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The editorial team shares some of the most noteworthy events in Chicago over the next few weeks. Check them out below and let us know if there are any you feel we should add to the list.

 

Tito El Bambino

Efraín David Fines Nevares known professionally as Tito “El Bambino” is a Puerto Rican singer and songwriter. He rose to fame as Tito of the duo Héctor & Tito.

Ivy Queen

Martha Ivelisse Pesante Rodríguez, known as Ivy Queen, is a Puerto Rican singer, songwriter, rapper, actress and record producer.

When
May 22, Tuesday @ 06:30 PM

Where
House of Blues Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

Steffan Argus

When
May  22, Tuesday @ 07:00 PM

Where
Subterranean
Chicago, IL

 

Joanna Connor

Joanna Connor is an American Chicago-based blues singer, songwriter, and a virtuoso guitarist. Connor was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States, and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts.

When
May 22, Tuesday @ 07:30 PM

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Todd Rundgren

Todd Harry Rundgren is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and record producer who has performed a diverse range of styles as a solo artist and as a member of the band Utopia.

Utopia

Utopia is an American rock band formed in 1973 by Todd Rundgren. During its first three years, the group was a progressive rock band with a somewhat fluid membership known as Todd Rundgren’s Utopia.

 

When
May 22, Tuesday @ 08:00 PM

Where
The Chicago Theatre
Chicago, IL

 

U2

U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin formed in 1976. The group consists of Bono, the Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr.

When
May 22, Tuesday @ 08:00 PM
May 23, Wednesday @ 08:00 PM

Where
United Center
Chicago, IL

 

Arrested Development

Arrested Development is an American alternative hip hop group that formed in Atlanta in 1988. It was founded by Speech and his former friend Headliner as a positive, Afrocentric alternative to gangsta rap popular in the early 1990s.

When
May 23, Wednesday @ 06:30 PM

Where
House of Blues Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

A Killer’s Confession

In September 2016, Waylon Reavis announced on Facebook, then via press release, that his new project A Killer’s Confession had signed a deal with EMP Label Group who would release their debut album Unbroken in Spring 2017.

When
May 23, Wednesday @ 07:00 PM

Where
Top Fuel Saloon
Braidwood, IL

 

Ryan Cabrera

Ryan Frank Cabrera is an American singer-songwriter and musician. Cabrera began as a lead singer for the Dallas band Rubix Groove before pursuing his solo career.

Rookie of the Year

Rookie of the Year is an indie rock/acoustic band from Fayetteville, North Carolina.

When
May 23, Wednesday @ 07:00 PM

Where
Bottom Lounge
Chicago, IL

 

Corey Dennison

When
May 23, Wednesday @ 07:30 PM

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Trivium

Trivium is an American heavy metal band from Orlando, Florida, formed in 1999. After getting signed to Roadrunner Records in 2004, the band has released eight studio albums and over twenty singles.

Toothgrinder

Toothgrinder is an American metal band from Asbury Park, New Jersey.

When
May 23, Wednesday @ 07:30 PM

Where
The Forge
Joliet, IL

 

Luis Miguel

Luis Miguel Gallego Basteri is an icon in Latin America, often referred to as El Sol de México.

When
May 23, Wednesday @ 08:30 PM

Where
Allstate Arena
Rosemont, IL

 

Piff the Magic Dragon

John van der Put is a magician and comedian from the United Kingdom who performs under the stage name Piff the Magic Dragon.

When
May 24, Thursday @ 07:30 PM
May 25, Friday @ 08:00 PM & 09:45 PM
May 26, Saturday @ 07:00 PM & 09:15 PM

Where
Chicago Improv
Schaumburg, IL

 

Mike Wheeler Band

When
May 24, Thursday @ 07:30 PM

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Protoje

Oje Ken Ollivierre, popularly known as Protoje, is a contemporary reggae singer and songwriter from Jamaica. His mother is Jamaican singer, Lorna Bennett, best known for her 1972 rendition of “Breakfast in Bed”.

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When
May 24, Thursday @ 08:00 PM

Where
Subterranean
Chicago, IL

 

Them Evils

When
May 24, Thursday @ 08:00 PM

Where
Beat Kitchen
Chicago, IL

 

Gary Allan

Gary Allan Herzberg is an American country music artist.

High Valley

High Valley is a Canadian country music duo from Blumenort, Alberta, a small community near the hamlet of La Crete. The band is composed of brothers Brad and Curtis Rempel. Bryan Rempel was a member until March 2014.

When
May 24, Thursday @ 08:05 PM

Where
Joe’s Live Rosemont
Rosemont, IL

 

Slayer

Slayer is an American thrash metal band from Huntington Park, California. The band was formed in 1981 by vocalist/bassist Tom Araya and guitarists Kerry King and Jeff Hanneman.

Anthrax

Anthrax is an American heavy metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by rhythm guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker.

Testament

Testament is an American thrash metal band from Berkeley, California.

Lamb Of God

Lamb of God is an American heavy metal band from Richmond, Virginia. Formed in 1994 as Burn the Priest, the group consists of vocalist Randy Blythe, guitarists Mark Morton and Willie Adler, bassist John Campbell, and drummer Chris Adler.

Behemoth

Behemoth is a Polish extreme metal band from Gdańsk, formed in 1991. They are considered to have played an important role in establishing the Polish extreme metal underground.

When
May 25, Friday @ 05:00 PM

Where
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – Chicago, IL
Tinley Park, IL

 

BoDeans

BoDeans is a rock band formed in Waukesha, Wisconsin in 1983. In 1985, the band signed a contract with Slash Records and recorded their debut album, Love & Hope & Sex & Dreams.

When
May 25, Friday @ 07:00 PM

Where
Blarney Island
Antioch, IL

 

Joanna Connor

Joanna Connor is an American Chicago-based blues singer, songwriter, and a virtuoso guitarist. Connor was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States, and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts.

When
May 25, Friday @ 07:00 PM
May 26, Saturday @ 07:00 PM

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Wet

Wet is an American indie pop group from Brooklyn, New York. The band’s first two albums—the 2013 self-titled EP and 2016 Don’t You—are credited to Kelly Zutrau, Joe Valle, and Marty Sulkow.

When
May 25, Friday @ 07:00 PM

Where
House of Blues Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

Insomnium

Insomnium is a melodic death metal band from Joensuu, Finland. The sound and lyrical themes of their music portray darkness, sorrow, loss, pain, and nature.

When
May 25, Friday @ 07:30 PM

Where
The Forge
Joliet, IL

 

Vance Joy

James Gabriel Keogh, better known by his stage name Vance Joy, is an Australian singer and songwriter. He signed a five-album deal with Atlantic Records in 2013. He released his debut EP God Loves You When You’re Dancing in March 2013.

Alice Merton

Alice Merton is a German-Canadian-English singer and songwriter. Merton achieved mainstream success with her debut single, “No Roots”, a No 1 single in France. In March 2018, the single was released in the UK joining BBC Radio 2’s playlist.

When
May 25, Friday @ 07:30 PM

Where
Rosemont Theatre
Rosemont, IL

 

Billy Gardell

William “Billy” Gardell is an American stand-up comedian, actor, game show host and voice artist. Gardell played Chicago police officer Mike Biggs on Mike & Molly.

When
May 25, Friday @ 09:00 PM

Where
Silver Creek Event Center at Four Winds New Buffalo
New Buffalo, MI

 

ComedySportz

ComedySportz (CSz) is an improvisational comedy organization started in 1984 in Milwaukee, by a group of local comedians including Dick Chudnow, Bob Orvis, Brian Green, and others.

When
May 25, Friday @ 08:00 PM
May 26, Saturday @ 10:00 PM

Where
CSz Theatre Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

Natty Nation

Natty Nation is an American rock and reggae band from Madison, Wisconsin. Founded in 1995, as of April 20, 2017, the lineup included Demetrius “Jah Boogie” Wainwright, Aaron Konkol, Nick Czarnecki, Chris Di Bernardo, & Dave “Captain Smooth” Randall.

When
May 25, Friday @ 08:00 PM

Where
Beat Kitchen
Chicago, IL

 

Plies

Algernod Lanier Washington, better known by his stage name Plies, is an American hip hop recording artist. He is the founder of Big Gates Records.

When
May 25, Friday @ 08:00 PM

Where
Joe’s on Weed Street
Chicago, IL

 

Scarface

Brad Terrence Jordan, better known by his stage name Scarface, is an American rapper and music producer.

DJ Quik

David Marvin Blake, better known by his stage name DJ Quik, is an American hip hop recording artist, DJ and record producer. According to Quik himself, his stage name reflects his ability to produce records in a short period of time.

MC Lyte

MC Lyte is an American rapper who first gained fame in the late 1980s, becoming the first solo female rapper to release a full album with 1988’s critically acclaimed Lyte as a Rock. She has long been considered one of hip-hop’s pioneer feminists.

KRS-One

Lawrence “Kris” Parker, better known by his stage names KRS-One, and Teacha, is an American rapper and occasional producer from The Bronx, New York City, New York.

Twista

Carl Terrell Mitchell, better known by his stage name Twista, is an American rapper.

When
May 25, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Arie Crown Theater
Chicago, IL

 

The Whispers

The Whispers are an American group from Los Angeles, California, who have scored hit records since the late 1960s.

Roy Ayers

Roy Ayers is an American funk, soul, and jazz composer and vibraphone player.

