Concerts & Events

6/23/18 – Social Distortion – Night 2

6/23/18 – Social Distortion – Night 2

Social Distortion is makin’ 2 stops on their summer tour in Chicago! They’re playing 2 nights at House of Blues on Friday, June 22nd and Saturday, June 23rd. Tickets go on sale for both shows Friday, June 30th @ 10 a.m. but you can win a pair! Text “SOCIAL” to 312101 for your shot to win…More Info

6/29/18 – Dave Matthews Band – Night 1

6/29/18 – Dave Matthews Band – Night 1

It must be summer time! Dave Matthews Band is back! They’re taking over Huntington Bank Pavilion TWO nights on Friday, June 29th and Saturday, June 30th! Tickets go on sale Friday, February 2nd @ 10 a.m. but we want to send you to to one of the shows for FREE! Text “DAVE” to 312101 for…More Info

6/30/18 – PIQNIQ

6/30/18 – PIQNIQ

It’s the best day of the year! PIQNIQ 2018 is right around the corner! Rock out with AWOLNATION, Dashboard Confessional, BUSH, The Neighbourhood, Greta Van Fleet, The Front Bottoms, Bishop Briggs, Welshly Arms, L.I.F.T., AND next2rock finalist Marina City on Saturday, June 30th! It’s all going down at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre and tickets are on…More Info

6/30/18 – Lucky Boys Confusion at Lisle Eyes To The Skies

6/30/18 – Lucky Boys Confusion at Lisle Eyes To The Skies

Local band Lucky Boys Confusion is taking the stage at Lisle Eyes To The Skies Fest on Saturday, June 30th and tickets are on sale here! Check It Out Get psyched for the fest with this performance of “Ordinary” live from the Sound Lounge! And Listen to Demo 312 to hear more songs from LBC! Venue: Lisle…More Info

6/30/18 – Dave Matthews Band – Night 2

6/30/18 – Dave Matthews Band – Night 2

It must be summer time! Dave Matthews Band is back! They’re taking over Huntington Bank Pavilion TWO nights on Friday, June 29th and Saturday, June 30th! Tickets go on sale Friday, February 2nd @ 10 a.m. but we want to send you to to one of the shows for FREE! Text “DAVE” to 312101 for…More Info

6/30/18 – PIQNIQ After Show with American Authors

6/30/18 – PIQNIQ After Show with American Authors

No one is ever ready for PIQNIQ to be over. So, this year we’re keeping the party going with Goose Island at the first official PIQNIQ After Show on Saturday, June 30th with American Authors at Martyrs’ in Chicago! Once AWOLNATION finishes their amazing set at PIQNIQ, head to Martyrs’ to keep the party going.…More Info

7/2/18 – Paramore & Foster The People

7/2/18 – Paramore & Foster The People

Paramore AND Foster The People!? Talk about a killer show! They’re coming to Huntington Pank Pavilion at Northerly Island with The After Laughter Summer Tour on Monday, July 2nd. Tickets go on sale Thursday, March 15th @ 10 a.m, but you could win your way to the show! Enter your Area 101 information below for your shot to win a pair of tickets to…More Info

7/4/18 – Celebrate 4th of July with Lauren and Miller Lite!

7/4/18 – Celebrate 4th of July with Lauren and Miller Lite!

We’re hosting the biggest 4th of July party in the city! Join 101WKQX and Lauren at The Miller Lite Beer Garden at Navy Pier on July 4th from 5:00pm-9:00pm! There will be live music from Local Motive, Concrete Roots & PIQNIQ alum and Chicago’s own Marina City. Don’t forget fireworks after the show! Cold Miller…More Info

7/6/18 – Radiohead – Night 1

7/6/18 – Radiohead – Night 1

Radiohead is kickstarting their 2018 North American Tour in Chicago! Catch them at United Center on Saturday, July 7th! Tickets went like hot cakes and are SOLD OUT! So they’ve added another show at the United Center on Friday, July 6th and tickets go  on sale Friday, March 2nd @ 10 a.m. so don’t miss it!…More Info

7/7/18 – Win Cedar Point Tickets with Duck Duck Ride!

7/7/18 – Win Cedar Point Tickets with Duck Duck Ride!

