Concerts & Events

6/19/19 – lovelytheband – NEW DATE

6/19/19 – lovelytheband – NEW DATE

The Nights We Stole Christmas alums, lovelytheband, are heading back to Chicago with a stop at House of Blues on Wednesday, June 19th* with Flora Cash and Jagwar Twin. Tickets are almost sold out, so make sure you grab yours here! Want to win your way in? Text BROKEN to 312-101 for your shot at a pair…More Info

6/27/19 – Third Eye Blind and Jimmy Eat World

6/27/19 – Third Eye Blind and Jimmy Eat World

This June, Third Eye Blind, Jimmy Eat World and special guest Ra Ra Riot will be bringing their Summer Gods Tour 2019 to Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island on Thursday, June 27th! Tickets are on-sale now, but we have your shot at a free pair below! Want to win your way in? Text GODS to 312-101 for your shot at a…More Info

6/28/19 – The National

6/28/19 – The National

The National have announced a new short film and album, both titled I Am Easy To Find out May 17th, as well as a North American tour! They’ll be playing Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island on Friday, June 28th! Tickets are on-sale now, and each ticket purchase comes with a redemption code for a digital copy of…More Info

6/30/19 – Anberlin

6/30/19 – Anberlin

Anberlin is back baby! Do NOT miss them when they come to House of Blues on Sunday, June 30th as a part of a limited run of US tour dates! Tickets are on-sale now, or you can enter to win a free pair below! Want to win your way in? Text DRAG to 312-101 for your shot at a…More Info

7/2/19 – X Ambassadors

7/2/19 – X Ambassadors

Don’t miss X Ambassadors when they bring a special album release show to House of Blues on Tuesday, July 2nd! Tickets are on-sale now, or you can enter to win a free pair at Area 101! Want to win your way in? Enter your Area 101 information here for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by…More Info

7/3/19 – Dave Matthews Band – Night 1

7/3/19 – Dave Matthews Band – Night 1

Spend 4th of July weekend with Dave Matthews Band! Dave and the boys are heading back out on the road, this time with a stop at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre on Wednesday, July 3rd and two stops at Alpine Valley on Friday, July 5th and Saturday, July 6th! Tickets are on-sale now, but we have your shot at a…More Info

7/5/19 – Sublime With Rome

7/5/19 – Sublime With Rome

Keep the 4th of July festivities going with Sublime With Rome at Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island on Friday, July 5th! Tickets are on-sale now, but we have your shot at a free pair below! Want to win your way in? Text SMOKE to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by Live…More Info

7/5/19 – Dave Matthews Band – Night 2

7/5/19 – Dave Matthews Band – Night 2

Spend 4th of July weekend with Dave Matthews Band! Dave and the boys are heading back out on the road, this time with a stop at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre on Wednesday, July 3rd and two stops at Alpine Valley on Friday, July 5th and Saturday, July 6th! Tickets are on-sale now, but we have your shot at a…More Info

7/6/19 – 101WKQX Presents…311 & Dirty Heads

7/6/19 – 101WKQX Presents…311 & Dirty Heads

Keep your 4th of July celebrations going with 311 and Dirty Heads at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre on Saturday, July 6th! They’ll be joined by special guests The Interrupters, Dreamers and Bikini Trill. Tickets are on-sale now, or you can enter to win a free pair below! Want to win your way in? Text AMBER to 312-101 for your shot…More Info

7/6/19 – AM Taxi & Soul Asylum at Lisle Eyes To The Skies

7/6/19 – AM Taxi & Soul Asylum at Lisle Eyes To The Skies

Don’t miss the annual tradition of Lisle Eyes To The Skies, happening July 3rd through July 7th in Lisle! Plus, AM Taxi and Soul Asylum will be headlining the VanKampen Stage on Saturday, July 6th! For more info, click here. Check It Out Get excited for the show with the video to Runaway Train below!…More Info

