Early Warnings
Chicago’s essential months-ahead music calendar

See previously listed Early Warnings.

New listings

The Accidentals, Sawyer Fredericks

City Winery, 10/10, 8 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Basement Boogie featuring DJ Jerry Reyes

Punch House, 10/2, 9 PM, free.

Bedouin

City Hall, 10/30, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Jade Bird, Lucky Kilmartin, Diana Demuth

SPACE, Evanston, 10/10, 8 PM; 10/11, 8 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

David Bromberg Quintet

SPACE, Evanston, 10/6, 8 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

DJ Merrick Brown

Punch House, 10/3, 9 PM, free.

Enrique Bunbury

Rosemont Theatre, Rosemont, 5/3/2022, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 9/24, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

Chai, Su Lee

Lincoln Hall, 2/4/2022, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Cheat Codes, Party Pupils, Lil Aaron

Concord Music Hall, 2/11/2022, 9 PM, on sale Thu 9/23, noon. Buy Tickets

Choir Boy, Riki

Lincoln Hall, 3/18/2022, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Cloak, Demiser, Hatemonger

Bourbon on Division, 10/30, 7 PM. Buy Tickets

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Broasted Rat, A Mammoth Task, Violet Meridian

Beat Kitchen, 9/28, 8 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Cactus featuring Carmine Appice

Bananna’s Comedy Shack at Reggies’, 11/6, 8 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Chiiild, Shungudzo

Schubas, 9/29, 8 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Stef Chura, Izzy True

Empty Bottle, 9/27, 8:30 PM, free.

Clever

Bottom Lounge, 10/31, 8 PM, all-ages. Buy from TicketWeb

Paula Cole

City Winery, 9/26, 7 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Delta Sleep, It Looks Sad, Gender Roles

Cobra Lounge, 3/27/2022, 7 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Dirt Monkey, Digital Ethos, Kumarion

House of Blues, 11/20, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

Dreamer Boy, Jack Larsen

Schubas, 9/28, 7:30 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Kevan Eftekhari

Tack Room, 9/25, 9 PM, free.

May Erlewine & the Woody Goss Band

SPACE, Evanston, 9/28, 7:30 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Fiery Furnaces with Fred Armisen

Thalia Hall, 11/15, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

Goose

Riviera Theatre, 12/30, 9 PM; 12/31, 9 PM, on sale Fri 9/17, 10 AM. Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Gus Dapperton, Michelle

Thalia Hall, 11/10, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

Rosie Hays

Tack Room, 9/24, 9 PM, free.

Hyde Park Jazz Festival day one featuring
Makaya McCraven, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Ensemble Dal Niente & Ken Vandermark, Thaddeus Tukes & Ashley Jackson, Trio WAZ, Micah Collier Trio, Quentin Coaxum’s You & I, Regina Carter, and more

9/25, 1 PM, all-ages, free,
Full festival lineup, set times, and list of locations around the Hyde Park neighborhood
at the festival’s website.

Hyde Park Jazz Festival day two featuring
Dee Alexander & the Metropolitan Jazz Octet; Sam Trump’s Acoustic Audile; Mike Reed’s People, Places, and Things; Floating Museum presents translator.07; Ethan Philion’s Meditations on Mingus, and more

9/26, noon, all-ages, free,
Full lineups, set times, and venue information is available at the festival’s website.

Injury Reserve, Zeroh

Lincoln Hall, 10/8, 8:30 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

J. Copes

Punch House, 9/25, 9 PM, free.

