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Future Business Leaders of America 10:00 am
Future Business Leaders of America @ McCormick Place - North Building
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – Jul 2 @ 11:00 am
Future Business Leaders of America @ McCormick Place - North Building | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference 2015 FBLA-PBL offers national meetings that promote leadership development. FBLA-PBL conferences are a great place to reach our audience face-to-face. National Leadership Conference (NLC) FBLA-PBL members have the competitive edge, as the best and brightest of FBLA and PBL convene to compete in leadership events, share their successes, Continue Reading
Pink Martini & Aimee Mann 7:00 pm
Pink Martini & Aimee Mann @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Pink Martini & Aimee Mann @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
See Pink Martini & Aimee Mann live July 1 at Ravinia! We recommend you pack a picnic and bring a blanket or outdoor chairs to enjoy the concert. Admission Lawn ticket prices are increased by $5 on the day of the show
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Blondie and Melissa Etheridge 7:00 pm
Blondie and Melissa Etheridge @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Blondie and Melissa Etheridge @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
See Blondie and Melissa Etheridge live July 2 at Ravinia! We recommend you pack a picnic and bring a blanket or outdoor chairs to enjoy the concert. Admission Lawn ticket prices are increased by $5 on the day of the show.
Dark Star Orchestra 8:00 pm
Dark Star Orchestra @ The Vic Theatre
Jul 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dark Star Orchestra @ The Vic Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 2, 2015 – July 3, 2015 Dark Star Orchestra are an American Rock band formed in Chicago, Illinois. They serve as a tribute band to the legendary Rock group The Grateful Dead. Since 1997, the band has been “continuing the Grateful Dead concert experience”. See Dark Star Orchestra live July 2 – 3 at The Vic! Hours Thursday: Continue Reading
Leftover Salmon 9:00 pm
Leftover Salmon @ Park West
Jul 2 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Leftover Salmon @ Park West | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Leftover Salmon is a jam band from Boulder, Colorado, formed in 1989. Their unique blend of bluegrass, rock, country, and Cajun/Zydeco, which the band calls “Polyethnic Cajun Slamgrass”, has found favor with the jam band scene. See Leftover Salmon live with special guest Bill Payne of Little Feat July 2 at Park West! Admission Ages: 18+
Chicago Tango Week 10:00 pm
Chicago Tango Week @ The Westin O'Hare
Jul 2 @ 10:00 pm – 3:00 am
Chicago Tango Week @ The Westin O'Hare | Rosemont | Illinois | United States
From July 2, 2015 – July 5, 2015 Chicago Tango Week is an annual Argentine Tango Festival that attracts hundreds of dancers from US, Canada, Mexico and Europe every year. Chicago Tango Week will be celebrating it’s eighth year of success in 2015. Festival Highlights Forty tango workshops by world-renowned tango dancers and instructors Four nights of tango dance parties Continue Reading
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Windy City RibFest 12:00 pm
Windy City RibFest
Jul 3 @ 12:00 pm – Jul 5 @ 10:00 pm
Windy City RibFest @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
Finger lickin’ slabs from some of the best local and national ribbers will be in the spotlight at this popular summer food/street fest that’s celebrating its seventh year in 2015. Even better? A rockin’ 3-day music stage lineup featuring some of the hottest local and national rock/pop and classic indie acts as well as local tribute bands! This “saucy” happening also Continue Reading
African/Caribbean International Festival 12:00 pm
African/Caribbean International Festival @ Union Park
Jul 3 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
African/Caribbean International Festival @ Union Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
African/Caribbean International Festival of Life From July 3, 2015 – July 5, 2015 Enjoy spectacular music, food, arts, crafts, and more at this family-friendly event, now in its 22nd year, at Union Park in the West Loop. You can see over 70 acts, featuring the best of Reggae, Caribbean, Latin, African, Rock, Pop, R&B, Gospel and other world music entertainers! Continue Reading
Chicago Cubs v Miami Marlins 1:15 pm
Chicago Cubs v Miami Marlins @ Wrigley Field
Jul 3 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Chicago Cubs v Miami Marlins @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 3, 2015 – July 5, 2015 See the Chicago Cubs play against the Miami Marlins July 3-5 at The Friendly Confines! Budweiser Bleacher Fridays Fans can show their patriotism while catching a game during Red, White and Brew vs. the Miami Marlins on July 3. Budweiser Bleacher guests can soak up the sun in their new patriotic Cubs Continue Reading
Chicago White Sox v Baltimore Orioles 7:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Baltimore Orioles @ U.S. Cellular Field
Jul 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Baltimore Orioles @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 3, 2015 – July 5, 2015 See the White Sox play the Baltimore Orioles July 3-5 at The Cell! Hours Friday: 7:10 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 1:10 p.m.
Grateful Dead 7:00 pm
Grateful Dead @ Soldier Field
Jul 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Grateful Dead @ Soldier Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 3, 2015 – July 5, 2015 To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Grateful Dead, the four original members — Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, and Bob Weir — will reunite at Chicago’s Soldier Field, nearly 20 years to the day of the last Grateful Dead concert, which took place at the same venue. “Fare Thee Well: Celebrating Continue Reading
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Chosen Few Old School Reunion Picnic 7:00 am
Chosen Few Old School Reunion Picnic @ Jackson Park
Jul 4 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 pm
Chosen Few Old School Reunion Picnic @ Jackson Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The 25th annual Chosen Few Old School Reunion on our city’s lakefront celebrates house music and Chicago’s house music heritage. Get ready to dance with 30,000 fans from around the world to non-stop DJ sets and special musical guests! Nicknamed the “Woodstock of House Music” for its family reunion atmosphere and DIY approach – guests can bring their own tents, Continue Reading
Fourth of July Fireworks 6:00 pm
Fourth of July Fireworks @ Navy Pier
Jul 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Fourth of July Fireworks @ Navy Pier | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the sky light up during a spectacular fireworks show choreographed to a patriotic score on Lake Michigan. Where to Watch Arrive early and cozy up on Navy Pier’s dock. Board an evening cruise with Odyssey Cruises, Shoreline Sightseeing Company, Mystic Blue or Spirit of Chicago off Navy Pier. View the fireworks from 1,000ft above the city in 360 CHICAGO.