7/6/19 – Dave Matthews Band – Night 3

7/6/19 – Dave Matthews Band – Night 3

Spend 4th of July weekend with Dave Matthews Band! Dave and the boys are heading back out on the road, this time with a stop at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre on Wednesday, July 3rd and two stops at Alpine Valley on Friday, July 5th and Saturday, July 6th! Tickets are on-sale now, but we have your shot at a…More Info

7/12/19 – Rockstar Energy Disrupt Festival

7/12/19 – Rockstar Energy Disrupt Festival

Emo kids unite! Warped Tour may be gone, but Rockstar Energy Disrupt Festival is coming to Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre this summer! See The Used, Thrice, Circa Survive, Sum 41 and more on Friday, July 12th. Tickets are on-sale now, or you can enter to win a free pair below! Want to win your way in? Text DISRUPT to 312-101 for…More Info

7/14/19 – Shinedown

7/14/19 – Shinedown

Fresh off their killer Courtesy Concert performance, Shinedown are bringing their ATTENTION ATTENTION World Tour to Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre on Sunday, July 14th! Tickets are on-sale now, or you can enter to win a free pair below! Want to win your way in? Text CHANCE to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by Live…More Info

7/15/19 – Queued Up Artist Showcase with Twin XL

7/15/19 – Queued Up Artist Showcase with Twin XL

Don’t miss Los Angeles trio, Twin XL, on Monday, July 15th at Schubas for our next Queued Up Artist Showcase! Tickets are on-sale now, or you can enter to win a free pair below! Want to win your way in? Text SUNGLASSES to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by Schubas!  Check It Out Get…More Info

7/21/19 – Slightly Stoopid

7/21/19 – Slightly Stoopid

Jam out with Slightly Stoopid when they stop by Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island on Sunday, July 21st! Tickets are on-sale now, but we have your shot at a free pair below! Want to win your way in? Text CLOSER to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by Live Nation!    Check It…More Info

7/31/19 – Beck & Cage The Elephant – SOLD OUT

7/31/19 – Beck & Cage The Elephant – SOLD OUT

Pre-game Lolla in style with Beck and Cage The Elephant! They’re bringing The Night Running Tour to Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island on Wednesday, July 31st with special guests Spoon and Wild Belle.Tickets are SOLD OUT, but you can enter to win a free pair below! Miss out on buying a ticket? Enter your Area101…More Info

7/31/19 – 101WKQX Presents…half·alive Lolla Aftershow

7/31/19 – 101WKQX Presents…half·alive Lolla Aftershow

Don’t miss half·alive at their official ‘Ones to Watch‘ Lolla Aftershow on Wednesday, July 31st at Schubas! Tickets are on-sale now, or you can enter to win a free pair below! Want to win your way in? Text ARROW to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by Schubas!  Check It Out Get…More Info

7/31/19 – RÜFÜS DU SOL Lolla Aftershow – SOLD OUT

7/31/19 – RÜFÜS DU SOL Lolla Aftershow – SOLD OUT

Catch Sydney alternative dance group, RÜFÜS DU SOL at their official Lolla Aftershow on Wednesday, July 31st at The Vic! Tickets sold out immediately, but you can still enter to win a free pair below! Miss out on buying tickets? Text SOLACE to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by Jam Productions!  Heads…More Info

8/1/19-8/4/19 – Lollapalooza

8/1/19-8/4/19 – Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza returns to Grant Park this summer and the lineup is stacked! Catch Twenty One Pilots, The Strokes, Tame Impala, Hozier, Death Cab For Cutie, The Revivalists and more as they take over the city August 1st – August 4th! Get 4-Day GA passes here and 1-Day GA passes here, or enter to win a…More Info

8/1/19 – 101WKQX Presents…Bishop Briggs Lolla Aftershow

8/1/19 – 101WKQX Presents…Bishop Briggs Lolla Aftershow

See PIQNIQ alums Bishop Briggs and Shaed and their official Lolla Aftershow on Thursday, August 1st at Park West! Aftershow tickets go on-sale Friday, June 7th at 10am, or you can enter to win a free pair below! Want to win your way in? Text RIVER to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by…More Info

