Winter in Chicago can be as brutal as a handshake with a stranger that lasts a millisecond too long. It feels like soul-raping that never ends. So sweat it up at some concerts, and come March 20th, stop complaining. Here's 20 live shows to get you through the rest of Chicago's proper winter.
Tags: Abbey Pub, BARE, BBGun, Bela Fleck, Bluegrass Ball, Bob Marley, Bottom Lounge, Brendan O'Connell, Buckcherry, CBB Fest, CHicago Bluegrass & Blues, Chicago Dubstep, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Cold Grums, Congress Theater, Conspirator, Cory Dreissen, Deerhoof, DJ Aero, Double Door, Drew Emmitt, Dub Step, Elephant 6, Empty Bottle, Flecktones, Furthersound, Girl Talk, Greensky Bluegrass, Horseshoe Casino, House of Blues, Huey Lewis, Ice Cube, Jagermeister, Jeff Austin, Jeff Mangum, Ke$ha, Kinetic Playground, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, LEe Foss, Leftover Salmon, Lincoln Hall, loyal divide, Matthew Dear, Michael Showalter, Nero, Neutral Milk Hotel, New Deal, Nit Grit, Old Town School, Orchard Lounge, Pandemonium Fest, Pitchfork Media, S.P.A.C.E, Schubas, Skirllex, Taj Mahal, the metro, The Mid, The Right Now, The Tillers, The Wailers, The Wolf Pack, Tommy Lee, Travelin' McCoury's, Trombone Shorty, Wet Hot American Summer, Yonder Mountain String Band