Fireworks party 6:30 pm
Fireworks party @ Navy Pier
Jul 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Fireworks party @ Navy Pier | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Each and every year Chicago’s known to host some pretty stellar events for the 4th of July, but this time around JulyFourth.com is putting out all the stops as we produce a massive celebration at the quintessential event space in the Windy City – the Navy Pier Roof Top. With enough space for create a colossal gathering, the rooftop at Continue Reading
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Taylor-Oke Karaoke Cruises with US 99.5 12:00 pm
Taylor-Oke Karaoke Cruises with US 99.5 @ Spirit of Chicago
Jul 5 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Taylor-Oke Karaoke Cruises with US 99.5 @ Spirit of Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 5, 2015 – July 12, 2015 It’s a karaoke cruise with a country music twist! Come aboard Spirit of Chicago for an afternoon of “Taylor-oke” with US 99.5. Enjoy a tasty lunch buffet, sing karaoke to your favorite Taylor Swift songs and enjoy amazing views of the Chicago skyline from Lake Michigan. This is an afternoon of fun Continue Reading
DeadPhish Orchestra 1:00 pm
DeadPhish Orchestra @ House of Blues
Jul 5 @ 1:00 pm – 11:00 pm
DeadPhish Orchestra @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The DeadPhish Orchestra is a quartet of Colorado musicians who, above all, are close friends who have played together for many years. They had played Grateful Dead songs together, and they had played Phish songs together. But they got to wondering what would happen if they tried to merge the music of these two bands, the Granddaddies and Daddies of Continue Reading
A Tribute to Jerry Garcia 3:30 pm
A Tribute to Jerry Garcia @ House of Blues
Jul 5 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
A Tribute to Jerry Garcia @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See a live tribute to Jerry Garcia featuring artists Steve Kimock, Jackie Greene, Melvin Seals, Bobby Vega, and John Morgan Kimock July 5 at House of Blues! Admission Ages: 17+
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Rhythm World 10:00 am
Rhythm World @ Multiple Chicago Locations
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Rhythm World @ Multiple Chicago Locations | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 6, 2015 – August 2, 2015 Rhythm World is America’s longest running and most comprehensive festival of American tap and contemporary percussive arts. Rhythm World hosts an opening night concert at Chicago’s historic Jazz Showcase, three concerts at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, a tap jam, a student showcase, and a vast array of masterclasses, workshops, courses, Continue Reading
Chicago Cubs v St. Louis Cardinals 7:00 pm
Chicago Cubs v St. Louis Cardinals @ Wrigley Field
Jul 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chicago Cubs v St. Louis Cardinals @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 6, 2015 – July 8, 2015 See the Chicago Cubs play against the St. Louis Cardinals July 6-8 at The Friendly Confines!
Chicago White Sox v Toronto Blue Jays 7:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Toronto Blue Jays @ U.S. Cellular Field
Jul 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Toronto Blue Jays @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 6, 2015 – July 9, 2015 See the White Sox play the Toronto Blue Jays July 6-9 at The Cell! Hours Monday – Wednesday: 7:10 p.m. Thursday: 1:10 p.m.
Brian Wilson and Rodríguez 7:30 pm
Brian Wilson and Rodríguez @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 6 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Brian Wilson and Rodríguez @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
See Brian Wilson and Rodríguez live July 6 at Ravinia! We recommend you pack a picnic and bring a blanket or outdoor chairs to enjoy the concert. Admission Lawn ticket prices are increased by $5 on the day of the show
Bacon Brothers 8:00 pm
Bacon Brothers @ City Winery
Jul 6 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Bacon Brothers @ City Winery | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See Bacon Brothers live July 6 at the intimate settings of City Winery! Long before Kevin Bacon launched his prolific stage and screen career, and before Michael Bacon became known as a go-to composer for film and television, they were just two brothers, born nine years apart, coming of age in Center City Philadelphia. By the late 1960s, Michael, already Continue Reading
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Physical Festival Chicago 10:00 am
Physical Festival Chicago @ Links Hall
Jul 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Physical Festival Chicago @ Links Hall | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 7, 2015 – July 12, 2015 Physical Festival Chicago is a festival celebrating contemporary physical theater. It brings Chicago-based performers and audiences together with physical theater practitioners from across the U.S. and create a platform for national and Chicago based performers to build their relationships with Chicago’s audiences. The Festival’s mission is to introduce Chicago audiences to the Continue Reading
Chicago Cubs v St. Louis Cardinals 7:00 pm
Chicago Cubs v St. Louis Cardinals @ Wrigley Field
Jul 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chicago Cubs v St. Louis Cardinals @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the Chicago Cubs play against the St. Louis Cardinals July 6-8 at The Friendly Confines! Hours Monday – Wednesday: 7:05 p.m. The April 7 game between the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals that was postponed due to weather is scheduled to be made up Tuesday, July 7, as the first game of a split doubleheader at Wrigley Field. Continue Reading
In This Moment 7:30 pm
In This Moment @ House of Blues
Jul 7 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
In This Moment @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
In This Moment is an American metal band from Los Angeles, California, United States, formed by singer Maria Brink and guitarist Chris Howorth in 2005. They found drummer Jeff Fabb and started the band as Dying Star. Unhappy with their musical direction, they changed their name to In This Moment and gained two band members, guitarist Blake Bunzel and bassist Continue Reading
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Taste of Chicago 11:00 am
Taste of Chicago @ Grant Park
Jul 8 @ 11:00 am – Jul 12 @ 9:00 pm
Taste of Chicago @ Grant Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
We are serious about food in Chicago. Be prepared to get your grub on at the 35th Annual Taste of Chicago, the world’s largest outdoor food festival, in Grant Park! For five days, live music, children’s activities and upwards of 3 million visitors makes this event the hottest party in the city. Be sure to come hungry as Taste of Chicago features Continue Reading
Taste of Chicago 6:40 am
Taste of Chicago @ Grant Park
Jul 8 @ 6:40 am – 7:40 am
Taste of Chicago @ Grant Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 8, 2015 – July 12, 2015 We are serious about food in Chicago. Be prepared to get your grub on at the 35th Annual Taste of Chicago, the world’s largest outdoor food festival, in Grant Park! For five days, live music, children’s activities and upwards of 3 million visitors makes this event the hottest party in the city. Continue Reading
the Melvins 7:00 pm
the Melvins @ Double Door
Jul 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
the Melvins @ Double Door | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Melvins were formed in Montessano, Washington in 1983 by Buzz Osborne, Matt Lukin and Mike Dillard. Lukin and Dillard left the band and drummer Dale Crover stepped in shortly thereafter. Osborne and Crover have been the Melvins’ mainstays throughout their 29 year metamorphosis. To date the band has released 27 original albums, numerous live full-lengths and far too many Continue Reading
CSO at Ravinia: Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess 8:00 pm
CSO at Ravinia: Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 8 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CSO at Ravinia: Gershwin's Porgy and Bess @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
See the Chicago Symphony Orchestra live July 8 at Ravinia! The program includes The Best of The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess. We recommend you pack a picnic and bring a blanket or outdoor chairs to enjoy the concert. Porgy and Bess is an English-language opera composed in 1934 by George Gershwin, with a libretto written by DuBose Heyward and Ira Continue Reading
John Fogerty 8:00 pm
John Fogerty @ FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
Jul 8 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
John Fogerty @ FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island | Chicago | Illinois | United States
John Cameron Fogerty is an American musician, songwriter, and guitarist, early in his career best known as the lead singer and lead guitarist for the band Creedence Clearwater Revival and later as a successful solo recording artist. See John Fogerty live July 8 at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island!