JPEGMafia

Thalia Hall, 11/9, 8:30 PM. Buy Tickets

Kiss, David Garibaldi

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, Tinley Park, 10/16, 7:30 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Lagwagon, Red City Radio

Cobra Lounge, 12/3, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

Lawrence

House of Blues, 11/18, 7 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Mägo de Oz, Liran’ Roll

House of Blues, 11/17, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

Meat Wave, Mandy, Ovef Ow

Empty Bottle, 9/25, 8:30 PM. Buy Tickets

Men I Trust, Michael Seyer

Lincoln Hall, 10/1, 8:30 PM, sold out. Buy Tickets

Raul Midón

SPACE, Evanston, 9/26, 7 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Pete Muller & the Kindred Souls, Kevin Mileski

SPACE, Evanston, 9/29, 7:30 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Joan Osborne

SPACE, Evanston, 9/23, 8 PM; 9/24, 8 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Pan-Pot, Ellen Allien, Abigail

Radius Chicago, 10/2, 10 PM. Buy Tickets

Plantasia featuring Mary Lattimore, Green-House, Alex Barnett, Ayanna Woods, Beau Wanzer, Ben LaMar Gay, Claire Rousay, Fetter, Forest Management, Jordan Reyes, Lia Kohl, Sam Prekop

Garfield Park Conservatory, 9/23, 6:30 PM, sold out. Buy Tickets

Remi Wolf, the Blossom

Lincoln Hall, 10/4, 7:30 PM, all-ages, sold out. Buy Tickets

Rock and Roll Playhouse presents the Music of Phish for Kids

Thalia Hall, 10/31, 11:30 AM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

San Holo, Kasbo, Devault, Duskus

Concord Music Hall, 12/4, 8 PM. Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Sistazz of the Nitty Gritty

Szold Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music, 10/27, 8:30 PM, all-ages, free. Buy Tickets

606 Records DJs

Punch House, 9/24, 9 PM, free.

Smut, Camp Edwards, Gloss Coats

Schubas, 9/25, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Soul Summit featuring
Peanut Butter Wolf, J. Rocc

Empty Bottle, 9/24, 10 PM, free.

Soulphonetics

Punch House, 9/26, 9 PM, free.

Stage Moms, Elbow Room

Cobra Lounge, 10/24, 6:30 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Richard Thompson

Maurer Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music, 11/16, 8 PM; 11/17, 8 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Tossers

Maurer Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music, 11/6, 8 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Julius Tucker

Tack Room, 9/23, 9 PM, free.

Twenty One Pilots

Aragon Ballroom, 10/14, 7 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Michael Vallera (DJ set)

Empty Bottle, 9/23, 7:30 PM, free.

Wombats

Park West, 2/3/2022, 7:30 PM, on sale Fri 9/17, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

Young Man in a Hurry, Yours, Mookie, Neptune’s Core

Schubas, 9/23, 7 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Updated listings

Shemekia Copeland, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Lurrie Bell & Steve Bell, Demetria Taylor

Logan Center for the Arts, 10/15, 7:30 PM, all-ages, Presented as part of the Logan Center Bluesfest. Buy Tickets

Couch, Jacob Sigman

Schubas, 10/1, 10 PM. Buy Tickets

John Craigie, Honeysuckle

City Winery, 9/30, 8 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Cole DeGenova

Tack Room, 9/30, 9 PM, free.

Delta Waves, the Hustle

Beat Kitchen, 10/2, 9 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio

SPACE, Evanston, 10/3, 5 and 8 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Deradoorian

Sleeping Village, 10/3, 8:30 PM. Buy Tickets

Sara Diamond

Subterranean, 10/3, 6:30 PM, all-ages. Buy from TicketWeb

Disq, Why Not

Schubas, 12/11, 10 PM. Buy Tickets

Joey Dosik

Sleeping Village, 10/2, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Eccentric Disco featuring DJ St. Stephen, DJ Makamena

Punch House, 10/1, 9 PM, free.

