Top Upcoming Concerts in Chicago

Carrie Underwood


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Ed Sheeran

Pop / Rock

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Cage The Elephant

Alternative Rock / Garage Rock / Indie Rock

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Lily Allen

Pop / Singer / Songwriter

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Enrique Iglesias

Pop / Rap / Reggaeton

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Ryan Adams


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Allen Stone

18 and over / R&B / Soul

8:00 pm
The Vic Theatre Allen Stone, Bad Rabbits, Tommy and the High Pilots
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Laura Pausini

Pop / Rock

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Chicago Concerts Overview

Riot Fest Chicago 2014 - Arts Festival | Food & Drink Event | Music Festival | Concert in Chicago

Chicago doesn’t just have a long tradition of music; it’s single-handedly responsible for creating the specific musical sub-genre’s of Chicago blues and jazz. And anyone who has ever seen the blues in the Windy City knows that it’s hallowed ground for legendary artists like Buddy Guy, Bo Diddley, and Muddy Waters.

But the musical lineage doesn’t end with the blues. Chicago concerts have seen the likes of every kind of musician from rappers such as Kanye West and Common, to rockers like Pete Wentz and Cheap Trick, to old crooners like Nat King Cole and Sam Cooke.

The live music venues in the city are nearly as legendary as the players who have graced them with historical haunts Lincoln Hall, Aragon Ballroom, and the Chicago Theatre, which are now mixed in with more modern classics like Charter One Pavilion, House of Blues, The United Center, and the Jay Pritzker Pavilion.

Ultimately though, there’s no better place to see concerts in Chicago than in the smaller, more intimate spots where cagey old blues legends still play their gigs or where up-and-coming artists practice for their moment in the spotlight.

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Upcoming Concerts in Chicago by Genre

Pop / Rock

African Festival of the Arts Chicago - Arts Festival | Music Festival | Outdoor Event in Chicago. more pop / rock concerts


Riot Fest Chicago - Arts Festival | Food & Drink Event | Music Festival in Chicago. more electronic concerts


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