When
May 25, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
The Venue at Horseshoe Casino
Hammond, IN

 

Charley Crockett

When
May 25, Friday @ 08:30 PM 

Where
FitzGerald’s
Berwyn, IL

 

The Evidence

The Evidence is a Canadian square-peg rock band from Calgary, Alberta. The band was originally known as The Failure until 2007. The Evidence is a power trio consisting of members Dean Rud, Tyler Pickering, and Casey Lewis.

When
May 25, Friday @ 09:00 PM 

Where
Subterranean
Chicago, IL

 

Cultura Profética

Cultura Profética is a Puerto Rican reggae band formed in 1996. The band has undergone several lineup changes, but founding members Willy Rodríguez, Boris Bilbraut, Eliut González, and Omar Silva have remained in the group throughout its history.

When
May 26, Saturday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
House of Blues Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

Otherwise

Otherwise is an American hard rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada. They have released three full-length albums on the independent label Century Media Records, titled True Love Never Dies, Peace at All Costs and Sleeping Lions.

When
May 26, Saturday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
The Forge
Joliet, IL

 

Kashmir

Kashmir, formerly known as Nirvana, is a Danish alternative rock band consisting of Kasper Eistrup; Mads Tunebjerg; Asger Techau and Henrik Lindstrand.

When
May 26, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
The District
Rockford, IL

 

Reik

Reik is a Mexican band from Mexicali, Baja California formed by Jesús Alberto Navarro Rosas, Julio Ramírez Eguía, and Gilberto Marín Espinoza.

When
May 26, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Rosemont Theatre
Rosemont, IL

 

Lever, the Just Luckies, Harvey Fox & Bernie & the Wolf

When
May 26, Saturday @ 09:00 PM 

Where
Quenchers
Chicago, IL

 

Linsey Alexander

Linsey Alexander is a blues songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist. He has been a fixture in clubs on Chicago’s North Side for nearly two decades and has played with numerous blues musicians, including Buddy Guy, A.C. Reed, Magic Slim, and B.B. King.

When
May 27, Sunday @ 06:00 PM 

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Souvenirs

Souvenirs is a Danish pop duo consisting of Sofie Bonde and her husband Nils Torp. The group was formed in Hjeds ved Suldrup in 1993. The music for the band was written by Torp in collaboration with Johnny Voss.

When
May 27, Sunday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Downstairs (at Subterranean)
Chicago, IL

 

Starbenders

When
May 27, Sunday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Subterranean
Chicago, IL

 

Mushroomhead

Mushroomhead is an American alternative metal band from Cleveland, Ohio.

When
May 29, Tuesday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
The Forge
Joliet, IL

 

Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Yeah Yeah Yeahs is an American indie rock band formed in New York City in 2000.

When
May 29, Tuesday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Aragon Ballroom
Chicago, IL

 

Ugly God

Royce Davison, better known by his stage name Ugly God, is an American rapper, songwriter and record producer. He is best known for his hit 2016 single “Water”.

When
May 30, Wednesday @ 06:00 PM 

Where
House of Blues Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

Corey Dennison

When
May 30, Wednesday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

The Diamonds

The Diamonds are a Canadian vocal quartet that rose to prominence in the 1950s and early 1960s with 16 Billboard hit records. The original members were Dave Somerville, Ted Kowalski, Phil Levitt, and Bill Reed.

When
May 30, Wednesday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Coronado Performing Arts Center
Rockford, IL

 

Superfruit

Superfruit is an American musical and comedy duo consisting of Mitch Grassi and Scott Hoying, both known as members of the a cappella group Pentatonix; it is also the name of their comedy show, which is featured on their eponymous YouTube channel.

When
May 30, Wednesday @ 08:30 PM 

Where
Bottom Lounge
Chicago, IL

 

Psycroptic

Psycroptic is an Australian technical death metal band formed in Hobart in 1999. Mainstay members are Dave Haley on drums, his brother Joe Haley on guitar, and Cameron Grant on bass guitar. Their lead vocalist, Jason Peppiatt, joined in 2004.

When
May 31, Thursday @ 05:30 PM 

Where
The Forge
Joliet, IL

 

Nathaniel Rateliff

Nathaniel David Rateliff is an American singer and songwriter based in Denver, whose influences are described as folk, Americana and vintage rhythm & blues.

The Head and the Heart

The Head and the Heart is an American indie folk band. They were formed in the summer of 2009 by Josiah Johnson and Jonathan Russell. The band also includes Charity Rose Thielen, Chris Zasche, Kenny Hensley, and Tyler Williams.

When
May 31, Thursday @ 06:30 PM 

Where
Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
Chicago, IL

 

José Madero

When
May 31, Thursday @ 06:30 PM 

Where
House of Blues Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

Combichrist

Combichrist is an American aggrotech band formed in 2003 by Andy LaPlegua, who also founded the bands Icon of Coil, Panzer AG, Scandinavian Cock and Scandy. Combichrist is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Wednesday 13

Joseph Michael Poole is an American singer and musician best known by his stage name Wednesday 13. As well as his solo career, he is known for being the frontman of Murderdolls.

When
May 31, Thursday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Bottom Lounge
Chicago, IL

 

Future Leaders of the World

Future Leaders of the World is a rock band formed in 2003. The band released their debut album, LVL IV in 2004, before going through a period of being named Machina, featuring former Evanescence members guitarist John LeCompt and drummer Rocky Gray.

When
May 31, Thursday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Top Fuel Saloon
Braidwood, IL

 

Deon Cole

Deon Cole is an American actor, comedian, and comedy writer.

When
May 31, Thursday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Chicago Improv
Schaumburg, IL

 

Mike Wheeler Band

When
May 31, Thursday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

GYMSHORTS

When
May 31, Thursday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Subterranean
Chicago, IL

 

Love and Theft

Love and Theft is an American country music group founded by Stephen Barker Liles, Eric Gunderson, and Brian Bandas, all three of whom alternated as lead singers and acoustic guiarists.

When
June 1, Friday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
The Room at The Silver Buckle Saloon
Highland, IN

 

Nora Jean Bruso

Nora Jean Bruso is an American Chicago and electric blues singer and songwriter. She has penned over 700 songs, and worked with Carl Weathersby and Dave Specter.

When
June 1, Friday @ 07:00 PM
June 2, Saturday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Taylor Swift

Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. One of the leading contemporary recording artists, she is known for narrative songs about her personal life, which have received widespread media coverage.

Camila Cabello

Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao is a Cuban-American singer and songwriter.

Charli XCX

Charlotte Emma Aitchison, known professionally as Charli XCX, is a British singer and songwriter.

When
June 1, Friday @ 07:00 PM
June 2, Saturday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Soldier Field
Chicago, IL

 

Lovedrive

Lovedrive is the sixth studio album by German band Scorpions, released in 1979.

When
June 1, Friday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
House of Blues Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

Depeche Mode

Depeche Mode are an English electronic band formed in Basildon, Essex in 1980. The group consists of founders Dave Gahan, Martin Gore, and Andy Fletcher.

When
June 1, Friday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
United Center
Chicago, IL

 

Phil Anselmo

Philip Hansen Anselmo is an American heavy metal musician who is best known as the lead vocalist for Pantera. He is also the owner of Housecore Records and has been involved with several other bands.

When
June 1, Friday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
The Forge
Joliet, IL

 

Charlie Parr

Charlie Parr is an American country blues musician. Born in Austin, Minnesota, he spent part of his childhood in Hollandale before starting his music career in Duluth.

When
June 1, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Coronado Performing Arts Center
Rockford, IL

 

Chris Tucker

Christopher Tucker is an American actor and stand-up comedian. He is known for playing the role of Smokey in F. Gary Gray’s Friday and as Detective James Carter in Brett Ratner’s Rush Hour film series.

When
June 1, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
The Venue at Horseshoe Casino
Hammond, IN

 

Deon Cole

Deon Cole is an American actor, comedian, and comedy writer. Originally based out of Chicago, he is best known as a member of the writing staff of The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien and subsequently Conan and also for being a cast member on Angie Tribeca.

When
June 1, Friday @ 08:00 PM & 10:15 PM
June 2, Saturday @ 07:00 PM & 09:15 PM 

Where
Chicago Improv
Schaumburg, IL

 

Mad Caddies

The Mad Caddies are a ska punk band from Solvang, California. The band formed in 1995 and has released six full-length albums, one live album, and two EPs.

When
June 1, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Bottom Lounge
Chicago, IL

 

David Cross

David Cross is an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, and writer, known primarily for his stand-up performances, the HBO sketch comedy series Mr. Show, and his role as Tobias Fünke in the sitcom Arrested Development.

When
June 1, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
The Chicago Theatre
Chicago, IL

 

Grateful Dead

The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California.

When
June 1, Friday @ 08:30 PM 

Where
Wire
Berwyn, IL

 

Red Krayola

Red Krayola was a psychedelic experimental rock band from Houston, Texas, formed by art students at the University of St. Thomas in 1966.

When
June 1, Friday @ 09:00 PM 

Where
Quenchers
Chicago, IL

 

Vita and the Woolf

When
June 1, Friday @ 09:00 PM 

Where
Beat Kitchen
Chicago, IL

 

Boy band

A boy band is loosely defined as a vocal group consisting of young male singers, usually in their teenage years or in their twenties at the time of formation, singing love songs marketed towards young women.

