Tickets go on sale this week for the PIQNIQ summer music festival, which is heading back to Tinley Park June 18.
Songs are like dresses, says Tony Award-winner Heather Headley, and she’ll try on those songs — including Broadway, jazz and gospel selections — in concert Sunday during her McAninch Arts Center debut.
Catch rocker Colin Peterik at City Winery, Charlie Otto & His Gear at Chop Shop or FOZZY in Aurora this week; plus Spring Awakening tickets and an appearance on Jeff Mills’ “Set List” podcast.
Pitbull, Black Crowes, Revivalists debut (along with returning fan favorites) for Ravinia’s 2022 season
Ravinia Festival in Highland Park is looking to start fresh this summer with CSO performances and a full lineup of artists at the outdoor venue.
Homegrown Fest’s 2020 Infinity TV gets a replay this weekend; Western Elstons play The Venue; Ministry comes back to town; and more.
Headed by a fan-pleasingly eclectic mix of mainstagers, Lollapalooza is ready to roll into Grant Park again this summer.
With the continued success of its long-running North Coast electronica, hip-hop and rock music festival,
Country star Reba McEntire, The Eagles play the United Center, and tributes to Carole King and rock history take over the Metropolis.
Actor Kiefer Sutherland brings his guitar to the Arcada Theatre, Suncrusher’s EP release show at Bottom Lounge, Jacks & Atoms play Arlington Ale House, and much more.
After two years playing livestream concerts during the pandemic, indie-folk singer Joshua Radin is back out on tour with three concerts of heartfelt songs and stories at Chicago’s City Winery next week.
A week’s worth of shows from and in the Chicago music scene
Midcentury Llama headlines Subterranean, New Edition brings nostalgia to the United Center, Too Hype Crew and Bella Cain play Joe’s Live, Great White heads to the Arcada Theatre, and much more.
Ignescent celebrates a new release in Aurora; The BoDeans bring their hits to College of DuPage’s McAninch Arts Center; Tool plays the United Center; Bitter Jester opens submissions; and more.
The upcoming spring season at Barrington’s White House features an eclectic lineup of cultural and artistic events, with some old favorites and acclaimed performers.
Concerts: MER, Drew Baldridge, Pino Farina Band, Dropkick Murphys, May Erlewine, Michael Glabicki and more
MER’s Music Showcase returns, country artist Drew Baldridge plays Joe’s Live in Rosemont, Crash Test Dummies head to City Winery, Michael Glabicki plays Hey Nonny and much more.
Sound check: Chicago Children’s Choir, Pino Farina, Brontë Fall, MER, The Mild West with Marina City and more
The Dropkick Murphys celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early; the swing revival hits Raue Center with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy; The Mild West and Marina City play a benefit concert; plus, local appearances by Brontë Fall, MER, Pino Farina, Brad Redlich and more.
Concerts: Fletcher Rockwell, Tyler, the Creator, Underbelly Hours Spotlight, Relient K, Jon Langford and more
Fletcher Rockwell returns to its roots; Sister Hazel celebrates a birthday; The Underbelly Hours fire up the spotlight and much more
’90s alt-rock band Collective Soul plays Waukegan’s Genesee Theatre; Fletcher Rockwell returns to Quigley’s; Nellie’s and Hey Nonny showcase rising stars; and the Underbelly Hours podcast returns with its first local showcase of 2022 in Wheaton. Plus, a Meat Loaf tribute, the return of Blues on the Fox and two Situation Chicago benefit shows.
Buddy Guy is set to headline the 24th Blues on the Fox Festival at RiverEdge Park in Aurora, which returns June 17 and 18 after a two-year hiatus.
Get moving with a night of Chicago house at The Piazza, America and The Buckinghams at the Genesee Theatre, Valentine’s Day with a Dashboard Confessional livestream and more.