August 2017

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Shows in August


The Privatebank Theatre Until Jan 7, 2018

The exhilarating hit musical that is changing the face of theater!

Hamilton, The Privatebank Theatre, Chicago
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Winner of 11 Tony Awards

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Pulitzer Prize-winning Hamilton, the exhilarating show that is changing the face of musicals, arrives in Chicago for an open-ended run. It's a rollicking historical epic, equal parts...

Prices from: $45


Cadillac Palace Theater Until Sep 10, 2017

Disney's magical Broadway musical comes to Chicago

Aladdin, Cadillac Palace Theater, Chicago
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Tony Award Winner

The Cadillac Palace Theatre welcomes Aladdin's first ever national tour for a special 12 week engagement. A modern Broadway institution, this show perfectly marries the story of the magical movie with...

Prices from: $55

Blue Man Group

Briar Street Theater Open Run

Musical genius at its most inventive - a unique experience for your ears and eyes!

Blue Man Group, Briar Street Theater, Chicago
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Unlike anything you've ever seen before, the Blue Man Group's show is a dazzling audio-visual delight, throwing dance, performance art, music and comedy into a big melting pot and giving it a mighty stir....

Prices from: $85

Honeymoon In Vegas

Marriott Theatre Aug 23 - Oct 15, 2017

The stakes are high in this old-fashioned Broadway musical!

Honeymoon In Vegas, Marriott Theatre, Chicago

Following its critically acclaimed run on Broadway in 2015, this glittering comic musical brings the sparkle of Vegas to the Marriott Theatre this fall! Based on the 1992 smash comedy movie, the musical...

Prices from: $30

Rock of Ages

Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook Terrace Aug 24 - Oct 15, 2017

Get practising your best air guitar moves for this rip-roaring musical!

Rock of Ages, Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook Terrace, Chicago

Head back to Eighties-era Sunset Boulevard in this hair-raising hair-rock musical that took the world by storm when it premiered in 2009. Spawning touring shows as well as international productions, this...

Prices from: $70


Royal George Cabaret Theater Open Run

Hamilton's hit parody comes to Chicago!

Spamilton, Royal George Cabaret Theater, Chicago

The latest spoof comedy show to hit Chicago pays a loving homage to Broadway monster hit musical Hamilton, by the creator of the hugely successful Forbidden Broadway shows, Gerard Alessandrini. Premiering...

Prices from: $60

Depeche Mode

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre IL Aug 30, 2017

The English new wave icons are heading out on tour to support latest release Spirit

Depeche Mode, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre IL, Chicago

New Wave icons Depeche Mode rose to prominence in the 80s with their brooding, dance floor-filling electro-pop, but became modern mainstays due to a constant output of their unique brand of heady and dark...

Prices from: $35

Lady Gaga

Wrigley Field Aug 25, 2017

The Superbowl-conquering singer tours her personal Joanne record

Lady Gaga, Wrigley Field, Chicago

After wowing at the Superbowl, Lady Gaga embarks on a huge world tour in 2017. It's in support of her last record Joanne, which saw the singer delving into more personal territory lyrically and dialling...

Prices from: $125

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

All State Arena Aug 31 - Sep 1, 2017

Country Music's power couple launch another huge joint Soul2Soul tour

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, All State Arena, Chicago

This Country power couple have eight Grammys, 29 Academy of Country Music Awards, and countless millions of record sales between them. Catch them on these dates where they'll be playing solo sets, before...

Prices from: $35

Alanis Morissette

Ravinia Pavillion Aug 25, 2017

An icon of the 90s rock and female angst, don't miss Alanis live!

Alanis Morissette, Ravinia Pavillion, Chicago

In 1995, Alanis Morrisette released her epic alt-rock masterpiece, Jagged Little Pill, displaying an evocative talent in song writing and emotional resonance. As the soundtrack to a generation, this 33...

Prices from: $95

Bob Seger

I Wireless Center Aug 26, 2017

He's one of rock's most famed performers!

Bob Seger, I Wireless Center, Chicago

Music legend Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band have been churning out classic-rock hits like 'Against the Wind,' 'Like a Rock,' and 'Turn the Page' since the 70s and is one of rock's most famed performers....

Prices from: $165

Green Day

Wrigley Field Aug 24, 2017

The Revolution continues! Green Day are set to tour through 2017

Green Day, Wrigley Field, Chicago

After a break of four years, America's finest pop-punk rebels returned with their new album Revolution Radio, and an extensive North American tour to match, in 2016. In 2017 the Revolution continues as...