8/1/19 – Death Cab For Cutie Lolla Aftershow – SOLD OUT

8/1/19 – Death Cab For Cutie Lolla Aftershow – SOLD OUT

The Nights We Stole Christmas alums, Death Cab For Cutie are playing an official Lolla Aftershow on Thursday, August 1st at Metro! Tickets SOLD OUT immediately, but you can still enter to win a free pair below! Miss out on buying tickets? Text BODY to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by Metro!  Heads up,…More Info

8/15/19 – The Smashing Pumpkins

8/15/19 – The Smashing Pumpkins

Did you miss The Smashing Pumpkins at their SOLD OUT Nights We Stole Christmas show? Well don’t worry! The Pumpkins are playing Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre on Thursday, August 15th with Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and AFI. Tickets are on-sale now! Want to win your way in? Text BILLY to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets,…More Info

8/21/19 – KoRn and Alice In Chains

8/21/19 – KoRn and Alice In Chains

Get a double dose of rock with KoRn and Alice In Chains at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre on Wednesday, August 21st! Tickets are on-sale now, but we have your shot at a free pair below! Want to win your way in? Text FREAK to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by Live Nation! …More Info

9/4/19 – Barns Courtney

9/4/19 – Barns Courtney

Lounge alum, Barns Courtney, is heading out on The 404 Tour and will be coming to Chicago with a show at Park West on Wednesday, September 4th! Pre-sale begins Thursday, May 9th with code BARNS2019 and general on-sale begins Friday, May 10th at 10am! Want to win your way in? All you have to do…More Info

9/6/19 – Bush & Live

9/6/19 – Bush & Live

Bush and Live have announced the Alt-Imate Tour with special guests Our Lady Peace coming to Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre on Friday, September 6th! Both bands are celebrating the 25th anniversary of their iconic albums, Sixteen Stone and Throwing Copper, respectively. Tickets are on-sale now, or you can enter to win a free pair below! Want to win your…More Info

9/7/19 – Social Distortion & Flogging Molly

9/7/19 – Social Distortion & Flogging Molly

Soak up the remaining days of summer with this killer lineup! Catch Social Distortion and Flogging Molly with special guests The Devil Makes Three and Le Butcherettes at Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island on Saturday, September 7th! Pre-sale starts Tuesday, April 23rd with code SDFM19 and general on-sale begins Friday, April 26th at 10am, or you can…More Info

9/13/19-9/15/19 – Riot Fest – 15th Anniversary

9/13/19-9/15/19 – Riot Fest – 15th Anniversary

Riot Fest is here!! Wrap up summer festival season celebrating 15 years with Riot Fest in Douglas Park Friday, September 13th through Sunday, September 15th! This years lineup includes Blink-182, The Raconteurs, Rise Against and more! For the 15th anniversary, a handful of bands are playing special album plays, including Blink-182 doing Enema Of The State…More Info

9/13/19 – The Head And The Heart

9/13/19 – The Head And The Heart

The Head And The Heart have announced a new album, Living Mirage, available May 17th as well as a new tour! Catch the group when they play Chicago Theatre on Friday, September 13th! Tickets are on-sale now, or you can enter to win a free pair below! Want to see the show for free? Text MISSED to…More Info

9/13/19 – Of Monsters and Men

9/13/19 – Of Monsters and Men

With their third studio album, Fever Dream, set to be released in July, Of Monsters and Men is going on tour this fall! On their tour, they will be performing at Aragon Ballroom on Friday, September 13th! Tickets will go on-sale Friday, May 17 at 10:00am. But, we’ll be giving listeners the chance to WIN TICKETS before…More Info

