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Concerts in Chicago in May 2020

May's Chicago concert lineup brings the heat, including sets from BTS, Juice WRLD, Weyes Blood and more

Empire of the Sun
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Summer is still a few weeks away, but when it gets warm in Chicago we immediately take advantage of it by heading to concerts in Chicago. When you're not enjoying Chicago parks or relaxing on a Chicago beach, you should be seeing some of the amazing artists who start pouring into the city throughout the month of May. Just before summer music festival season begins in earnest, you can catch gigantic gigs headlined by BTS, the Who and Jusice WRLD. Plus, the Hives take over the Vic, Weyes Blood turns in a set a Lincoln Hall and Empire of the Sun plays a three-night stand at Metro. Explore our picks of the best concerts in Chicago in May.

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