Prices from: $40

John Mellencamp

Ravinia Pavillion Aug 26 - 27, 2017

The Voice of the Heartland hits the road on another tour

John Mellencamp, Ravinia Pavillion, Chicago

John Mellencamp continues to tour this year in support of his latest record Plain Spoken. Released last year, it was Mellencamp's first album in four years and is set to be yet another impressive entry...

Prices from: $55

2 Chainz

The Chicago Theatre Aug 26, 2017

The Pretty Girls Like Trap Music tour

2 Chainz, The Chicago Theatre, Chicago

Georgia's 2 Chainz (aka one of Drake's favorite rappers of all time) is back on the road in support of his fourth album, the gloriously titled Pretty Girls Like Trap Music. Featuring the stellar first...

Prices from: $55

Doug Loves Movies Podcast

Thalia Hall Aug 23, 2017

Don't forget your name tags!

Doug Loves Movies Podcast, Thalia Hall, Chicago

​Comedian, marijuana advocate and movie enthusiast Doug Benson invites you to join him for a recording of his popular podcast. With celebrity guests, hilarious features (The Leonard Maltin Game anyone?)...

Prices from: $75

Happy Together Tour

Genesee Theater Aug 24, 2017

The Turtles, The Association & more

Happy Together Tour, Genesee Theater, Chicago

The Happy Together tour heads out once again, with its biggest line-up of 60s groups yet. Topping the bill are The Turtles, whose iconic 1967 number one hit 'Happy Together' gives this tour its name. They're...

Prices from: $75

Logic with Joey Badass

Huntington Bank Pavilion Aug 24, 2017

The rapper launches "Everybody's Tour"

Logic with Joey Badass, Huntington Bank Pavilion, Chicago

Maryland-based rapper Logic is headed out on the road this summer for his Everybody's Tour, in support of his newest album Everybody, where he will be joined by Joey Badass. Coming in at 70 minutes, Everybody...

Prices from: $70

Who's Bad - Michael Jackson Tribute Band

House of Blues Aug 24, 2017

An incredibly authentic tribute to The King of Pop

Whos Bad Michael Jackson Tribute Band, House of Blues, Chicago

The ultimate Michael Jackson has been thrilling fans for over a decade with its spectacular lighting, visual effects, teams of dancer and a live band on stage, all bringing The King of Pop's iconic catalogue...

Prices from: $30

Zac Brown Band

Wrigley Field Aug 26, 2017

Grammy-Award winning Zac Brown Band is bringing its dynamic southern rock to a venue near you!

Zac Brown Band, Wrigley Field, Chicago

Star of country music and Grammy-Award winning Zac Brown Band is bringing its dynamic southern rock act to a venue near you! Formed over ten years ago, Zac Brown Band has gone from strength to strength...

Prices from: $65


Ravinia Pavillion Aug 28, 2017

Vocal acrobatics form the world's coolest a capella group

Pentatonix, Ravinia Pavillion, Chicago

Pentatonix, a five-piece who found success through NBC's The Sing-Off, have been at the forefront of the recent a capella revival. Following on from the record breaking success of their festive album It's...

Prices from: $75

Nicky Jam with Plan B

All State Arena Aug 27, 2017

The Reggaeton icon is back with a brand new album and tour

Nicky Jam with Plan B, All State Arena, Chicago

Popular singer songwriter Nick Rivera Caminero AKA Nicky Jam is widely regarded as one of the forerunners of the modern Reggaeton scene. Having risen from humble beginnings in the early 90s the Boston-born...

Prices from: $65


V Live Aug 31, 2017

Alt-R&B goddess SZA heads out on her debut album CTRL tour

SZA, V Live, Chicago

Songstress of the moment Solana Imani Rowe AKA SZA is riding high off the release of her debut album CTRL, a critically lauded offering that's placed her firmly at the forefront of alt-R&B, favoring experimental...

Prices from: $85

Gospel Brunch

House of Blues Until Dec 31, 2017

A regular musical treat for the whole family!

Gospel Brunch, House of Blues, Chicago

Head down to the House Of Blues on selected Sunday mornings for a celebration of the Lord with a gospel concert as well as a delicious brunch served up for the whole family to enjoy! Offering a wide selection...

