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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Oriental Theatre Oct 2 - 21, 2018

Willy Wonka and co take to the road on this Broadway spectacle's first tour!

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Oriental Theatre, Chicago
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This acclaimed musical is set to tour the States from September 2018, following its transfer from London's West End, where it premiered in 2013. Proving to be a monster hit with audiences, it set the record...

Prices from: $105

Sweet Charity

Marriott Theatre Sep 5 - Oct 28, 2018

The 1960's Broadway classic!

Sweet Charity, Marriott Theatre, Chicago

A New York City dancer can't seem to catch a break as boyfriend after boyfriend turns out to be a rotten apple in this groovy Broadway classic from 1966, based on Fellini's Nights of Cabiria. Full of swinging...

The show's composer leads this fully immersive series of concerts

Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience Ramin Djawadi, All State Arena, Chicago

HBO's blockbuster series Game of Thrones has been entrancing millions of viewers the world over for seven seasons with its epic saga of political intrigue, bloody warfare and really really big fire-breathing...

Prices from: $40

Joffrey Ballet - Swan Lake

Auditorium Theatre Oct 17 - 28, 2018

Christopher Wheeldon's transporting Swan Lake returns for the 2018/19 season!

Joffrey Ballet Swan Lake, Auditorium Theatre, Chicago

The setting of Swan Lake moves inside in Christopher Wheeldon's definitive contemporary version of Swan Lake, returning for the 2018/19 season. Blending the line between fantasy and reality, this Degas...

Prices from: $130

Lyric Opera of Chicago - Idomeneo

Civic Opera House Oct 13 - Nov 2, 2018

American lyric tenor Matthew Polenzani stars as Mozart's divided King Idomeneo

Lyric Opera of Chicago Idomeneo, Civic Opera House, Chicago

Mozart's early masterpiece Idomeneo makes a long awaited return as part of the Lyric Opera Of Chicago's diverse 2018/19 season. The great composer's heavenly libretto was written when he was just 25 years...

Prices from: $155

Shrek - The Musical

Marriott Theatre Oct 5 - Dec 30, 2018

Everyone's favorite ogre stars in his own musical

Shrek The Musical, Marriott Theatre, Chicago

Join Shrek, Fiona and Donkey in this magical musical version of the Oscar-winning Dreamworks animation. Following the same story beats as the movie, this Tony-winning show features original songs from...

Little Shop Of Horrors

Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook Terrace Sep 6 - Oct 28, 2018

The cult phenomenon enjoys a local revival at Chicago's Drury Lane Theatre

Little Shop Of Horrors, Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook Terrace, Chicago

Like The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Little Shop Of Horrors forms part of the foundation of the comedy horror theatre tradition. Written by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, the rock 'n' roll black comedy...

Prices from: $90

Ghost - The Musical

Theatre at the Center Sep 13 - Oct 14, 2018

The classic story of unforgettable love comes to Chicago!

Ghost The Musical, Theatre at the Center, Chicago

The heart aching tale of Molly, who lost the love of her life, Sam, after a violent mugging captivated audiences through the screen, and the theater adaptation holds just as much power to resonate with...

Prices from: $75

Elton John

United Center Oct 26 - 27, 2018

Elton John hits the yellow brick road one last time!

Elton John, United Center, Chicago
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After five decades in the 'biz, Elton John has announced his final tour before he retires, giving the world one last chance to catch the pop legend live. Singer, composer and pianist and activist, Elton...

Prices from: $115

Ed Sheeran

Soldier Field Stadium Oct 4, 2018

Grammy Award winning Ed Sheeran on his North American Stadium Tour!

Ed Sheeran, Soldier Field Stadium, Chicago

2018 sees Ed Sheeran taking his blockbuster studio album Divide and more hits on tour across North American stadiums. The British artist's status as one of the biggest sing-songwriters out at the moment...

Prices from: $50

Fleetwood Mac

United Center Oct 6, 2018

The iconic Fleetwood Mac head out on a bumper new tour!

Fleetwood Mac, United Center, Chicago

One of the most enduring bands of the past ... years, Fleetwood Mac prove there is life after Lindsey on this sprawling 52 date tour. With a set list that covers their entire history, they'll line deep...

Prices from: $145

Justin Timberlake

United Center Oct 5, 2018

Justin Timberlake heads out on 'The Man of the Woods' tour!