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One More Time – Tribute to Daft Punk 7:30 pm
One More Time – Tribute to Daft Punk @ House of Blues
Jul 9 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
One More Time - Tribute to Daft Punk @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
“One More Time” is a song by electronic music duo Daft Punk, first released as a single on 13 November 2000 and later included in the 2001 album Discovery. It is a French house song featuring a vocal performance by Romanthony that is heavily auto-tuned and compressed. The music video of the song forms part of the 2003 animated film, Continue Reading
Brilliant Adventures 8:00 pm
Brilliant Adventures @ Steep Theatre
Jul 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Brilliant Adventures @ Steep Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 9, 2015 – August 15, 2015 Steep Theatre Company presents the U.S. Premiere of Brilliant Adventures. Tucked away in his dingy apartment, Luke has invented a device that could change the world – if only he thought the world was ready for it. When an opportunistic outsider arrives with designs on his invention and apartment, Luke’s family and Continue Reading
Morrissey 8:30 pm
Morrissey @ Civic Opera House
Jul 9 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Morrissey @ Civic Opera House | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Globally-renowned recording and performing artist Morrissey has just announced a summer tour that will bring him to downtown Chicago on Thursday, July 9 at the Civic Opera House!
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The Comedy Exposition of 2015 10:00 am
The Comedy Exposition of 2015 @ Multiple Chicago Locations
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – Jul 12 @ 11:00 am
The Comedy Exposition of 2015 @ Multiple Chicago Locations | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Following a wildly successful first year, which drew sold-out crowds to 25 shows featuring over 70 of the nation’s hottest stand up comedians, Chicago-based upstart comedy festival The Comedy Exposition will be returning in 2015! Three critically acclaimed, nationally touring headliners have been confirmed to appear, with several more to come: Baron Vaughn (Conan, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Continue Reading
Windy City Smokeout 3:00 pm
Windy City Smokeout @ Grand & The Chicago River
Jul 10 @ 3:00 pm – Jul 12 @ 9:00 pm
Windy City Smokeout @ Grand & The Chicago River | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Windy City Smokeout: BBQ & Country Music Fest presented by Bub City returns for its third year! This summer festival brings together the best of live country music, beer and BBQ to our city’s popular River North neighborhood. The Food Throughout the weekend, guests can enjoy southern-inspired fare from Chicago’s BBQ restaurants. Festival-goers will also have the opportunity to interact Continue Reading
Square Roots 5:00 pm
Square Roots @ Lincoln Ave. between Montrose & Wilson
Jul 10 @ 5:00 pm – Jul 12 @ 9:00 pm
Square Roots @ Lincoln Ave. between Montrose & Wilson | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 10, 2015 – July 12, 2015 Summertime brings plenty of interesting options for festival entertainment in the city and the suburbs, with each event highlighting a neighborhood or various foods or music or wine tastings. But very rarely does one find an event that challenges the norm of typical fest foods, tribute bands and carnival rides. The Lincoln Continue Reading
Chicago Cubs v Chicago White Sox 3:00 pm
Chicago Cubs v Chicago White Sox @ Wrigley Field
Jul 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Chicago Cubs v Chicago White Sox @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 10, 2015 – July 12, 2015 See the Chicago Cubs play against the Chicago White Sox July 10-12 at The Friendly Confines! Budweiser Bleacher Fridays Pop band Fitz & The Tantrums will headline an Extra Innings Show on the field following the Cubs vs. White Sox rivalry opener July 10. The show is open to all game attendees Continue Reading
Nickelback 7:30 pm
Nickelback @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Jul 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Nickelback @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre | Tinley Park | Illinois | United States
Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in 1995 in Hanna, Alberta. The band is composed of guitarist and lead vocalist Chad Kroeger, guitarist, keyboardist and backing vocalist Ryan Peake, bassist Mike Kroeger, and drummer Daniel Adair. The band went through a few drummer changes between 1995 and 2005, achieving its current form when Adair replaced drummer Ryan Vikedal. Nickelback is one of the most commercially Continue Reading
Steve Miller Band 7:30 pm
Steve Miller Band @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 10 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Steve Miller Band @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
The Steve Miller Band is an American rock band formed in 1966 in San Francisco, California. The band is managed by Steve Miller on guitar and lead vocals, and is best known today for a string of (mainly) mid-1970s hit singles that are staples of classic rock radio, as well as several earlier acid rock albums. Steve Miller left his Continue Reading
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Institute of Food Technologists 10:00 am
Institute of Food Technologists @ McCormick Place - South Building
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – Jul 15 @ 11:00 am
Institute of Food Technologists @ McCormick Place - South Building | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting Get a first-hand look at the latest trends, the newest products, and the most recent innovations driving food science, and meet the people leading these advances — more than 20,000 top food science and technology professionals from more than 90 countries, representing the most prominent organizations in the global food sector. Join us to Continue Reading
Hamburger festival 11:00 am
Hamburger festival
Jul 11 @ 11:00 am – Jul 12 @ 10:00 pm
Hamburger festival @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
Flippin’ hot! July is about to get a few degrees hotter than normal when some of Chicago’s finest burger emporiums and restaurants fire up their grills at this year’s Roscoe Village Burger Fest. Add to that a rockin’ music on two stages and summer is gonna be sizzling. In addition to mouth-watering patties and great music on two stages, there’s also Continue Reading
Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac 10:30 am
Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac @ Navy Pier
Jul 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac @ Navy Pier | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Put on your boat shoes and head to Navy Pier for excitement on the water! The Pier, located in our city’s Streeterville neighborhood, is the starting point for the 107th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac, the longest annual freshwater sailing race in the world. You’ll be on the sidelines, watching hundreds of boats race to Mackinac. This high energy Continue Reading
“I Have A Vision” Community Gospel Festival 11:30 am
“I Have A Vision” Community Gospel Festival @ Bessemer Park
Jul 11 @ 11:30 am – 6:30 pm
"I Have A Vision" Community Gospel Festival @ Bessemer Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The “I Have A Vision” Community Gospel Festival is hosted each year by Shama Ministries – a not-for-profit organization and its volunteers to support the community through its vision of improving he quality of life of those communities and increased awareness of family. This event provides the community with one full day of family fun, food, entertainment, valuable community-related information Continue Reading
Fall Out Boy & Wiz Khalifa 7:00 pm
Fall Out Boy & Wiz Khalifa @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fall Out Boy & Wiz Khalifa @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre | Tinley Park | Illinois | United States
See the Boys of Zummer Tour featuring Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa with special guests DJ Drama and Hoodie Allen July 11 at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre!
