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Before you head to the lakefront fest, familiarize yourself with the best performers on the lineup
If you're snagging a single-day ticket, take a look at the day-by-day breakdown
When the weather heats up, Chicago's concert calendar follows suit
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Chicago summer music festival season kicked off with EDM, gigantic stages and some wild outfits
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U2, Tom Petty, street festivals and more to look forward to
Summer is legitimately on and Pitchfork, Tour de Fat and West Fest have arrived
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Your complete guide to every notable music fest in Chicago
Who's playing, pictures, what to eat, mud people, previews, reviews and more
What to see—and people watching—at the hippest festival of the year
Complete coverage of the second biggest festival in town
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The era of excess delivered on its promise sonically with glittering, shimmering gems
Her greatest hits, as voted on by Time Out's music staff
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Take a bump ’n’ grind down memory lane with the top R&B songs from the last quarter-century
Any occasion is a good occasion for a drinking song. Feeling too blue to say cheers? We've got songs to drown your sorrows, too.
Whether you're a music geek or just want to air guitar to some solos, these 11 venues should be on your radar
Our favorite spots for a sweaty night of dancing with friends and strangers
If you want to boogie to the blues, these are the places to go
As you can see from our list of top jazz clubs in Chicago, jazz is very much alive here
Whatever you're looking for—a Top 40 urban playlist, cutting-edge rappers, old school jams, or a combination of it all—here are hip-hop music spots and dance clubs that will leave you satisfied
Sing your heart out, drink your liver out at these favorite local karaoke spots
Chance and his friends sold out Sox Park at this historic homegrown festival
The R&B superstar melted faces at this arena gig
An intimate performance shows off Lamar's sensitive side
Madge is still a sight to behold
Dave Grohl brings his throne to the Friendly Confines