Justin Timberlake, United Center, Chicago

Admit it; you loved Justin Timberlake as a member of pop-powerhouse NSYNC. Now, as a solo performer, Justin Timberlake has hit it big with songs like Cry Me a River, Like I Love You, and Rock Your Body!

Prices from: $80

The Eagles

United Center Oct 15, 2018

Back for a brand new tour in 2018

The Eagles, United Center, Chicago

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, Eagles are heading out on a new tour in 2018, their first run of shows since the passing of founding member Glenn Frey in 2015. Don Henley, Joe Walsh, Timothy B. Schmidt will...

Prices from: $105

Celtic Thunder

The Chicago Theatre Oct 14, 2018

The all-male Irish wonders' X tour

Celtic Thunder, The Chicago Theatre, Chicago

The Irish all-male wonder from producer Sharon Browne, and legendary songwriter/composer Phil Coulter, performs an eclectic mix of songs ranging from the traditional to the contemporary, with some international...

Prices from: $65

Joan Baez

The Chicago Theatre Oct 5, 2018

A true icon of folk music says farewell!

Joan Baez, The Chicago Theatre, Chicago

Folk icon Baez first came to prominence in the 1960s with her brand of soft and husky ballads that often covered topical issues of the day notably Diamonds And Rust which paid a touching tribute to her...

Prices from: $60

Kansas - Point of Know Return Anniversary Tour

The Chicago Theatre Oct 13, 2018

Kansas tour their seminal record in its entirety.

Kansas Point of Know Return Anniversary Tour, The Chicago Theatre, Chicago

Never ones to shy away from a live show, Kansas return in 2018 with a brand new tour where they'll be celebrating the 40th anniversary of their seminal prog-rock gem, Point of Know Return, presenting the...

Prices from: $75

Lewis Black

The Chicago Theatre Oct 6, 2018

Black is Back for 2018's Jokes On Us tour!

Lewis Black, The Chicago Theatre, Chicago

The twice Grammy-winning Lewis Black is the perfect demonstration of that rare comic, who can cause you to laugh while making compelling points about the absurdity of the world around you. Famed for his...

Prices from: $60

Owl City

House of Blues Oct 13, 2018

Owl City hit the road for the Cinematic tour!

Owl City, House of Blues, Chicago

Owl City is a project of Adam Young. Formed early 2007 in Owatonna, Minnesota, United States. Owl City has reached the "Top Unsigned Artist" position on Myspace, having over 10 million total plays. His...

Prices from: $40

Chris Stapleton

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre IL Oct 6, 2018

Chris Stapleton heads out for 2018's All-American Road Show!

Chris Stapleton, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre IL, Chicago
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Country crooner Chris Stapleton's legacy reaches far beyond Nashville's city limits. Having penned songs for the likes of Adele, Sheryl Crow and Alison Krauss, there's a slim chance that you've not heard...

Prices from: $50

Australian Pink Floyd Show

The Chicago Theatre Oct 11, 2018

A fine-tuned tribute show to one of the world's most loved bands, Pink Floyd!

Australian Pink Floyd Show, The Chicago Theatre, Chicago

These guys just can't stop entertaining! Arguably the best tribute act in the world for Pink Floyd, these guys are so good that they were invited to perform at David Gilmour's 50th birthday celebrations....

Prices from: $65

J Balvin

All State Arena Oct 12, 2018

His 2018 Vibras Tour kicks off and generates some heat!

J Balvin, All State Arena, Chicago

Colombian reggaeton singer J Balvin heads to the States once again this summer for 2018's Vibras Tour, in support of his fourth studio album of the same name. First seeking his fortune in music at the...

Prices from: $70

James Bay

Aragon Ballroom Oct 1, 2018

A talented balladeer with big things on his horizon!

James Bay, Aragon Ballroom, Chicago

Hailing from the sleepy town of Hitchin, just outside of London, it's clear that James Bay was made for much grander things - his soulful, gravel-toned vocals and expertly crafted ballads have made waves...

Prices from: $50

Lake Street Dive

Riviera Theater Oct 27, 2018

Lake Street Dive play country with a touch of jazz pizzazz

Lake Street Dive, Riviera Theater, Chicago

This Boston-formed country band has been winning over music fans with their diverse style since winning the John Lennon Songwriting Contest in 2006 and self-financing the recording of their debut album...

