Emmanuel Villaume returns to the Festival to conduct Ravel’s charming "Mother Goose Suite" and Bizet’s First Symphony. Yolanda Kondonassis, one of the world’s premiere solo harpists, shows off her technical prowess as she brings the harp to life in Ginast... Read More

Wed Jul 17 2019
06:30 pm to 08:00 pm

Official Live Band Soirée de Salsa Wednesday Drake

The Drake Hotel , 140 E Walton Pl, Chicago, Illinois 60611, Chicago, United States

4FantasticEvents.com & DJ Prieto presents: Live Band Soirée de Salsa @ The Drake Hotel Mark your Calendar: Official Live Band Date Wednesday July 17th, 2019 Live Music performance by “Tino & The Latin Swing Factor” RSVP FOR TABLE RESERVATION HER... Read More

Wed Jul 17 2019
06:30 pm to 11:30 pm

Rockstar Rodeo - Concerts at The Shell

West Chicago Park District , 201 West National St, West Chicago, Illinois 60185, West Chicago, United States

Covering artists like Miranda Lambert , Jason Aldean, ACDC, John Mellencamp (and many more), Rockstar Rodeo brings rock ‘n’ country to life in a dancing, sing-along, having the time of your life event, with a high energy delivery you’ve never seen before.... Read More

Wed Jul 17 2019
07:00 pm to 08:30 pm

Summer Sunset Fireworks Cruise!

Chicago Yacht Events , 900 S Wells, Chicago, Illinois 60607, Chicago, United States

Ready for another fireworks cruise? We know we are! Let's break up the work week and cruise along the Chicago river with breathtaking views of the Chicago skyline. We will then head into the lake while we enjoy unobstructed views of Navy Pier's incredible... Read More

Wed Jul 17 2019
07:00 pm to 11:00 pm

The Peterson Brothers @ The Promontory

The Promontory , 5311 South Lake Park Avenue West, Chicago, Illinois 60615, Chicago, United States

All Ages Doors 7:00pm Show 8:00pm Ends 9:30pm General Admission - $10 The Peterson Brothers combine youthful energy and modern influences with soul, funk, blues & jazz to a create a sound that is uniquely their own. Their live shows feature jam-band s... Read More

Wed Jul 17 2019 at 07:00 pm

AirGo Live! with guests Tasha and Eve L. Ewing

Green Line Performing Arts Center , 329 E Garfield Blvd, Chicago, Illinois 60637, Chicago, United States

AirGo is back for our second episode in front of a live audience! This time, we're excited to launch our #BYPSpotlight, a collaboration with Black Youth Project, a website and resource hub examining the attitudes, resources, and culture of the young, urba... Read More

Wed Jul 17 2019
07:30 pm to 10:00 pm

AirGo Live! with Tasha and Eve L. Ewing

Citlalin Gallery and Theater , 2005 S. Blue Island ave., Chicago, United States

AirGo is back for our second episode in front of a live audience! This time, we're excited to launch our #BYPSpotlight, a collaboration with Black Youth Project, a website and resource hub examining the attitudes, resources, and culture of the young, urba... Read More

Wed Jul 17 2019
07:30 pm to 10:30 pm

WhiteWater Ramble

Emporium Chicago - Arcade Bar Venue , 1366 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, United States

$10 ADV / $12 DOS // 21+WhiteWater Ramble (Fort Collins, CO)Described as High-Octane Rocky Mountain DanceGrass, Whitewater Ramble (WWR) uses a simple recipe to craft its sound: start with bluegrass instrumentation, add drums, and finish with a boundary-le... Read More

Wed Jul 17 2019
08:00 pm to 11:59 pm

WhiteWater Ramble at Emporium

Emporium Wicker Park , 1366 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60622, Chicago, United States

$10 ADV / $12 DOS // 21+ WhiteWater Ramble (Fort Collins, CO) Described as High-Octane Rocky Mountain DanceGrass, Whitewater Ramble (WWR) uses a simple recipe to craft its sound: start with bluegrass instrumentation, add drums, and finish with a boundary... Read More

Wed Jul 17 2019
08:00 pm to 11:59 pm

Michael Henderson

City Winery Chicago , 1200 W Randolph St, Chicago, Illinois 60607, Chicago, United States

In his autobiography “DIVIDED SOUL,” Marvin Gaye writes, “I have to win my audiences back from Teddy Pendergrass, Peabo Bryson, and MICHAEL HENDERSON! HE'S HAD SINGLES SCORE TOP 10 ON POP AND THE R&B CHARTS! 4 Time Grammy Nominee, Arranger, Award-win... Read More

Wed Jul 17 2019
08:00 pm to 08:01 pm

Michael Henderson In Concert, City Winery Chicago!~

City Winery , 1200 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607, USA, Chicago, United States

In his autobiography “DIVIDED SOUL,” Marvin Gaye writes, “I have to win my audiences back from Teddy Pendergrass, Peabo Bryson, and MICHAEL HENDERSON! HE'S HAD SINGLES SCORE TOP 10 ON POP AND THE R&B CHARTS!4 Time Grammy Nominee... Read More

Wed Jul 17 2019 at 08:00 pm

CHIRP Radio Presents: The First Time: (First Choice)