Join 101WKQX on Saturday, July 7th from 12:00pm-2:00pm at Meijer at 808 North Route 59 in Aurora to play our Duck Duck Ride game for your chance at a family 4-pack of 2-Day passes to Cedar Point! Tickets are valid for both Cedar Point Amusement Park and the NEW Cedar Point Shores water park in…More Info

7/7/18 – Weezer and The Pixies

7/7/18 – Weezer and The Pixies

Weezer AND The Pixies on the same tour?! Pinch us! We must be dreaming! They’re taking the stage at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre on Saturday, July 7th and tickets go on sale Friday, November 10th @ 10 a.m. Want in? Listen to 101WKQX for your chance to win your way to the show, furnished by Live…More Info

7/7/18 – Radiohead – Night 2 – SOLD OUT!

7/7/18 – Radiohead – Night 2 – SOLD OUT!

Radiohead is kickstarting their 2018 North American Tour in Chicago! Catch them at United Center on Saturday, July 7th ! Tickets went like hot cakes and are SOLD OUT! So they’ve added another show at the United Center on Friday, July 6th and tickets go  on sale Friday, March 2nd @ 10 a.m. so don’t miss it!…More Info

7/8/18 – Arcade Fire at Summerfest

7/8/18 – Arcade Fire at Summerfest

Summerfest 2018 is right around the corner and the lineup is out! Arcade Fire is closing out the fest at American Family Insurance Amphitheatre in Milwaukee on Sunday, July 8th and tickets go on sale Friday, March 9th. You can score FREE tickets too! Enter your Area 101 information here for your shot to win a pair of tickets to the show, furnished by Summerfest!…More Info

7/13/18 – Win Cedar Point Tickets with Duck Duck Ride!

7/13/18 – Win Cedar Point Tickets with Duck Duck Ride!

Join 101WKQX on Friday, July 13th from 5:00pm-7:00pm at Meijer at 2700 Route 34 in Oswego to play our Duck Duck Ride game for your chance at a family 4-pack of 2-Day passes to Cedar Point! Tickets are valid for both Cedar Point Amusement Park and the NEW Cedar Point Shores water park in Sandusky,…More Info

7/13/18 – Imagine Dragons

7/13/18 – Imagine Dragons

Who says Friday the 13th is unlucky?! Imagine Dragons is coming to Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre with their EVOLVE TOUR on Friday, July 13th and tickets are on sale Saturday, March 3rd @ 10 a.m. Wanna try your luck and win your way to the show? All you have to do is enter your Area 101 information here for your chance to win a pair of tickets to…More Info

7/14/18 – Roscoe Village Burger Fest – Day 1

7/14/18 – Roscoe Village Burger Fest – Day 1

July is about to get a few degrees hotter when some of Chicago’s finest burger emporiums fire up their grills at this year’s Roscoe Village Burger Fest! Head to Roscoe Village Burger Fest on Saturday, July 14th from 11:00am to 10:00pm to eat all of the finest burgers the city has to offer. Vendors include…More Info

7/15/18 – Roscoe Village Burger Fest – Day 2

7/15/18 – Roscoe Village Burger Fest – Day 2

July is about to get a few degrees hotter when some of Chicago’s finest burger emporiums fire up their grills at this year’s Roscoe Village Burger Fest! Head to Roscoe Village Burger Fest on Sunday, July 15th from 11:00am to 10:00pm to eat all of the finest burgers the city has to offer. Vendors include…More Info

7/17/18 – 101WKQX Presents… Panic! At The Disco

7/17/18 – 101WKQX Presents… Panic! At The Disco

We’ve got a date with Brendon Urie and the rest of Panic! At The Disco when they come to the United Center on Tuesday, July 17th for The Pray For The Wicked Arena Tour! Tickets are on sale now, but we’ve got your hookup! Enter your Area 101 information here for your shot to win a pair of…More Info

7/18/18 – Queued Up Artist Showcase with In The Valley Below

7/18/18 – Queued Up Artist Showcase with In The Valley Below

What goes better together than good music and great local craft beer? Having them paired together live at a show with your new favorite band! That’s what our Queued Up Artist Showcase presented by Two Brothers Artisan Brewing is all about! Join us for our next Queued Up Artist Showcase with In The Valley Below and Fitness…More Info

7/20/18 – Schaumburg Boomers – Stranger Things Night

7/20/18 – Schaumburg Boomers – Stranger Things Night

Batter up! Join 101WKQX at the Schaumburg Boomers’ stadium on Friday, July 20th to celebrate Stranger Things Night. We’ll be turning your world upside down! Dress as your favorite character for a chance to win prizes, plus enjoy fireworks post-game. First pitch is at 6:30pm. Make sure to stop by the 101WKQX table to take a picture…More Info

7/21/18 – Win Cedar Point Tickets with Duck Duck Ride!

