Early Warnings
Chicago’s essential months-ahead music calendar

See previously listed Early Warnings.

New listings

Adult, Kontravoid, Spike Hellis

Empty Bottle, 5/20/2022, 10 PM. Buy Tickets

Advance Base, Al Scorch

Hungry Brain, 12/18, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Almafuerte, El DJ Rebel X

FitzGerald’s, Berwyn, 12/16, 7 PM, free. Buy from TicketWeb

Ángela Aguilar

Rosemont Theatre, Rosemont, 4/24/2022, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 12/10, 10 AM. Buy from Ticketmaster

Aquadolls, Sitting on Stacy

Beat Kitchen, 4/3/2022, 7 PM, on sale Fri 12/10, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

Josh Berman Trio

Hungry Brain, 1/23/2022, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

The Bridge featuring Sangliers

Hideout, 12/17, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Bright Eyes

Chicago Theatre, 3/26/2022, 7:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 12/10, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

Emily Cavanagh, Carl Banks

Schubas, 12/16, 7:30 PM. Buy Tickets

Charlesthefirst, Ivy Lab, Integrate, Jon Casey

Riviera Theatre, 2/26/2022, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

Circle With Lines, Elif Geris, Fruitleather

Sleeping Village, 1/4/2022, 8:30 PM. Buy Tickets

Club 90s presents Taylor Swift Night

House of Blues, 12/19, 7:30 PM. Buy Tickets

Club Mania presents Pixel Grip (DJ set), Rita Lukea (solo), Monāe, Club Music, None of Your Concern

Hideout, 12/18, 9:30 PM. Buy Tickets

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Joanna Connor, Funky MoJo Daddy

Kingston Mines, 12/16, 8 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Joanna Connor, Vino Louden

Kingston Mines, 12/17, 7:30 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Shemekia Copeland, Sammy Miller & the Congregation

City Winery, 12/16, 7 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Barns Courtney

Park West, 4/7/2022, 8 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Dabin, Rome in Silver, Skybreak

Concord Music Hall, 2/25/2022, 11 PM. Buy Tickets

Ernest Dawkins: Redefining Frederick Douglass with Khari B, Kevin King, Corey Wilkes, Ben LaMar Gay, Steve Berry, Will Faber, Alexis Lombre, Junius Paul, and Isaiah Spencer

Constellation, 12/17, 8:30 PM, Livestream available to view at Constellation’s YouTube channel. Buy Tickets

Dead Villains, Ricky Liontones, Los Black Dogs

Cobra Lounge, 12/22, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Del Amitri, Kris Dollimore

The Vic, 4/11/2022, 7:30 PM, on sale Fri 12/10, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

Elijah the Boy, Mir Fontane, Mac Dee

Reggies’ Rock Club, 2/4/2022, 8:30 PM, all-ages. Buy from TicketWeb

Kurt Elling

City Winery, 12/19, 5 and 8 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Pete Ellman Big Band

Reggies’ Music Joint, 12/17, 7 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Eyehategod, High Priest, Guest, Something is Waiting

Cobra Lounge, 12/20, 7 PM. Buy Tickets

Fifth Season featuring Ben Zucker, Mabel Kwan, Eli Namay, and Adam Shead

Constellation, 1/8/2022, 8:30 PM, Livestream available to view at Constellation’s YouTube channel. Buy Tickets

Fit For an Autopsy, Enterprise Earth, Ingested, Signs of the Swarm, Great American Ghost

Reggies’ Rock Club, 1/7/2022, 6 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Glad Rags, George Arthur Calendar, DJ_LT

Sleeping Village, 1/8/2022, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

Robert Glasper

City Winery, 12/17, 7 and 10:30 PM; 12/18, 7 and 10:30 PM, all-ages, sold out. Buy Tickets Buy Tickets Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Haim, Sasami

Huntington Bank Pavilion, 6/3/2022, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 12/10, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

Hot Mulligan, Prince Daddy & the Hyena, Sincere Engineer, Super American

Cobra Lounge, 12/18, 6:30 PM, all-ages, sold out. Buy Tickets

Jmsn

Chop Shop, 12/31, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Jack Johnson, Durand Jones & the Indications

Huntington Bank Pavilion, 6/30/2022, 7:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 12/10, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

Just Friends, Graduating Life, Bears in Trees, King of Heck

Cobra Lounge, 3/26/2022, 7 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Kat Von D, Prayers

Park West, 3/16/2022, 7:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 12/10, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

Kayzo, Kai Wachi, Ray Volpe, Reaper

Radius Chicago, 2/25/2022, 10 PM, on sale Fri 12/10, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

Melvin Knight, Sophia Cruz

Hideout, 12/21, 9:30 PM. Buy Tickets

Knuckle Puck, Hot Mulligan, Meet Me @ the Altar, Anxious

Concord Music Hall, 3/18/2022, 6 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Kyle, Col3trane, Leven Kali