Prices from: $40

The Goo Goo Dolls

The Chicago Theatre Oct 26, 2018

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of 'Dizzy Up The Girl' with the Goo Goo Dolls.

The Goo Goo Dolls, The Chicago Theatre, Chicago

The multi-platinum, award-winning band The Goo Goo Dolls are here to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their multi-platinum album! Being one of the most globally respected forces in music, and selling...

Prices from: $60

Postmodern Jukebox

Genesee Theater Oct 19, 2018

Modern pop hits get the big band treatment

Postmodern Jukebox, Genesee Theater, Chicago

A pet project of jazz pianist Scott Bradlee, Postmodern Jukebox have gained a loyal following through their Youtube channel. The collective cover modern pop tracks (and some old classics as well) in a...

Prices from: $60

Lyric Opera - Choir Choir Choir

Civic Opera House Oct 11, 2018

Become a performer in the Choir! Choir! Choir! ensemble

Lyric Opera Choir Choir Choir, Civic Opera House, Chicago

Dust off your vocal pipes, because its time to let loose and sing to your heart's content as popular interactive show Choir! Choir! Choir! comes to Chicago's Lyric Opera. A collective of participating...

Prices from: $155

Hello, Dolly!

Oriental Theatre Oct 23 - Nov 17, 2018

A superbly written work of bubbly fun and warm sentiment enhanced by a score full memorable melodies and smart lyrics

Hello Dolly, Oriental Theatre, Chicago
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Winner of 4 Tony Awards

La Boheme

Civic Opera House Oct 6, 2018 - Jan 25, 2019

Puccini's great opera packs a great emotional punch

La Boheme, Civic Opera House, Chicago

Prices from: $155



Beat Kitchen Oct 1, 2018

Prices from: $185

Jump Little Children

City Winery - Chicago Oct 1, 2018

Prices from: $65

Fickle Friends (17+ Event)

Beat Kitchen Oct 3, 2018

Prices from: $71

Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Riccardo Muti

Chicago Symphony Center Oct 4, 2018

Prices from: $152

The Boxer Rebellion

Bottom Lounge Oct 5, 2018

Prices from: $47

Belly (18+ Event)

Vic Theater Oct 6, 2018

Prices from: $49

Jerusalem Quartet

Chicago Symphony Center Oct 7, 2018

Prices from: $326

Lucia Micarelli (18+ Event)

Park West Oct 12, 2018

Prices from: $67

Pat Metheny

Chicago Theatre Oct 12, 2018

Prices from: $53

Thee OH Sees (17+ Event)

Thalia Hall Oct 12, 2018

Prices from: $80

Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Mahlers Third Symphony

Chicago Symphony Center Oct 11, 2018 - Oct 13, 2018

Prices from: $152

Lyapis 98 (18+ Event)

Park West Oct 14, 2018

Prices from: $89

Simple Minds

Chicago Theatre Oct 15, 2018

Prices from: $67


Riviera Theatre - IL Oct 17, 2018

Prices from: $108

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Chicago Theatre Oct 18, 2018

Prices from: $89

Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Marin Alsop and Daniil Trifonov

Chicago Symphony Center Oct 18, 2018

Prices from: $152


Metro Smart Bar Oct 19, 2018

Prices from: $104

Lyric Opera - La Boheme

Civic Opera House Oct 6, 2018 - Oct 20, 2018

Prices from: $147

Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Prokofiev

Chicago Symphony Center Oct 20, 2018

Prices from: $152

MC5 50th Anniversary (18+ Event)

Metro Smart Bar Oct 24, 2018

Prices from: $63

Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Bernard Haitink

Chicago Symphony Center Oct 25, 2018

Prices from: $152

Aparna Nancherla (17+ Event)

Thalia Hall Oct 26, 2018

Prices from: $76

Martin Barre

Reggies Rock Club Oct 27, 2018

Prices from: $51

Pierre-Laurent Aimard

Chicago Symphony Center Oct 28, 2018

Prices from: $326

Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour

Chicago Theatre Oct 28, 2018

Prices from: $74

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Chicago Symphony Center Oct 5, 2018 - Oct 30, 2018

Prices from: $152

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