Martyrs' , Chicago, United States

Voted Best Literary Event in the 2017 Chicago Reader's Reader poll, The First Time brings you a unique live storytelling and music experience. Produced by CHIRP Radio 107.1FM, the combination of stories and live music has been winning over audiences for... Read More

Wed Jul 17 2019
08:00 pm to 10:30 pm

Welcome to Mars 005

The Whistler , 2421 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647, Chicago, United States

9PM | FREE Welcome to Mars is a continuation of the culture of House Music in Chicago by providing a respectful and loving space. The night will include the various conjuration of House while integrating the foundations of Afro, Funk, Disco, Roots and be... Read More

Wed Jul 17 2019 at 09:00 pm to Thu Jul 18 2019 at 01:00 am

Keep Bouncing feat. Altered Tapes, Big Once, and Gerald Bailey

Sleeping Village , 3734 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60618, Chicago, United States

9:30PM - 1:30AM FREE! | 21+ Altered Tapes (Maker + DJ Trew) bring their style of remixing into a live DJ setting. Taking cues from classic Hip-Hop songs, and the Soul, Funk, & Jazz artists these songs sampled, the duo places their musical knowledge o... Read More

Wed Jul 17 2019 at 09:30 pm to Thu Jul 18 2019 at 01:30 am

Between Me And My Mind - Chicago Screening

Music Box Theatre , 3733 N Southport Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60613, Chicago, United States

**One Night Only** A few minutes into this intimate look at the creative process of founding Phish guitarist and vocalist Trey Anastasio, it is clear that he is exploding with his unique brand of songwriting and creativity. As the front man of one of Ame... Read More

Wed Jul 17 2019 at 09:45 pm to Thu Jul 18 2019 at 11:45 pm

Tomorrow

VO JAM - Studio Jams at the Kaufherr Center!

Kaufherr Resource Center , 1 East Erie Street, Chicago, United States

Studio Jams are a way to plug in with other members, get practice in the medium, work on industry-relevant material, and give and share feedback as you flex your muscles in a low-pressure setting. VO Jam - our our VO Jam takes place in our Aud... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019
01:00 pm to 03:00 pm

Illini Fest

Park Grill - Chicago , 11 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60602, Chicago, United States

Chicago, we’re bringing the orange & blue to you! This summer, we’re throwing a party in downtown Chicago—Park Grill Plaza in Millennium Park, right by the Bean. At Illini Fest, a first-of-its-kind event, you can grab a drink with fellow Illini, li... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019
03:00 pm to 06:00 pm

Summer Nature Fest 2019

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum , 2430 North Cannon Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60614, Chicago, United States

Join us for an evening outside featuring live animals, live music, nature play, hands-on activities, and real scientists. Soak it all in with good food and drink and a view of North Pond under the city skyline. Now in its third year, Summer Nature Fest b... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019
04:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Gallagher Way French Market

Gallagher Way Chicago , 3635 N Clark St, Chicago, IL, Chicago, Illinois 60613, Chicago, United States

https://www.gallagherway.com/events/french-market/2019-07-11 GET TOGETHER AT GALLAGHER WAY ON THURSDAY NIGHTS FOR FRENCH MARKET French Market is the place to be on warm summer nights in Chicago. With its casual, European flair and wide variety of vendors... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019
05:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Gaming for Green Poker Tournament & Casino Night Fundraiser - 14th Annual

Galleria Marchetti , 825 West Erie Street, Chicago, United States

14TH ANNUALTEXAS HOLD'EM POKER TOURNAMENT & CASINO NIGHT Galleria Marchetti825 West Erie Street, Chicago, ILThursday, July 18, 20195:30pm Check-in • 7:00pm Play beginsEarly bird pricing available until May 1, 2019:  $150 Buy-in Single • $7... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019
05:30 pm to 11:30 pm

Bunker Brews Chicago: SEO in Business

WeWork National Building , 125 South Clark Street, Chicago, United States

Join our Search Engine Optimization event brought to you by Geek Heros. If you are someone who is interested in how SEO can help drive more revenue in business than this is for you. Here’s your opportunity to network and listen to an SEO professiona... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019
05:30 pm to 07:30 pm

CSLN July Meeting

Openlands , 25 East Washington Street, Chicago, United States

Save the date! Celebrate the summer with Chicago Sustainability Leaders Network and Openlands! Afterwards, we'll walk to Millennium Park to mingle and hear live music from the Millennium Park Summer Music series! CSLN meetings are always free... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019
05:30 pm to 07:30 pm

Swing: Outcast Jazz Band and Big City Swing

Spirit Of Music Garden , Grant Park, 601 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60605, Chicago, United States

Outcast Jazz Band (Big Band Swing) with Big City Swing (East Coast Swing). The 23rd Annual Chicago SummerDance! #ChicagoSummerDance June 26–August 24 Swing, waltz, cha-cha, footwork...or simply enjoy the music at the largest annual outdoor live music... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019
06:00 pm to 09:30 pm

Champagne Thursdays

ROOF on theWit , 201 N State St, Chicago, Illinois 60601, Chicago, United States

Join us on ROOF every Thursday from 6-9pm for live music by the Champagne All-Stars. You’ve heard the classics but you’ve never heard them with the champagne twist. Reservations aren’t required but strongly recommended. https://roofonthewit.com/champagne... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019
06:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Kenny Keys & A Re-envision of J Dilla by Miguel Atwood-Ferguson