When
June 1, Friday @ 10:00 PM 

Where
Joe’s on Weed Street
Chicago, IL

 

ComedySportz

ComedySportz (CSz) is an improvisational comedy organization started in 1984 in Milwaukee, by a group of local comedians including Dick Chudnow, Bob Orvis, Brian Green, and others.

When
June 1, Friday @ 08:00 PM
June 2, Saturday @ 06:00 PM, 08:00 PM & 10:00 PM 

Where
CSz Theatre Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

Shrine (The)

When
June 2, Saturday @ 06:00 PM 

Where
The Comedy Shrine
Aurora, IL

 

Delilah

Paloma Ayana Stoecker, who records under the mononym Delilah, is a British singer-songwriter. Born in Paris, France, Delilah moved to Hackney, London, England, at an early age where she later attended City and Islington College.

When
June 2, Saturday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
House of Blues Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

Diamond Head

Diamond Head are an English heavy metal band formed in 1976 in Stourbridge, England.

When
June 2, Saturday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
The Forge
Joliet, IL

 

Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters is an American rock band, formed in Seattle, Washington in 1994. It was founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl as a one-man project following the dissolution of Nirvana after the death of Kurt Cobain.

Alice In Chains

Alice in Chains is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1987 by guitarist/vocalist Jerry Cantrell and drummer Sean Kinney, who then recruited bassist Mike Starr and lead vocalist Layne Staley.

When
June 2, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Cubby Bear
Chicago, IL

 

Bad Bad Hats

When
June 2, Saturday @ 09:00 PM 

Where
Beat Kitchen
Chicago, IL

 

Dueling Pianos

Dueling pianos is a form of entertainment, usually on stage with two grand pianos, each played by a professional player who sings and entertains; humor and audience participation are prevalent.

When
June 2, Saturday @ 09:00 PM 

Where
Joe’s Live Rosemont
Rosemont, IL

 

Antibalas

Antibalas is an American, Brooklyn-based afrobeat band that is modeled after Fela Kuti’s Africa 70 band and Eddie Palmieri’s Harlem River Drive Orchestra.

When
June 2, Saturday @ 10:00 PM 

Where
Subterranean
Chicago, IL

 

The Naughty Show

The Naughty Show is an adult-themed live comedy show and podcast hosted by creator Sam Tripoli. In 2008, Tripoli developed the concept as a pilot for Comedy Central.

When
June 2, Saturday @ 10:00 PM 

Where
The Comedy Shrine
Aurora, IL

 

Deon Cole

Deon Cole is an American actor, comedian, and comedy writer. Originally based out of Chicago, he is best known as a member of the writing staff of The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien and subsequently Conan and also for being a cast member on Angie Tribeca.

When
June 3, Sunday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Chicago Improv
Schaumburg, IL

 

Powerman 5000

Powerman 5000 is an American rock band formed in 1991. The group has released nine albums, gaining its highest level of commercial success with 1999’s Tonight the Stars Revolt!, which reached number 29 on the Billboard 200 while spawning the singles “When Worlds Collide” and “Nobody’s Real”.

When
June 3, Sunday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
The Forge
Joliet, IL

 

Timbiriche

Timbiriche was a Mexican pop music group. The group started as a children’s group in 1982 and managed to evolve successfully into adulthood. Timbiriche is considered one of the most iconic Latin Pop acts of the 1980s and the early 1990s.

When
June 3, Sunday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Allstate Arena
Rosemont, IL

 

Forced Impact

When
June 3, Sunday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Beat Kitchen
Chicago, IL

 

The Goon Sax

The Goon Sax is an indie pop trio from Brisbane, Australia. Formed in 2013, the band consists of Riley Jones, Louis Forster, and James Harrison.

When
June 3, Sunday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Subterranean
Chicago, IL

 

Sonus Umbra, Pinto and the Bean & Abud: A Bard

When
June 3, Sunday @ 09:00 PM 

Where
Quenchers
Chicago, IL

 

New Found Glory

New Found Glory is an American rock band from Coral Springs, Florida, formed in 1997. The band currently consists of Jordan Pundik, Ian Grushka, Chad Gilbert, and Cyrus Bolooki.

Bayside

Bayside is an American rock band from the Bayside, Queens neighborhood of New York City, formed in 2000, currently consisting of lead vocalist/guitarist Anthony Raneri, lead guitarist Jack O’Shea, bassist Nick Ghanbarian, and drummer Chris Guglielmo.

The Movielife

The Movielife is a Long Island band composed of vocalist Vinnie Caruana, guitarist Brandon Reilly, and drummer Brett Romnes. The band originally formed in 1997 and disbanded in 2003, but announced their official reunion in December 2014.

Ryan Key

William Ryan Key is an American rock musician. He is best known as the former lead singer, songwriter, and rhythm guitarist of the former pop punk musical group Yellowcard.

When
June 4, Monday @ 06:00 PM 

Where
House of Blues Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

The Wrecks & The Orphan The Poet

When
June 4, Monday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
The House Cafe
DeKalb, IL

 

HammerFall

HammerFall are a Swedish heavy metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. The band was formed in 1993 by ex-Ceremonial Oath guitarist Oscar Dronjak.

Flotsam and Jetsam

Flotsam and Jetsam is an American thrash metal and progressive metal band that formed in Phoenix, Arizona in 1981.

When
June 4, Monday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
The Forge
Joliet, IL

 

Astronomyy

When
June 4, Monday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Beat Kitchen
Chicago, IL

 

New Found Glory

New Found Glory is an American rock band from Coral Springs, Florida, formed in 1997. The band currently consists of Jordan Pundik, Ian Grushka, Chad Gilbert, and Cyrus Bolooki.

Bayside

Bayside is an American rock band from the Bayside, Queens neighborhood of New York City, formed in 2000, currently consisting of lead vocalist/guitarist Anthony Raneri, lead guitarist Jack O’Shea bassist Nick Ghanbarian, and drummer Chris Guglielmo.

The Movielife

The Movielife is a Long Island band composed of vocalist Vinnie Caruana, guitarist Brandon Reilly, and drummer Brett Romnes. The band originally formed in 1997 and disbanded in 2003, but announced their official reunion in December 2014.

Ryan Key

William Ryan Key is an American rock musician. He is best known as the former lead singer, songwriter, and rhythm guitarist of the former pop punk musical group Yellowcard.

When
June 5, Tuesday @ 06:00 PM 

Where
House of Blues Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

I Dont Know How but They Found Me

I Don’t Know How But They Found Me is an American musical duo formed in 2016. The band consists of lead vocalist and bassist Dallon Weekes and drummer Ryan Seaman.

When
June 5, Tuesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Subterranean
Chicago, IL

 

Old Gray

Old Gray is an American emo band from Hooksett and Auburn, New Hampshire.

When
June 5, Tuesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Beat Kitchen
Chicago, IL

 

Post Malone

Austin Richard Post, known professionally as Post Malone, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer.

21 Savage

Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, better known by his stage name 21 Savage, is an American rapper. He received attention for projects such as Free Guwop as well as Savage Mode before going on to release his debut album, Issa Album, in 2017.

SOB X RBE

SOB X RBE are an American West Coast hip hop group originating from Vallejo, California. The group consists of four members DaBoii, Yhung T.O., Slimmy B, and Lul G.

When
June 5, Tuesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
Chicago, IL

 

Joanna Connor

Joanna Connor is an American Chicago-based blues singer, songwriter, and a virtuoso guitarist. Connor was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States, and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts.

When
June 5, Tuesday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Celeste  

When
June 6, Wednesday @ 06:30 PM 

Where
Downstairs (at Subterranean)
Chicago, IL

 

Primus

Leslie Edward Claypool is an American musician, singer, songwriter, composer, author and actor best known as the bassist and lead vocalist of the band Primus.

Mastodon

Mastodon is an American heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in 2000. The group is composed of bassist Troy Sanders, guitarists Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher, and drummer Brann Dailor, all of whom perform vocals in studio.

When
June 6, Wednesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
Chicago, IL

 

Corey Dennison

When
June 6, Wednesday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Moon Taxi

Moon Taxi is an American indie-alternative rock band based in Nashville, Tennessee. The band was founded in 2006 by Trevor Terndrup, Tommy Putnam, Spencer Thomson, Tyler Ritter, and Wes Bailey while attending Belmont University.

When
June 6, Wednesday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Subterranean
Chicago, IL

 

Paul Simon

Paul Frederic Simon is an American singer-songwriter and actor. Simon’s musical career has spanned seven decades, with his fame and commercial success beginning as half of the duo Simon & Garfunkel, formed in 1964 with Art Garfunkel.

When
June 6, Wednesday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
United Center
Chicago, IL

 

Hockey Dad

Hockey Dad is an Australian surf rock band from Windang, New South Wales, Australia. The band consists of two members, Billy Fleming and Zach Stephenson, and has two full albums and one EP released to date.

When
June 6, Wednesday @ 09:00 PM 

Where
Beat Kitchen
Chicago, IL

 

Ismo Leikola

Ismo Leikola is a Finnish stand-up comedian. He started his comedy career in 2002 in his home country of Finland. There, ISMO wrote and starred in two seasons of his own sitcom, ISMO.

When
June 7, Thursday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Chicago Improv
Schaumburg, IL

 

Neal Brennan

Neal Brennan is an American comedian, writer, producer, and director. He is known for co-creating and co-writing the Comedy Central series Chappelle’s Show with Dave Chappelle.