311 8:00 pm
311 @ Aragon Ballroom
Jul 11 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
311 @ Aragon Ballroom | Chicago | Illinois | United States
311 (pronounced “three-eleven”) is an American rock band from Omaha, Nebraska. The band was formed in 1988 by vocalist/guitarist Nick Hexum, lead guitarist Jim Watson (who would later be replaced by Tim Mahoney), bassist Aaron “P-Nut” Wills and drummer Chad Sexton. In 1992, Doug “SA” Martinez joined to sing and provide turntables for 311’s later albums, rounding out the current Continue Reading
Aretha Franklin 8:30 pm
Aretha Franklin @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 11 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Aretha Franklin @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
Aretha Louise Franklin is an American singer and musician. Franklin began her career singing gospel at her father, minister C. L. Franklin’s church as a child. In 1960, at the age of 18, Franklin embarked on a secular career, recording for Columbia Records only achieving modest success. Following her signing to Atlantic Records in 1967, Franklin achieved commercial acclaim and Continue Reading
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American Girl Cruise – Chicago’s First Lady 5:30 pm
American Girl Cruise – Chicago’s First Lady @ Chicago's First Lady Cruises
Jul 12 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
American Girl Cruise - Chicago's First Lady @ Chicago's First Lady Cruises | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Start with a dinner at American Girl Place Cafe, followed by a 75-minute River Cruise. The cruise will feature commentary specially developed by the Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) and delivered by a CAF-certified volunteer docent, describing the design of some of the world’s most famous buildings along the riverfront, while weaving in fascinating details about their history as it relates Continue Reading
CSO at Ravinia: Disney’s Fantasia 7:00 pm
CSO at Ravinia: Disney’s Fantasia @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
CSO at Ravinia: Disney's Fantasia @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
See the Chicago Symphony Orchestra live July 8 at Ravinia! The program includes music from Disney’s Fantasia and Fantasia 2000. We recommend you pack a picnic and bring a blanket or outdoor chairs to enjoy the concert. This concert is part of the CSO Goes to the Movies series.
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Carillon Concert 7:00 pm
Carillon Concert @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Jul 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Carillon Concert @ Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe | Illinois | United States
Watch the lights illuminate Evening Island and enjoy an enchanting, 45-minute musical performance of carillon bells on a warm summer evening. Meet carillonneurs from around the world and try ringing the bells during a complimentary tour of the carillon tower prior to the concert. Tours run every 15 minutes from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; timed tickets are acquired at the Continue Reading
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The ASI Show! 10:00 am
The ASI Show! @ McCormick Place - West Building
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – Jul 16 @ 11:00 am
The ASI Show!  @ McCormick Place - West Building | Chicago | Illinois | United States
At The ASI Show, our business is helping your business grow by bringing together suppliers, decorators and distributors within the advertising specialty industry. Attracting 20,000 attendees each year, The ASI Show takes place in five popular destinations at strategic times of the year. The action-packed schedule features exhibits promoting the newest and most unique items, the industry’s largest education conference Continue Reading
Bastille Day Chicago 5:00 pm
Bastille Day Chicago @ Daley Civic Center
Jul 14 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Bastille Day Chicago @ Daley Civic Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Bastille Day Chicago is an open celebration of the French National Day right here in the city of Chicago. Dated back to the French Revolution, Bastille Day is now the occasion for people of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy the night, together, with good food, wine, and multiple activities.
Summer Cabaret 7:00 pm
Summer Cabaret @ The Laugh Factory
Jul 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Cabaret @ The Laugh Factory | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Following up on last season’s fabulous Some Like It Hot: Disney Edition cabaret, members of the Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus will bring you more songs of love and longing to cool your summer soul. Watch CGMC show off their individual talents in an intimate setting at The Laugh Factory in Lakeview. This themed show features the cabaret experience with CGMC’s Continue Reading
CSO at Ravinia: Films of Tim Burton 8:00 pm
CSO at Ravinia: Films of Tim Burton @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 14 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CSO at Ravinia: Films of Tim Burton @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
See the Chicago Symphony Orchestra live July 14 at Ravinia! The program includes Danny Elfman’s music from the films of Tim Burton. We recommend you pack a picnic and bring a blanket or outdoor chairs to enjoy the concert. This concert is part of the CSO Goes to the Movies series.