Millennium Park , 201 E Randolph St, Chicago, Illinois 60602, Chicago, United States

The 2019 Millennium Park Summer Music Series will offer an exciting lineup of FREE outdoor concerts on 11 dates between June 13 and August 15 at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. The music series will feature a wide variety of genre-defying mu... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019
06:30 pm to 09:00 pm

She Past Away, Silent Age, Analog Signals DJ

Chop Shop , 2033 West North Avenue, Chicago, United States

Analog Signals presents: First Chicago Appearance. She Past Away. Silent Age Analog Signals DJ Marco... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019 at 07:00 pm to Fri Jul 19 2019 at 01:00 am

She Past Away

Chop Shop , 2033 W North Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647, Chicago, United States

First Chicago show and only Midwest appearance! Turkish Post Punk. SHE PAST AWAY Silent Age Dead Hummingbird DJ sets by Scary Lady Sarah Analog Signals DJ Marco $27 21+... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019 at 07:00 pm

SoulSpeak

Little Black Pearl Workshop , 1060 East 47th Street, Chicago, United States

Every third Thursday (unless otherwise stated), join K Love and Harold Green at the Little Black Pearl for a unique writing workshop and open mic experience that you won't forget. Every month, you will be blessed with a mind-blowing feature artist, full b... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019
07:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Eric Tessmer, Company Man, Young Swan, Tetra Fuze

The Elbo Room , 2871 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657, Chicago, United States

The Elbo Room 2871 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60657 Thursday, July 18, 2019 Doors: 7:00p // Show: 8:00p (All times are subject to change without notice) $7 ADV // $10 DOS // 21+ 8:00 Young Swan Singer-songwriters | Chicago, IL http://youngswanmusic.co... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019 at 07:00 pm to Fri Jul 19 2019 at 12:00 am

LAST CALL - Cosmo Sheldrake with Odetta Hartman at Schubas

3159 N Southport Ave , Chicago, IL 60657-3226, United States

Friendly reminder that the one and only place on all of planet earth to purchase tickets for this event >>> www.LH-ST.com If you see tickets posted for this show anywhere else... BEWARE! We don't use e-tickets because our shows are ALL will call... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019
07:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Valee - Pitchfork Aftershow @ Thalia Hall

Thalia Hall , 1807 South Allport Street, Chicago, United States

VALEEFacebook I Instagram I TwitterAbout The ShowDoors: 7:30pm / Show: 8:30pmIn an era when aspiring public figures broadcast constantly in an effort to maximize their brand value, Valee's coolly laconic stands apart. With short songs and a soft-spoken st... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019 at 07:30 pm to Fri Jul 19 2019 at 06:00 am

MyCheeky GayDate Singles Events | Speed Dating for Gay Men Chicago

Atwood | Iconic Hotel , 1 W Washington St, Chicago, United States

Sophisticated Simplicity Our events offer a fresh alternative to speed dating and matchmaking. We don't find anything romantic about whistles, name-tags or over-the-top party trimmings typically found at singles events so we have done away with them... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019
08:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Ex Okays, The Hazy Seas, & Lime Forest @ Wholesome Presents

Workshop 4200 , 4200 West Diversey Avenue, Chicago, United States

Listen to music in a place where instruments were built! Wholesome, a creativity clubhouse in Workshop 4200 at the old Hammond Organ Factory, invites you to a Chicago rock explosion. July 18th, run away from the tourists and check out a cool venue w... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019
08:00 pm to 11:30 pm

We're BACK! SoulSPEAK Open Mic

Little Black Pearl , 1060 E 47th St, Chicago, Illinois 60653, Chicago, United States

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/soulspeak-tickets-43713184311 Every third Thursday (unless otherwise stated), join K Love and Harold Green at the Little Black Pearl for a unique writing workshop and open mic experience that you won't forget. Every month, yo... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019
08:00 pm to 10:00 pm

The Cosmic Honky-Tonk Revue

City Winery Chicago , Chicago, United States

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Thu Jul 18 2019
08:00 pm to 08:01 pm

Kyle Craft & Showboat Honey / Flamingo Rodeo @ The Empty Bottle

The Empty Bottle , 1035 North Western Avenue, Chicago, United States

$12 // 21+KYLE CRAFT & SHOWBOAT HONEYFLAMINGO RODEO----------There is this curious equilibrium to existence: In order to create balance, the universe must giveth, and the universe must taketh. KYLE CRAFT, along with his now solidified backing band dub... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019 at 08:30 pm to Fri Jul 19 2019 at 06:00 am

Future Zouk Chicago Congress 2019

Dance Center Chicago , 3868 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60613, Chicago, United States

Just Jacob Ventures, LLC proudly presents: FUTURE ZOUK CHICAGO CONGRESS 2019 TICKETS → http://www.smarturl.it/FutureZoukSummer19 CONFIRMED BRAZILIAN ZOUK INSTRUCTORS + Paulo Victor & Luisa Teston (São Paulo, BRA) + Clinton and Cristi (Rio de Janei... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019 at 09:00 pm to Mon Jul 22 2019 at 11:59 pm

The Flashbulb, Striz and DoJo (Live)

Sleeping Village , 3734 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60618, Chicago, United States

