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Indie & Rock in October

Sonic Symphony

Auditorium Theatre Oct 28 - 29, 2023

An orchestra plays the music of Sonic The Hedgehog live!

Sonic Symphony, Auditorium Theatre, Chicago

Attention video gamers and music fans alike! Come and let the orchestra take you on a high-speed journey through over 30 years of iconic music from the Sonic The Hedgehog universe! Sonic Symphony is an...

Prices from: $95

Tom Odell

Vic Theater Oct 14 - 15, 2023

British Indie darling Tom Odell hits US shores

Tom Odell, Vic Theater, Chicago

English indie pop darling Tom Odell first introduced the world to his heart-wrenching melodies and soaring lovelorn anthems with his debut studio album 'Long Way Down' and its smash-hit lead single 'Another...

Prices from: $50

Bob Dylan

Cadillac Palace Theater Oct 6 - 9, 2023

The one and only - artist, activist, and Pulitzer Prize winner!

Bob Dylan, Cadillac Palace Theater, Chicago

One of the most celebrated and influential artists of the last 60 years, Dylan started out as part of the burgeoning folk revival in the early '60s, winning popularity and acclaim with his 'finger pointing'...

Prices from: $150

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Cahn Auditorium Oct 11 - 12, 2023

The legendary country songwriter goes on tour

Mary Chapin Carpenter, Cahn Auditorium, Chicago

Mary Chapin Carpenter was one of Country's most recognizable voices throughout the 1990s, racking up hits with tracks like Passionate Kisses and Down at the Twist and Shout. In recent years, her songwriting...

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Metro Chicago Oct 8 - 9, 2023

The Canadian quintet on their At Your Service tour!

Arkells, Metro Chicago, Chicago

Canada's very own sons are hitting the road once again. Expect a show chockablock with their trademark 'rock and soul' sound, whilst introducing a melting pot of influences that underpin a shifting Coldplay-esque...

Prices from: $40


United Center Oct 13 - 16, 2023

The band helped to spawn a new wave of bands oriented around group improvisation and extended instrumental grooves.

Phish, United Center, Chicago

American rock band Phish return to the road this as they embark on a tour across the United States. Best known for their improvisation and extended jams, the band also blends elements of a wide variety...

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Queen & Adam Lambert

United Center Oct 30 - Nov 1, 2023

The legendary rock band and the American Idol star team up once again

Queen Adam Lambert, United Center, Chicago

American Idol star Adam Lambert teams up once again with Rock Royalty, Queen, for the 2023 Rhapsody tour this fall. Lambert has already been performing with the band since 2011, his unmistakable vocals...

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John Mayer

United Center Until Oct 18, 2023

An evening of hits as John Mayer plays his best-loved songs!

John Mayer, United Center, Chicago

One of American pop's finest guitarists, John Mayer regularly makes the headlines for both his soulful singing and his many high profile relationships (including a certain Ms Swift!). After last touring...

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Brett Dennen

City Winery Until Oct 5, 2023

Californian folk sophomore Brett Dennen is back on the road

Brett Dennen, City Winery, Chicago

Californian folk sophomore Brett Dennen is back on the road! A self-taught singer and musician from an early age, Dennen's creative upbringing at home allowed him to compose his own music during his teens,...

Prices from: $65


Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana Oct 13 - 14, 2023

The 70s legends are rocking on tour once again!

Styx, Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana, Chicago

Styx have been rocking around the world for the last four decades with a back catalog of hits powering them through 100+ shows a year! Formed in 1972 in Chicago, Styx have become a mainstay in any rock...

Prices from: $130

The Wonder Years

Riviera Theater Oct 8 - 9, 2023

The Wonder Years bring a very special tour to the road!

The Wonder Years, Riviera Theater, Chicago

You're invited to the celebration, The Wonder Years hit the road again in 2023 on The Hum Goes On Forever tour, named after their seventh studio album. With their powerful vocals and electric stage presence,...

