Concerts & Events

2/15/19-2/17/19 – Progressive International Motorcycle Show

2/15/19-2/17/19 – Progressive International Motorcycle Show

Although it may not be motorcycle weather just yet in the Chicago-land area, get the latest on all things motorcycles this year at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show on February 15th through 17th at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.   See all the 2019 models, purchase premier parts, gear and accessories; check out the…More Info

2/21/19 – Barns Courtney In The Lounge

2/21/19 – Barns Courtney In The Lounge

Barns Courtney is heading back to The Lounge on Thursday, February 21st, and the only way in is to win, thanks to Coors Light!! All you have to do is text ‘GOLD’ to 312-101 for your chance to get in! Sponsored by Coors Light – World’s Most Refreshing Beer!  Or, maybe you want to be sitting front row,…More Info

2/22/19 – Gin Blossoms – New Miserable Experience Live!

2/22/19 – Gin Blossoms – New Miserable Experience Live!

Gin Blossoms are coming to Chicago to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their multi-platinum album, New Miserable Experience. Don’t miss the show on Friday, February 22 at House of Blues. Tickets are on-sale now, but we have your shot at a free pair below! Text RITA to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets,…More Info

2/24/19 – Queued Up Artist Showcase with Shaed

2/24/19 – Queued Up Artist Showcase with Shaed

Start off 2019 with brand new music! Our first Queued Up Artist Showcase of the year is with Shaed on Sunday, February 24th at Subterranean! Tickets are only $12 and are on-sale now. Want to win your way in? Text MELT to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by Subterranean!  Heads…More Info

2/26/19 – I DONT KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME In The Lounge

2/26/19 – I DONT KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME In The Lounge

It’s a Tuesday double feature! Before Oliver Tree takes the stage, I DONT KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME is stopping by The Lounge on Tuesday, February 26th, and the only way in is to win, thanks to Coors Light!! All you have to do is text ‘CHOKE’ to 312-101 for your chance to get in! Sponsored by Coors…More Info

2/26/19 – Oliver Tree In The Lounge

2/26/19 – Oliver Tree In The Lounge

Oliver Tree will swing by The Lounge on Tuesday, February 26th, and the only way in is to win, thanks to Coors Light!! All you have to do is text ‘ALIEN’ to 312-101 for your chance to get in! Sponsored by Coors Light – World’s Most Refreshing Beer!  Check It Out Get excited for the performance with the…More Info

2/28/19 – The Glorious Sons In The Lounge

2/28/19 – The Glorious Sons In The Lounge

Before their SOLD OUT show at Schubas that night, The Glorious Sons are returning to The Lounge on Thursday, February 28th, and the only way in is to win, thanks to Coors Light!! All you have to do is text ‘FOOLS’ to 312-101 for your chance to get in! Sponsored by Coors Light – World’s Most Refreshing Beer!  Or,…More Info

2/28/19 – The Glorious Sons – SOLD OUT

2/28/19 – The Glorious Sons – SOLD OUT

Don’t miss The Glorious Sons with Liily when they stop by Schubas on Thursday, February 28th! Tickets are SOLD OUT, but we have your hookup with a free pair below! Want to win your way in? Text SONS to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by Lincoln Hall!  Heads up, this show…More Info

3/2/19 – 101WKQX Presents…Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness

3/2/19 – 101WKQX Presents…Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness

Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness just announced the Upside Down Flowers Tour with a stop at The Riv on Saturday, March 2nd! Tickets are on-sale now, but we have your shot at a free pair below! Enter your Area 101 information here for your shot at a free pair of tickets, furnished by Jam Productions!  Heads up, this show…More Info

3/8/19 – Switchfoot – Night 1

3/8/19 – Switchfoot – Night 1

Catch The Night’s We Stole Christmas alums, Switchfoot, when they stop by Park West for The Native Tongue Tour! They’re playing Friday, March 8th and Saturday, March 9th and tickets are on-sale now! Want to win your way in? Text ‘NATIVE’ to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by Jam Productions!  Check It Out…More Info

3/9/19 – Switchfoot – Night 2

3/9/19 – Switchfoot – Night 2

Catch The Night’s We Stole Christmas alums, Switchfoot, when they stop by Park West for The Native Tongue Tour! They’re playing Friday, March 8th and Saturday, March 9th and tickets are on-sale now! Want to win your way in? Text ‘NATIVE’ to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by Jam Productions!  Check It…More Info

3/12/19 – Queued Up Artist Showcase with grandson

3/12/19 – Queued Up Artist Showcase with grandson

Didn’t catch grandson at The Nights We Stole Christmas? Don’t miss him when he stops by Reggie’s on Tuesday, March 12th for a Queued Up Artist Showcase! Tickets are only $15 and are on-sale now! Want to win your way in? Text BLOOD to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by…More Info

