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2018
Lana Del Rey at United Center
Lana Del Rey

Big Head Todd and the Monsters
Friday, January 19 and Saturday, January 20
Vic Theatre

Buddy Guy
Friday, January 19
Buddy Guy's Legends


Mark Farina
Friday, January 19
Metro / Smart Bar

Stick Figure
Friday, January 19
Riviera Theatre

Asking Alexandria
Black Veil Brides and Crown The Empire
Saturday, January 20
Riviera Theatre


Black Veil Brides
Asking Alexandria and Crown the Empire
Saturday, January 20
Riviera Theatre

Buddy Guy
Saturday, January 20
Buddy Guy's Legends


Chris Young
Lanco and Kane Brown
Saturday, January 20
Sears Centre Arena

Death of a King: A Theatrical Experience
Saturday, January 20
Chicago Theatre

Mr. Mojo Risin'
Saturday, January 20
Arcada Theatre (Saint Charles)


Buddy Guy
Sunday, January 21
Buddy Guy's Legends


James Darren
Sunday, January 21
Arcada Theatre (Saint Charles, IL)

The Buckinghams and Danny Seraphine
Sunday, January 21
Arcada Theatre (Saint Charles)



Disney On Ice
Wednesday, January 24 - Sunday, February 11
Allstate Arena (Rosemont, IL)

Buddy Guys and Eric Gales
Thursday, January 25
Buddy Guy's Legends

Fetty Wap
Thursday, January 25
House of Blues Chicago

J.J. Grey and Mofro
Tedeschi Trucks Band
Thursday, January 25
Chicago Theatre

Tedeschi Trucks Band with JJ Grey and Mofro
Thursday, January 25, Friday, January 26, and Saturday, January 27
The Chicago Theatre

Buddy Guy
Friday, January 26
Buddy Guy's Legends

Milky Chance
with Lewis Capaldi
Friday, January 26
Riviera Theatre

Tedeschi Trucks Band
Friday, February 26 and Saturday, February 27
Chicago Theatre

The Rat Pack is Back
Friday, January 26
Rosemont Theatre (Rosemont, IL)

Walk the Moon: Press Restart Tour
Friday, January 26
Aragon Ballroom

ABBA Mania
The Original from London's West End
Saturday, January 27
Arcada Theatre (Saint Charles, IL)

BØRNS
Mikky Ekko; and Charlotte Cardin (Sold Out)

Saturday, January 27
Riviera Theatre

Buddy Guy
Saturday, January 27
Buddy Guy's Legends


"JM Live" Michael Jackson Tribute
Saturday, January 27
Rosemont Theatre (Rosemont, IL)


Tom Keifer
Saturday, January 27
Genesee Theatre (Waukegan, IL)

2Cellos
Sunday, January 28
Chicago Theater

ABBA Mania
(The Original from London's West End)
Sunday, January 28
Arcada Theatre (Saint Charles)

BruhitsZach Jacob Sartorius and Hayden Summerall
Sunday, January 28
House of Blues Chicago

Buddy Guy
Sunday, January 28
Buddy Guy's Legends


Sleigh Bells
Sunflower Bean
Wednesday, January 31
The Metro

Jay Electronica
Thursday, February 1
Park West

John Mulaney
Thursday, February 1
Chicago Theater


/ Cashmere Cat
Thursday, February 1
Riviera Theatre


First Aid Kit
Van Williams
Friday, February 2
Riviera Theatre


Blues Traveler
Saturday, February 3
House of Blues Chicago

Mavis Staples
Saturday, February 3
Vic Theatre


Marilyn Manson
Tuesday, February 6
Riviera Theatre

10,000 Maniacs
Friday, February 9 and Saturday, February 10
City Winery Chicago


Dan Navarro
Friday, February 9
Schubas

Enter Shikari
Milk Teeth
Friday, February 9
The Metro

Fruition
Friday, February 9
Martyrs Chicago

Ganja White Night
Friday, February 9
Aragon Ballroom

Lara Fabian
Friday, February 9
Copernicus Center

Lotus
Friday, February 9
Vic Theatre

Opiuo
Ganja White Night and Subtronics
Friday, February 9
Aragon Ballroom

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
with Night Beats
Saturday, February 10
Vic Theatre