DOORS: 8:30PM | SHOW: 9:00PM $12 ADV | $14 DOS | 21+ The Flashbulb is the most notable alias of composer Benn Jordan. Since 1999, The Flashbulb has gained a sizable global following by defying the constraints of genre, as his releases vary from cinematic... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019 at 09:00 pm to Fri Jul 19 2019 at 12:00 am

Den Session with Anna Burch

Freehand Chicago , 19 E Ohio St, Chicago, Illinois 60611, Chicago, United States

Join us for an evening of incredible music with an intimate performance from Anna Burch! Broken Shaker at Freehand Chicago is excited to welcome this Detroit artist to our space to perform from her debut album, Quit The Curse. "The nine songs that compri... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019
09:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Jon Stickley Trio, Feed the Dog - Live! at Martyrs' Chicago

Martyrs' , 3855 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60613, Chicago, United States

Jon Stickley Trio - Feed the Dog 9pm - $10adv/$12door - 21+ Jon Stickley Trio is a genre-defying and cinematic instrumental trio, who’s deep grooves, innovative flatpicking, and sultry-spacy violin moves the listener’s head, heart, and feet. “It’s not yo... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019 at 09:00 pm to Fri Jul 19 2019 at 12:00 am

Jul 19 2019

2019 KOVLER HAWKINS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT CAREERS CONFERENCE

The University of Chicago , Cobb Hall , Chicago, United States

Getting ready for college, thinking about majors and career options? This FREE conference is designed to provide opportunities for all Chicago high school students to explore career options through interactive panels and career-focused learning activities... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019
08:00 am to 04:00 pm

UNA NOCHE AL ESTILO FRONTERA

Paris Banquet Hall , 1492 Lewis Ave, North Chicago, Illinois 60064, North Chicago, United States

Noche Estilo Frontera Norteño Y Conjunto Viernes 19 de Julio Estará Presentes MC DJ Tornado Tobal Mix JR Gomez y Los Conjunto Bandits Reyno Norteno Los Dueńos Boletos solo 10dls de Preventa 15 dls en la entrada De 9 p.m. a 2 a.m. 100% Familiar... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 09:00 am to Sat Jul 20 2019 at 02:00 am

Chicago - Creating and Living the Life of Your Dreams

Chicago , Illinois, United States

Congratulations on making a great decision for improving your life with this extraordinary course. Why "Creating and Living the Life of Your Dreams"? Since 1980 Dr. Adelino Cunha , the founder of I HAVE THE POWER, has been searching for strategies to tr... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 09:00 am to Sun Jul 21 2019 at 06:00 pm

Pitchfork Music Festival - 3 Day Pass

South Union Avenue , S Union Ave, Chicago, IL, USA, Chicago, United States

Pitchfork Music Festival is a 3 days annual music festival takes place in Chicago, Illinois. Attendees at the Pitchfork Music Festival event enjoy 3 days of music in Illinois and lot of fun with huge crowds.Single day and three days... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 10:00 am to Sun Jul 21 2019 at 11:45 pm

Art Fest Michigan Avenue 2019

435 N Michigan Ave , Chicago, IL 60611-4003, United States

This three day fine art festival takes place on Chicago’s famous Michigan Avenue at the base of the iconic Chicago Tribune building overlooking the Chicago River! FREE ADMISSION! July 19 - 20 from 10 am - 5 pm! Come shop from juried artists from across... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 10:00 am to Sat Jul 20 2019 at 05:00 pm

Pitchfork Music Festival 2019

Union Park , 1501 West Randolph Street, Chicago, United States

The internationally recognized Pitchfork Music Festival returns for its 14th year presenting 40+ bands and will take place July 19-21, 2019 in Chicago’s Union Park. The Pitchfork Music Festival highlights the best in new and emerging music. S... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 12:00 pm to Sun Jul 21 2019 at 10:00 pm

Pitchfork Music Festival Chicago 2019

Union Park , 1501 West Randolph Street, Chicago, Illinois 60607, Chicago, United States

Pitchfork Music Festival 2019 Union Park, Chicago Tickets on sale now! This year’s headliners include HAIM , the Isley Brothers, and Robyn. Stereolab, Mavis Staples, Belle & Sebastian, Earl Sweatshirt, Pusha-T, Charli XCX, and many more will also be... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 12:00 pm to Sun Jul 21 2019 at 10:00 pm

6 Hour Patio People

Sleeping Village , 3734 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60618, Chicago, United States

2PM-8PM FREE! | 21+ 6 Hour Patio People is a daytime function with a rotating cast of DJs and a distinct lack of ceilings. Chicago has finally thawed out, and so have we. Join us on the beautiful Sleeping Village patio and celebrate with your loved ones... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019
02:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Taste of River North

Montgomery Ward Park , 630 N Kingsbury St, Chicago, Illinois 60654, Chicago, United States

The Taste of River North is prepared to feed all appetites the weekend of July 19-21. With its brilliant location in Ward Park along the Chicago River, the annual food and music lover’s gig leaves nothing left over or overlooked. Every season, 35,000-plus... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019
05:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Community Trunk Party | Talladega Bound

The Stamps-Rhine Center , 1327 N Larrabee St, Chicago, Illinois 60610, Chicago, United States

