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American Idol Live! 7:00 pm
American Idol Live! @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
American Idol Live! @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
American Idol is an American singing competition series created by Simon Fuller and produced by 19 Entertainment, and distributed by Fremantle Media North America. It began airing on Fox on June 11, [...]
Chicago White Sox v Los Angeles Angels 7:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Los Angeles … @ U.S. Cellular Field
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago White Sox v Los Angeles Angels @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The stadium was the first new major sporting facility built in Chicago since Chicago Stadium in 1929. It was also the last one built before the wave of [...]
Andy Grammer 6:30 pm
Andy Grammer @ House of Blues
Jul 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Andy Grammer @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Andrew Charles "Andy" Grammer  is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. He is signed to Steve Greenberg's S-Curve Records. His debut album, Andy Grammer, was released on June 14, [...]
Chicago White Sox v Los Angeles Angels 7:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Los Angeles … @ U.S. Cellular Field
Jul 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago White Sox v Los Angeles Angels @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the White Sox play the Angels at The Cell!
African/Caribbean International Festival of Life 4:00 pm
African/Caribbean International … @ Union Park
Jul 3 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
African/Caribbean International Festival of Life @ Union Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 3, 2014 - July 6, 2014 Enjoy spectacular music, food, arts, crafts, and more at this family-friendly event, now in its 22nd year, at Union [...]
Earth Wind & Fire 8:00 pm
Earth Wind & Fire @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 3 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Earth Wind & Fire @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
See Earth Wind and Fire live July 3 at Ravinia! We recommend you pack a picnic and bring a blanket or outdoor chairs to enjoy the concert. [...]
Dave Koz and Friends 8:00 pm
Dave Koz and Friends @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dave Koz and Friends @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
See Dave Koz and Friends Summer Horns 2014 featuring Mindi Abair, Gerald Albright and Richard Elliot July 4 at Ravinia! We recommend you pack a picnic and bring a blanket or outdoor [...]
Fourth of July Fireworks 9:30 pm
Fourth of July Fireworks @ Navy Pier
Jul 4 @ 9:30 pm – 11:00 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 [...]
Chosen Few Old School Reunion Picnic 8:00 am
Chosen Few Old School Reunion Pi… @ Jackson Park
Jul 5 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Chosen Few Old School Reunion Picnic @ Jackson Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The 24th 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 [...]
Chicago White Sox v Seattle Mariners 1:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Seattle Mari… @ U.S. Cellular Field
Jul 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Chicago White Sox v Seattle Mariners @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the White Sox play the Mariners at The Cell!
Chicago White Sox v Seattle Mariners 1:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Seattle Mari… @ U.S. Cellular Field
Jul 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Chicago White Sox v Seattle Mariners @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The stadium is situated just to the west of the Dan Ryan Expressway in Chicago's Armour Square neighborhood, adjacent to the more famous neighborhood of Bridgeport. It was built directly [...]
Madame Butterfly Videocast 6:00 pm
Madame Butterfly Videocast @ Millennium Park
Jul 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Madame Butterfly Videocast @ Millennium Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Anthony Minghella's breathtakingly beautiful and powerfully dramatic production with rising soprano Kristine Opolais as Cio-Cio-San and tenor James Valenti as Pinkerton. Madama Butterfly is a co-production of [...]
Movies in the Parks – Saving Mr. Banks 7:00 pm
Movies in the Parks – Saving Mr…. @ Calumet Park
Jul 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Movies in the Parks - Saving Mr. Banks @ Calumet Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Chicago Park District shows free outdoor movies throughout the summer for free at parks around the city!
Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway 8:00 pm
Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 8 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
Last seen at Ravinia in 2006, conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya picks up where he left off, exploring themes from around the world. Ireland is featured whenSir James Galway performs [...]
NIKE Tournament of Champions 9:00 am
NIKE Tournament of Champions @ McCormick Place South Building
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – Saturday @ 9:00 pm
NIKE Tournament of Champions  @ McCormick Place South Building
This event is open to the public. The NIKE Summer Showcase returns to McCormick Place in downtown, Chicago, IL July 10, 11, and 12, 2014. [...]
Taste of Chicago 11:00 am
Taste of Chicago @ Grant Park
Jul 9 @ 11:00 am – Sunday @ 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 annual Taste of Chicago, the world's largest outdoor food [...]
Paul McCartney 8:00 pm
Paul McCartney @ United Center
Jul 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Paul McCartney @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Following an incredible 2013 which saw Paul McCartney’s universally acclaimed Out There tour launch in Brazil and visit 23 cities across South America, Europe, North [...]