Raekwon & Ghostface Killah 8:00 pm
Raekwon & Ghostface Killah @ House of Blues
Jul 14 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Raekwon & Ghostface Killah @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Dennis Coles better known by his stage name Ghostface Killah, is an American rapper and prominent member of the Wu-Tang Clan. After the group achieved breakthrough success in the aftermath of Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), the members went on to pursue solo careers to varying levels of success. Ghostface Killah debuted his solo-career with Ironman in 1996, which was Continue Reading
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Chicago History Museum Lunch Cruise 12:00 pm
Chicago History Museum Lunch Cruise @ Spirit of Chicago
Jul 15 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Chicago History Museum Lunch Cruise @ Spirit of Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Come aboard and enjoy the most entertaining lunchtime experience in Chicago, featuring Spirit of Chicago’s delicious new buffet-style lunch menu. This two-hour cruise along Chicago’s magnificent lakefront features exciting views of Chicago’s most famous architecture and landmarks. It’s perfect for an afternoon getaway, a birthday, an office party, entertaining out-of-town guests, you name it. As you cruise, sit-back and learn Continue Reading
Eric Roberson 8:00 pm
Eric Roberson @ City Winery
Jul 15 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Eric Roberson @ City Winery | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 15, 2015 – July 16, 2015 Singer, songwriter, and producer Eric Roberson (affectionately known as “Erro” by friends and fans) continues to break boundaries in an industry predominantly influenced by major record labels, manufactured sounds, and mainstream radio. His countless achievements as an independent artist has established him as a leader in which he has been able to Continue Reading
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Green City Market Chef’s BBQ 5:30 pm
Green City Market Chef’s BBQ @ Green City Market
Jul 16 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Green City Market Chef’s BBQ @ Green City Market | Chicago | Illinois | United States
One of the best summer events in Chicago, this grand picnic is held every July in picturesque Lincoln Park, with the fabulous Chicago skyline as a backdrop. This beautiful venue is ideal to showcase some of Chicago’s finest chefs, the who’s who of our city’s culinary scene. All dishes served at the BBQ feature items offered from the bounty of Continue Reading
Adler After Dark – July 2015 6:30 pm
Adler After Dark – July 2015 @ Adler Planetarium
Jul 16 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Adler After Dark - July 2015 @ Adler Planetarium | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Explore Adler Planetarium after hours during this 21+ event. On the third Thursday of each month, Adler becomes a playground for adults as they explore various exhibitions, peek through the Doane Observatory telescope or participate in a demonstration. It’s great for groups or an adventerous date with your significant other. Each month features different activities and drink specials, including a Continue Reading
IGNITION Festival of New Plays 7:30 pm
IGNITION Festival of New Plays @ Victory Gardens Theater
Jul 16 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
IGNITION Festival of New Plays @ Victory Gardens Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 16, 2015 – July 19, 2015 Victory Gardens Theater presents its newly-expanded IGNITION Festival of New Plays. The IGNITION festival creates a productive environment for both emerging and established playwrights to explore and develop their new work. INGITION’s seven selected plays will be presented in a festival of readings and will be directed by leading artists from Chicago. Continue Reading
CSO at Ravinia: Symphonie fantastique 8:00 pm
CSO at Ravinia: Symphonie fantastique @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CSO at Ravinia: Symphonie fantastique @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
See the Chicago Symphony Orchestra live July 8 at Ravinia! The program includes pieces by Mozart and Berlioz. We recommend you pack a picnic and bring a blanket or outdoor chairs to enjoy the concert.
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Pitchfork Music Festival 3:00 pm
Pitchfork Music Festival @ Union Park
Jul 17 @ 3:00 pm – Jul 19 @ 4:00 pm
Pitchfork Music Festival @ Union Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The 2015 Pitchfork Music Festival celebrates 10 years this summer at Chicago’s Union Park. The independently run, three-day event remains committed to offering an inclusive, reasonably priced and enriching weekend of music. The lineup continues to be one of the most exciting, diverse and unique of any festival around.
BenFest 4:00 pm
BenFest
Jul 17 @ 4:00 pm – Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm
BenFest @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
Much more than a traditional church function and way bigger than a block party, the annual BenFest is one of the north side’s longest-running family festivals and quite unique compared to other community events. Hosted during the weekend of July 17-19, more than 5,000 residents, friends and St. Benedict parishioners are anticipated to attend the neighborhood celebration that offers live Continue Reading
Forest Park Music Fest 5:00 pm
Forest Park Music Fest
Jul 17 @ 5:00 pm – Jul 19 @ 10:00 pm
Forest Park Music Fest @ Forest Park | Illinois | United States
The summer’s biggest street celebration will hit Chicago’s West Side as Forest Park Music Fest will take over the city’s downtown for one fun-filled weekend. Thousands of local residents will come together to enjoy everything Chicago has to offer, including an amazing musical lineup, two beer gardens and food from some of the area’s top vendors, family-fun carnival games as Continue Reading
Chicago White Sox v Kansas City Royals 7:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Kansas City Royals @ U.S. Cellular Field
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Kansas City Royals @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 17, 2015 – July 19, 2015 See the White Sox play the Kansas City Royals July 17-19 at The Cell! Hours Friday: 7:10 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 1:10 p.m.
Jason Aldean 7:30 pm
Jason Aldean @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Jul 17 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Jason Aldean @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre | Tinley Park | Illinois | United States
See Jason Aldean live during the 2015 Burn It Down Tour with special guests Cole Swindell, Tyler Farr and Dee Jay Silver July 17 at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre! 2015 US99.5 Country Megaticket This special ticket gives you the opportunity to buy your tickets first for the stellar 2015 lineup of country shows! Several different packages are available for a Continue Reading
CSO at Ravinia: Carlos Miguel Prieto 8:00 pm
CSO at Ravinia: Carlos Miguel Prieto @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CSO at Ravinia: Carlos Miguel Prieto @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
See the Chicago Symphony Orchestra featuring conductor Carlos Miguel Prieto live July 17 at Ravinia! The program includes pieces by Falla and Beethoven. We recommend you pack a picnic and bring a blanket or outdoor chairs to enjoy the concert.
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Rock & Roll Chicago Race Expo 2015 8:00 am
Rock & Roll Chicago Race Expo 2015 @ McCormick Place Lakeside Center
Jul 18 @ 8:00 am – Jul 19 @ 9:00 am
Rock & Roll Chicago Race Expo 2015  @ McCormick Place Lakeside Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon features a two-day Health & Fitness Expo prior to the race, where all participants must pick up their race packets.
Craft beer fest 11:30 am
Craft beer fest
Jul 18 @ 11:30 am – Jul 19 @ 4:30 pm
Craft beer fest @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
Craft breweries (and microbrew sales) are red hot! Celebrating its forth year in 2015, Chicago Craft Beer Festival has grown in wild popularity to become the Windy City’s hottest specialty beer gathering. This event draws an eclectic mix of upscale visitors including, of course, lovers of microbrews. Highlights include tented tasting areas where visitors can (for a tasting fee) sample from Continue Reading
El Gran Festival Colombiano 12:00 pm
El Gran Festival Colombiano @ Copernicus Center
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – Jul 19 @ 10:30 pm
El Gran Festival Colombiano @ Copernicus Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Spend two days celebrating Colombian independence with nonstop activities, arts, foods, games, and live music at El Gran Festival Colombiano. This cultural event offers fun for the whole family, including a Kid Zone with wall climbing, games, clowns, and other fun activities.
