August Concerts in Chicago

Are you sick of summer yet? Despise concerts? I didn’t think so because it’s only getting better! August is just around the corner and is bringing the heat with some of the best music events to your favorite city. Here are a few events to make the rest of your summer unforgettable.

1. Lollapalooza
August 1-3 at Grant Park

One of the biggest and most historic music festivals in the U.S. is right around the corner. Lolla did it again with another outstanding lineup including headliners such as Outkast, Eminem, and the Kings of Leon.

2. Flume, Duke Dumont, & Anna Lunoe
August 2 at Concord Music Hall

Rising in the Electronic music scene, Flume along with Duke Dumont & Anna Lunoe are ready to take on a groovy Lolla after-party. Don’t sleep on getting your ticket and get ready to bring your best dance moves!

3. Drake & Lil Wayne
August 10 at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre

The video game themed tour begins on August 8th shortly after the two both released new singles off their next albums that got a lot of hype. Are we going to see a few rap battles between the pair?

4. Arcade Fire
August 26-27 at United Center

After releasing an admired Reflektor, the indie rock group is ready to take their talents to a North American tour, bringing supporting acts of Devo and Dan Deacon. The group will surely put on a thrilling performance.

5. North Coast Music Festival
August 29-31 at Union Park

The 5th annual music festival is perfect for EDM and Indie lovers. An underrated lineup consisting of Bassnectar, Kid Cudi, Snoop Dogg, Little Dragon, and 60+ acts you don’t want to miss. Move over Lollapalooza, because North Coast is ready to celebrate the end of summer with a bang.

Josh Kohn

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