Sara Bareilles 7:30 pm
Sara Bareilles @ The Chicago Theatre
Jul 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Sara Bareilles @ The Chicago Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Sara Bareilles first achieved mainstream critical praise in 2007 with her widely successful hit, "Love Song" which reached #1 in 22 countries around the world from [...]
Bastille Day Block Party 8:30 pm
Bastille Day Block Party @ Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Jul 10 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Bastille Day Block Party @ Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Calling all Francophones! All things French will be celebrated at this popular mid-summer event in the heart of Lincoln Park. For a quick history lesson, [...]
Chicago Cubs v Atlanta Braves 3:00 pm
Chicago Cubs v Atlanta Braves @ Wrigley Field
Jul 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Chicago Cubs v Atlanta Braves @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the Chicago Cubs play against the Atlanta Braves at The Friendly Confines! Celebrate Wrigley Field's 100th Birthday The 2014 season marks Wrigley Field's 100th birthday! The [...]
Lady Gaga 7:30 pm
Lady Gaga @ United Center
Jul 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Lady Gaga @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
One of the top global touring acts of our time, having sold nearly 4 million tickets during her first 3 tours, Lady Gaga is hitting [...]
Roscoe Village Burger Fest 11:00 am
Roscoe Village Burger Fest
Jul 12 @ 11:00 am – Sunday @ 10:00 pm
Roscoe Village Burger Fest @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
Roscoe Village Burger Fest comes back for its fifth year and is packed with food, activites, a "Kids' Zone" and live music. Plus, you get to [...]
AFSCME Biennial International Convention 2014 1:00 pm
AFSCME Biennial International Co… @ McCormick Place North
Jul 12 @ 1:00 pm – Friday @ 10:00 am
AFSCME Biennial International Convention 2014  @ McCormick Place North
This event is not open to the public. More than 5,000 delegates, alternates and guests are expected to participate in AFSCME’s 41st International Convention held [...]
Chicago Cubs v Atlanta Braves 3:00 pm
Chicago Cubs v Atlanta Braves @ Wrigley Field
Jul 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Chicago Cubs v Atlanta Braves @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Celebrate Wrigley Field's 100th Birthday : The 2014 season marks Wrigley Field's 100th birthday! The team will celebrate the ballpark's rich century of history during [...]
Chicago Cubs v Atlanta Braves 1:15 pm
Chicago Cubs v Atlanta Braves @ Wrigley Field
Jul 13 @ 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm
Chicago Cubs v Atlanta Braves @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Wrigley Field is a baseball stadium located in Chicago, Illinois, United States, home of the Chicago Cubs. It was built in 1914 as Weeghman Park for the Chicago Federal League baseball team, the Chicago Whales. The Cubs [...]
Something Wonderful: An Evening of Broadway 5:00 pm
Something Wonderful: An Evening … @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Something Wonderful: An Evening of Broadway @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
After conquering arias by Wagner and Strauss at Ravinia in 2011, the superlative soprano Deborah Voigt returns to tackle music by another famous Richard—Rodgers—and other composers of [...]
Movies in the Parks – Beasts of the Southern Wild 7:00 pm
Movies in the Parks – Beasts of … @ Mandrake Park
Jul 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Movies in the Parks - Beasts of the Southern Wild @ Mandrake Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Chicago Park District shows free outdoor movies throughout the summer for free at parks around the city! See Beasts of the Southern Wild at Mandrake Park. Hours [...]
The ASI Show! 12:00 pm
The ASI Show! @ McCormick Place West Building
Jul 15 @ 12:00 pm – Thursday @ 4:00 pm
The ASI Show!  @ McCormick Place West Building
Bringing together top suppliers and active distributors in a sales-building environment  Each year 20,000 distributors, representing $16.7 billion in total industry sales, attend an ASI Show. [...]
3 Doors Down 8:00 pm
3 Doors Down @ House of Blues
Jul 15 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
3 Doors Down @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
3 Doors Down is an American rock band from Escatawpa, Mississippi who formed in 1996. The band originally consisted of Brad Arnold (vocals/drums), Todd Harrell (bass) and Matt Roberts (guitar). [...]
OOIOO 8:00 pm
OOIOO @ Lincoln Hall
Jul 15 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
OOIOO @ Lincoln Hall  | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Thrill Jockey is pleased to announce the impending arrival of “Armonico Hewa”, OOIOO’s sixth full-length album and first record in over three years! Set for release [...]
Andrew Jackson Jihad 8:00 pm
Andrew Jackson Jihad @ Bottom Lounge
Jul 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Andrew Jackson Jihad @ Bottom Lounge | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Sean Bonnette (guitar, vocals) and Ben Gallaty (bass, vocals) earned their devoted following touring extensively as a two-piece. Their lyrics are tragic yet humorous, crass [...]
Filligar 8:00 pm
Filligar @ Lincoln Hall
Jul 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Filligar @ Lincoln Hall  | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Filligar is an alternative/indie rock band recently described as “one of the best young bands in America.” They have toured to enthusiastic audiences all over the [...]
Green City Market Chef’s BBQ 5:30 pm
Green City Market Chef’s BBQ @ Outdoor Market (south end of Lincoln Park)