Wild Rivers
Saturday, February 10
Martyrs

Darci Lynne and Friends Live
Sunday, February 11
The Rosemont Theatre

JD Souther
Sunday, February 11
City Winery Chicago

Awolnation - Here Come The Runts Tour
Nothing But Theives
Wednesday, February 14
Aragon Ballroom

NF
Wednesday, February 14
House of Blues

Valerie June
Thursday, June 15
Vic Theatre

Campus
Friday, February 16
Vic Theatre

Hippo Campus
Sponsored by 93XRT Radio
Friday, February 16
Vic Theatre

Infamous Stringdusters and Leftover Sam
Friday, February 16 and Saturday, February 17
Park West

Lewis Black
Friday, February 16
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts (Skokie)

Little Big Town
Kacey Musgraves and Midland
Friday, February 16
Allstate Arena (Rosemont, IL)

Portugal The Man
Friday, February 16
Aragon Ballroom

Gin Blossoms
Saturday, February 17
Arcada Theatre (St. Charles)


Joe Russo's Almost Dead (Sold Out)
Saturday, February 17
Riviera Theatre

Mac Sabbath
Saturday, February 17
Subterranean

Paw Patrol Live
Saturday, February 17 and Sunday, February 18
Chicago Theatre

Dreamers
New Politics and The Wrecks
Sunday, February 18
Metro

John 5 and the Creatures
Sunday, February 18
Reggie's Rock Club

New Politics
Dreamers
Sunday, February 18
Metro Chicago

Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters  (SOLD OUT)
Seth Lakerman
Tuesday, February 20
Riviera Theatre


Majid Jordan
Wednesday, February 21
Vic Theatre

Excision
Liquid Stranger; Dion Timmer and Monxx
Thursday, February 22
Aragon Ballroom


Steve Winwood
Thursday, February 22
Chicago Theatre

Wallows
Thursday, February 22
Lincoln Hall

G3: John Petrucci, Joe Satriani and Phil Collen
Friday, February 23
Chicago Theatre

David Bowie
David Bowie (2001)
Celebrating David Bowie
Featuring Mike Garson; Adrian Belew; Gerry Leonard; Carmine Rojas; Gaby Moreno and Angelo Moore
Friday, February 23
Vic Theatre

Lettuce / Galactic
with Galactic
Friday, February 23
Riviera Theatre

A Day To Remember
Saturday, February 24
UIC Pavilion

Ann DiFranco
Saturday, February 24
Park West

Bianca Del Rio
Saturday, February 24
Vic Theatre

Brad Paisley
Lindsay Ell, Dustin Lynch and Chase Bryant
Saturday, February 24
Allstate Arena (Rosemont)

Daniel O'Donnell
Saturday, February 24
Arcada Theatre (Saint Charles)

Dixie Dregs
Saturday, March 24
Vic Theatre

LP
Saturday, February 24
Metro Chicago

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Saturday, February 24
Chicago Theatre

Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax and Leonidas Kavakos
Sunday, February 25
Symphony Center

Kreator and Sabaton
Tuesday, February 27
House of Blues Chicago

Romeo Santos
Wednesday, February 28
United Center

The King Romeo Santos
Wednesday, February 28
United Center

The Robert Cray Band
Thursday, March 1
Arcada Theatre (St Charles)

BoDeans
Friday, March 2
Arcada Theatre

Sebastian Maniscalco
Friday,  March 2 and Saturday, March 3
Chicago Theatre

The Music of ABBA
Arrival from Sweden
Friday,  March 2
Rosemont Theatre (Rosemont, IL)