When
June 7, Thursday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Thalia Hall
Chicago, IL

 

Third Day

Third Day is a Christian rock band formed in Marietta, Georgia during the 1990s. The band was founded by lead singer Mac Powell, guitarist Mark Lee and former member Billy Wilkins. Drummer David Carr is a current band member.

Matt Maher

Matthew Guion Maher is a Canadian contemporary Christian music artist, songwriter, and worship leader from Newfoundland, Canada, who lives in the United States. He has written and produced nine solo albums to date.

When
June 7, Thursday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
The Chicago Theatre
Chicago, IL

 

7th Heaven

7th heaven is a Chicago, Illinois-based rock band created by guitarist Richie Hofherr, Tony Di Giulio, and Michael Mooshey. Formed in 1985, it has continued up to present day with changing band members.

When
June 7, Thursday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
CD & ME Special Events & Banquets
23320 S La Grange Rd, Frankfort, Illinois

 

Motherfolk

When
June 7, Thursday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Beat Kitchen
Chicago, IL

 

alt-J

Alt-J is an English indie rock band formed in 2007 in Leeds, by Joe Newman, Thom Sonny Green, Gus Unger-Hamilton and Gwil Sainsbury.

When
June 7, Thursday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
Chicago, IL

 

Shemekia Copeland

Charon Shemekia Copeland is an American electric blues vocalist.

When
June 7, Thursday @ 08:30 PM 

Where
FitzGerald’s
Berwyn, IL

 

Neal Brennan

Neal Brennan is an American comedian, writer, producer, and director. He is known for co-creating and co-writing the Comedy Central series Chappelle’s Show with Dave Chappelle.

When
June 7, Thursday@ 10:30 PM 

Where
Thalia Hall
Chicago, IL

 

The Black Dahlia Murder

The Black Dahlia Murder is an American death metal band from Waterford, Michigan, formed in 2001. Their name is derived from the 1947 unsolved murder of Elizabeth Short, often referred to as Black Dahlia.

Whitechapel

Whitechapel is an American deathcore band from Knoxville, Tennessee. The band is named after the Whitechapel district in East London, England, referencing the series of murders committed by Jack the Ripper.

Fleshgod Apocalypse

Fleshgod Apocalypse is an Italian death metal band. Formed in 2007, the group resides in Perugia and are currently signed to Willowtip Records and Nuclear Blast. They have released four full-length albums, most recently King on February 5, 2016.

When
June 8, Friday @ 04:45 PM 

Where
House of Blues Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

Larry McCray

Larry McCray is an American blues guitarist and singer.

Nora Jean Bruso

Nora Jean Bruso is an American Chicago and electric blues singer and songwriter. She has penned over 700 songs, and worked with Carl Weathersby and Dave Specter.

Studebaker John

John Grimaldi, better known by his stage name Studebaker John is an American blues guitarist and harmonica player. He is a practitioner of the Chicago blues style.

When
June 8, Friday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Joe Rogan

Joseph James Rogan is an American stand-up comedian, martial arts color commentator and podcast host. A fan of comedy since his youth, Rogan began a career in stand-up in August 1988 in the Boston area, developing a blue comedy act.

When
June 8, Friday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
The Chicago Theatre
Chicago, IL

 

Martin Lawrence

Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence is an American stand-up comedian, actor, producer, and writer. Lawrence came to fame during the 1990s, establishing a Hollywood career as a leading actor, most notably in the television sitcom Martin and the films House Party, Boomerang, Bad Boys, Wild Hogs, Nothing to Lose, Blue Streak, Life, Big Momma’s House, and A Thin Line Between Love & Hate.

When
June 8, Friday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
UIC Pavilion
Chicago, IL

 

Stephen Stills

Stephen Arthur Stills is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist best known for his work with Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.

Judy Collins

Judith Marjorie Collins is an American singer and songwriter known for her eclectic tastes in the material she records and for her social activism.

When
June 8, Friday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Coronado Performing Arts Center
Rockford, IL

 

Burna Boy

Damini Ogulu, better known by his stage name Burna Boy, is a Nigerian Afrobeats singer and songwriter.

When
June 8, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Bottom Lounge
Chicago, IL

 

Ismo Leikola

Ismo Leikola is a Finnish stand-up comedian. He started his comedy career in 2002 in his home country of Finland. There, ISMO wrote and starred in two seasons of his own sitcom, ISMO.

When
June 8, Friday @ 08:00 PM & 10:15 PM

Where
Chicago Improv
Schaumburg, IL

 

K CAMP

Kristopher Campbell, better known by his stage name K Camp, is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. He is signed with Interscope Records and released his debut EP In Due Time on April 22, 2014.

When
June 8, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
The Forge
Joliet, IL

 

Yes

Yes are an English progressive rock band formed in London in 1968 by singer Jon Anderson, bassist Chris Squire, guitarist Peter Banks, keyboardist Tony Kaye, and drummer Bill Bruford.

When
June 8, Friday @ 09:00 PM 

Where
Silver Creek Event Center at Four Winds New Buffalo
New Buffalo, MI

 

Red Elvises

The Red Elvises are a Russian-American band that performs funk rock, surf, rockabilly, reggae, folk rock, disco and traditional Russian styles of music. They were founded in California in the mid-1990s and are based in Los Angeles.

When
June 8, Friday @ 09:00 PM 

Where
FitzGerald’s
Berwyn, IL

 

Tutu & The Pirates & Modern Day Rippers 

When
June 8, Friday @ 09:00 PM 

Where
Quenchers
Chicago, IL

 

Young Widows

Young Widows is an American band from Louisville, Kentucky. They have released four full-length albums and seven split EPs.

Emma Ruth Rundle

Emma Ruth Rundle is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and visual artist based in Louisville, Kentucky. Formerly of the Nocturnes, she has released three solo albums and is a current member of Red Sparowes and Marriages.

Sweet Cobra

Sweet Cobra is an American post-hardcore band from Chicago, Illinois, United States.

When
June 8, Friday @ 09:00 PM 

Where
Subterranean
Chicago, IL

 

The Naughty Show

The Naughty Show is an adult-themed live comedy show and podcast hosted by creator Sam Tripoli. In 2008, Tripoli developed the concept as a pilot for Comedy Central.

When
June 8, Friday @ 10:00 PM

Where
The Comedy Shrine
Aurora, IL

 

Joe Rogan

Joseph James Rogan is an American stand-up comedian, martial arts color commentator and podcast host. A fan of comedy since his youth, Rogan began a career in stand-up in August 1988 in the Boston area, developing a blue comedy act.

When
June 8, Friday @ 10:30 PM 

Where
The Chicago Theatre
Chicago, IL

 

Tech N9ne

Aaron Dontez Yates, better known as Tech N9ne, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. In 1999, he and business partner Travis O’Guin founded the record label Strange Music.

Krizz Kaliko

Samuel William Christopher Watson IV better known by his stage name Krizz Kaliko, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter.

When
June 9, Saturday @ 06:30 PM 

Where
House of Blues Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

Ismo Leikola

Ismo Leikola is a Finnish stand-up comedian. He started his comedy career in 2002 in his home country of Finland. There, ISMO wrote and starred in two seasons of his own sitcom, ISMO.

When
June 9, Saturday @ 07:00 PM & 09:15 PM

Where
Chicago Improv
Schaumburg, IL

 

Kate Renegade

When
June 9, Saturday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Subterranean
Chicago, IL

 

Poison

Poison is an American rock band that achieved great commercial success in the mid-1980s through the mid-1990s. Poison has sold over 45 million records worldwide and has sold 15 million records in the United States alone.

Cheap Trick

Cheap Trick is an American rock band from Rockford, Illinois, formed in 1974. The band currently consists of vocalist Robin Zander, guitarist Rick Nielsen, bassist Tom Petersson, and touring drummer Daxx Nielsen.

When
June 9, Saturday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – Chicago, IL
Tinley Park, IL

 

Joanna Connor

Joanna Connor is an American Chicago-based blues singer, songwriter, and a virtuoso guitarist. Connor was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States, and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts.

When
June 9, Saturday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Voz de Mando

Voz de Mando is an American Spanish language musical group based out of Los Angeles, California. Their hit single “Levantando Polvadera” won song of the year in the Regional Music category at the 2016 iHeart Radio awards, the first ever regional Mexican band win an iHeart radio award.

El Potro de Sinaloa

José Eulogio Hernandez, better known by his stage name El Potro de Sinaloa, is a Mexican conjunto and Banda singer born in Tapias, Culiacán, Sinaloa. Both of his brothers, Ignacio and Tomas, had careers as musicians in Mexico.

When
June 9, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Allstate Arena
Rosemont, IL

 

Cheer-Accident

Cheer-Accident is an American indie rock ensemble headed by Thymme Jones. Jones took the name of the band from a Hallmark Cards shopping display, and first formed the group in 1981 with singer Jim Drummond and drummer Mike Greenlees.

Faun Fables

Faun Fables is an American band from Oakland, California. Faun Fables is a concept and vehicle for Dawn McCarthy, who was inspired to write the original material while traveling after leaving the New York City music scene in 1997.

When
June 9, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Beat Kitchen
Chicago, IL

 

Ledisi

Ledisi Anibade Young is an American R&B and jazz recording artist, songwriter and actress. Her first name means “to bring forth” or “to come here” in Yoruba. Ledisi is known for her jazz influenced vocals.

Melanie Fiona

Melanie Fiona Hallim, known professionally as Melanie Fiona, is a Canadian R&B recording artist with Guyanese background. She was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario.