18 year old JaQuay is faced with both the opportunity and dilemma of a lifetime; he's scheduled to leave for college on Friday, July 26th with a band scholarship and no support. As a supporter of Career Development, we've organized this community trunk pa... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019
05:00 pm to 07:00 pm

Any Means Necessary Chicago Pop Up

Ars Memoria , 1770 W Berteau Ave, # 506, Chicago, Illinois 60613, Chicago, United States

Excited to announce our first ever Pop Up store in the beautiful city of Chicago during Complex Con weekend. Free to come. 10 years ago 2 friends started a clothing brand as a passion project that meshed street wear fashion with dark art aesthetic. With... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019
05:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Telly "The Kid" at Tacos and Tamales Fest

Tacos and Tamales Fest , 16th and Peoria, Chicago, Illinois, Chicago, United States

Bad Dance Entertainment Presents... The 4th Annual Tacos Y Tamales Festival & House Music DJ Stage! Modelo USA and Green Curtain Events are proud to announce the 4th Annual Tacos y Tamales Festival! This is a street affair based off a traditional Mex... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019
05:00 pm to 10:00 pm

National Daiquiri Day

Nacional 27 , 325 W Huron St, Chicago, Illinois 60654, Chicago, United States

Celebrate National Daiquiri Day at Nacional 27 with $7 Classic Cuban Daiquiris all day long. Then stay for dancing and a live DJ at 11 PM.... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 05:30 pm to Sat Jul 20 2019 at 02:00 am

Salsa: Angel d’Cuba and Denita Inez & Desueño Dance

Spirit Of Music Garden , Grant Park, 601 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60605, Chicago, United States

Angel d'Cuba (Salsa) with Denita Inez & Desueño Dance (Salsa). The 23rd Annual Chicago SummerDance! #ChicagoSummerDance June 26–August 24 Swing, waltz, cha-cha, footwork...or simply enjoy the music at the largest annual outdoor live music and danci... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019
06:00 pm to 09:30 pm

FA Block Party!

First Ascent Block 37 , 108 N State Street, Chicago, Illinois 60602, Chicago, United States

Join us for a breezy summer Block Party at Block 37! We'll have all essential Block Party elements ready for your enjoyment: a Bouncy House, a Bags/Cornhole Tournament, a DJ spinning summer themed tunes, beer (21+ only) and block party fare, and, of cour... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019
06:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Summer Sun Deck Party

East Bank Club , 500 N Kingsbury St, Chicago, Illinois 60654, Chicago, United States

Celebrate summertime under the stars at the Club’s biggest event of the year. Dance to a live DJ, and enjoy a delicious menu specially prepared by our chefs. Food, beer, wine and soft drinks are included. Reservations are necessary, as space is limited.... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019
06:00 pm to 10:00 pm

The Rogue DJ's Metal World Tour

Club DarkStar in SecondLife , Starfire Ln, Chicago, Illinois, Chicago, United States

The Rogue Dj is going to be taking us on a metal world tour! Which country will be exploring today? Idk... Countries we have been to already: France Korea Germany... Where should we go next?... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019
06:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3

Jay Pritzker Pavilion , Chicago, Illinois 60602, Chicago, United States

British conductor Martyn Brabbins makes his U.S. debut, leading the Grant Park Orchestra in Vaughan Williams’ sweeping "A London Symphony". The evening also includes Beethoven’s moving Piano Concerto No. 3 featuring piano virtuoso and frequent Festival gu... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019
06:30 pm to 08:30 pm

Jazzin & Jammin In Bronzeville

4910 S King Dr , 4910 South King Drive, Chicago, United States

Jazzin In Bronzeville Has a new home, and will be operating year-round starting in January! We are partnering with The Original Chicago blues All-Stars nonprofit. Which means blues & R&B will be on the menu too! Our new home will be Corpus Christi... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019
07:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Cumbia Vs New Wave

Subterranean , 2011 W North Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647, Chicago, United States

C U M B I A . VS N E W W A V E. ?A collaboration of your favorite cumbia beats and new wave tracks wrapped in one glorious night. The dance we have all wanted is coming to life Friday July 19.? There will be local vendors and a Photo Booth with... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 07:00 pm

The Gipsy Kings Featuring Nicolas Reyes And Tonino Baliardo

The Chicago Theatre , 175 N State St, Chicago, Illinois 60601, Chicago, United States

Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 8 Mar 2019 at 10:00 AM Official Platinum Presale : Thu, 7 Mar 2019 at 10:00 AM Local Presales : Thu, 7 Mar 2019 at 10:00 AM Chase Preferred Cardmember Presale : Thu, 7 Mar 2019 at 10:00 AM Official Platinu... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 07:30 pm

Chicago: Guru Randhawa & Kanika Kapoor Live in Concert

Copernicus Center , 5216 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60630, USA, Chicago, United States

All Sales are FINAL.All tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE.A printout of the eTicket issued by HungamaCity.com or PDF Copy of the same on smart phone should be produced at the venue. Please NOTE that some venues / organizers... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019
07:30 pm to 10:30 pm

LOUDERNOW at Sheffield Garden Walk

Sheffield and Webster Chicago , IL, Chicago, United States

Do you miss the days when My Chemical Romance, Paramore, Fall Out Boy, Taking Back Sunday, and The Used reigned supreme? When your top 8 on Myspace mattered, rocking skinny jeans, band tees, and a sidekick were acceptable. After a decade under the influen... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019
08:00 pm to 10:00 pm