Celebrate Clark Street 1:00 pm
Celebrate Clark Street
Jul 18 @ 1:00 pm – Jul 19 @ 10:00 pm
Celebrate Clark Street @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
From vibrant rhythms that get you moving to flavorful treats from around the globe, Celebrate Clark Street will please your senses. Now in its tenth year, this street festival is all about showing off the unique Rogers Park community. It continually breaks the mold of Chicago’s street festivals, as it turns into a multi-cultural music revelation for the city. Festival Continue Reading
Humana Rock ’n’ Roll Chicago 7:30 am
Humana Rock ’n’ Roll Chicago @ Grant Park
Jul 18 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Humana Rock ’n’ Roll Chicago @ Grant Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 18, 2015 – July 19, 2015 Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago’s Half Marathon, 10K & 5K courses are the best in town! Choose your distance and prepare to ROCK! Then get ready to run downtown streets and lakeside with music and entertainment from start to finish, cool zones, misting stations, popsicles and a Sunday finish line concert featuring Continue Reading
Taylor Swift 7:00 pm
Taylor Swift @ Soldier Field
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Taylor Swift @ Soldier Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter and actress known for hit singles such as “Love Story”, “You Belong with Me”, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”, “I Knew You Were Trouble”,”Shake It Off,” and “Blank Space”. She has sold 30 million albums and 80 million singles worldwide. Her work has earned her seven Grammy Awards and seven Academy of Country Music Awards, Continue Reading
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Chinatown Summer Fair 10:00 am
Chinatown Summer Fair
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Chinatown Summer Fair @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
This iconic event is one of the most ethnically unique outdoor events in Chicago and the Midwest. Attracting more than 40,000 people from throughout the region, Chinatown Summer Fair is a true celebration of Far East beauty and culture including food, art and music. The fair, celebrating its 37th year in 2015, blends old with the new. Visitors experience the revered Continue Reading
Unity: The Latin Tribute to Michael Jackson 7:00 pm
Unity: The Latin Tribute to Michael Jackson @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Unity: The Latin Tribute to Michael Jackson @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
Unity: The Latin Tribute to Michael Jackson, also known as The Unity Project, is a collaborative musical project aimed at creating a Michael Jackson tribute album inspired by Latin music styles. The leader of the project is Peruvian-American musician Tony Succar and vocals are provided by a number of leading artists in Latin music genres, especially Salsa. Succar’s aim with Continue Reading
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ZRG Film Festival 7:00 pm
ZRG Film Festival
Jul 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
ZRG Film Festival @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 20, 2015 – July 26, 2015 Ingage Media and Zeller Realty Group have joined forces to bring you the ZRG Film Festival. Primarily a free celebration of films made in Chicago shown on a huge outdoor HD screen in the Heart of Chicago! They strive for a brilliant cinematic experience, at the heart of which is the belief Continue Reading
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Chicago White Sox v St. Louis Cardinals 7:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v St. Louis Cardinals @ U.S. Cellular Field
Jul 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v St. Louis Cardinals @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the White Sox play the St. Louis Cardinals July 21-22 at The Cell!
Indigo Girls 8:00 pm
Indigo Girls @ The Vic Theatre
Jul 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Indigo Girls @ The Vic Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Indigo Girls are an American folk rock music duo consisting of Amy Ray and Emily Saliers. They met in elementary school and began performing together as high school students in Decatur, Georgia, part of the Atlanta metropolitan area. They started performing with the name Indigo Girls as students at Emory University, performing weekly at The Dugout, a bar in Emory Continue Reading
Kate Pierson of the B-52’s 8:00 pm
Kate Pierson of the B-52’s @ City Winery
Jul 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Kate Pierson of the B-52's @ City Winery | Chicago | Illinois | United States
In 1976 Kate Pierson founded the famed Athens, Georgia band The B-52s along with her pals Fred Schneider, Cindy Wilson, Ricky Wilson and Keith Strickland. It was the era of punk and new wave, but the B-52s were almost a whole new genre unto themselves. The B-52 changed everything with their fantastic fusion of Surrealism, lurid sci-fi, kitsch-spitting Americana realism Continue Reading
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Chicago White Sox v St. Louis Cardinals 7:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v St. Louis Cardinals @ U.S. Cellular Field
Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v St. Louis Cardinals @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the White Sox play the St. Louis Cardinals July 21-22 at The Cell!
Theater on the Lake – Jackalope Theatre Co 7:30 pm
Theater on the Lake – Jackalope Theatre Co @ Berger Park Cultural Center
Jul 22 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Theater on the Lake - Jackalope Theatre Co @ Berger Park Cultural Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 22, 2015 – August 2, 2015 Jeff award-winning Theater on the Lake celebrates 63 years in 2015, showcasing our city’s rich off-Loop theater community. While renovation is underway to convert the historic Theater on the Lake building from a summer-only programming site to a year-round program and event facility, they’ll be taking the shows on the road. Come Continue Reading
CSO at Ravinia: Mahler’s First Symphony 8:00 pm
CSO at Ravinia: Mahler’s First Symphony @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 22 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CSO at Ravinia: Mahler's First Symphony @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
See the Chicago Symphony Orchestra live July 22 at Ravinia! The program includes pieces by Mozart and Mahler. We recommend you pack a picnic and bring a blanket or outdoor chairs to enjoy the concert. The Symphony No. 1 in D major by Gustav Mahler was mainly composed between late 1887 and March 1888, though it incorporates music Mahler had Continue Reading
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North Korean Perspectives 10:00 am
North Korean Perspectives @ Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
North Korean Perspectives @ Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 23, 2015 – October 4, 2015 The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), or North Korea, has been called the Hermit Kingdom, as it is one of the most reclusive states in the world. North Korea’s citizens are not allowed to travel abroad, there is no Internet connection to the outside world, and the flow of information is almost completely Continue Reading
AWOLNATION 6:00 pm
AWOLNATION @ House of Blues
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
AWOLNATION @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 23, 2015 – July 24, 2015 See AWOLNATION live July 23 and 24 at House of Blues! Awolnation (usually stylized as AWOLNATION) is an American electronic rock band, formed and fronted by Aaron Bruno, formerly of Under the Influence of Giants, Hometown Hero, and Insurgence. The band is signed to Red Bull Records, and their first EP, Back Continue Reading
Incubus & Deftones 6:15 pm
Incubus & Deftones @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Jul 23 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm
Incubus & Deftones @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre | Tinley Park | Illinois | United States
Deftones and Incubus have toured together before—think 2000, when the former brought out the budding latter band on a multi-date jaunt, along with Taproot. A decade and a half later, they’re at it again. Both bands today (April 16) announced a joint tour kicking off this summer and spanning 18 shows across the U.S. beginning July 22.