Tweet

Charlene Keys, better known by the stage name Tweet, is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist.

When
June 9, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
The Venue at Horseshoe Casino
Hammond, IN

 

Lazer Lloyd

Lazer Pinchas Blumen, known professionally as Lazer Lloyd, is an American-Israeli singer, songwriter, and guitarist.

When
June 9, Saturday @ 08:30 PM 

Where
FitzGerald’s
Berwyn, IL

 

The Naughty Show

The Naughty Show is an adult-themed live comedy show and podcast hosted by creator Sam Tripoli. In 2008, Tripoli developed the concept as a pilot for Comedy Central.

When
June 9, Saturday @ 10:00 PM 

Where
The Comedy Shrine
Aurora, IL

 

William Smith Jr. & The Renewed Voices for Christ 

When
June 10, Sunday @ 10:00 AM 

Where
House of Blues Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

Linsey Alexander

Linsey Alexander is a blues songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist. He has been a fixture in clubs on Chicago’s North Side for nearly two decades and has played with numerous blues musicians, including Buddy Guy, A.C. Reed, Magic Slim, and B.B. King.

When
June 10, Sunday @ 06:00 PM 

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Geoff Tate

Geoff Tate is a German-born American singer and musician. He rose to fame with the progressive metal band Queensrÿche, who had commercial success with their 1988 album Operation: Mindcrime and 1990 album Empire.

When
June 10, Sunday @ 06:30 PM 

Where
House of Blues Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

Ismo Leikola

Ismo Leikola is a Finnish stand-up comedian. He started his comedy career in 2002 in his home country of Finland. There, ISMO wrote and starred in two seasons of his own sitcom, ISMO.

When
June 10, Sunday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Chicago Improv
Schaumburg, IL

 

Jussie Smollett

Justin “Jussie” Smollett is an American actor, singer, director and photographer. He began his career as a child actor in 1987 starring in commercials and films, including The Mighty Ducks and Rob Reiner’s North.

When
June 10, Sunday @ 09:00 PM 

Where
Subterranean
Chicago, IL

 

Lil Freckles

When
June 11, Monday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
GrandBar Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

Warren G

Warren Griffin III better known by his stage name Warren G, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer and DJ, known as one of the pioneers of West Coast hip hop.

When
June 11, Monday @ 08:30 PM 

Where
Joe’s Live Rosemont
Rosemont, IL

 

Cokegoat 

When
June 12, Tuesday @ 06:30 PM 

Where
Downstairs (at Subterranean)
Chicago, IL

 

Carol Burnett

Carol Creighton Burnett is an American actress, comedian, singer and writer, whose career spans seven decades of television. She is best known for her TV variety show, The Carol Burnett Show, originally aired on CBS.

When
June 12, Tuesday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
The Chicago Theatre
Chicago, IL

 

Joanna Connor

Joanna Connor is an American Chicago-based blues singer, songwriter, and a virtuoso guitarist. Connor was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States, and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts. 

When
June 12, Tuesday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Meg Myers

Meg Myers is an American singer-songwriter, originally from Tennessee. Myers moved to Los Angeles to pursue music and she met Doctor Rosen Rosen, who signed her to his production company. In 2012, Myers signed to Atlantic Records.

When
June 12, Tuesday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Subterranean
Chicago, IL

 

Carol Burnett

Carol Creighton Burnett is an American actress, comedian, singer and writer, whose career spans seven decades of television. She is best known for her TV variety show, The Carol Burnett Show, originally aired on CBS.

When
June 13, Wednesday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
The Chicago Theatre
Chicago, IL

 

Corey Dennison

When
June 13, Wednesday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Puddle Splasher

When
June 13, Wednesday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Beat Kitchen
Chicago, IL

 

Ian Moore

Ian Moore is a guitarist and singer-songwriter from Austin, Texas. He studied violin as a child but later switched to guitar.

When
June 13, Wednesday @ 08:30 PM 

Where
FitzGerald’s
Berwyn, IL

 

Maeth, SNORT & Barren Heir 

When
June 13, Wednesday @ 09:00 PM 

Where
Quenchers
Chicago, IL

 

Cloud Rat 

When
June 13, Wednesday @ 10:30 PM 

Where
Downstairs (at Subterranean)
Chicago, IL

 

Chon

Chon is an American math rock band from Oceanside, California. Their music is largely instrumental with only a few songs containing vocal performances. The band consists of Mario Camarena, Erick Hansel, Esiah Camarena and Nathan Camarena.

Polyphia

Polyphia is an American instrumental progressive metal band based in Dallas, Texas, formed in 2010.

This Town Needs Guns

TTNG / This Town Needs Guns are a British rock band from Oxford. They were formed in 2004, and are currently signed to the American label Sargent House Records.

Tricot

Tricot is a math rock band from Kyoto, Japan. Known for their intricate rhythms and visual identity, they have released four EPs and three full-length albums.

When
June 14, Thursday @ 06:30 PM 

Where
House of Blues Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

Steve Miller Band

The Steve Miller Band is an American rock band formed in 1966 in San Francisco, California. The band is led by Steve Miller on guitar and lead vocals.

Peter Frampton

Peter Kenneth Frampton is a British-American rock musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and guitarist. He was previously associated with the bands Humble Pie and The Herd.

When
June 14, Thursday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
Chicago, IL

 

Mike Wheeler Band

When
June 14, Thursday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Kofi Baker

When
June 14, Thursday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Beat Kitchen
Chicago, IL

 

The Coathangers

The Coathangers are a punk rock/garage band band from Atlanta, Georgia featuring singer/guitarist Julia Kugel, bassist Meredith Franco and singer/drummer Stephanie Luke. Long-time keyboardist Candice Jones, left the band amicably in 2013.

When
June 14, Thursday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
The House Cafe
DeKalb, IL

 

Rock the Block

Rock the Block is the fourteenth studio album by the Swiss hard rock band Krokus, released in 2003. The album peaked at No. 1 in the Swiss Album Chart and was certified Gold in Switzerland.

When
June 15, Friday @ 04:00 PM
June 16, Saturday @ 11:00 AM 

Where
The Forge
Joliet, IL

 

Drewsif Stalin’s Musical Endeavors

When
June 15, Friday @ 06:00 PM 

Where
Wire
Berwyn, IL

 

Thirty Seconds to Mars

Thirty Seconds to Mars is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1998. The band consists of Jared Leto, Shannon Leto and Tomo Miličević.

MisterWives

MisterWives is an American indie pop band based in New York City, consisting of lead singer Mandy Lee, percussionist Etienne Bowler, bass guitarist William Hehir, guitarist Marc Campbell, multi-instrumentalist Jesse Blum, and saxophonist Mike Murphy.

Joywave

Joywave is an American indie rock band from Rochester, New York, consisting of members Daniel Armbruster, Joseph Morinelli, Sean Donnelly, Benjamin Bailey, and Paul Brenner.

When
June 15, Friday @ 06:00 PM 

Where
Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
Chicago, IL

 

Wifisfuneral

Isaiah Rivera, better known by his stage name Wifisfuneral, is an American hip hop recording artist. He is best known for his breakthrough mixtapes, “Black Heart Revenge” and “When Hell Falls”. 

When
June 15, Friday @ 06:30 PM 

Where
House of Blues Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

Joanna Connor

Joanna Connor is an American Chicago-based blues singer, songwriter, and a virtuoso guitarist. Connor was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States, and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts.

When
June 15, Friday @ 07:00 PM
June 16, Saturday @ 07:00 PM
June 17, Sunday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Brandi Carlile

Brandi M. Carlile is an American folk rock and Americana singer-songwriter. Born in Ravensdale, Washington, she dropped out of high school to pursue a career in music, teaching herself piano and guitar.

The Secret Sisters

The Secret Sisters are an Americana singing and songwriting duo consisting of vocalists Laura Rogers and Lydia Slagle. The duo’s music has been compared to artists like The Everly Brothers.

When
June 15, Friday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
The Chicago Theatre
Chicago, IL

 

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar Duckworth is an American rapper and songwriter. Raised in Compton, California, Lamar embarked on his musical career as a teenager under the stage name K-Dot, releasing a mixtape that garnered local attention and led to his signing with indie record label Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE).

SZA

Solána Imani Rowe, known professionally by SZA, is an American R&B singer-songwriter. SZA was born in Saint Louis, Missouri, later relocating to Maplewood, New Jersey.

ScHoolboy Q

Quincy Matthew Hanley, better known by his stage name Schoolboy Q, is an American hip hop recording artist from South Central Los Angeles, California.

Jay Rock

Johnny Reed McKinzie, Jr., better known by his stage name Jay Rock, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor from Watts, California.

Ab-Soul

Herbert Anthony Stevens IV, better known by his stage name Ab-Soul, is an American hip hop recording artist from Carson, California.

Lance Skiiiwalker

Lance Howard, better known by his stage name Lance Skiiiwalker, is an American singer, rapper and record producer from Chicago, Illinois.

When
June 15, Friday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – Chicago, IL
Tinley Park, IL

 

Five Guys Named Moe

Five Guys Named Moe is a musical with a book by Clarke Peters and lyrics and music by Louis Jordan and others. The musical is based on an earlier musical short of the same name by Louis Jordan from 1943.