3/13/19 – 101WKQX Presents…Jungle

3/13/19 – 101WKQX Presents…Jungle

Didn’t catch Jungle at Lolla? Well don’t worry! They’re headed back to Chicago with a stop Metro on Wednesday, March 13th. Tickets are on-sale now, but we’ve got a stash of tickets for Area 101! Text HEAVY to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by Metro!  Heads up, this show is 18+…More Info

3/20/19 – 101WKQX Presents…Jukebox The Ghost & The Mowgli’s

3/20/19 – 101WKQX Presents…Jukebox The Ghost & The Mowgli’s

Catch Jukebox The Ghost and The Mowgli’s when they stop by Metro on Wednesday, March 20th for their Making Friends Tour! Tickets are on-sale now, or we have your hookup below! Text FRIENDS to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by Metro!  Check It Out Get pumped for the video to…More Info

3/20/19 – The Blue Stones

3/20/19 – The Blue Stones

Catch The Blue Stones when they stop by Schubas on Wednesday, March 20th! Tickets are on-sale now, but we have your shot at a free pair below! Want to win your way in? Text BLACK to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by Schubas!  Heads up, this show is 18+ Check It Out Get excited…More Info

3/22/19 – Metric and Zoé

3/22/19 – Metric and Zoé

Metric and Zoé have announced a co-headlining tour with a stop at Aragon Ballroom on Friday, March 22nd! The tour comes on the heels of the release of Metric’s highly anticipated new album, Art of Doubt. Tickets are on-sale now, but we have your shot at a free pair below! Want to win your way in? Text METRIC…More Info

3/29/19 – Mumford and Sons – SOLD OUT

3/29/19 – Mumford and Sons – SOLD OUT

It’s about time! Mumford & Sons are embarking on an extensive 60-date world-wide arena tour featuring a groundbreaking new in-the-round stage design. They’ll be stopping by the United Center on Friday, March 29th and tickets SOLD OUT almost immediately! Check It Out Get pumped for the show with this live performance of Guiding Light below! Venue:…More Info

3/29/19 – Mansionair

3/29/19 – Mansionair

Sydney based trio Mansionair are playing Lincoln Hall on Friday, March 29th. Tickets are on-sale now, but we have your shot at a free pair below! Text SHADOWS to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by Jam Productions!  Heads up, this show is 18+ Check It Out Get pumped for the show with…More Info

4/10/19 – 101WKQX Presents…Broods

4/10/19 – 101WKQX Presents…Broods

Broods is coming back to Chicago with a stop at Metro on Wednesday, April 10th! Tickets are on-sale now, but we have your shot at a free pair below! Text PEACH to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by Metro!  Heads up, this show is 18+ Check It Out Get pumped…More Info

4/12/19 – Muse

4/12/19 – Muse

Didn’t catch Muse at The Nights We Stole Christmas? Don’t miss them with Walk The Moon at the United Center on Friday, April 12th for their Simulation Theory World Tour. Tickets are on-sale now! Want to win your way in? Enter your Area 101 information here for your shot to win a pair of tickets to the show,…More Info

4/19/19 – SWMRS

4/19/19 – SWMRS

Catch SWMRS with The Regrettes and Beach Goons when they stop by Concord Music Hall on Friday, April 19th for their Berkeley’s On Fire tour. Tickets are on-sale now, and $1 from each ticket sold will go to the SWMRS Fund. Want to win your way in? Text FIRE to 312-101 for your shot at…More Info

4/20/19 – 101WKQX Presents…MISSIO

4/20/19 – 101WKQX Presents…MISSIO

Don’t miss MISSIO when they stop by the Metro on Saturday, April 20th with special guests Blackillac and Swells! Tickets are on-sale now, but we have your shot at a free pair! Text RAD to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by Metro!  Heads up, this show is 18+ Check It Out…More Info

4/26/19 – Alice Merton

4/26/19 – Alice Merton

The Nights We Stole Christmas alum Alice Merton is returning to Chicago on Friday, April 26th with a show at Bottom Lounge! Tickets are on-sale now, or you can enter to win a free pair below! Text ROOTS to 312-101 for your shot at a free pair, furnished by Bottom Lounge! Check It Out Get excited…More Info

4/27/19 – Bad Suns

4/27/19 – Bad Suns

Bad Suns are coming to House of Blues on Saturday, April 27th for their 2019 Mystic Truth tour. Tickets go on-sale Friday, January 18th, or you can win a free pair below! Text TRUTH to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by Live Nation!  Check It Out Get pumped for the show with…More Info

4/27/19 – Foals

4/27/19 – Foals

Foals are returning to Chicago with a stop at The Riv on Saturday, April 27th! Tickets go on-sale Friday, January 25th at 10am. Every pair of tickets purchased online will include your choice of CD or digital copy of Foals’ new album, Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost Pt.1, released on 3/8. Want to win your…More Info

4/28/19 – Rise Against

4/28/19 – Rise Against

Rise Against has announced The Ghost Note Symphonies tour, a rare unplugged performance from the band coming to Chicago Theatre on Sunday, April 28th! Pre-sale begins Thursday, January 24th at 10am with code GHOST, and general on-sale begins Friday, January 25th at 10am! Want to win your way in? Text GHOST to 312-101 for your…More Info

