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Concerts in Chicago: Your month-by-month live music calendar

Keep up with the best concerts in Chicago in 2022 at the best shows and festivals hitting town each month

Zach Long
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Zach Long

Remember concerts? We spent more than a year watching them on our computer screens instead of experiencing them in the midst of a crowd. And whether you're squeezing into one of the best Chicago music venues or catching an act at a music festivals, there's simply nothing like seeing a song unfold in front of you. That's why we're keep tabs on the best shows coming to town in the coming months, including DJs spinning at local dance clubs and seasoned pros taking the stage for multi-night stands at area jazz clubs. There are so many concerts in Chicago that it can be hard to keep track of—but that's where we come in. Before you buy your tickets, take a look at our month-by-month picks of the best concerts in Chicago. See you at the show!