When
June 15, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
CD & ME Special Events & Banquets
23320 S La Grange Rd, Frankfort, Illinois

 

Felipe Esparza

When
June 15, Friday @ 08:00 PM
June 16, Saturday @ 09:15 PM
June 17, Sunday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Chicago Improv
Schaumburg, IL

 

Maze

Maze, also known as Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly and Frankie Beverly & Maze, is an American soul / quiet storm band established in San Francisco, California in the late 1970s.

When
June 15, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
The Venue at Horseshoe Casino
Hammond, IN

 

Magic Sword

Magic Sword is an American electronic trio from Boise, Idaho. They are known for wearing cloaks and masks during their performances, so as not to reveal their faces or bodies. The band consists of The Keeper, The Seer, and The Weaver.

When
June 15, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Subterranean
Chicago, IL

 

Rotten Mouth, Little Boy Jr., The Footlight District 

When
June 15, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Cubby Bear
Chicago, IL

 

The Temptations

The Temptations are an American vocal group who released a series of successful singles and albums with Motown Records during the 1960s and 1970s; their work with producer Norman Whitfield, which started with the Top 10 hit single “Cloud Nine” in October 1968, pioneered psychedelic soul, and was significant in the evolution of R&B and soul music.

Four Tops

The Four Tops are a vocal quartet from Detroit, Michigan, USA, who helped to define the city’s Motown sound of the 1960s. The group’s repertoire has included soul music, R&B, disco, adult contemporary, doo-wop, jazz, and show tunes.

When
June 15, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Rialto Square Theatre
Joliet, IL

 

Tinkerbelles & Bow & Spear

When
June 15, Friday @ 09:00 PM 

Where
Quenchers
Chicago, IL

 

The Naughty Show

The Naughty Show is an adult-themed live comedy show and podcast hosted by creator Sam Tripoli. In 2008, Tripoli developed the concept as a pilot for Comedy Central.

When
June 15, Friday @ 10:00 PM 

Where
The Comedy Shrine
Aurora, IL

 

Felipe Esparza

When
June 15, Friday @ 10:15 PM 

Where
Chicago Improv
Schaumburg, IL

 

Nirvana

Nirvana was an American rock band formed by lead singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987.

When
June 16, Saturday @ 02:30 PM 

Where
Beat Kitchen
Chicago, IL

 

Felipe Esparza

When
June 16, Saturday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Chicago Improv
Schaumburg, IL

 

Everclear

Everclear is an American rock band formed in Portland, Oregon in 1991. The band was formed by Art Alexakis, the band’s lead songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist; and for most of the band’s height of popularity, consisted of Craig Montoya on bass guitar and Greg Eklund on drums.

Marcy Playground

Marcy Playground is an American alternative rock band consisting of three members: John Wozniak, Dylan Keefe, and Shlomi Lavie. The band is best known for their 1997 hit “Sex and Candy”.

Art Alexakis

Arthur “Art” Paul Alexakis is an American musician best known as the singer-songwriter and guitarist of the rock band Everclear. He has been a member of several notable bands, in addition to his own work as a songwriter for other artists.

When
June 16, Saturday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
The Forge
Joliet, IL

 

Ray LaMontagne

Raymond Charles Jack “Ray” LaMontagne is an American singer-songwriter. LaMontagne has released six studio albums, Trouble, Till the Sun Turns Black, Gossip in the Grain, God Willin’ & the Creek Don’t Rise, Supernova and Ouroboros.

Neko Case

Neko Richelle Case is an American singer-songwriter, best known for her solo career and her contributions as a member of the Canadian indie rock group The New Pornographers.

When
June 16, Saturday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
Chicago, IL

 

ComedySportz

ComedySportz (CSz) is an improvisational comedy organization started in 1984 in Milwaukee, by a group of local comedians including Dick Chudnow, Bob Orvis, Brian Green, and others.

When
June 16, Saturday @ 08:00 PM & 10:00 PM 

Where
CSz Theatre Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

Self Defense Family

Self Defense Family are an American rock band with members from across the United States and England. The band has released five full-length albums and several EPs and splits.

Sannhet

Sannhet is an American experimental metal band from Brooklyn, New York. The band formed in 2010 by John Refano, Christopher Todd, and AJ Annunziata.

Rlyr

RLYR is an American post-rock band from Chicago, composed of members of the groups Locrian, Pelican, and Russian Circles.

When
June 16, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Beat Kitchen
Chicago, IL

 

David Allan Coe

David Allan Coe is an American songwriter, outlaw country music singer, and guitarist who was popular in the 1970s and 1980s.

When
June 16, Saturday @ 08:30 PM 

Where
Joe’s on Weed Street
Chicago, IL

 

The Iguanas

The Iguanas is a roots rock band from New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, formed in 1989. Their sound has been described as combining Chicano rock, R&B, Conjunto and various Latin styles into a deep groove.

When
June 16, Saturday @ 09:00 PM 

Where
FitzGerald’s
Berwyn, IL

 

The Naughty Show

The Naughty Show is an adult-themed live comedy show and podcast hosted by creator Sam Tripoli. In 2008, Tripoli developed the concept as a pilot for Comedy Central.

When
June 16, Saturday @ 10:00 PM 

Where
The Comedy Shrine
Aurora, IL

 

Brendan Bayliss

Brendan Bayliss is an American musician, the founder, a lead guitarist alongside fellow guitarist and band member Jake Cinninger, and primary vocalist for progressive rock band Umphrey’s McGee.

Joel Cummins

Joel Nathan Cummins is an American musician, and founding member/keyboardist for progressive rock band Umphrey’s McGee.

When
June 16, Saturday @ 11:00 PM 

Where
Bottom Lounge
Chicago, IL

 

Celtic Woman

Celtic Woman is an all-female Irish musical ensemble conceived and created by David Kavanagh, Sharon Browne and David Downes, a former musical director of the Irish stage show Riverdance.

When
June 17, Sunday @ 05:00 PM 

Where
Rosemont Theatre
Rosemont, IL

 

Linsey Alexander

Linsey Alexander is a blues songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist. He has been a fixture in clubs on Chicago’s North Side for nearly two decades and has played with numerous blues musicians, including Buddy Guy, A.C. Reed, Magic Slim, and B.B. King.

When
June 17, Sunday @ 06:00 PM 

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Karl Blau

Karl Blau is an American indie rock and folk musician based in Anacortes, Washington, United States, and a member of the Knw-Yr-Own/K Records collective.

When
June 18, Monday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Downstairs (at Subterranean)
Chicago, IL

 

Corey Dennison

When
June 18, Monday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Yeek

When
June 18, Monday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Beat Kitchen
Chicago, IL

 

Have Mercy

Have Mercy is an American rock band from Baltimore, Maryland currently signed to Hopeless Records.

Kississippi

Kississippi is an American pop and indie folk group from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

When
June 19, Tuesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Subterranean
Chicago, IL

 

Sundressed

When
June 20, Wednesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Wire
Berwyn, IL

 

Corey Dennison

When
June 20, Wednesday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Mother Evergreen

When
June 20, Wednesday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Downstairs (at Subterranean)
Chicago, IL

 

Carly and Martina

When
June 21, Thursday @ 05:45 PM 

Where
House of Blues Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

Jetty Bones

When
June 21, Thursday @ 06:00 PM 

Where
Subterranean
Chicago, IL

 

Steely Dan

Steely Dan is an American rock band founded by core members Walter Becker and Donald Fagen in 1972.

The Doobie Brothers

The Doobie Brothers are an American rock band from San Jose, California. The group has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide. It has been active for five decades, with its greatest success in the 1970s.

When
June 21, Thursday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – Chicago, IL
Tinley Park, IL

 

Mike Wheeler Band

When
June 21, Thursday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Wayland, Non Exotic, the Radiomen & Two Ton Heads

When
June 21, Thursday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
The Forge
Joliet, IL

 

ComedySportz

ComedySportz (CSz) is an improvisational comedy organization started in 1984 in Milwaukee, by a group of local comedians including Dick Chudnow, Bob Orvis, Brian Green, and others.

When
June 21, Thursday @ 08:00 PM
June 22, Friday @ 08:00 PM
June 23, Saturday @ 06:00 PM, 08:00 PM & 10:00 PM 

Where
CSz Theatre Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

The Horrors

The Horrors are an English rock band formed in Southend-on-Sea in 2005, consisting of lead vocalist Faris Badwan, guitarist Joshua Hayward, keyboardist and synthesiser player Tom Cowan, bassist Rhys Webb, and drummer and percussionist Joe Spurgeon.

When
June 21, Thursday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Bottom Lounge
Chicago, IL

 

Blake Shelton

Blake Tollison Shelton is an American country singer, songwriter and television personality. In 2001, he made his debut with the single “Austin”.

Lee Brice

Lee Brice is an American country music singer and songwriter, signed to Curb Records. Brice has released four albums for the label: Love Like Crazy, Hard to Love, I Don’t Dance and Lee Brice.

Tracy Lawrence

Tracy Lee Lawrence is an American country music artist. He started at a country music restaurant called “Live At Libby’s” where owner Libby Knight would help local talent find their way into country music.

LOCASH

LOCASH, formerly known as LoCash Cowboys, is an American country duo consisting of vocalists Chris Lucas and Preston Brust, natives of Baltimore, Maryland and Kokomo, Indiana, respectively.

When
June 22, Friday @ 02:00 PM 

Where
Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
Chicago, IL

 

Social Distortion

Social Distortion is an American punk rock band formed in 1978 in Fullerton, California. The band currently consists of Mike Ness, Jonny Wickersham, Brent Harding, David Hidalgo Jr., and David Kalish.