The Jauntee w/s/g Zombie Mañana in Chicago, IL

Bourbon on Division , 2050 W Division St, Chicago, Illinois 60622, Chicago, United States

The Jauntee is back in Chicago! www.thejauntee.com The Jauntee thejauntee.bandcamp.com In a world filled with instant gratification, gimmicky over saturation and a lack of true improvisation, The Jauntee pays tribute to music’s ability to transcend simpl... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 08:00 pm to Sat Jul 20 2019 at 01:00 am

Chuck Prophet & the Mission Express

City Winery Chicago , 1200 W Randolph St, Chicago, Illinois 60607, Chicago, United States

I'VE BEEN PLAYING MUSIC AND TOURING AROUND THE WORLD FOR A WHILE. I'VE RELEASED OVER 10 LP'S ON DIFFERENT LABELS. MAYBE 11, OR 12. I LIKE TOURING. I MUST. FOR A MORE DETAILED AND PROFESSIONAL BIOGRAPHY WITH AN EMPHASIS ON THE LATEST AND GREATEST PLEASE CO... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019
08:00 pm to 08:01 pm

Nightmare's Super Happy Fun Time Rock Show

Club DarkStar in SecondLife , Starfire Ln, Chicago, Illinois, Chicago, United States

DJ Nightmare is here to liven up the party! Join us in Secondlife at Club Darkstar! Who knows what fun he is bringing to the table! 8pm to 10pm PST/10pm to 12am CST... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 08:00 pm to Sat Jul 20 2019 at 12:00 am

Sensational Tour - Guru Randhawa & Kanika Kapoor - Chicago

Copernicus Center , 5216 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60630, Chicago, United States

After Showing you a glimpse of his Performance in the Da-Bangg Tour, Get ready for his Full nonstop Power-packed musical evening Guru Randhawa with the #BabyDoll herself Kanika Kapoor LIVE IN CONCERT!! The BIGGEST CONCERT OF THE SUMMER!!... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 08:30 pm

GURU RANDHAWA & KANIKA KAPOOR

Copernicus Center , 5216 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, United States

GURU RANDHAWA & KANIKA KAPOOR LIVE IN CONCERT... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 08:30 pm to Sat Jul 20 2019 at 12:30 am

Mi Casa Holiday(mch) Chicago 19 | Boat Party & Events July 19-21

Chicago , Illinois, United States

★★ MCH CHICAGO - BOAT PARTY WEEKEND EVENTS ★★ For the Love of House | July 19-21 // Hosts: MCH + Arabella + Suave Sundays + Dancegruv radio + more MCH WEEKEND JULY 19-21 ★★ THURSDAY JULY 18 - MCH PRE-PARTY (DJ's) / HEAT @ ARBELLA Chicago’s weekly... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 08:30 pm

Pitchfork Music Festival Aftershow featuring CHAI / Varsity / James Swanberg @ The Empty Bottle

The Empty Bottle , 1035 North Western Avenue, Chicago, United States

$15 // 21+A Pitchfork Music Festival Aftershow featuring...CHAIVARSITYJAMES SWANBERG----------Japanese four-piece CHAI may worship at the altar of kawaii – their homeland’s culture of cute– but they’re not about to be pushed around by the idle bosses and... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 09:00 pm to Sat Jul 20 2019 at 06:00 am

Acoustic Remakes of Kanye Songs

Northside Bar & Grill , 1635 North Damen Avenue, Chicago, United States

Acoustic remakes of songs by Kanye West, Chane the Rapper, Kid Cudi, and more. In previous pop-punk bands Joe Martin has headlined the Metro, played on Warped Tour, and performed at Summerfest. For the past 2 years, his passion project has been a series o... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 09:00 pm to Sat Jul 20 2019 at 12:00 am

Fresh Faces: The category is CAMP (free event)

Reggies , 2105 S State St, Chicago, Illinois 60616, Chicago, United States

Fresh Faces is returning with the theme CAMP! Join us on Friday July 19 for an evening of extravaganza. Dance Party, Performances & or course the "Fresh Faces" competition. Lucy Stoole Yolo Ono (Toni Villaseñor) Nena Dee River Coello Nico Aunt... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 09:00 pm to Sat Jul 20 2019 at 01:00 am

Melvin War

Tequila Roadhouse , 920 E Roosevelt Rd, West Chicago, Illinois 60185, West Chicago, United States

E.P.M. PRESENTS: BACHATA WITH MELVIN WAR! From New York to Tequila Roadhouse!?? Advance tickets are $10, it's $15 at the door so get 'em soon! For advance tickets, please call Eric at 847-980-9752 or DJ Porras at 312-401-7304! MUSIC BY: DJ Jose Manuel Por... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 09:00 pm to Sat Jul 20 2019 at 02:00 am

Pitchfork Music Festival Aftershow: CHAI / Varsity / James Swanberg

The Empty Bottle , 1035 N Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622, Chicago, United States

9PM // $15 // 21+ A Pitchfork Music Festival Aftershow featuring... CHAI Japanese four-piece CHAI may worship at the altar of kawaii – their homeland’s culture of cute– but they’re not about to be pushed around by the idle bosses and the ignorant patria... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 09:00 pm