9/19/19 – 101WKQX Presents…K.Flay

9/19/19 – 101WKQX Presents…K.Flay

Hometown hero, K.Flay, is coming back, this time bringing The Solutions Tour to The Riv on Thursday, September 19th! Pre-sale starts Thursday, May 2nd with code BADVIBES, and general on-sale begins Friday, May 3rd at 10am! Area 101 members have the hookup on free tickets! Enter your information here for a shot at a pair of…More Info

9/21/19 – 101WKQX Presents…Angels & Airwaves – SOLD OUT

9/21/19 – 101WKQX Presents…Angels & Airwaves – SOLD OUT

Tom DeLonge fans, now is your chance! See Angels & Airwaves at House of Blues on Saturday, September 21st! Tickets SOLD OUT almost immediately, but we have your shot at a free pair! Want to win your way in? All you have to do is text REBEL to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished…More Info

9/25/19 – Stone Temple Pilots

9/25/19 – Stone Temple Pilots

Don’t miss Stone Temple Pilots and Rival Sons as they join forces for an exclusive 12-city run including a stop at Aragon Ballroom on Wednesday, September 25th! Tickets are on-sale now, but we have your way in for FREE! Text CREEP to 312-101 for your shot at a free pair of tickets, furnished by Live Nation! Check It…More Info

9/27/19 – The Black Keys

9/27/19 – The Black Keys

They’re baaaaaack! After 5 long years, The Black Keys have finally released new music and announced a North American tour stopping at the United Center on Friday, September 27th. Tickets are on-sale now, or you can enter to win a free pair below! Enter your Area 101 information here for your shot at a pair of…More Info

9/29/19 – Eric Andre

9/29/19 – Eric Andre

Eric Andre has announced his biggest tour ever, the Legalize Everything Tour, hitting the Chicago Theatre on Sunday, September 29th! Tickets go on-sale Friday, June 14th at 10am, or you can win a free pair on us! Want to win your way in? Tune in to the KQX Morning Crew the week of June 17th for your shot…More Info

10/2/19 – Bastille

10/2/19 – Bastille

Bastille is back baby! They’ve got a new album, Doom Days, coming out on June 14th, and have announced a world tour with a stop at the Chicago Theatre on Wednesday, October 2nd! Tickets go on-sale Friday, May 10th at 11am, and each ticket purchase comes with a copy of the new album! Want to win…More Info

10/5/19 – 101WKQX Presents…Catfish And The Bottlemen

10/5/19 – 101WKQX Presents…Catfish And The Bottlemen

Fresh off a killer set at PIQNIQ, Catfish And The Bottlemen are coming back to Chicago with a show at Aragon Ballroom on Saturday, October 5th! Pre-sale begins Thursday June 20th at 10am with code WKQX and general on-sale begins Friday, June 21st at 10am. Want to win your way in? Text BALANCE to 312-101 for your…More Info

10/18/19 – 101WKQX Presents…Incubus

10/18/19 – 101WKQX Presents…Incubus

Don’t miss Incubus when they come to Aragon Ballroom on Friday, October 18th to play 20 Years of Make Yourself and Beyond! Tickets go on-sale Friday, May 10th, or you can enter to win a free pair below! Want to win your way in? Enter your Area101 information here for your shot at free passes, furnished…More Info

11/5/19 – Matt Maeson

11/5/19 – Matt Maeson

Lounge alum Matt Maeson is returning to Chicago with a show at House of Blues on Tuesday, November 5th. Tickets are on-sale now, but you can win a free pair on us! Want to win your way in? Text CRINGE to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by Live Nation!  Check It Out Get…More Info

11/9/19 – Bert Kreischer

11/9/19 – Bert Kreischer

Don’t miss comedian Bert Kreischer when he brings his Body Shots World Tour to the Chicago Theatre on Saturday, November 9th! Tickets go on-sale Friday, April 26th at 10am, but you can enter to win a free pair below! Want to win your way in? Tune into the KQX Morning Crew the week of April 22nd…More Info