Posts in category "Concerts"

Lollapalooza 2015: A survival guide

Lollapalooza 2015: A survival guide
Lollapalooza 2015 is heading to Chicago this Friday through Sunday. Street closures are already in place while Grant Park is busy getting its act together to host what has become a very hot ticket. This year’s headliners include: Paul McCartney, The Weeknd, alt-j, Alabama Shakes (Friday); Metallica, Sam Smith, Alesso, Tame Impala (Saturday); and Florence... Read more »

Ravinia Ticket Sales to General Public: What’s Hot, What’s Sold Out

Ravinia Ticket Sales to General Public: What’s Hot, What’s Sold Out
Another sign of summer. Ravinia tickets to the general public go on sale tomorrow, Tuesday, April 28. Gaga (tickets) are gone-gone while many other of Ravinia’s hottest tickets are going fast. Why, you may ask, when ticket sales don’t open until tomorrow? Ravinia, a not-for-profit, gives their financial supporters first shot at purchasing tickets–well over... Read more »

CSO at the Movies presents The Godfather Live

CSO at the Movies presents The Godfather Live
The CSO at the Movie Series, a hot ticket at Symphony Center since its inception in 2004, will be showcasing Francis Ford Coppola’s Academy Award ®– winning film The Godfather on Tuesday, February 3 and Wednesday, February 4. In this “special events” series, audiences are treated to live music from the entire score of the... Read more »
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Day of the Dead Concerts: Tequila and Classical Music

Day of the Dead Concerts: Tequila and Classical Music
Toast the Day of the Dead with tequila while enjoying spirited classical music at the the Chicago Sinfonietta’s Dia de los Muertos Concerts on Saturday, November  15 at 8 p.m. at Wentz Concert Hall (171 E. Chicago Avenue, Naperville) and Monday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Symphony Center (220 S. Michigan Avenue). The Sinfonietta... Read more »

Foo Fighters Sonic Highways Series Kicks off at Chicago's Cubby Bear

Foo Fighters Sonic Highways Series Kicks off at Chicago's Cubby Bear
Chicago’s Cubby Bear will be host to tonight’s series kick off of the Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways–an eight-part HBO documentary series, created by frontman Dave Grohl, that digs deep into the heart and soul of America’s musical identity. The band will perform a concert at 11 p.m. at Cubby Bear following the screening. A small... Read more »

Chicago Symphony for All: User Friendly Events Beyond Imagination

Chicago Symphony for All: User Friendly Events Beyond Imagination
If you haven’t considered adding the Chicago Symphony to your events calendar lately (or ever), you may want to change that this March. Under the direction of Maestro Riccardo Muti, the CSO is becoming very user friendly with events that are reasonably priced—sometimes even free—that appeal not just the highbrows but to the masses. In... Read more »
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Fall Preview Week 2013: Ten Big Concerts Coming to Chicago

Show Me Chicago will take a look at ten of the big name concerts heading to Chicago this fall on day 5 of our Fall Preview Week 2013. Chicago’s Concert Calendar for Fall 2013 is loaded for bear with county, hard rock, metal, alternative, jazz, blues, pop, hip hop, electronic and classical. So whether you’ll... Read more »
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