7/21/18 – Win Cedar Point Tickets with Duck Duck Ride!

Join 101WKQX on Saturday, July 21st from 12:00pm-2:00pm at Meijer at 14169 Bell Road in Homer Glen to play our Duck Duck Ride game for your chance at a family 4-pack of 2-Day passes to Cedar Point! Tickets are valid for both Cedar Point Amusement Park and the NEW Cedar Point Shores water park in…More Info

7/24/18 – 3 Doors Down, Collective Soul, & Soul Asylum

7/24/18 – 3 Doors Down, Collective Soul, & Soul Asylum

The Rock and Roll Express Tour is coming to town with 3 Doors Down, Collective Soul, and Soul Asylum on Tuesday, July 24th at Huntington Bank Pavilion! Tickets are on sale now! Want to win your way in? Listen to Alt_Backspace Sunday mornings at 10 for your shot to win a pair of tickets to the…More Info

7/26/18 – Coheed and Cambria & Taking Back Sunday

7/26/18 – Coheed and Cambria & Taking Back Sunday

Coheed and Cambria AND Taking Back Sunday are taking over Huntington Bank Pavilion this summer! Catch them on Thursday, July 26th and tickets are on sale here. Text “COHEED” to 312-101 for your shot to win tickets to the show, furnished by Live Nation! Check It Out Get psyched for the show with Taking Back Sundays,…More Info

7/28/18 – Win Cedar Point Tickets with Duck Duck Ride!

7/28/18 – Win Cedar Point Tickets with Duck Duck Ride!

Join 101WKQX on Saturday, July 28th from 12:00pm-2:00pm at Meijer at 11305 Lincoln Highway in Mokena to play our Duck Duck Ride game for your chance at a family 4-pack of 2-Day passes to Cedar Point! Tickets are valid for both Cedar Point Amusement Park and the NEW Cedar Point Shores water park in Sandusky,…More Info

7/28/18 – Embrace The Foo featuring Smells Like Nirvana

7/28/18 – Embrace The Foo featuring Smells Like Nirvana

Celebrate the return of Foo Fighters to Wrigley Field with a Foo inspired bash! Don’t miss your favorite local bands opening and closing their sets with Foo songs, followed by a performance from Chicago’s very own Smells Like Nirvana! The show is Saturday, July 28th at Cubby Bear.  Tickets are only $8 and on sale now here! Heads…More Info

7/29/18 – Foo Fighters at Wrigley Field – Night 1

7/29/18 – Foo Fighters at Wrigley Field – Night 1

YESSSS! Foo Fighters are coming back to the friendly confines for their Concrete and Gold North American Tour! They’re taking over Wrigley Field for not one, but TWO nights! The 1st show is on Sunday, July 29th and a limited block of GA field tickets are available here! The 2nd show is on Monday, July 30th and tickets…More Info

7/30/18 – Foo Fighters at Wrigley Field – Night 2

7/30/18 – Foo Fighters at Wrigley Field – Night 2

YESSSS! Foo Fighters are coming back to the friendly confines for their Concrete and Gold North American Tour! They’re taking over Wrigley Field for not one, but TWO nights! The 1st show is on Sunday, July 29th and a limited block of GA field tickets are available here! The 2nd show is on Monday, July 30th and tickets…More Info

8/1/18 – Official Lollapalooza Aftershow with Billie Eilish – SOLD OUT!

8/1/18 – Official Lollapalooza Aftershow with Billie Eilish – SOLD OUT!