Prices from: $65

Cirque du Soleil - Luzia

Grand Chapiteau Until Sep 3, 2017

Cirque explores Mexico's rich culture in their latest spectacular

Cirque du Soleil Luzia, Grand Chapiteau, Chicago

Inspired by Mexico's rich cultural heritage, Luzia is Cirque Du Soleil's 38th original production, and will be touring under a big top. Named after the Spanish words for light and rain, two elements which...

Prices from: $70

Late Nite Catechism

Great Room - Royal George Theater Until Dec 30, 2017

Hilarious, well-written and inspired!

Late Nite Catechism, Great Room Royal George Theater, Chicago

The two-act solo performances feature Sister giving instruction to a roomful of students (AKA you the audience). Call it Loretta Young meets Carol Burnett. This is part catechism class, part stand-up routine....

Prices from: $55

Lionel Richie with Mariah Carey

United Center Aug 26, 2017

The two pop icons plays their greatest hits

Lionel Richie with Mariah Carey, United Center, Chicago

Prices from: $35

Olivia Newton-John

Genesee Theater Aug 25, 2017

Nonstop hits from this Aussie queen!

Olivia Newton John, Genesee Theater, Chicago

Summer Slaughter Tour

Concord Music Hall Aug 22, 2017

Prices from: $51

Black Dahlia Murder

Concord Music Hall Aug 22, 2017

Prices from: $107

Leo Kottke

City Winery - Chicago Aug 21, 2017 - Aug 22, 2017

Prices from: $97

Mark Lanegan Band

Thalia Hall Aug 22, 2017

Prices from: $41


Bottom Lounge Aug 23, 2017

Prices from: $39

Michelle Shocked

City Winery - Chicago Aug 23, 2017

Prices from: $67


Wrigley Field Parking Aug 24, 2017

Prices from: $29

Three Minute Mile

Joes on Weed Street Aug 24, 2017

Prices from: $56

The Ars Nova (17+ Event)

House of Blues Chicago Aug 25, 2017

Prices from: $21


Wrigley Field Parking Aug 25, 2017

Prices from: $29

Alejandro Escovedo

City Winery - Chicago Aug 24, 2017 - Aug 25, 2017

Prices from: $112

Dave Rawlings Machine

Thalia Hall Aug 25, 2017

Prices from: $49

Washed Out (18+ Event)

Metro Smart Bar Aug 25, 2017

Prices from: $39

Playboi Carti

House of Blues Chicago Aug 26, 2017

Prices from: $38

Lionel Richie with Mariah Carey (Rescheduled from 3/25)

United Center Aug 26, 2017

Prices from: $32


Wrigley Field Parking Aug 26, 2017

Prices from: $29

88 Fingers Louie

Metro Smart Bar Aug 26, 2017

Prices from: $59

Bible Bingo

Royal George Theatre Aug 25, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017

Prices from: $51

Second City - The Winner of Our Discontent

Second City Chicago - Mainstage Aug 26, 2017

Prices from: $72

House of Burlesque

House of Blues Chicago Aug 26, 2017

Prices from: $21

Gene Simmons

Park West Aug 26, 2017

Prices from: $61


City Winery - Chicago Aug 26, 2017

Prices from: $127

Boy Band Review

House of Blues Chicago Aug 26, 2017

Prices from: $21


Metro Smart Bar Aug 26, 2017

Prices from: $52

High Fidelity

Royal George Theatre Aug 25, 2017 - Aug 27, 2017

Prices from: $77

John Gorka

City Winery - Chicago Aug 27, 2017

Prices from: $67

The Alarm

City Winery - Chicago Aug 28, 2017

Prices from: $58

We Banjo 3

City Winery - Chicago Aug 29, 2017

Prices from: $57

Major Player

GMan Tavern Aug 29, 2017

Prices from: $50

Lobster Bash

Aragon Ballroom Aug 30, 2017

Prices from: $83


Reggies Rock Club Aug 31, 2017

Prices from: $41

Clash of Thrash

House of Blues Chicago Aug 31, 2017

Prices from: $21

Moby Dick

Lookingglass Theatre Aug 23, 2017 - Aug 31, 2017

Prices from: $99

The Living End (17+ Event)

Bottom Lounge Aug 31, 2017

Prices from: $52

Shelby Lynne

City Winery - Chicago Aug 30, 2017 - Aug 31, 2017

Prices from: $77

August 2017

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