Emo Nite

Subterranean, 10/1, 9 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

George Freeman & Billy Branch, Mike Allemana

Logan Center for the Arts, 10/15, 5:30 PM, all-ages, Branch and Freeman in conversation, followed by a concert. Presented as part of the Logan Center Bluesfest. Buy Tickets

Jonas Friddle, Jodee Lewis

Szold Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music, 11/5, 8 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

The Funky Brunch featuring Soul Clap, Hercules and Love Affair (DJ set), Joe & Joey

Headquarters Beercade, 10/10, noon. Buy Tickets

Greet Death, Documa, Brady

Empty Bottle, 10/1, 10 PM. Buy Tickets

Tatiana Hazel, finger beats, PROM

Empty Bottle, 9/30, 8:30 PM. Buy Tickets

Kristin Hersh

Szold Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music, 11/7, 7 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 9/24, 9 AM. Buy Tickets

Human Bloom, Leftjones

Sleeping Village, 9/30, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

María Isabel

Schubas, 10/3, 7 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Jay Foster, Cameron Bolden, Dewfrom2001, g, Miraj, Don’t Be Kendall

Subterranean, 10/1, 6 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Jay Worthy, DJ Chuck Inglish

Subterranean, 10/2, 9 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Carlos Johnson

SPACE, Evanston, 10/4, 8 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

The Kid LAROI

Aragon Ballroom, 2/19/2022, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

Ben Klock, Hiroko Yamamura, DJ Hyperactive, Andreas Henneberg

Mine Music Hall, 10/29, 10 PM. Buy Tickets

Harold López-Nussa

Maurer Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music, 11/3, 8:30 PM, all-ages, free. Buy Tickets

Lucky Boys Confusion, One Life, Take the Reins, Temple of Dome

Bottom Lounge, 11/6, 7:30 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Lucky Boys Confusion, the Dog and Everything, Gelheads, Til Morning

Bottom Lounge, 11/5, 7:30 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Meagan McNeal

City Winery, 10/1, 8 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Midcentury Llama, Midcoast, Jonfin

Beat Kitchen, 10/7, 8 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Motel Breakfast, Burr Oak, Alayne May

Empty Bottle, 10/4, 8:30 PM, free.

New Power Generation

City Winery, 10/3, 5 and 8 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Omar S, Shaun J. Wright

Smart Bar, 10/9, 10 PM. Buy Tickets

Anders Osborne

SPACE, Evanston, 10/1, 8 PM; 10/2, 8 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Paraleven, RJ Pickens, Alex Kislov

Schubas, 9/30, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

Reagan Youth, the Usuals, Torch the Hive

Beat Kitchen, 10/3, 8 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Bobby Rush, Jontavious Willis

Logan Center for the Arts, 10/16, 7:30 PM, all-ages, Presented as part of the Logan Center Bluesfest. Buy Tickets

She & Him

Chicago Theatre, 12/7, 7:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Thu 9/23, 10 AM. Buy from Ticketmaster

Smith & Myers, JR Moore, Zack Mack

Radius Chicago, 12/16, 7 PM, on sale Fri 9/24, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

John Splithoff

SPACE, Evanston, 9/30, 8 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Be Svendsen, Dabura, Sravan, DJ Henry Castro

Chop Shop, 10/28, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Teddy Swims

Metro, 4/16/2022, 8 PM, on sale Fri 9/24, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

Victor Internet, Lowerlipdrip, Adan Diaz

Lincoln Hall, 10/14, 7 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Vine Street Alternative, Hunter Diamond & Charles Rumback

Hungry Brain, 10/3, 9 PM.

The Warehouse Initiative presents Guy Gerber, DJ Tennis, Portals & Parachutes

Morgan Manufacturing, 10/15, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

Winnetka Bowling League, Gayle

Subterranean, 12/5, 7:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 9/24, 9 AM. Buy from TicketWeb

Wolves in the Throne Room, Full of Hell, Uada

Metro, 1/21/2022, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

avery r. young and Amir George’s a strange bitter, Melody Angel

Logan Center for the Arts, 10/17, 7 PM, all-ages, presented as part of the Logan Center Bluesfest. Buy Tickets

See previously listed Early Warnings.