Aaron Lee Tasjan

Aaron Lee Tasjan is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer. Tasjan is reported to have his own distinct version of “indie folk grit.”

When
June 22, Friday @ 06:30 PM 

Where
House of Blues Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

Night Riots

Night Riots is an American alternative rock band from San Luis Obispo, California. Formed in 2010, the band consists of Travis Hawley, Nick Fotinakes, Matt DePauw, Mikel Van Kranenburg, and Rico Rodriguez.

When
June 22, Friday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Subterranean
Chicago, IL

 

Joanna Connor

Joanna Connor is an American Chicago-based blues singer, songwriter, and a virtuoso guitarist. Connor was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States, and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts.

When
June 22, Friday @ 07:00 PM
June 23, Saturday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Air Supply

Air Supply are an Australian soft rock duo, consisting of singer-songwriter and guitarist Graham Russell and lead vocalist Russell Hitchcock.

When
June 22, Friday @ 09:00 PM 

Where
Silver Creek Event Center at Four Winds New Buffalo
New Buffalo, MI

 

Bert Kreischer

Bert Kreischer is an American stand-up comedian, reality television host and actor. In 1997 he was featured in an article in Rolling Stone while attending Florida State University.

Nate Bargatze

Nate Bargatze is an American comedian and actor from Old Hickory, Tennessee. He’s known for his special on Comedy Central Presents, has appeared multiple times on Late Night with Conan O’Brien and on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

Kyle Kinane

Kyle Christian Kinane is an American stand-up comedian, actor and voice actor from Addison, Illinois.

When
June 22, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
The Chicago Theatre
Chicago, IL

 

Jake Paul

Jake Joseph Paul is an American actor and YouTube personality who rose to significant fame on the now-defunct video application Vine. Paul first came into prominence for playing the role of Dirk on the Disney Channel series Bizaardvark.

When
June 22, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Rosemont Theatre
Rosemont, IL

 

Bubbles Erotica

When
June 22, Friday @ 08:30 PM 

Where
Cubby Bear
Chicago, IL

 

Chad Valley

Hugo Manuel, better known by his stage name Chad Valley, is an English electronic recording artist and singer. He has released two EPs, various singles and two full-length albums, Young Hunger and Entirely New Blue.

When
June 22, Friday @ 09:00 PM 

Where
Beat Kitchen
Chicago, IL

 

Girls Guns and Glory

Girls Guns and Glory is a band from Boston, Massachusetts. GGG currently releases music independently but formerly had signed with Lonesome Day Records. GGG’s music is a mix of old school country, early rock ‘n’ roll, blues, and country rock.

When
June 22, Friday @ 09:00 PM 

Where
FitzGerald’s
Berwyn, IL

 

The Naughty Show

The Naughty Show is an adult-themed live comedy show and podcast hosted by creator Sam Tripoli. In 2008, Tripoli developed the concept as a pilot for Comedy Central.

When
June 22, Friday @ 10:00 PM 

Where
The Comedy Shrine
Aurora, IL

 

Freddy Jones Band

The Freddy Jones Band is a roots rock band from Chicago, Illinois. According to lead guitarist and vocalist Wayne Healy, the band’s name comes from a character in a comic strip.

When
June 23, Saturday @ 05:00 PM 

Where
St Joseph School
Wilmette, IL

 

Halsey

Ashley Nicolette Frangipane, known professionally as Halsey is an American singer and songwriter. Her stage name is a reference to the Halsey Street station of the New York City Subway in Brooklyn, and an anagram of her first name.

Alessia Cara

Alessia Caracciolo, known professionally as Alessia Cara, is a Canadian singer and songwriter.

Meghan Trainor

Meghan Elizabeth Trainor is an American singer and songwriter.

Bebe Rexha

Bleta “Bebe” Rexha is an American singer, songwriter and record producer.

Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa is an English singer, songwriter, and model. Her musical career began at age 14, when she began covering songs by other artists on YouTube. In 2015, she was signed with Warner Music Group and released her first single soon after.

When
June 23, Saturday @ 06:30 PM 

Where
Allstate Arena
Rosemont, IL

 

Social Distortion

Social Distortion is an American punk rock band formed in 1978 in Fullerton, California. The band currently consists of Mike Ness, Jonny Wickersham, Brent Harding, David Hidalgo Jr., and David Kalish.

Aaron Lee Tasjan

Aaron Lee Tasjan is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer. Tasjan is reported to have his own distinct version of “indie folk grit.”

When
June 23, Saturday @ 06:30 PM 

Where
House of Blues Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

Frank Turner

Francis Edward “Frank” Turner is an English folk singer-songwriter from Meonstoke, Hampshire.

Lucero

Lucero is an American country-punk rock band based in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Lucero’s sound has been described as a “synthesis of soul, rock, and country [that] is distinctly Memphisian.”

The Menzingers

The Menzingers are an American punk rock band from Scranton, Pennsylvania, formed in 2006. The band consists of Greg Barnett, Tom May, Eric Keen and Joe Godino.

The Homeless Gospel Choir

The Homeless Gospel Choir, also known as Derek Zanetti, is a folk-punk musician from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. His act consists of his voice, his emotions, and his acoustic guitar. He’s signed to A-F Records and has released five albums to date.

When
June 23, Saturday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Aragon Ballroom
Chicago, IL

 

Arms Aloft

Arms Aloft is an American punk group from Eau Claire, Wisconsin, formed in 2007. As described by frontman Seth Gile, the band’s lyrics frequently focus on left politics and how they affect people personally.

When
June 23, Saturday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Beat Kitchen
Chicago, IL

 

1964 the Tribute

1964 the Tribute is a Beatles’ tribute band that was formed in 1984. The group plans to continue performing. Asked about their future, Tom Work, who portrays George Harrison, said, “The answer to that is the answer Gary gave his dad.

When
June 23, Saturday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Coronado Performing Arts Center
Rockford, IL

 

C+C Music Factory

C+C Music Factory is an American musical group formed in 1989 by David Cole and Robert Clivillés.

When
June 23, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Joe’s Live Rosemont
Rosemont, IL

 

Your Friends & Neighbors

When
June 23, Saturday @ 08:00 PM & 10:00 PM 

Where
The Comedy Shrine
Aurora, IL

 

Nick Swardson

Nicholas Roger Swardson is an American actor, stand-up comedian, screenwriter and producer.

When
June 23, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
The Chicago Theatre
Chicago, IL

 

Sloan

Sloan is a Toronto-based rock/power pop quartet from Halifax, Nova Scotia. Throughout their career, Sloan has released 12 full-length albums, two EPs, a live album, a Greatest hits album and more than 30 singles.

When
June 23, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Bottom Lounge
Chicago, IL

 

Ólafur Arnalds

Ólafur Arnalds is a BAFTA-winning multi-instrumentalist and producer from Mosfellsbær, Iceland. Ólafur Arnalds mixes strings and piano with loops and beats crossing over from ambient/electronic to pop.

When
June 23, Saturday @ 08:30 PM 

Where
Thalia Hall
Chicago, IL

 

Florida Georgia Line

Florida Georgia Line is an American country duo consisting of lead vocalist, Tyler Hubbard and backing vocalist, Brian Kelley. They have achieved major success since their inception and are one of the most successful country music acts.

Cole Swindell

Colden Rainey Swindell is an American country music singer and songwriter. Swindell has written singles for Craig Campbell, Thomas Rhett, Scotty McCreery, and Luke Bryan, and has released two albums for Warner Bros. Records Nashville.

Chris Lane

Chris Lane is an American country music singer and songwriter. He has released one album as frontman of the Chris Lane Band and a second album, Girl Problems, via Big Loud Records.

Dylan Scott

Dylan Scott Robinson is an American country music singer and songwriter, better known by his stage name Dylan Scott. Scott is signed to Curb Records.

When
June 24, Sunday @ 02:00 PM 

Where
Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
Chicago, IL

 

Linsey Alexander

Linsey Alexander is a blues songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist. He has been a fixture in clubs on Chicago’s North Side for nearly two decades and has played with numerous blues musicians, including Buddy Guy, A.C. Reed, Magic Slim, and B.B. King.

When
June 24, Sunday @ 06:00 PM 

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Social Distortion

Social Distortion is an American punk rock band formed in 1978 in Fullerton, California. The band currently consists of Mike Ness, Jonny Wickersham, Brent Harding, David Hidalgo Jr., and David Kalish.

Aaron Lee Tasjan

Aaron Lee Tasjan is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer. Tasjan is reported to have his own distinct version of “indie folk grit.”

When
June 24, Sunday @ 06:30 PM 

Where
House of Blues Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

Camp Cope

Camp Cope are an Australian alternative rock trio from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Founded in 2015, the group consists of singer and guitarist Georgia “Maq” McDonald, bassist Kelly-Dawn “Kel” Hellmrich, and drummer Sarah “Thomo” Thompson.

When
June 24, Sunday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Beat Kitchen
Chicago, IL

 

Chicago

Chicago is an American rock band formed in 1967 in Chicago, Illinois, calling themselves the Chicago Transit Authority in 1968 before shortening the name in 1970.

REO Speedwagon

REO Speedwagon is an American rock band from Champaign, Illinois. Formed in 1967, the band cultivated a following during the 1970s and achieved significant commercial success throughout the 1980s.