CSO at Ravinia: All-Russian Program 8:00 pm
CSO at Ravinia: All-Russian Program @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CSO at Ravinia: All-Russian Program @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
See the Chicago Symphony Orchestra live July 23 at Ravinia! The program includes pieces by Mussorgsky, Rachmaninoff and Shostakovich. We recommend you pack a picnic and bring a blanket or outdoor chairs to enjoy the concert. Admission This concert features the Ravinia Wine Club sponsored by Terlato Wines.
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Origami Owl 10:00 am
Origami Owl @ McCormick Place - West Building
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm
Origami Owl  @ McCormick Place - West Building | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Designers, get ready to attend an amazing event that will connect people across the nation but you can be a part of the action with a live simulcast from a movie theater near you! Join a theater full of local Designers and O2 Crew for amazing training, product announcements and a bit of O2 love. Plus, you’ll learn ways to Continue Reading
Jeff Fest Arts & Music Festival 7:00 pm
Jeff Fest Arts & Music Festival @ Jefferson Memorial Park
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm
Jeff Fest Arts & Music Festival @ Jefferson Memorial Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
How do you celebrate summer in Chicago? With Jeff Fest, the premier neighborhood event on Chicago’s Northwest side. Jeff Fest Arts & Music Festival features delicious food from local restaurants at a family-picnic area, two stages with live music, domestic and craft beers from Bud Light, Goose Island and Lagunitas Brewing, a designated Kid’s Zone, circus workshops, magic, live art, Continue Reading
Chicago Cubs v Philadelphia Phillies 3:00 pm
Chicago Cubs v Philadelphia Phillies @ Wrigley Field
Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Chicago Cubs v Philadelphia Phillies @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 24, 2015 – July 26, 2015 See the Chicago Cubs play against the Philadelphia Phillies July 24-26 at The Friendly Confines! Hours Friday & Saturday: 3:05 p.m. Sunday: 1:20 p.m.
Adults Night Out 6:30 pm
Adults Night Out @ Lincoln Park Zoo
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Adults Night Out @ Lincoln Park Zoo | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Back by popular demand, Lincoln Park Zoo invites guests who are 21 years of age or older to an adult focused evening at the zoo. Enjoy a rare opportunity to explore the zoo in a new light… in the dark! Food, beer and wine are available for purchase. Come for the peace and quiet, but stay for the fun. Admission Continue Reading
Outcry Tour 7:00 pm
Outcry Tour @ FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Outcry Tour @ FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the Outcry Tour live featuring Hillsong UNITED, Kari Jobe, Jesus Culture, Passion, Lauren Daigle, Trip Lee, DJ Promote, Nick Hall, and Shaun Groves July 24 at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island! Admission VIP: Includes early entry (5 p.m.) and pre-show Q&A with select artists.
Milky Chance 8:00 pm
Milky Chance @ Aragon Ballroom
Jul 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Milky Chance @ Aragon Ballroom | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Milky Chance is a German folk duo with reggae and electronic music influences made up of Clemens Rehbein (vocals and instrumentals) and Philipp Dausch (production and DJing). Both originating from Kassel, they have several singles and one album on their own imprint Lichtdicht Records. Their first single “Stolen Dance” was released in April 2013, peaking at No. 1 on charts Continue Reading
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Randolph Street Market Fest – July 2015 10:00 am
Randolph Street Market Fest – July 2015 @ Randolph Street Market Festival
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm
Randolph Street Market Fest - July 2015 @ Randolph Street Market Festival | Chicago | Illinois | United States
This European-style market offers shopping options indoors and outside! Located in our city’s West Loop neighborhood, this monthly market features 200 select purveyors of high quality and wonderfully priced items like furnishings, vintage clothing, jewelry, collectibles and more. The July event is the Chicago Antique Market, featuring eight acres of shopping, eating, drinking, live music and entertainment.
Chicago Hot Sauce Fest 6:00 pm
Chicago Hot Sauce Fest
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm
Chicago Hot Sauce Fest @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
Take your taste buds on a tour in our city’s Avondale neighborhood during the first Chicago Hot Sauce Fest, featuring live entertainment, food and drinks, and more. Plus, Chicago Hot Sauce Fest teamed up with Major League Eating (MLE) and will be hosting the 2015 WORLD CHICAGO ITALIAN-BEEF EATING CHAMPIONSHIP sponsored by Al’s Beef!
Chicago Margarita Festival 12:00 pm
Chicago Margarita Festival @ Northerly Island
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chicago Margarita Festival @ Northerly Island | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Chicago Margarita Festival is an outdoor festival combining a tasting with live music, dancing, Chicago Food Trucks, and a fireworks show over Lake Michigan. What better way to spend the day lounging with friends in the park, listening to peaceful music and more! Music Line-up Magic Unicorns Black Barby Funky Band Sunshine Lab Claire Murphy & more!
Bike to Brew 6:00 pm
Bike to Brew @ Revolution Brewing
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Bike to Brew @ Revolution Brewing | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Active Trans presents Bike to Brew Fest featuring Goose Island and Friends! The event will take place at Goose Island Barrel House and will feature Goose Island plus many other local breweries. 1,500 people bike to a party at Revolution Brewery! Pints. Pedal. Party.
Bryan Adams 8:00 pm
Bryan Adams @ FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
Jul 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Bryan Adams @ FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Bryan Guy Adams, OC OBC is a Canadian singer, musician, producer, actor, social activist, and photographer. Adams rose to fame in North America with his album Cuts Like a Knife and turned into a global star with his 1984 album Reckless. In 1991, he released his popular Waking Up the Neighbours album which included “(Everything I Do) I Do It Continue Reading
Josh Garrels 8:00 pm
Josh Garrels @ House of Blues
Jul 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Josh Garrels @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Josh Garrels is a singer-songwriter, hip-hop producer, and orchestral folk composer from South Bend, Indiana. His music combines traditional folk music with other musical elements and the nontraditional exploration of Christian themes. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife and three children. Since 2005 he has co-founded the record label, Small Voice Records and released the albums: Over Continue Reading
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CSO at Ravinia: “Play it Again, Marvin!” 5:00 pm
CSO at Ravinia: “Play it Again, Marvin!” @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
CSO at Ravinia: "Play it Again, Marvin!" @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
See the Chicago Symphony Orchestra live July 26 at Ravinia! The program includes “Play It Again, Marvin!”: A Marvin Hamlisch Celebration. We recommend you pack a picnic and bring a blanket or outdoor chairs to enjoy the concert.