Jul 17 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Green City Market Chef’s BBQ @ Outdoor Market (south end of Lincoln Park) | 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 [...]
West Side Story 8:00 pm
West Side Story @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
West Side Story @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet has inspired countless adaptations, but few as ubiquitous as Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim and Arthur Laurents’s West Side Story. The CSO performed the score [...]
Rock & Roll Chicago Race Expo 12:00 pm
Rock & Roll Chicago Race Expo @ McCormick Place Lakeside Center
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – Saturday @ 5:00 pm
Rock & Roll Chicago Race Expo  @ McCormick Place Lakeside Center
This event is open to the public. All Rock ‘n’ Roll Series events feature the two-day Health & Fitness Expo prior to the event, where [...]
BenFest 4:00 pm
BenFest
Jul 18 @ 4:00 pm – Sunday @ 11:00 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 [...]
Chicago White Sox v Houston Astros 7:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Houston Astros @ U.S. Cellular Field
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago White Sox v Houston Astros @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the White Sox play the Astros at The Cell!
Chicago Craft Beer Festival 12:00 pm
Chicago Craft Beer Festival @ Sheffield and Webster Avenues
Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm – Sunday @ 10:00 pm
Chicago Craft Beer Festival @ Sheffield and Webster Avenues  | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Sample over 100 specialty/small batch microbrews from Chicago breweries at the second annual fest, which also includes live music and food. The event is held [...]
Blake Shelton 7:00 pm
Blake Shelton @ Wrigley Field
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Blake Shelton @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Blake Tollison Shelton is an American country music singer and television personality. In 2001, he made his debut with the single "Austin". The lead-off single from his self-titled debut [...]
Annual RealWorld Users Conference 8:00 am
Annual RealWorld Users Conference @ McCormick Place Lakeside Center
Jul 20 @ 8:00 am – Tuesday @ 4:30 pm
Annual RealWorld Users Conference  @ McCormick Place Lakeside Center
This event is not open to the public. Every year, more than 1,000 rental housing professionals attend the RealWorld user conference for insight into the [...]
Chinatown Summer Fair 10:00 am
Chinatown Summer Fair
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Chinatown Summer Fair @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
Enjoy the best in Asian cultural entertainment, including a Dragon and Lion Dance Procession, live music, food, Chinese arts and crafts exhibits, street vendors, a [...]
Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival 1:00 pm
Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fes… @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Jul 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre | Tinley Park | Illinois | United States
See the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival featuring Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, Asking Alexandria, Trivium,Cannibal Corpse, Suicide Silence, and more July 20 at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre!
APWU -Biennial National Convention 2014 8:00 am
APWU -Biennial National Conventi… @ McCormick Place West Building
Jul 21 @ 8:00 am – Friday @ 4:00 pm
APWU -Biennial National Convention 2014  @ McCormick Place West Building
This event is not open to the public. Standing Up – Fighting Back is the theme of the American Postal Workers Union’s 22nd Biennial Convention, which [...]
Chicago White Sox v Kansas City Royals 7:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Kansas City … @ U.S. Cellular Field
Jul 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago White Sox v Kansas City Royals @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the White Sox play the Royals at The Cell!
Matt Nathanson and Gavin DeGraw 7:00 pm
Matt Nathanson and Gavin DeGraw @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Matt Nathanson and Gavin DeGraw @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
See Matt Nathanson and Gavin DeGraw live with special guest Andrew McMahon at Ravinia! We recommend you pack a picnic and bring a blanket or outdoor chairs to enjoy the concert. [...]
Fashion Focus Chicago Sidewalk Sale 9:00 am
Fashion Focus Chicago Sidewalk Sale @ Daley Plaza Daley Civic Center
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fashion Focus Chicago Sidewalk Sale @ Daley Plaza Daley Civic Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From 22nd - 23rd When you shop local, you feel like a local! Swing by the 8th annual Chicago Sidewalk Sale July 22-23 and pick [...]
Chicago Cubs v San Diego Padres 7:00 pm
Chicago Cubs v San Diego Padres @ Wrigley Field
Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago Cubs v San Diego Padres @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Celebrate Wrigley Field's 100th Birthday The 2014 season marks Wrigley Field's 100th birthday! The team will celebrate the ballpark's rich century of history during 10 [...]
Chicago Cubs v San Diego Padres 7:00 pm
Chicago Cubs v San Diego Padres @ Wrigley Field
Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago Cubs v San Diego Padres @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the Chicago Cubs play against the San Diego Padres at The Friendly Confines!
Jack White 8:00 pm
Jack White @ The Chicago Theatre
Jul 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Jack White @ The Chicago Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Jack White has announced his first headline dates in support of his new album Lazaretto, out June 10th on Third ManRecords/Columbia. The shows will be Jack's first since [...]
Made in Chicago: World Class Jazz 6:30 pm
Made in Chicago: World Class Jazz @ Millennium Park
