Concerts in Chicago in May

Which of your favorite musicians are coming to town in May? Explore our list of upcoming concerts in Chicago and snatch up tickets now

Lana Del Rey

Summer is not technically here, but who cares about technicalities? We need to go outside as much as possible, considering the entire month of January was spent next to the heater. Good thing May marks the start of the summer music festival season, not to mention the outdoor concert season. The Do Division Street Fest is always a nice dry run for our imminent marathon of festivals. Elsewhere, Lana Del Rey heads to the shed in Tinley Park for her Endless Summer Tour. There are also some big gigs indoors, as well. The Who celebrate 50 years as a band. Explore our picks of the top concerts in Chicago in May.

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Iggy Azalea

Critics' pick

Australian rapper Iggy Azalea brings her risqué rhymes to Chicago, backed by dirty beats and pop hooks.

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Allstate Arena Friday May 1 2015


What a difference a No. 10 single makes. After "Ain't It Fun" brightened up summer 2014, Paramore is now getting all grown-up with that inevitable 'an intimate night with' stage of its career, with steep tickets to match.

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Rosemont Theatre Sunday May 3 2015