Start Lolla off right with Billie Eilish! She’s playing an Official Lollapalooza Aftershow at House of Blues on Wednesday, August 1st and tickets went like hotcakes! The show is SOLD OUT, but don’t worry! We’ve got your hookup! Enter your Area 101 information here for your shot to win tickets to the show, furnished by Live Nation! Check It Out Get psyched for the show with…More Info

8/1/18 – Official Lollapalooza Aftershow with CHVRCHES

8/1/18 – Official Lollapalooza Aftershow with CHVRCHES

Kickstart your Lollapalooza with a bang! CHVRCHES is taking over METRO on Wednesday, August 1st for an Official Lollapalooza Aftershow and you could be there! Tickets go on sale Friday, June 1st @ 10 a.m. but we’ve got  stash of tickets for Area 101! Must be 18+! Enter your Area 101 information here for your…More Info

8/2/18 – Lollapalooza – Day 1

8/2/18 – Lollapalooza – Day 1

It’s that time of year again…Lollapalooza 2018 is coming to Grant Park, August 2nd through the 5th! It’s 4 days of killer music from artists like Jack White, Arctic Monkeys, Portugal. The Man, CHVRCHES, and so many more! Want in? Check out the rest of the lineup below! 4-Day, Friday 1-Day and Saturday 1-Day passes are SOLD OUT, but you can still…More Info

8/2/18 – Official Lollapalooza Aftershow with Jungle and Superorganism

8/2/18 – Official Lollapalooza Aftershow with Jungle and Superorganism

Rock out at Park West after Night 1 of Lolla! Jungle AND Superorganism are taking over for an Official Lollapalooza Aftershow on Thursday, August 2nd and you could be there! Tickets go on sale Friday, June 1st @ 10 a.m. but we’ve got a stash of tickets for Area 101! Must be 18+! Enter your Area 101 information here for your shot to win tickets to the show,…More Info

8/2/18 – Official Lollapalooza Aftershow with Highly Suspect

8/2/18 – Official Lollapalooza Aftershow with Highly Suspect

Keep the Lolla party going with Highly Suspect! They’re playing an Official Lollapalooza Aftershow at The Vic on Thursday, August 2nd and you could be there! Tickets go on sale Friday, June 1st @ 10 a.m. but we’ve got  stash of tickets for Area 101! Must be 18+! Enter your Area 101 information here for your shot to win tickets to the show, furnished by JAM Productions!…More Info

8/2/18 – Official Lollapalooza Aftershow with The Wombats

8/2/18 – Official Lollapalooza Aftershow with The Wombats

Keep your Thursday Lolla celebrations going at the Official Lollapalooza Aftershow with The Wombats! It’s going down at Lincoln Hall on Thursday, August 2nd and you could be there! Tickets go on sale Friday, June 1st @ 10 a.m. but we’ve got  stash of tickets for Area 101! Sorry, it’s a 18+ only show! Enter your Area 101 information here for your shot to win tickets…More Info

8/3/18 – Lollapalooza – Day 2

8/3/18 – Lollapalooza – Day 2

It’s that time of year again…Lollapalooza 2018 is coming to Grant Park, August 2nd through the 5th! It’s 4 days of killer music from artists like Jack White, Arctic Monkeys, Portugal. The Man, CHVRCHES, and so many more! Want in? Check out the rest of the lineup below! 4-Day, Friday 1-Day and Saturday 1-Day passes are SOLD OUT, but you can still…More Info

8/3/18 – Official Lollapalooza Aftershow with Catfish and The Bottlemen – SOLD OUT!

8/3/18 – Official Lollapalooza Aftershow with Catfish and The Bottlemen – SOLD OUT!

Keep your Friday Lolla celebrations going at the Official Lollapalooza Aftershow with Catfish & The Bottlemen! It’s going down at House of Blues on Friday, August 3rd and you could be there! Tickets are SOLD OUT but we’ve got  stash of tickets for Area 101! Sorry, it’s a 17+ only show!  You must be 18+ to win. Enter your Area 101 information here for your shot…More Info

8/4/18 – Lollapalooza – Day 3

8/4/18 – Lollapalooza – Day 3

It’s that time of year again…Lollapalooza 2018 is coming to Grant Park, August 2nd through the 5th! It’s 4 days of killer music from artists like Jack White, Arctic Monkeys, Portugal. The Man, CHVRCHES, and so many more! Want in? Check out the rest of the lineup below! 4-Day, Friday 1-Day and Saturday 1-Day passes are SOLD OUT, but you can still…More Info

8/4/18 – Official Lollapalooza Aftershow with Cigarettes After Sex

8/4/18 – Official Lollapalooza Aftershow with Cigarettes After Sex

Cigarettes After Sex are taking over Lincoln Hall to keep the Lolla party going! They’re playing an Official Lollapalooza Aftershow on Saturday, August 4th and you could be there! Tickets go on sale Friday, June 1st @ 10 a.m. but we’ve got  stash of tickets for Area 101! Sorry, it’s a 18+ only show! Enter your Area 101 information here for your shot to win tickets…More Info

8/4/18 – Official Lollapalooza Aftershow with The Vaccines – SOLD OUT!