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Made in Chicago: World Class Jazz @ Millennium Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 24, 2014 - August 28, 2014 Our city's great weekly jazz tradition returns to Millennium Park this summer! It celebrates 10 years this summer with a diverse [...]
Zoovies – “Talladega Nights” 7:00 pm
Zoovies – “Talladega Nights” @ Lincoln Park Zoo
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Zoovies - "Talladega Nights" @ Lincoln Park Zoo | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Ditch the drive-ins and crowded theaters. Instead, experience a wildly different twist to movie night with free Zoovies at Lincoln Park Zoo. Audiences can come [...]
Jeff Fest Arts & Music Festival 6:00 pm
Jeff Fest Arts & Music Festival @ Jefferson Memorial Park
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – Sunday @ 11:00 pm
Jeff Fest Arts & Music Festival @ Jefferson Memorial Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Jeff Fest Arts & Music Festival features delicious food from local restaurants, live music, craft beers, a kids corner, circus workshops, magic, live art, binjo [...]
Chicago Cubs v St. Louis Cardinals 3:00 pm
Chicago Cubs v St. Louis Cardinals @ Wrigley Field
Jul 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Chicago Cubs v St. Louis Cardinals @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the Chicago Cubs play against the St. Louis Cardinals at The Friendly Confines!
Chicago Cubs v St. Louis Cardinals 3:00 pm
Chicago Cubs v St. Louis Cardinals @ Wrigley Field
Jul 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Chicago Cubs v St. Louis Cardinals @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Celebrate Wrigley Field's 100th Birthday The 2014 season marks Wrigley Field's 100th birthday! The team will celebrate the ballpark's rich century of history during 10 [...]
Joshua Bell with CSO 7:00 pm
Joshua Bell with CSO @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Joshua Bell with CSO @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
The highlight of the summer social season is the annual Gala Benefit Evening hosted by Ravinia’s Women’s Board. One of the biggest names in classical [...]
2014 Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo 9:30 am
2014 Annual Meeting and Clinical… @ McCormick Place South Building
Jul 27 @ 9:30 am – Thursday @ 2:00 pm
2014 Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo  @ McCormick Place South Building
Connect with global leaders in clinical chemistry, molecular diagnostics, mass spectrometry, translational medicine, lab management, and other areas of breaking science in laboratory medicine. Learn [...]
Beer Camp Across America 12:00 pm
Beer Camp Across America @ Navy Pier
Jul 27 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Beer Camp Across America @ Navy Pier | Chicago | Illinois | United States
This summer Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is throwing an unprecedented seven-city traveling beer festival called Beer Camp Across America, and it's stopping in Chicago. Sierra [...]
The Bangles 8:00 pm
The Bangles @ City Winery
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Bangles @ City Winery | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From July 27, 2014 - July 28, 2014 Rock historians view the Bangles as one of the greatest all-female bands, lauded for their inventive incorporation of '60s folk [...]
Chicago Cubs v Colorado Rockies 7:00 pm
Chicago Cubs v Colorado Rockies @ Wrigley Field
Jul 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago Cubs v Colorado Rockies @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Celebrate Wrigley Field's 100th Birthday The 2014 season marks Wrigley Field's 100th birthday! The team will celebrate the ballpark's rich century of history during 10 [...]
Movies in Parks -The Bachelor & the Bobby Soxer 7:00 pm
Movies in Parks -The Bachelor & … @ Belmont Harbor
Jul 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Movies in Parks -The Bachelor & the Bobby Soxer @ Belmont Harbor | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Chicago Park District shows free outdoor movies throughout the summer for free at parks around the city! See The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer (NR) at [...]
Chicago Cubs v Colorado Rockies 7:00 pm
Chicago Cubs v Colorado Rockies @ Wrigley Field
Jul 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago Cubs v Colorado Rockies @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Celebrate Wrigley Field's 100th Birthday The 2014 season marks Wrigley Field's 100th birthday! The team will celebrate the ballpark's rich century of history during 10 [...]
Wine & Wildflowers 6:00 pm
Wine & Wildflowers @ Lincoln Park Zoo
Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Wine & Wildflowers @ Lincoln Park Zoo | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Calling all foodies, wine lovers, and gardeners! Enjoy live music, upscale bites and delicious wines while soaking up the zoo's lush landscapes along the verdant [...]
Bebel Gilberto and Chucho Valdés 8:00 pm
Bebel Gilberto and Chucho Valdés @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 30 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Bebel Gilberto and Chucho Valdés @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
See Bebel Gilberto and Chucho Valdés live  at Ravinia! We recommend you pack a picnic and bring a blanket or outdoor chairs to enjoy the concert. Admission Lawn ticket [...]
Fiesta del Sol 5:00 pm
Fiesta del Sol
Jul 31 @ 5:00 pm – Sunday @ 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, [...]
Chicago Cubs v Colorado Rockies 1:15 pm
Chicago Cubs v Colorado Rockies @ Wrigley Field
Jul 31 @ 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm
Chicago Cubs v Colorado Rockies @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the Chicago Cubs play against the Colorado Rockies at The Friendly Confines!