Prices from: $50

Violent Femmes

Riviera Theater Oct 5 - 6, 2023

The Violent Femmes Reunite!

Violent Femmes, Riviera Theater, Chicago

As well known for their infamous feuding as for their ground-breaking punk rock work, Violent Femmes have no trouble showing us why they are one of the best acts in punk as they set off on tour across...

Prices from: $70

38 Special

Genesee Theater Oct 26 - 27, 2023

The classic rock and rollers hit the road

38 Special, Genesee Theater, Chicago

Lead by Donnie Van Zant, the brother of Lynyrd Skynyrd frontman Ronnie Van Zant, 38 Special broke out from the shadows of the Southern rock behemoth and carved out a name for themselves with soaring, stomping...

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Justin Hayward

City Winery Oct 23 - 25, 2023

The British star is a committed live performer!

Justin Hayward, City Winery, Chicago

The Moody Blues star shows no sign of slowing down, touring for seven months of the year. With his voice has been heard the world over, he is known principally as the vocalist, lead guitarist and composer...

Prices from: $130

The 1975

Allstate Arena Oct 29 - 30, 2023

The British indie four piece return to tour the USA

The 1975, Allstate Arena, Chicago

The 1975 are back with a brand new tour! The ever-evolving indie four-piece encapsulated all the joy, heartbreak and hate of growing up in their 90-esque electro-pop sound, most so in their breakthrough...

Prices from: $55


Aragon Ballroom Oct 8 - 9, 2023

The Band CAMINO head on the 'Screaming In The Dark' tour in support of new album 'The Dark'!

The Band CAMINO, Aragon Ballroom, Chicago

The indie rock band, The Band CAMINO are heading on a brand new 2023 tour! Titled 'Screaming In The Dark' this new trip for the band is in support of the upcoming album 'The Dark'. They will be making...

Prices from: $55


House of Blues Oct 11 - 12, 2023

Don't miss indie-alt-pop heroes Arizona on their latest tour

Arizona, House of Blues, Chicago

You'd be forgiven if you thought a band with a name like Arizona would churn out Southern-fried country music, but this Boston-based trio is riding high thanks to their heady sonic blend of danceable electronica,...

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Kings Of Convenience

Vic Theater Oct 28 - 29, 2023

Kings of Convenience's first US shows in 12 years!

Kings Of Convenience, Vic Theater, Chicago

Norwegian indie-pop duo Kings of Convenience hit the road across North America this fall, playing their first US shows in 12 years following up the release of 2021s "Peace and Love" album! comprised of...

Prices from: $60

Protest The Hero

Bottom Lounge Oct 14 - 15, 2023

Protest the Hero head out on a brand new tour!

Protest The Hero, Bottom Lounge, Chicago

Hailing from Whitby, Ontario this four-piece progressive rock band have been making tunes since 1999, although they first named themselves 'Happy Go Lucky'. The band's second full-length album 'Fortress'...

Prices from: $45

Bachman Turner Overdrive

Genesee Theater Oct 20 - 21, 2023

Gearheads unite for Bachman Turner Overdrive

Bachman Turner Overdrive, Genesee Theater, Chicago

Canadian rockers Bachman Turner Overdrive are returning this fall right in time for their 50th anniversary. The multi-platinum award-winning group has done everything from achieving Guinness World Record...

Prices from: $105

Carbon Leaf

City Winery Oct 19 - 20, 2023

Don't miss the DIY indie-folk pioneers as they hit the road on tour

Carbon Leaf, City Winery, Chicago

When a band sets out to re-record the albums that have defined them, you know they've reached a milestone. Ever popular folk rock quintet Carbon Leaf first turned heads and ears with their heady mix of...

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Little Feat

Vic Theater Oct 15 - 17, 2023

The great American rock band on tour

Little Feat, Vic Theater, Chicago

Formed in 1969, Little Feat is one of the great survivors of American rock music. Having gone through numerous lineup changes and breakups, the band are still playing their unmistakable brand of murky...