Tyler, The Creator
Vince Staples and Taco
Friday, March 2
Aragon Ballroom

Get The Led Out - American Led Zeppelin
Saturday, March 3
Rosemont Theatre

Propagandhi
Iron Chic and La Armada
Saturday, March 3
Metro Chicago

Sebastian Maniscalco
Saturday, March 3
Chicago Theatre

Y and T
Saturday, March 3
Arcada Theatre

Why Don't We
Saturday, March 3
House of Blues Chicago

Lang Lang
Sunday, March 4
Symphony Center

Why Don't We
Sunday, March 4
House of Blues

Miguel
Nonchalant Savant and SiR
Monday, March 5
Riviera Theatre

Peter Perrett
Monday, March 5
Subterranean

Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes
Thursday, March 8
Arcada Theatre (Saint Charles, IL)

Demi Lovato and DJ Khaled
Keylani

Friday, March 9
Allstate Arena

Pink at United Center
Foghat
Friday, March 9
Arcada Theatre (Saint Charles, IL)

G-Eazy
Friday, March 9
Aragon Ballroom

Mat Kearney
Andrew Belle
Friday, March 9
Riviera Theatre

Pink
Friday, March 9 and Saturday, March 10
United Center

Railroad Earth
Friday, March 9
Vic Theatre

Sebastian Maniscalco
Friday,  March 9 and Saturday, March 10
Rosemont Theatre (Rosemont, IL)

The Musical Box
Friday, March 9 and Saturday, March 10
Arcada Theater (Saint Charles, IL)

Bahamas
The Weather Station
Saturday, March 10
Metro

Manic Focus
Sunsquabi; CloZee; SoDown and LWKY

Saturday, March 10
Riviera Theatre


Phil Lesh and Bob Weir
Saturday, March 10 and Sunday, March 11
Chicago Theatre

Sebastian Maniscalco
Saturday, March 10
Rosemont Theatre (Rosemont)

The Oh Hellos
Saturday, March 10
House of Blues Chicago


Uriah Heep
Sunday, March 11
Arcada Theatre (Saint Charles)

Lights; Chase Atlantic and DCF
Monday, March 12
House of Blues Chicago

Gloria Trevi and Alejandra Guzman
Thursday, March 15
Allstate Arena (Rosemont)

Bad Bunny
Friday, March 16
Allstate Arena (Rosemont)

Kid Rock's Greatest Show on Earth Tour
Friday, March 16
United Center

Melvin Seals and JGB
Terrapin Flyer
Friday, March 16
Park West

Nick Moss Band
Friday, March 16
FitzGerald's (Berwyn)

O.M.D.
with GGOOLLDD
Friday, March 16
Vic Theatre

Last In Line
Saturday, March 17
Arcada Theatre (Saint Charles, IL)

Pink Talking Fish
Hayley Jane and the Primates
Saturday, March 17
Park West

They Might Be Giants
Saturday, March 17
Vic Theatre

Glen Hansard
Sunday, March 18
Riviera Theatre

Itzhak Perlman
Sunday, March 18
Symphony Center

Senses Fail
Reggie and the Full Effect, Have Mercy and Household
Wednesday, March 21
House of Blues Chicago

Shen Yun Performing Arts
Wednesday, March 21 - Sunday, March 25
Rosemont Theatre

Alvvays
Friday, March 23
Metro Chicago

Brain Candy Live!
Friday, March 23
Genesee Theatre (Waukegan)

Puddles Pity Party
Friday, March 23
Vic Theatre

Dixie Dregs
Saturday, March 24
Vic Theatre


Justin Timberlake
Tuesday, March 27 and Wednesday, March 28
United Center

Lorde
Tuesday, March 27
Allstate Arena (Rosemont)

Gang of Youths
Friday, March 30
Subterranean

Mr. Speed - A Tribute to KISS
Friday,  March 30
Arcada Theatre (Saint Charles)

Winter Jam
Westover, Skillet, NewSong, Mallary Hope, KB, Jordan Feliz, Building 429, Kari Jobe, Dan Bremnes, Nick Hall, John Crist
Friday, March 30
Allstate Arena (Rosemont)