Heineken Red Star SummerBrews

Secret Location , South Loop, Chicago, United States

Friday, July 19th Heineken Red Star Access presents... BREWS on Motor Row (SUMMERTIME - CHI) Heineken wants to celebrate the coming of Summer with you and yours! Room 1: Hosted DJ PHARRIS (Pharris will curate the DJ Talent fo... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 09:00 pm to Sat Jul 20 2019 at 02:00 am

Stereolab - Pitchfork & Goose Island Present @ Thalia Hall

Thalia Hall , 1807 South Allport Street, Chicago, Illinois 60608, Chicago, United States

STEREOLAB About the Show: Doors 9:30pm / Show 10:30pm Tickets on sale Thursday, 6/13 at 10am Pre-Sale tickets will be available to Pitchfork Music Festival ticket holders ONLY beginning at 10am CST on June 10th. You must have purchased your ticket before... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 09:30 pm

Cate Le Bon @ Constellation

Constellation , 3111 N. Western Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60618, Chicago, United States

Sponsored by WLUW "Reward" Release Tour It was on a mountainside in Cumbria that the first whispers of Cate Le Bon’s fifth studio album poked their buds above the earth. “There’s a strange romanticism to going a little bit crazy and playing the piano to... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 10:00 pm to Sat Jul 20 2019 at 01:00 am

Hood Politics Takeover

Spybar , 646 N Franklin St, Chicago, Illinois 60654, Chicago, United States

HOOD POLITICS TAKEOVER Friday, July 19 Hood Politics takes over Spybar Friday 7/19! GET TICKETS: https://link.dice.fm/feHvxmx1fX On The Decks: DJ SUSAN MORE THAN FRIENDS NUTTY JOHN SUMMIT LIKE US on Facebook - @SpybarChicago FOLLOW US on Instagram -... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 10:00 pm to Sat Jul 20 2019 at 04:00 am

Official Pitchfork Music Fest Aftershow: Grapetooth & Lala Lala

Metro Chicago , 3730 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60613, Chicago, United States

Metro Chicago, Pitchfork and Goose Island present: An Official Pitchfork Music Festival Aftershow with... Grapetooth / Lala Lala / Title TK DJs $20 Adv / $25 Day Of / 18 & Over // Doors: 9PM / Show: 10PM Tickets on sale now: http://bit.ly/P4KGrapet... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 10:00 pm to Sat Jul 20 2019 at 01:00 am

Urban Fêtes presents: SILENT "JUKE JAM" PARTY CHICAGO

The Promontory , 5311 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60615, Chicago, United States

CHICAGO: "HOL UP' WAIT A MINUTE!" Don't miss Urban Fêtes special "JUKE JAM" Silent Party. Don a pair a headphones and join in on the Silent Party fun Friday, July 19th at The Promontory! Hear the hottest "House, Hip-Hop and R&B" sets plus everything i... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 10:00 pm to Sat Jul 20 2019 at 02:00 am

P4k Aftershow: Ric Wilson/Pixel Grip/Mia Gladstone/Kiéla Adira

3159 N Southport Ave , Chicago, IL 60657-3226, United States

Schubas | Friday, July 19 | 11PM | 18+ Tickets: $15.00 Pitchfork Music Festival After Show Featuring Ric Wilson: http://Ricwilsonmusic.com With special guests... Pixel Grip: pixelgrip.bandcamp.com/album/heavy-handed-2 MIA GLADSTONE: soundcloud.com/mia... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019
11:00 pm to 11:59 pm

::BANDA SUMMER CRUISE 2019::

Anita Dee Yacht Charters , 200 N Breakwater Access, Chicago, Illinois 60601, Chicago, United States

?Y QUE SUENE LA BANDA? (FRI, JULY 19TH) ✅ BANDA RECUERDO ✅ LOS HEROES DEL NORTE ✅ LA BANDENA ✅ TAMBORAZO NUEVO AIRE Get your tickets @ https://tinyurl.com/y3hoatv7 3 Levels of BANDA + REGGAETON + TOP40 + BACHATA... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 11:45 pm

Friday Late Night Booze Cruise on July 19th aboard Spirit of Chicago

Spirit of Chicago (Boarding at Navy Pier) , 600 East Grand Avenue, Navy Pier, Chicago, United States

Tickets include a Buffet, Live DJ, Dancing, Giveaways, and the best views of Chicago! Chicago may be the Second City, but our booze cruises are first class! Cruising aboard a four story, 192 foot luxury yacht, you'll enjoy breathtaking views of Chic... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 11:59 pm to Sat Jul 20 2019 at 02:30 am

Yacht Party Chicago's Friday Late Night Booze Cruise on July 19th

Spirit of Chicago (Boarding at Navy Pier) , 600 East Grand Avenue, Navy Pier, Chicago, United States

Tickets include a Buffet, Live DJ, Dancing, Giveaways, and the best views of Chicago! Chicago may be the Second City, but our booze cruises are first class! Cruising aboard a four story, 192 foot luxury yacht, you'll enjoy breathtaking views of Chic... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019 at 11:59 pm to Sat Jul 20 2019 at 02:30 am

Jul 20 2019

Humana Rock N' Roll Chicago Half Marathon

Grant Park , Grant Park, Chicago, IL, USA, Chicago, United States

The 11th annual 13.1-mile block party returns this year with 2 days of running. The running festival kicks off on Friday with the running expo at McCormick Place, followed by a 5k race in Grant Park on Saturday morning. Sunday’s 10k and Half Marathon r... Read More