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Stephen Sanchez

Riviera Theater Oct 20 - 21, 2023

Rising star Stephen Sanchez is hitting the road on his first headlining tour and brand new album!

Stephen Sanchez, Riviera Theater, Chicago

Rising star Stephen Sanchez is hitting the road on his very first headlining tour across the country! Storming the charts with his folk-pop sound, Sanchez is set to release his debut album Angel Face'...

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Streetlight Manifesto

Riviera Theater Oct 14 - 15, 2023

The legendary ska-punk outfit hits the road on tour

Streetlight Manifesto, Riviera Theater, Chicago

Forming part of the vanguard of the Third Wave Ska revival of the 80s, 90s and early 2000s, Streetlight Manifesto burst out of New Jersey with their own unique Punk spin on the reggae-infused genre. Don't...

Prices from: $65

The Revivalists

Metro Chicago Oct 11 - 12, 2023

The Revivalists are ready to hit the road once more!

The Revivalists, Metro Chicago, Chicago

New Orleans rockers The Revivalists will go on tour across America with their alternative, soft rock sound. The band who were noted by Rolling Stone magazine as one of '10 Bands You Need to Know' have...

Prices from: $120

Billy Raffoul

Beat Kitchen Oct 15 - 16, 2023

Billy Raffoul, the one to Drive You Home!

Billy Raffoul, Beat Kitchen, Chicago

Canadian singer-songwriter Billy Raffoul is returning to the stage with a nationwide tour this fall. A unique voice of gravel and soul, you'll be enraptured from the moment he walks out on stage. Billy...

Prices from: $30

Hawthorne Heights

Genesee Theater Oct 27 - 28, 2023

Hawthorne Heights hit the road!

Hawthorne Heights, Genesee Theater, Chicago

Emo rock legends Hawthorne Heights hit the road across North America this fall! The influential band from Ohio were at the forefront of the mid 2000s emotional post-hardcore movement, with their perfect...

Prices from: $55


Copernicus Center Theater Oct 27 - 28, 2023

Rock out with Siddhartha

Siddhartha, Copernicus Center Theater, Chicago

Latin rock legend Siddhartha is hitting the road for a North American tour. Winner of a Latin Grammy Award, Siddhartha will kick off his tour in Atlanta and will continue across the States this fall. He's...

Prices from: $80

Aaron Lewis

Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana Oct 27 - 29, 2023

Life is circular. Country just came back to me. It's like the acoustic thing. I did that before the band [Staind]. This is full circle because this was the first music I was ever exposed to as a child.

Aaron Lewis, Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana, Chicago

Prices from: $70

Ann Wilson

Vic Theater Oct 19 - 20, 2023

The Heart singer embarks on a solo tour

Ann Wilson, Vic Theater, Chicago

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Park West Oct 15 - 16, 2023

While Jurvanen's third album as Bahamas, Bahamas Is Afie, is sometimes disjointed, it's also often entrancingly lovely.

Bahamas, Park West, Chicago

Prices from: $55

Band Of Horses

The Salt Shed Oct 13 - 14, 2023

Anthemic, wide-screen indie rock at its best

Band Of Horses, The Salt Shed, Chicago

Prices from: $75

Boys Like Girls

Aragon Ballroom Oct 19 - 20, 2023

They put on one heck of a show

Boys Like Girls, Aragon Ballroom, Chicago

Prices from: $35

Christine and the Queens

Vic Theater Oct 26 - 27, 2023

The French singer is back with her new album

Christine and the Queens, Vic Theater, Chicago

Prices from: $60


Thalia Hall Oct 30 - 31, 2023

A display of the transformative power of pop

Eloise, Thalia Hall, Chicago

Prices from: $40

Faye Webster

Riviera Theater Oct 29 - 30, 2023

She was mesmerizing

Faye Webster, Riviera Theater, Chicago

Prices from: $105

Grace Potter

Riviera Theater Oct 7 - 8, 2023

The 21st Century rockstar is back for 2023!

