Top 5 Shows to Catch in Chicago This Summer

With such a saturated music scene, it can be tough to narrow down the options to the shows truly worth catching this summer. Let us help you break it down with this list highlighting the best of the best!

 

1. Phish @ Northerly Island - July 20th

Because, well... Phish!!! Northerly Island's spacious venue and top notch production opportunity promise a show to remember. Tickets here.

 

2. Umphrey's McGee @ Ravinia Music Festival - July 25th

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July is sure to get jammy with Umphrey's McGee taking over Ravinia Music Festival just north of Chicago on the 25th. Enjoy a picnic out on the historic venue's beautiful green lawn and unwind over a bottle of wine with friends, all while gettin' some Umph Love! Tickets here.

 
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3. RJD2 @ Subterranean - July 25th

With only 2 dates on his current tour, RJD2's set in Chicago is not a show to miss. Check out RJD2's psychedelic electronica jams at the Subterranean on July 25th. Tickets here.

 

4. The Knocks @ Concord Music Hall - June 20th

Catch the Knocks' upbeat vibes and danceable beats at the Concord Music Hall on June 20th, as part of their Crystal Arcade tour, celebrating the release of their new EP "Comfortable." And with their large scale setup including multiple synthesizers and live instruments, there won't be a dull moment. Tickets here.

 

5. The Wailers @ Taste of Chicago - July 13th

Enjoy the sights, smells, tastes, and sounds of Chicago with The Wailers at the infamous Taste of Chicago Festival in the heart of the city! Admission to the festival is free, but you can buy tickets for the seated area of the Petrillo Music Shell to get more up-close and personal here.