Michael Tolcher

Michael Tolcher is an American singer-songwriter who blends pop, blues, and urban grooves. He was born in Front Royal, Virginia, and has lived most of his life in and around Atlanta, Georgia.

When
June 24, Sunday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Allstate Arena
Rosemont, IL

 

Minh Tuyet

Trần Thị Minh Tuyết better known as Minh Tuyết, is a Vietnamese-American pop singer, currently performing on Thuy Nga’s Paris by Night.

Bằng Kiều

Nguyễn Bằng Kiều, is a Vietnamese male ballad singer.

When
June 24, Sunday @ 09:00 PM 

Where
The Venue at Horseshoe Casino
Hammond, IN

 

Corey Dennison

When
June 25, Monday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Shrine (The)

When
June 25, Monday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
The Comedy Shrine
Aurora, IL

 

ComedySportz

ComedySportz (CSz) is an improvisational comedy organization started in 1984 in Milwaukee, by a group of local comedians including Dick Chudnow, Bob Orvis, Brian Green, and others.

When
June 26, Tuesday @ 09:30 PM
June 27, Wednesday @ 09:30 PM
June 28, Thursday @ 08:00 PM & 09:30 PM
June 29, Friday @ 08:00 PM & 09:30 PM
June 30, Saturday @ 06:00 PM & 08:00 PM & 10:00 PM 

Where
CSz Theatre Chicago
Chicago, IL

 

Joanna Connor

Joanna Connor is an American Chicago-based blues singer, songwriter, and a virtuoso guitarist. Connor was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States, and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts.

When
June 26, Tuesday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Hala, Boyo, Girl K & the Hazy Seas

When
June 26, Tuesday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Subterranean
Chicago, IL

 

Hemlock

Hemlock is a heavy metal band from Las Vegas, Nevada.

When
June 27, Wednesday @ 06:30 PM 

Where
The Forge
Joliet, IL

 

Of Feather & Bone , Void Omnia, Isenordal & Vukari

When
June 27, Wednesday @ 06:30 PM 

Where
Downstairs (at Subterranean)
Chicago, IL

 

Corey Dennison

When
June 27, Wednesday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Men I Trust

When
June 27, Wednesday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Beat Kitchen
Chicago, IL

 

Code Orange

Code Orange is an American hardcore punk band that formed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 2008.

Nicole Dollanganger

Nicole Bell, known professionally as Nicole Dollanganger, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and artist who currently resides in Whitchurch–Stouffville, Canada.

When
June 28, Thursday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Bottom Lounge
Chicago, IL

 

Mike Wheeler Band

When
June 28, Thursday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Blac Rabbit

Blac Rabbit is an American psychedelic rock band based in Rockaway Beach, Queens, formed around 2013. The band is fronted by twin brothers Amiri and Rahiem Taylor, who sing and play guitar, and backed by Patrick Jones and Josh Lugo.

When
June 28, Thursday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Wire
Berwyn, IL

 

Dead Boys

The Dead Boys are an American punk rock band from Cleveland, Ohio. The band was among the first wave of early punk bands, and was known as one of the rowdiest and most violent punk groups of the era.

Peel

Peel is an American indie rock band based in Austin, Texas that was active between 2004-2009. They released the album Peel, in 2007, and the five song EP August Exhaust Pipes, in 2008.

When
June 28, Thursday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Beat Kitchen
Chicago, IL

 

Hairbangers Ball

Hairbangers Ball is an American 80’s glam metal tribute band. They were formed in 2001 and have become a popular cover band in the Midwest. They have been booked at numerous city fests, by Major League Baseball Teams, at private events and clubs.

When
June 28, Thursday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
CD & ME Special Events & Banquets
23320 S La Grange Rd, Frankfort, Illinois

 

Kathy Griffin

Kathleen Mary Griffin is an American comedian and actress. She has starred in several comedy specials for cable TV and has released several comedy albums.

When
June 28, Thursday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
The Chicago Theatre
Chicago, IL

 

Joanna Connor

Joanna Connor is an American Chicago-based blues singer, songwriter, and a virtuoso guitarist. Connor was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States, and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts.

When
June 29, Friday @ 07:00 PM
June 30, Saturday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Kingston Mines – Chicago Blues Center
Chicago, IL

 

Uli Jon Roth

Uli Jon Roth is a German guitarist, who became famous as Scorpions’ lead guitarist, and is one of the earliest contributors to the neoclassical metal genre. He is also the founder of Sky Academy and inventor of the Sky Guitar.

When
June 29, Friday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
The Forge
Joliet, IL

 

Dave Matthews Band

Dave Matthews Band, also known by the initialism DMB, is an American rock band that was formed in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1991.

When
June 29, Friday @ 08:00 PM
June 30, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
Chicago, IL

 

Kenny G

Kenneth Bruce Gorelick, better known by his stage name Kenny G, is an American saxophonist. His 1986 album, Duotones, brought him commercial success.

When
June 29, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Coronado Performing Arts Center
Rockford, IL

 

Rodney Atkins

Rodney Allan Atkins is an American country music artist. Signed to Curb Records in 1996, he charted his first single on the Billboard country chart in 1997, but did not release an album until 2003’s Honesty, which included the number 4 hit “Honesty”.

When
June 29, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Joe’s Live Rosemont
Rosemont, IL

 

Wanna One

Wanna One is a South Korean boy band formed by CJ E&M through the 2017 series Produce 101 Season 2.

When
June 29, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Allstate Arena
Rosemont, IL

 

Korn

Korn is an American nu metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993.

When
June 29, Friday @ 08:30 PM 

Where
Wire
Berwyn, IL

 

Unknown Hinson

Stuart Daniel Baker, better known by his stage name, Unknown Hinson, is an American singer, musician, songwriter, and voice actor.

When
June 29, Friday @ 09:00 PM 

Where
Beat Kitchen
Chicago, IL

 

Fury, Chai Tulani, E. Brown & Jason Gatz

When
June 29, Friday @ 10:30 PM 

Where
Downstairs (at Subterranean)
Chicago, IL

 

AWOLNATION

Awolnation is an American alternative rock band, formed and fronted by Aaron Bruno, formerly of Under the Influence of Giants, Home Town Hero, and Insurgence.

Dashboard Confessional

Dashboard Confessional is an American rock band from Boca Raton, Florida, led by singer-songwriter Chris Carrabba. The name of the band is derived from the song “The Sharp Hint of New Tears” off their debut album, The Swiss Army Romance.

Bush

Bush are an English rock band formed in London, England in 1992. Their current lineup consists of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Gavin Rossdale, drummer Robin Goodridge, lead guitarist Chris Traynor, and bassist Corey Britz.

When
June 30, Saturday @ 01:00 PM 

Where
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – Chicago, IL
Tinley Park, IL

 

Here Come the Mummies

Here Come the Mummies is a funk band, best known for its live performances. It consists of various professional musicians based in Nashville, Tennessee.

When
June 30, Saturday @ 06:00 PM 

Where
The District
Rockford, IL

 

Nádine

Nádine Hoffeldt is a South African Afrikaans singer and presenter, best known for the hit song “Kaapse Draai”. She has also recorded a number of songs in English.

Tasha Cobbs

Natasha Tameika “Tasha” Cobbs Leonard is an American urban contemporary gospel musician and songwriter. She released the extended play Grace in 2013 with EMI Gospel. The EP reached number 61 on the Billboard charts.

When
June 30, Saturday @ 07:30 PM & 08:30 PM 

Where
Downstairs (at Subterranean)
Chicago, IL

 

Drivin N Cryin

Drivin’ N Cryin’ is an American hard rock/Southern rock band from Atlanta, Georgia.

When
June 30, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Beat Kitchen
Chicago, IL

 

Harry Styles

Harry Edward Styles is an English singer, songwriter, and actor. He rose to stardom as a member of the boy band One Direction. Styles grew up in Holmes Chapel, Cheshire, where he performed as a singer with his band White Eskimo.

Kacey Musgraves

Kacey Lee Musgraves is an American country music singer and songwriter. She self-released three albums before appearing on the fifth season of the USA Network’s singing competition Nashville Star in 2007, where she placed seventh.

When
June 30, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
United Center
Chicago, IL

 

Jethro Tull

Jethro Tull are a British rock band formed in Blackpool, Lancashire in 1967. Initially playing blues rock, the band later developed its sound to incorporate elements of hard and folk rock to forge a progressive rock signature.

When
June 30, Saturday @ 09:00 PM 

Where
Silver Creek Event Center at Four Winds New Buffalo
New Buffalo, MI

 

Yanni

Yiannis Chryssomallis, known professionally as Yanni, is a Greek composer, keyboardist, pianist, and music producer who has spent his adult life in the United States.

When
June 30, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
The Chicago Theatre
Chicago, IL

 

Jeremy Enigk

Jeremy Enigk is an American singer-songwriter, vocalist and guitarist / multi-instrumentalist.

When
June 30, Saturday @ 08:30 PM 

Where
Subterranean
Chicago, IL

 

Koe Wetzel

When
June 30, Saturday @ 08:30 PM 

Where
Joe’s on Weed Street
Chicago, IL

 

The Naughty Show

The Naughty Show is an adult-themed live comedy show and podcast hosted by creator Sam Tripoli. In 2008, Tripoli developed the concept as a pilot for Comedy Central.

When
June 30, Saturday @ 10:00 PM 

Where
The Comedy Shrine
Aurora, IL

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