Sat Jul 20 2019
07:30 am to 12:00 pm

Volleywood Beach Volleyball Tournament

North Avenue Beach , 1600 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60614, Chicago, United States

Play in the Midwest's largest Beach Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, July 20th! This 1-day tournament features over 300 teams and with many of the region’s top players in our 2’s divisions as well as people just out to have fun in our 4’s and 6’s divis... Read More

Sat Jul 20 2019
08:00 am to 06:00 pm

Summer Yoga Series

The Adler Planetarium , 1300 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60605, Chicago, United States

By popular demand, the Adler is adding three special, themed sessions to our usual Sun Salutations Yoga schedule this summer. Grab a yoga mat and join us! We’ll provide the sky. --- EVENTS --- July 20 | Fly Me to the Moon Yoga Celebrate the 50th anniv... Read More

Sat Jul 20 2019
08:30 am to 09:30 am

Shred415 Outdoor Summer Series

Mariano's , 1615 South Clark Street, Chicago, United States

Join us this summer at Mariano's South Loop for a live DJ, free food & beverage, goodies & giveaways. Be sure to sign up to be eligible for our raffle! Workout will take place outside on the 3rd floor parking garage. 8:45am. Check in (... Read More

Sat Jul 20 2019
09:00 am to 10:15 am

Volleywood Featuring Corona Electric Beach

North Avenue Beach , 1600 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, United States

Volleywood featuring Corona Electric Beach returns July 20th at the iconic North Avenue Beach. This 1-day music fest will let you experience the best of Chicago’s lakefront while featuring some of the world’s best DJs. We’ll be bringing the good vibes all... Read More

Sat Jul 20 2019
11:00 am to 07:00 pm

Volleywood featuring Corona Electric Beach

North Avenue Beach , 1600 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60614, Chicago, United States

Chicago’s only 1-day lakefront music festival, Volleywood featuring Corona Electric Beach, is back July 20th at North Avenue Beach. 8 hours of music, 5 incredible artists, and 1 stage, Volleywood is that happy place between a concert and a multi-day festi... Read More

Sat Jul 20 2019
11:00 am to 07:00 pm

Music in Chicago

The city of Chicago, located on the shores of Lake Michigan, is the second most visited city in the United States with a footfall of 55 million domestic and international visitors. This city is a haven for music lovers from all over the world and the varied music culture of this place attracts people of every taste. There is no particular season for spectacular music events in Chicago as this city is overflowing with music festivals throughout the year with sold out concerts and packed live shows. This city is also called the “Blues Capital of the World” due to its rich blues culture. So if music is in your blood then you will never run out of fun with the countless music festivals, concerts in Chicago and not to forget the bars playing live music with fine beer.


Live Music in Chicago

Mainstream pop, metal, indie rock, blues, hip-hop or jazz, whatever be your musical taste, you name it and Chicago has it, live. With more than 225 venues, Chicago is the most favourable spot and home to the rising local talent. The top places for live music in Chicago are Green Mill Jazz Club, Blue Chicago, Chicago Cultural Centre, Schubas, Lincoln Hall, Buddy Guy’s Legend, Reggies Chicago, Empty Bottle, Huntington bank pavilion and Allstate Arena. The Green Milli Jazz Club is the longest running jazz club of the country and has an outstanding jazz lineup. Buddy Guy’s Legend, owned by the guitarist himself is one of the best blues nightclubs for live music in Chicago playing local, national and international acts and the annual show of Buddy Guy’s plays to a packed house each January. Reggie Chicago is one of the best rock clubs in Chicago with a live stage complemented by a bar and a grill and stellar performances as vivid as the crowd-- rock, punk, metal, jazz and hip-hop. 


Chicago Music Festivals & Concerts 

Music plays grand in Chicago even if it is on the streets, downtown parks or on the stage of the Jay Pritzker Pavilion and even in Soldier Field stadium. Chicago is host to the largest music festivals in the world like the Lollapalooza and the World Music Festival Chicago. This city also hosts the biggest free international blues festival known as the Chicago Blues Festival and has seen some stellar performances by B.B.King, Ray Charles, Buddy Guy and the late Koko Taylor in the past years. The Grant Park Music Festival is the nation’s only free outdoor classical festival and comprises of the Grammy Nominated Grant Park Orchestra and showcases 32 phenomenal summer music concerts. Mamby on the Beach is an incredibly fun electronic meets indie rock music festival by the beach side. Other remarkable music festivals of Chicago are Chicago Gospel Music Festival, Country Lakeside festival and the Pitchfork Music Festival.


Music Bars in Chicago

The California Clippers have always been known for their diverse lineup. However, nowadays it is a favourite jazz and alternative rock music spot of the town with a classy cocktail menu to gulp down with the live music and the new DJ acts. Lincoln Hall has upped its game and giving a tough competition to popular joints like the Metro and Empty Bottle to become the best venue in Chicago with their eventful calendar of top-notch acts that showcases spectacular local talent. South Loop nightclub plays one of the best live punk music in Chicago. With a stunning rooftop patio, delicious food, a wide range of drinks and bus trips to the Bears games, this place never gets dull.


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