 

October – November 2013

Oct 27 Sun
The Pretty Reckless @ House of Blues
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Pretty Reckless are an American hard rock band from New York. The current members are Taylor Momsen (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Ben Phillips (lead guitar, backing vocals), Mark Damon (bass) and Jamie Perkins (drums). Their debut album, Light Me Up, was released on August 30, 2010 in the UK. They released their first single on May 13, 2010. The album spawned three moderately successful singles and its most notable, “Make Me Wanna Die”, topped the UK Rock Charts upon release.

Admission

VIP includes Meet & Greet Package.

The Pretty Reckless

Orion Ensemble: “Danube Destinations” @ Music Institute of Chicago Nichols Concert Hall
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Orion Ensemble, our city’s nationally recognized and critically acclaimed chamber music ensemble, will feature special guest violist Stephen Boe in its program Danube Destinations. This concert will feature Beethoven’s Trio in G Major for Violin, Viola and Cello, Op. 9 No. 1; two works by Hindemith: Duett for Viola and Cello (1934) and Quartet for Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano (1938); and Mozart’s Quartet in G Minor for Violin, Viola, Cello and Piano, K. 478.

Admission

Children 12 and younger are free.

Orion Ensemble: “Danube Destinations”

Oct 29 Tue
Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls @ The Vic Theatre
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Frank Turner is an English folk/punk singer-songwriter from Meonstoke, Hampshire. Initially the vocalist of post-hardcore band Million Dead, Turner embarked upon a primarily acoustic-based solo career following the band’s split in 2005. Both in the studio and during live performances, Turner is accompanied by his backing band, The Sleeping Souls, which consists of Ben Lloyd (guitar, mandolin), Tarrant Anderson (bass), Matt Nasir (piano) and Nigel Powell (drums).

Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls

Oct 30 Wed
Lamb of God & Killswitch Engage @ Congress Theater
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Originally known by the less-than-subtle moniker Burn the Priest, Richmond, VA-based Lamb of God decided to change their name shortly after the release of a self-titled debut in 1998. Featuring vocalist Randy Blythe, guitarists Mark Morton and Will Adler, bassist John Campbell, and drummer Chris Adler, the newly rechristened Lamb of God was launched in the year 2000 with their acclaimed New American Gospel album.  Sometimes, a much-loved and highly successful band needs to shake things up a bit to keep things fresh and interesting for their fans and for themselves, all the while retaining the signature sonic hallmarks that have defined their sound.

Lamb of God & Killswitch Engage

City and Colour @ The Riviera Theatre
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

City and Colour is the recording alias for Canadian singer-songwriter Dallas Green, who was also the guitarist and vocalist of the post-hardcore band Alexisonfire from 2001 to 2012. He plays melodic acoustic and folk music and is often accompanied by a rotating number of Canadian indie rock musicians, such as Daniel Romano and Spencer Burton of Attack in Black.

City and Colour

David Broza & Yemen Blues @ City Winery
8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

One of the most dynamic singer-songwriter instrumentalists in the world, multiplatinum Israeli icon David Broza has won the hearts of audiences with magnetic performances and soulful lyrics. Conceived from vocalist Ravid Kahalani’s vision, Yemen Blues’ original music mixes of Yemen and West Africa influences with contemporary grooves from funk to mambo and the deep soul of old chants. Conjuring up a rich and diverse aural palette with the use of percussion, oud, horns, and strings, Yemen Blues coexists in both the past and present, at once timeless and modern.

David Broza & Yemen Blues

Oct 31 Thu
Hot Chocolate Chicago @ McCormick Place - Lakeside Center
3:00 pm – Saturday @ 8:00 pm

Get your first taste of Hot Chocolate 15/5k race weekend at the Runner’s Expo! Apart from receiving your race day bib and goodie bag. Our new automated packet pick-up system is now the fastest racer bib distribution system in the industry, proven at our last 6 Hot Chocolate races for over 70,000 racers!

Hours

Thursday, October 31       3pm-8pm
Friday, November 1         10am-8pm
Saturday, November 2     10am-6pm

Hot Chocolate Chicago

Northalsted Halloween Parade
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Halloween parade, now in its 17th year, goes bigger and bolder this holiday! The theme this year is “Twisted Circus” so channel your inner Bearded Lady and come join us! The parade, which attracts thousands of attendees each year, kicks off on Halsted and Belmont.

Northalsted Halloween Parade

SOFA CHICAGO @ Navy Pier
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

From October 31, 2013 - November 3, 2013

Get ready to live it up at the 20th annual SOFA CHICAGO! SOFA, an acronym for Sculpture Objects and Functional Art, is one of our city’s most popular art shows and the longest-running of its kind in the city. Dress up for a night on the town and experience the life of an art connoisseur – even if you don’t know Monet from Manet.

Hours

Thursday: 5 – 7 p.m. (VIP Passholders); 7 – 9 p.m. (Public Preview)
Friday & Saturday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday: 12 – 6 p.m.

Admission

General Admission includes admission to the fair, related lecture series, special exhibits and events.

Students/Seniors/Groups (10 or more with advanced reservations): $12

SOFA CHICAGO

Nov 1 Fri
Benny Goodman Festival @ Music Institute of Chicago Nichols Concert Hall
7:30 pm – Saturday @ 9:00 pm

The Music Institute of Chicago’s fourth annual jazz festival celebrates the enduring legacy of Chicago’s own Benny Goodman. On Friday, November 1, guest clarinetist Victor Goines joins an all-star jazz faculty quintet for an evening of high-stepping swing. The festival continues on Saturday with an afternoon documentary film screening and panel discussion (details to follow) and concludes with a concert of music that Goodman performed, commissioned, or premiered.

Benny Goodman Festival