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Just Announced Shows in Chicago

Kurt Vile (free), Black Country, New Road, Makaya McCraven, The Knee-Hi's, Duster (free), Hannah Jadagu, The Clientele, Chromeo and more!

April 26, 2023


It's that time again: free summer shows! Check out our list of free shows here. Some brand new good ones were just added (Kurt Vile, anyone?). YOU. SHALL. NOT. PAYYY.

British post ___ art-rockers Black Country, New Road are taking the street that leads to Thalia Hall in September.

Logan Square Arts Festival (3-days) live music lineup announced (led by slowcore heroes Duster).

Montreal electro vets Chromeo are bringing the funky beats to The Salt Shed.

Buzzy Chicago doo-wop-power-pop band The Knee-Hi's are coming to Cole's in June.

Jazz drummer/band leader Makaya McCraven is doing two shows at Gold Dagger next week.

London indie pop vets The Clientele are playing their first Chicago show in almost 6 years this summer and it shall be swell.

Rising songwriter Hannah Jadagu (see also: Sub Pop) has a date at Schubas this fall.

Euphoric rockers The Airborne Toxic Event just added a third show at Lincoln Hall in August.

Bob Mould has a solo date at Old Town School of Folk and it should be sweet as sugar.

Heavy London punks John are playing their debut Chicago show this October and you will be hearing more about this band so go see them now so you can someday say you saw them way back when. RIYL: IDLES, Viagra Boys, Shame, Squid

Debby Friday, The Soft Moon, Jessie Ware, Chance The Rapper, John Early, Home Is Where, Tash Sultana, Cheap Trick, Nick Hakim, Old 97's, waveform*, They Are Gutting A Body Of Water, The Roots, The Aces, Lala Lala, Clem Snide, Raavi, Lomelda and more!




05/03 Makaya McCraven @ Golden Dagger
05/03 Makaya McCraven @ Golden Dagger
05/06 Lomelda, zzzahara, Cherry Laurel @ SPACE
05/07 Heet Deth, Problems, Larry Wish @ Golden Dagger
05/10 The Laughing Hearts, Jim The Kid, St. Marlboro @ Empty Bottle
05/12 Just A Mess, Silvertone, Alive Alone, Over Coast @ Cobra Lounge
05/13 Rat Tally, Sunday Cruise, Hemlock, Superdime, Forgetting Sarah Marshall @ Beat Kitchen
05/17 Everyday Specials, Pet Mosquito, Watermelon @ Cobra Lounge
05/25 Bonita Appleblunt, Kokasi, Maahd @ Smartbar
05/31 Baby Rose, Q @ Lincoln Hall
06/02 Totally Cashed, Kangaroo Court, Sawamura No Hitter @ Schubas
06/02 The Carry Nation, Madeline, Don Crescendo @ Smartbar
06/03 DJ Seinfeld, Vitigrrl @ Smartbar
06/04 John Early @ The Vic Theatre
06/06 Haley Blais @ Schubas
06/07 Soft and Dumb, Raavi @ Golden Dagger
06/08 Strawberry Boy, Curtail, Hi Ho @ Sleeping Village
06/10 The Knee-Hi's @ Cole's
06/15 The Curls, Matthew Danger Lippman, SJOD @ Cole's
06/17 Lyn Lapid @ Schubas
06/18 Jitwam @ Sleeping Village
06/18 Jitwam @ Smartbar
06/22 Tribute To Ramsey Lewis @ Millennium Park
06/23 Duster, Sextile, Global Currency, Haiku Hands, Bonita Appleblunt, Free Range, Agua de Rosas, Greg Freeman, Wombo, Spiritual Cramp, Partywatcher, Stress Positions, Craig Brown Band, Pinksqueeze, Defcee, Mila La Morena, Piwa, Future Rootz, Troigo, Joey Nebulous, and more! @ Illinois Centennial Monument at Logan Square
06/26 Eddie Palmieri @ Millennium Park
06/29 Drama @ Thalia Hall
07/01 Loma Prieta, Porcupine @ Beat Kitchen
07/08 Nick Hakim @ Empty Bottle
07/11 Home Is Where, Smidley, OK Cool @ Beat Kitchen
07/13 Big Freedia, Mister Wallace, Vitigrrl @ Millennium Park
07/16 Cheap Trick @ Metro
07/16 waveform*, They Are Gutting A Body Of Water, Teethe @ Subterranean
07/17 Yemi Alade, Son Palenque, DJ TopDonn, Dee Money @ Millennium Park
07/18 Imarhan @ Empty Bottle
07/20 Say Sue Me @ Empty Bottle
07/20 Stephen Marley, DJ Chuck Wren @ Millennium Park
07/21 The Drip Edges, Tyler Keith & the Apostles @ Cole's
07/24 Kurt Vile (and the Violators), Finom @ Millennium Park
07/27 L'eclair @ Empty Bottle
07/28 Sunjacket, Cool Heat, Deep Glens @ Schubas
07/29 Ted Park @ Reggie's Rock Club
07/31 Shemekia Copeland, Martha Redbone Roots Project @ Millennium Park
08/03 Julie Williams @ Judson & Moore Distillery
08/10 Vieux Farka Toure, Cedric Burnside @ Millennium Park
08/11 The Airborne Toxic Event @ Lincoln Hall
08/13 LL Cool J, The Roots, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Common, Rakim, Doug E. Fresh, Slick Rick, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony @ United Center
08/15 The Clientele @ Lincoln Hall
08/17 PJ Morton, Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio @ Millennium Park
08/18 Jidenna @ The Vic Theatre
08/19 Old 97's @ Thalia Hall
08/19 Chance The Rapper @ United Center
08/21 Girl Ultra, Carla Morrison, DJ Roxyo Sounds @ Millennium Park
08/24 Kamelot @ The Vic Theatre
09/08 Tash Sultana @ The Salt Shed
09/10 Cake @ The Salt Shed
09/11 Alaska Reid @ Schubas
09/12 Vola @ Bottom Lounge
09/13 Black Country, New Road @ Thalia Hall
09/21 Clem Snide @ Old Town School of Folk Music
09/23 All Time Low, Gym Class Heroes, Grayscale, Lauran Hibberd @ Aragon Ballroom
09/29 Here Come The Mummies, Perpetual Groove @ House of Blues Chicago
10/01 Hannah Jadagu @ Schubas
10/05 Jessie Ware @ The Vic Theatre
10/14 Low Cut Connie @ Thalia Hall
10/15 Little Feat @ The Vic Theatre
10/16 Little Feat @ The Vic Theatre
10/17 The Aces, Lala Lala @ House of Blues Chicago
10/18 John @ Schubas
10/20 Bell Witch, Spirit Possession @ Sleeping Village
10/21 Motionless In White, Knocked Loose, After The Burial, Alpha Wolf @ Aragon Ballroom
10/22 Chromeo, Ric Wilson @ The Salt Shed
10/25 Bob Mould @ Old Town School of Folk Music
10/27 IDK @ Bottom Lounge
11/01 6LACK @ Aragon Ballroom
11/03 Nate Bargatze @ Chicago Theatre
11/05 Nate Bargatze @ Chicago Theatre
11/09 Chris Renzema @ Park West
11/09 Deer Tick, Abby Hamilton @ Thalia Hall
11/25 Noah Reid @ Park West







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