Summer Concerts in Chicago You Won’t Want to Miss

Summer Concerts in Chicago

There are so many great concerts and music festivals coming to Chicago this summer. No matter what genre you listen to, there’s a concert for everyone. Here are just some of the summer concerts in Chicago you won’t want to miss. Make sure to mark your calendars and grab your tickets now.

Big Names

Chicago is getting some big names this summer. At the end of June you can catch Harry Styles with Kacey Musgraves. As we head into July, catch Janelle Monáe, Radiohead, Jimmy Buffett, Def Leppard with Journey and Foo Fighters. For August you have the chance to see Shakira, Drake, Sam Smith and Pearl Jam. Find ticket and venue information at Wrigley Field and United Center. Spend hours with your favorite bands this summer just 15-20 minutes from HUBBARD221.


There are so many great outdoor spaces throughout Chicago for summer music festivals. In June, country music lovers can spend three days at the Country LakeShake Festival. Headliners include Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley and Florida Georgia Line. In July, head to Union Park for Pitchfork Music Festival to see the best new and emerging bands and artist. If you still haven’t found a concert you like, Lollapalooza in August is sure to please with four days of diverse artists lined up. You can get to these festivals from HUBBARD221 within 15-30 minutes.

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If you’re looking for a new band or something less mainstream, check out these concerts in Chicago this summer. Nerd out to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra as they perform Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert in late June. For July, check out the House of Blues for a variety of shows, including Sheck Wes with Valee, Jesse McCartney and Rage Fest. Bike to either venue from HUBBARD221 within 10 minutes.

What a lineup! We hope you find some great summer concerts in Chicago. Who are you looking forward to seeing live?

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