Nightwish
Saturday, March 31
Aragon Ballroom

The Sweet
Saturday, March 31
Arcada Theatre (St. Charles)

Dan Auerbach and the Easy Eye Sound Revue featuring Robert Finley, Shannon Shaw; Shannon and the Clams
Monday, April 2
Riviera Theatre


Rob Bell
Thursday, April 4
Vic Theatre

Pop Evil
Palaye Royale and Black Map
Thursday, April 5
House of Blues Chicago

Rob Bell
Pete Rollins
Thursday, April 5
Vic Theatre

Black Star Riders
Friday, April 6
Arcada Theatre (Saint Charles)

Phillip Phillips
Friday, April 6
House of Blues Chicago

"Weird Al" Yankovic
Emo Philips
Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7
Vic Theatre

Bobby Rush
Saturday, April 7
Arie Crown Theatre

Big Bill Morganfield
Saturday, April 7
Buddy Guy's Legends

Al Jourgensen of Ministry
Ministry
Ministry
Chelsea Wolfe
Saturday, April 7
Riviera Theatre

Ann Wilson
Sunday, April 8
Arcada Theatre (Saint Charles)

Ty Segall
Sunday, April 8
Riviera Theatre

Clean Bandit
Wednesday, April 11
Vic Theatre

The Darkness
Wednesday, April 11
Park West

Robin Trower
WXRT Show
Thursday, April 12
Copernicus Center

Todrick Hall
Thursday, April 12
House of Blues Chicago

Front 242
Cocksure
Friday, April 13
Metro Chicago

Lydia
Moose Blood and McCafferty
Friday, April 13
House of Blues Chicago

The Wood Brothers
Friday, April 13 and Saturday, April 14
Vic Theatre

AJR
with Hundred Handed
Saturday, April 14
House of Blues

Anderson Cooper (CNN HOST) and Andy Cohen
Saturday, April 14
Chicago Theatre

Echosmith
Saturday, April 14
Metro Chicago

Poi Dog Pondering
Saturday, April 14
Arcada Theatre (Saint Charles)

Tempest
Saturday, April 14
Durty Nellie's

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness
Zac Clark, Allen Stone and Bob Oxblood
Sunday, April 15
House of Blues Chicago

Caitlin Rose
Brian Fallon
Thursday, April 19
House of Blues Chicago

Ruben Studdard
Friday, April 20
Arcada Theatre (St. Charles)

Tray Anastasio
Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21
Chicago Theatre

Trey Anastasio Band
Trey Anastasio Band
Trey Anastasio Band
Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21
Chicago Theatre

Maks and Val
Sunday, April 22
Chicago Theatre

Bon Jovi
Thursday, April 26
United Center

John Prine
Friday, April 27
Chicago Theatre

The Purple Experience
Friday, April 27
Arcada Theatre (Saint Charles, IL)

Bubble Guppies Live!
Saturday, April 28
Chicago Theatre

Cornerstone of Rock
Featuring The Shadows of Knight; the Ides of March with Jim Peterik; Cryan Shames, The Buckinghams, The New Colony Six
Sunday, April 29
Arcada Theatre (Saint Charles, IL)

George Ezra
Sunday, April 29
Riviera Theatre

Stars on Ice
Sunday, April 29
Allstate Arena (Rosemont)

Juanes, Mon Laferte and Caloncho
Tuesday, May 1
Rosemont Theatre

Steve Wilson
Tuesday, May 1 and Wednesday, May 2
Vic Theatre

Gene Simmons Band
Thursday, May 3
Arcada Theatre (Saint Charles, IL)

Peter Hook and The Light
Friday, May 4
Metro Chicago

The Box Tops
Friday, May 4
Arcada Theatre (Saint Charles, IL)

Blackbear
Kygo
Saturday, May 5
United Center

Disney Junior Dance Party
Saturday, May 5
Rosemont Theatre

Engelbert Humperdinck
Saturday, May 5
Arcada Theatre (Saint Charles)