Grace Potter, Riviera Theater, Chicago

Prices from: $65

Krooked Kings

Lincoln Hall Oct 5 - 6, 2023

The band sincerely and candidly tells stories of simply being, extending the coming-of-age tale into a recognition of growth as undefinable.

Krooked Kings, Lincoln Hall, Chicago

Prices from: $35

Little Dragon

Vic Theater Oct 7 - 8, 2023

Sweden's electro-pop darlings

Little Dragon, Vic Theater, Chicago

Prices from: $90

Little River Band

Copernicus Center Theater Oct 13 - 14, 2023

Little River Band are back on the road!

Little River Band, Copernicus Center Theater, Chicago

Prices from: $55

Lucinda Williams

Riviera Theater Oct 13 - 14, 2023

Williams grapples with mortality on a stark, emotionally raw alt-country masterpiece.

Lucinda Williams, Riviera Theater, Chicago

Prices from: $95

Men I Trust

Aragon Ballroom Oct 20 - 21, 2023

The Montreal dream pop trio Men I Trust make such warm, delicately twee bops, a single spin will make you want to buy gingham

Men I Trust, Aragon Ballroom, Chicago

Prices from: $45

Owl City

House of Blues Oct 18 - 19, 2023

Forget butterflies fans will be feeling "Fireflies" when Owl City goes on tour.

Owl City, House of Blues, Chicago

Prices from: $50


Riviera Theater Oct 19 - 20, 2023

Flawless drum work, insane guitar leads, vocals that make me want to sing along all night

Polyphia, Riviera Theater, Chicago

Prices from: $45

Porno For Pyros

Aragon Ballroom Oct 24 - 25, 2023

The sound itself was a curious mix of funk-bass, effects-heavy guitar and wild percussive rhythms, all frosted with Farrell's echo-chamber vocals.

Porno For Pyros, Aragon Ballroom, Chicago

Prices from: $25

Rainbow Kitten Surprise

Credit Union 1 Arena Oct 21 - 22, 2023

The band's performance comes across as flurry of frenzied motion set to the sounds their own melodically guitar driven rock'n'roll that one simply can't look away from.

Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Credit Union 1 Arena, Chicago


Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

Copernicus Center Theater Oct 19 - 20, 2023

How does a tribute band reflect those formative years? Rumours of Fleetwood Mac do it by transforming themselves into an all male blues rock line up for half a dozen songs from those early, far off days.

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, Copernicus Center Theater, Chicago

Prices from: $60

Seu Jorge

Vic Theater Oct 11 - 12, 2023

An unmissable bossa nova flavoured evening!

Seu Jorge, Vic Theater, Chicago

Prices from: $115

The Beaches

1st Ward at Chop Shop Oct 7 - 8, 2023

The Beaches head on new tour after new album 'Blame My Ex' announcement!

The Beaches, 1st Ward at Chop Shop, Chicago

Prices from: $70

The Darkness

Vic Theater Oct 13 - 14, 2023

If you don't sing along to Get Your Hands Off My Woman while alone, in your car, or in the shower, then it's official: you have no joy in you

The Darkness, Vic Theater, Chicago

Prices from: $45


Concord Music Hall Oct 5 - 6, 2023

...a band whose two-decade growth from able but impetuous riff merchants to purveyors of truly ambitious art has been nothing short of inspiring.

Thrice, Concord Music Hall, Chicago

Prices from: $55

TV Girl

Aragon Ballroom Oct 22 - 23, 2023

TV Girl's set described, accurately, by frontman Brad Petering as "crowdpleasing" consisted of fan favourites, covers, and some of the band's most cherished songs

TV Girl, Aragon Ballroom, Chicago

Prices from: $80

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