5/1/19 – lovelytheband

5/1/19 – lovelytheband

The Nights We Stole Christmas alums, lovelytheband, are heading back to Chicago with a stop at House of Blues on Wednesday, May 1st with Flora Cash and Jagwar Twin. GA tickets are SOLD OUT, but there are a few VIP tickets left here! Want to win your way in? Text BROKEN to 312-101 for your…More Info

5/2/19 – 101WKQX Presents…CHVRCHES

5/2/19 – 101WKQX Presents…CHVRCHES

The Nights We Stole Christmas alums, CHVRCHES, are heading back to the Aragon this spring! They’ll be stopping by Aragon Ballroom on Thursday, May 2nd! Pre-sale begins on Thursday, January 31st with code wkqxlove and general on-sale starts Friday, February 1st. Want to win your way in? Enter your Area 101 information here for your shot…More Info

5/5/19 – Picture This

5/5/19 – Picture This

Picture This is playing Lincoln Hall on Wednesday, January 23rd. Tickets are on-sale now, but we have your shot at a free pair below! Text PICTURE to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by Jam Productions!  Check It Out Get pumped for the show with the music video to One Drink below!  …More Info

5/8/19 – 101WKQX Presents…The 1975

5/8/19 – 101WKQX Presents…The 1975

Don’t miss Matty and the boys when The 1975 bring their North American tour to Chicago with a stop at the United Center on Wednesday, May 8th. Tickets are on-sale now! Enter your Area 101 information here for your shot to win a pair of tickets to the show, furnished by Live Nation! Check It Out Get…More Info

5/15/19 – Passion Pit

5/15/19 – Passion Pit

With 2019 being the 10 year anniversary of debut album Manners, Passion Pit is bringing a special performance to The Riv on Wednesday, May 15th! Tickets go on-sale Friday, February 8th at 10am, but we have your shot at a free pair below! Text MANNERS to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets,…More Info

5/18/19-5/19/19  – Chicago Open Air

5/18/19-5/19/19 – Chicago Open Air

Chicago Open Air has announced their 2019 lineup and it’s killer! Don’t miss Tool, System Of A Down, The Prodigy and more when they take over SeatGeek Stadium on May 18th and 19th! Tickets are on-sale now, or you can win a pair of 2-Day passes below! Text OPEN to 312-101 for your shot at a…More Info

5/20/19 – The Hives and Refused

5/20/19 – The Hives and Refused

The Hives and Refused have announced a co-headlining tour, with a stop in Chicago on Monday, May 20th at The Vic! Tickets are on-sale now, but we have your shot at a free pair below! Text HIVES to 312-101 for your shot at a pair of tickets, furnished by Jam Productions!  Heads up, this show is…More Info

5/23/19 – Florence + The Machine

5/23/19 – Florence + The Machine

Don’t miss Florence + The Machine when she brings her High As Hope tour back to Chicago, this time with a stop at Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island on Thursday, May 23rd! Tickets go on-sale Friday, February 8th at 11am, or we have your shot at a free pair below! Want to win your way…More Info

5/31/19 – LOCAL H at Cubby Bear

5/31/19 – LOCAL H at Cubby Bear

Best known for their unorthodox two-man lineup, hard rock act Local H have made a career out of straddling the fine line between indie and classic rock, cleverly framing their sardonic lyrics with a generous helping of power chords and feedback. Don’t miss them live at Cubby Bear! Show is May 31st, Advanced tickets are…More Info

6/9/19 – 101WKQX Presents…Billie Eilish – SOLD OUT

6/9/19 – 101WKQX Presents…Billie Eilish – SOLD OUT

Billie Eilish has announced her first full length album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? due out this Spring, and with it comes a World tour! Catch Billie at the Aragon Ballroom on Sunday, June 9th for TWO shows! The first show is at 2pm and the second at 7pm. Tickets for both shows SOLD…More Info

6/16/19 – Vampire Weekend

6/16/19 – Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend have just announced the Father Of The Bride tour, coming to Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island on Sunday, June 16th! The tour comes along with their upcoming fourth album, Father Of The Bride. Tickets go on-sale Friday, February 8th at noon, or we have your shot at a free pair below! Want to…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! Pre-sale begins on Wednesday, January 31st with password BLINDJIMMY and general on-sale begins February 1st at 10am. Want to win your way in? Text GODS to 312-101 for your shot…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 go on-sale Friday, February 22nd at 10am, but we…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 go on-sale Friday, February 8th at 10am, or 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…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 go on-sale Friday, February 22nd at 10am, but we…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 go on-sale Friday, February 22nd at 10am, but we…More Info

7/31/19 – Beck & Cage The Elephant

7/31/19 – Beck & Cage The Elephant

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 go on-sale Friday, February 15th at 10am, but we have your shot at a free pair below! Want to win your way in?…More Info