House of Blues, 2/15/2022, 8 PM, on sale Fri 12/10, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

Laser Spectacular featuring the music of Pink Floyd

Patio Theater, 12/18, 8 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Lil’ Ed, Vino Louden

Kingston Mines, 12/18, 7:30 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Lotus

Park West, 1/14/2022, 9 PM; 1/15/2022, 9 PM. Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Michael McDermott

City Winery, 12/20, 8 PM; 12/21, 8 PM; 12/22, 8 PM; 12/23, 8 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets Buy Tickets Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Menzingers, Oso Oso, Sincere Engineer

Concord Music Hall, 4/10/2022, 7 PM. Buy Tickets

Roya Naldi

Hungry Brain, 12/16, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

Phantom Planet

House of Blues, 3/4/2022, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

Ross From Friends

Chop Shop, 3/5/2022, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Silverio, Los Marafackas

Cobra Lounge, 12/17, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Skerryvore

Szold Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music, 1/14/2022, 8 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Jacob Slocum’s Rose Window featuring Jacob Slocum, Lenard Simpson, Dustin Laurenzi, Katie Ernst, Quentin Coaxum, Zara Zaharieva, Joshua Ramos, Julius Tucker, and Samuel Jewell

Constellation, 1/7/2022, 8:30 PM, Livestream available to view at Constellation’s YouTube channel. Buy Tickets

Snow Angels, Future Bartenderz, Hoover and Harley & the Boys

Empty Bottle, 12/16, 8:30 PM. Buy Tickets

Sports

Lincoln Hall, 3/10/2022, 8:30 PM. Buy Tickets

Styx, REO Speedwagon, Loverboy

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, Tinley Park, 6/4/2022, 6:45 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 12/10, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

Livingston Taylor

Maurer Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music, 1/16/2022, 7 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Telefon Tel Aviv, Chachuba, Relativity Lounge, R34L

Chop Shop, 12/18, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Think Floyd USA

Park West, 2/5/2022, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 12/10, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

This Wild Life, Broadside, Home Team

Bottom Lounge, 2/14/2022, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

Keith Urban, Ingrid Andress

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, Tinley Park, 9/24/2022, 7 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 12/10, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

Valerie June, Chastity Brown

Maurer Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music, 5/18/2022, 7 and 9:30 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Eddie Vedder & the Earthlings, Glen Hansard

Auditorium Theatre, 2/9/2022, 7:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Thu 12/9, 10 AM. Buy from Ticketmaster

Walker, Part Time Love Affair

Sleeping Village, 1/6/2022, 8:30 PM. Buy Tickets

Wonder Years, Spanish Love Songs, Origami Angel, Save Face

Concord Music Hall, 3/4/2022, 5:30 PM; 3/5/2022, 5:30 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Work Party, Abandoncy, Nerver, Virgin Mother

Subterranean, 12/17, 6:30 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

“Weird Al” Yankovic, Emo Philips

Symphony Center, 7/15/2022, 8 PM; 7/16/2022, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 12/10, 10 AM. Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Yungblud, Palaye Royale, Poutyface

Aragon Ballroom, 2/27/2022, 7 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Updated listings

Baynk, Nasaya

Concord Music Hall, 3/11/2022, 7:30 PM, all-ages, opener added. Buy Tickets

Brett Dennen, Heavy Hours

Park West, 3/4/2022, 8 PM, opener added. Buy Tickets

Elle King, Fancy Hagood

Metro, 3/11/2022, 7:30 PM, opener added. Buy Tickets

Dillon Francis & Yung Gravy, Valentino Khan, Kittens

Radius Chicago, 1/14/2022, 10 PM, lineup updated; start time changed. Buy Tickets

La Luz, Mamalarky, Tino Drima

Lincoln Hall, 3/9/2022, 8 PM, lineup updated. Buy Tickets

Manchester Orchestra, Foxing, Michigander

Riviera Theatre, 3/9/2022, 7:30 PM, lineup updated. Buy Tickets

The Marías, Evann McIntosh

The Vic, 2/24/2022, 7:30 PM; 2/25/2022, 7:30 PM, all-ages, opener added. Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Nora En Pure presents Purified featuring Nora En Pure, Eli & Fur, Cassian, Paige

Radius Chicago, 1/21/2022, 9 PM, lineup and start time updated. Buy Tickets

JP Saxe, Victoria Canal

Metro, 2/12/2022, 6:45 PM, all-ages, opener added. Buy Tickets

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Allstate Arena, Rosemont, 12/23, 3 and 8 PM, all-ages, 8 PM show added. Buy from Ticketmaster Buy from Ticketmaster

Travis

Park West, 4/16/2022, 7:30 PM, canceled. Buy Tickets

Whiskey Myers, Read Southall Band

Riviera Theatre, 4/1/2022, 8 PM, opener added. Buy Tickets

See previously listed Early Warnings.