Kid Rock 6:45 pm
Kid Rock @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Jul 26 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Kid Rock @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre | Tinley Park | Illinois | United States
See Kid Rock live during the First Kiss: Cheap Date Tour with special guest Foreigner July 26 at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre! Robert James Ritchie, known by his stage name Kid Rock, is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and actor. His 1998 studio album Devil Without a Cause sold 13 million copies worldwide.
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Chicago Cubs v Colorado Rockies 7:00 pm
Chicago Cubs v Colorado Rockies @ Wrigley Field
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chicago Cubs v Colorado Rockies @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 27, 2015 – July 29, 2015 See the Chicago Cubs play against the Colorado Rockies July 27-29 at The Friendly Confines! Hours Monday & Tuesday: 7:05 p.m. Wednesday: 1:20 p.m.
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J. Cole 6:30 pm
J. Cole @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Jul 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
J. Cole @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre | Tinley Park | Illinois | United States
See J. Cole live during the Forest Hills Drive Tour with special guests Big Sean, YG and Jeremih July 28 at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre! Jermaine Lamarr Cole, better known by his stage name J. Cole, is an American hip hop recording artist, songwriter and record producer from Fayetteville, North Carolina. Cole first received recognition in 2007, following the release Continue Reading
Pippin 7:30 pm
Pippin @ Cadillac Palace Theatre
Jul 28 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Pippin @ Cadillac Palace Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 28, 2015 – August 9, 2015 See the Tony Award® winning Broadway Musical Pippin at Cadillac Palace Theatre. Pippin tells the story of a young prince on a death-defying journey to find meaning in his existence. Will he choose a happy but simple life? Or will he risk everything for a singular flash of glory? The show is Continue Reading
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CSO at Ravinia: Brahms First Piano Concerto 8:00 pm
CSO at Ravinia: Brahms First Piano Concerto @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CSO at Ravinia: Brahms First Piano Concerto @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
See the Chicago Symphony Orchestra live July 29 at Ravinia! The program includes pieces by Brahms and Zemlinksy. We recommend you pack a picnic and bring a blanket or outdoor chairs to enjoy the concert.
Davy Knowles 8:00 pm
Davy Knowles @ Schubas Tavern
Jul 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Davy Knowles @ Schubas Tavern | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Davy Knowles is a Manx blues guitarist and singer. Knowles, formerly of the blues-rock band Back Door Slam, is now working as a solo artist under the name Davy Knowles and Back Door Slam. With Back Door Slam, he played lead guitar and sang on their debut album, Roll Away. After a split-up with bassist Adam Jones and drummer Ross Continue Reading
Delbert McClinton 8:00 pm
Delbert McClinton @ City Winery
Jul 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Delbert McClinton @ City Winery | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Three-time Grammy winner Delbert McClinton’s 28th album Blind, Crippled And Crazy, set for release on June 18 on New West Records, blends R&B, country, blues and rock ’n’ roll with humor, heart and roadhouse virtuosity. The disc also reunites McClinton with his longtime friend and musical running partner Glen Clark, making these 12 songs the first time the seminal roots Continue Reading
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Fiesta del Sol 11:00 am
Fiesta del Sol
Jul 30 @ 11:00 am – Aug 2 @ 10:00 pm
Fiesta del Sol @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
It’s the largest Latino festival in the Midwest! Enjoy a huge lineup of entertainment and music, savor a variety of food including authentic Mexican favorites, browse works and engage with artists in the Arts & Culture Pavilion, and bring kids to the Children’s Area for face painting, books and educational games, and other fun activities at this great family event, Continue Reading
ACTIVATE – July 2015 5:00 pm
ACTIVATE – July 2015
Jul 30 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ACTIVATE - July 2015 @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
ACTIVATE transforms iconic Loop alleys into pop-up urban experiences. Combining the talents of Chicago’s most creative minds, the events feature art, music, and more in unique urban settings. This interactive exhibition of art and culture takes place over the course of six nights from May through October. Details about ACTIVATE, including location, are announced two weeks prior to each event.
Kevin Hart 7:00 pm
Kevin Hart @ United Center
Jul 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kevin Hart @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Superstar entertainer, actor and comedian, Kevin Hart, announced a massive North American arena tour. The WHAT NOW? TOUR will take the award-winning comedian to 45 cities throughout the U.S. and Canada including Chicago! Kevin Hart is one of comedy’s biggest stars with a celebrated and award-winning career that has seen the talented entertainer become one of the industry’s most important Continue Reading
Anthony Bourdain – Close to the Bone 7:30 pm
Anthony Bourdain – Close to the Bone @ Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
Jul 30 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Anthony Bourdain - Close to the Bone @ Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Chef, author, and raconteur Anthony Bourdain is best known for traveling the globe on his stomach, daringly consuming some of the world’s most exotic dishes on his hit TV shows Parts Unknown on CNN, Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations and The Layover. Somewhat notoriously, he has established himself as a professional gadfly, bête noir, advocate, social critic, and pork enthusiast, recognized Continue Reading
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Lollapalooza 10:00 am
Lollapalooza @ Columbus Dr. & Congress Pkwy.
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – Aug 2 @ 11:00 am
Lollapalooza @ Columbus Dr. & Congress Pkwy. | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Look up the word “lollapalooza” and you’ll find this definition: an extraordinary thing; an outstanding example. You won’t find any other music festival with a more fitting moniker than Lollapalooza, Chicago’s grandest stage for music legends from across the globe. Each year, some of the top names in alternative, hip hop, punk and pop join more than 100 bands and Continue Reading
Brandi Carlile and Old Crow Medicine Show 7:00 pm
Brandi Carlile and Old Crow Medicine Show @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Brandi Carlile and Old Crow Medicine Show @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
See Brandi Carlile and Old Crow Medicine Show live July 31 at Ravinia! We recommend you pack a picnic and bring a blanket or outdoor chairs to enjoy the concert. Admission Lawn ticket prices are increased by $5 on the day of the show
Sturgill Simpson 11:00 pm
Sturgill Simpson @ Metro
Jul 31 @ 11:00 pm – Aug 1 @ 12:00 am
Sturgill Simpson @ Metro | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Sturgill Simpson is an American country music singer-songwriter. He has released two albums independently. Sturgill Simpson’s songs are represented by Downtown Music Publishing. Due to recording on a private label outside Nashville and outside the country direction of today, Simpson is labeled Alternative country, even though his sound is closer to traditional country. See Sturgill Simpson live with special guest Continue Reading