8 Chicago Concerts to Finish Out the Summer

Chicago is home to so many music festivals, Lollapalooza included, which opens its gates from August 2–5. But, if you’re like me and don’t have the luxury of emptying your wallet for that massive four-day event, just pick a few of your favorite artists and fill out your calendar this month.

Check out some of these awesome concerts coming to Chicago this August to finish off your summer the right way.



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August 3 @ United Center

She makes the women and the men go mad.


Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend
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August 5 @ Metro Smart Bar

It’s not December, but it’d be pretty cute to sip on some spiked horchata at this lovely show.


Beyonce & Jay-Z

Beyonce & Jay Z
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August 10 @ Soldier Field

Truly, from this picture, they’re not lookin’ so crazy in love. But their concert is bound to be fire.



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August 14 @ Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island

In the end, it’s him and me* because that’s grammatically correct. But also, I wouldn’t mind if we locked eyes during the show and ended up together… a girl can dream, right?


Sam Smith

Sam Smith
Photo Credit: Sam Smith Facebook

August 15 @ United Center

Oh, Sam Smith, stay with us. You’re all we need.


Drake & Migos

Photo Credit: Drake Facebook

August 17, 18 @ United Center

Can’t go 50/50 on these Drizzy tickets. And with Migos by his side, it’s bound to get lit.


Keith Urban

Keith Urban
Photo Credit: Keith Urban Facebook

August 18 @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheater

I fell in love backstage at a Keith Urban show. That should be on one of his T-Shirts.


Miranda Lambert with Little Big Town

Miranda Lambert
Photo Credit: Miranda Lambert Facebook

August 25 @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheater

Go and fix your makeup, girl. It’s time to get lit at a Lambert show.


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