Kygo: Kids in Love Tour 2018
Saturday, May 5
United Center

Dweezil Zappa
Sunday, May 6
Arcada Theatre (Saint Charles)

Jake Miller
Sunday, May 6
Durty Nellie's

Jimmy Eat World
The Hotelier and Microwave
Tuesday, May 8
Riviera Theatre

The Breeders
Tuesday, May 8
Vic Theatre

Haim at Aragon Ballroom Chicago on May 11
Haim
Haim with Sister Sister Sister
and Lizzo
Friday, May 11
Aragon Ballroom

The Fratellis
Blood Red Shoes
Friday, May 11
Metro

Andrew W.K.
Saturday, May 12
Vic Theatre

Josh Turner
Saturday, May 12
Arcada Theatre (Saint Charles, IL)

Alice in Chains
Tuesday, May 15
Riviera Theatre

Bunbury
Wednesday, May 16
House of Blues Chicago

Andy Williams Moon River And Me! Starring Jimmy Osmond 
Thursday, May 17, 2017
Arcada Theatre (Saint Charles, IL)

Shania Twain - NOW
Saturday, May 19
United Center

U2
eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE
Tuesday, May 22 and Wednesday, May 23
United Center

The Kooks
Barns Courtney
Wednesday, May 30
Vic Theatre

Taylor Swift
Friday, June 1
Soldier Field

Tapestry
Sunday, June 3
Arcada Theatre (St. Charles)

.38 Special
Friday, June 8
Arcada Theatre (Saint Charles, IL)

Spring Awakening Music Festival
June 8 - 10, 2018
Addams/Medill Park


Angela Ingersoll
Sunday, June 10
Paramount Theatre (Aurora)

Gregory Porter
Monday, June 11

Carol Burnett
Tuesday, June 12 and Wednesday, June 13
Chicago Theatre

Rag'n'Bone Man
Tuesday, June 12
Park West

Jonny Lang
Wednesday, June 13
Arcada Theatre (St Charles)

Brandi Carlile
Friday, June 15
The Chicago Theatre

Celtic Woman
Sunday, June 17
Rosemont Theatre

Harry Styles
Kacey Musgraves
Saturday, June 30
United Center

Yanni 25 – Live at The Acropolis Anniversary Concert Tour
Yanni
Yanni 25 - Live at The Acropolis Anniversary Concert Tour
Where The Past and Present Become One
Saturday, June 30
The Chicago Theatre


Def Leppard and Journey
Sunday, July 14
Wrigley Field

Sylvan Esso
Monday, July 23
Riviera Theatre

Dan and Phil
Wednesday, July 25
Rosemont Theatre

Niall Horan: Flicker World Tour 2018
Thursday, July 26
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Old Dominion; Kenny Chesney; Thomas Rhett and Brandon Lay
Saturday, July 28
Soldier Field

Barry Manilow
Sunday, July 29
Allstate Arena

Foo Fighter
Concrete and Gold North American Tour
Sunday, July 29 and Monday, July 30
Wrigley Field
JamUsa.com


Weezer Pixies
Saturday, July 7
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Barry Manilo
Sunday, July 29
Allstate Arena (Rosemont)

Foo Fighters
Sunday, July 29 and Monday, July 30
Wrigley Field


Charlie Puth
Hailee Steinfeld
Tuesday, July 31
Huntington Bank Pavilion @ Northerly Island

Shakira (credit Adam Bielawski)
Shakira (credit Adam Bielawski)
Shakira
Friday, August 3
United Center

Jeff Lynne's ELO
Wednesday, August 15
Allstate Arena

Sam Smith
Wednesday, August 15
United Center

Fall Out Boy
with Rise Against and Machine Gun Kelly
Saturday, September 8
Wrigley Field

Stryper and KIX
Saturday, September 8
Arcada Theatre (St. Charles)

Maroon 5
Julia Michaels
Friday, September 14
United Center

Tommy James and the Shodells
Saturday, September 22
Arcada Theatre (Saint Charles, IL)

Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience
Saturday, October 6
Allstate Arena (Rosemont)


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