8/4/18 – Official Lollapalooza Aftershow with The Vaccines – SOLD OUT!

Once Grant Park shuts down on Saturday, August 4th, the Lolla party isn’t over! Rock out with The Vaccines Official Lollapalooza Aftershow that night at Schubas! Tickets are SOLD OUT, but we’ve got  stash of tickets for Area 101! Sorry, it’s an 18+ only show! Enter your Area 101 information here for your shot to win tickets to the show, furnished by…More Info

8/5/18 – Lollapalooza – Day 4

8/5/18 – Lollapalooza – Day 4

It’s that time of year again…Lollapalooza 2018 is coming to Grant Park, August 2nd through the 5th! It’s 4 days of killer music from artists like Jack White, Arctic Monkeys, Portugal. The Man, CHVRCHES, and so many more! Want in? Check out the rest of the lineup below! 4-Day, Friday 1-Day and Saturday 1-Day passes are SOLD OUT, but you can still…More Info

8/11/18 – Northalsted Market Days – Day 1

8/11/18 – Northalsted Market Days – Day 1

Join 101WKQX at Northalsted Market Days on Saturday, August 11th from 11:00am to 10:00pm for one of the city’s biggest celebrations! Famous for its vast array of national talent, unique vendors, arts, crafts, food and drink, Northalsted Market Days gathers crowds from across the globe to celebrate on Halsted Street in the middle of Boystown. We’ll…More Info

8/11/18 – The Gaslight Anthem – SOLD OUT!

8/11/18 – The Gaslight Anthem – SOLD OUT!

We have Great Expectations for Saturday, August 11th! Dance along with The Gaslight Anthem when they come to town  to rock The Riv. Tickets are SOLD OUT, we’ve got your way into the show! Text “ANTHEM” to 312-101 for your shot to win tickets to the show, furnished by JAM Productions! Check It Out Get psyched for…More Info

8/12/18 – Northalsted Market Days – Day 2

8/12/18 – Northalsted Market Days – Day 2

Join 101WKQX at Northalsted Market Days on Sunday, August 12th from 11:00am to 10:00pm for one of the city’s biggest celebrations! Famous for its vast array of national talent, unique vendors, arts, crafts, food and drink, Northalsted Market Days gathers crowds from across the globe to celebrate on Halsted Street in the middle of Boystown. We’ll…More Info

8/13/18 – The Smashing Pumpkins – Night 1 – SOLD OUT!

8/13/18 – The Smashing Pumpkins – Night 1 – SOLD OUT!

Hometown band The Smashing Pumpkins are coming back to the windy city with the Shiny And Oh So Bright Tour! They’re taking the stage at United Center on Monday, August 13th and tickets are SOLD OUT! They’ve added another night on Tuesday, August 14th and tickets are on sale now here! Win your way to one of the shows! Enter your Area 101 information here for your shot…More Info

8/14/18 – The Smashing Pumpkins – Night 2

8/14/18 – The Smashing Pumpkins – Night 2

Hometown band The Smashing Pumpkins are coming back to the windy city with the Shiny And Oh So Bright Tour! They’re taking the stage at United Center on Monday, August 13th and tickets are SOLD OUT! They’ve added another night on Tuesday, August 14th and tickets are on sale now here! Win your way to one of the shows! Enter your Area 101 information here for your shot…More Info

8/18/18 – Pearl Jam – Night 1 – SOLD OUT

8/18/18 – Pearl Jam – Night 1 – SOLD OUT

Eddie and the boys are back to rock 2 nights at the Friendly Confines! Catch Pearl Jam take over Wrigley Field on Saturday, August 18th and again on Sunday, August 20th and both shows have SOLD OUT! Miss out on tickets? All you have to do is enter your Area 101 information here for your shot to win tickets to one of the shows,…More Info