Early Warnings
Chicago’s essential months-ahead music calendar

See previously listed Early Warnings.

New listings

Anne-Marie

Park West, 4/15/2022, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 12/3, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

ARC Music Festival

Union Park, 9/2/2022; 9/3/2022; 9/4/2022. Buy Tickets

Aries, Brakence

Metro, 2/19/2022, 7 PM; 2/20/2022, 7 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Badbadnotgood

Metro, 3/10/2022, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Black Midi, Nnamdï

Metro, 3/23/2022, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Bowie Ball featuring Heaven Malone and more

Smart Bar, 1/8/2022, 10 PM, Featuring Lucy Stoole, JoJo Baby, Nico, and Sally Marvel. Buy Tickets

Teri Bristol, Psycho-Bitch, T Mixwell

Smart Bar, 12/18, 10 PM. Buy Tickets

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Chicago, Brian Wilson with Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, Tinley Park, 7/24/2022, 7 PM, all-ages, on sale Wed 12/1, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

Drama

Metro, 3/12/2022, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Ghost (Sweden), Volbeat, Twin Temple

Allstate Arena, Rosemont, 2/18/2022, 7 PM, all-ages. Buy from Ticketmaster

Haru Nemuri, Air Credits

Sleeping Village, 3/7/2022, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Hollyy, Rich Robbins, Living Thing

Sleeping Village, 12/17, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Into It. Over It., Mock Orange

Sleeping Village, 12/29, 8 PM; 12/30, 8 PM. Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Gregory Alan Isakov, Joe Purdy

Riviera Theatre, 3/18/2022, 8 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Joe Jackson

Park West, 5/25/2022, 7:30 PM; 5/26/2022, 7:30 PM, on sale Fri 12/3, 10 AM. Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Jesse & Joy, Little Jesus, Chule

Copernicus Center, 3/23/2022, 7:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 12/3, 10 AM. Buy from Ticketmaster

July Talk

Bottom Lounge, 4/18/2022, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

Jxdn

House of Blues, 5/12/2022, 6:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Wed 12/1, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

Kaina, Silas Short

Metro, 3/5/2022, 7 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Liam Kazar, Eryn Allen Kane, Moontype

Metro, 1/22/2022, 8 PM, on sale Fri 12/3, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

Kingdom featuring Andre Power, King Marie, Such N Such

Sleeping Village, 12/16, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Anastasia Kristensen, Jeff Derringer, Hiroko Yamamura

Smart Bar, 12/11, 10 PM. Buy Tickets

Los Ángeles Azules

Allstate Arena, Rosemont, 3/18/2022, 8 PM, all-ages. Buy from Ticketmaster

LP, Nick Leng

Riviera Theatre, 4/24/2022, 7:30 PM, on sale Thu 12/2, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

Moderat

Riviera Theatre, 9/30/2022, 9 PM, on sale Fri 12/3, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

Jason Narducy

GMan Tavern, 12/18, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

Nathan Graham, Ludlow, Nettes

Sleeping Village, 12/15, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

Peach, Sevron, Chachi Guerrero

Smart Bar, 12/17, 10 PM. Buy Tickets

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 6/7/2022, 7 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 12/3, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

Queen! Celebrates DiDa Ritz’s Birthday featuring Derrick Carter, Michael Serafini, Garrett David

Smart Bar, 12/19, 10 PM, Hosted by Lucy Stoole, Nico, JoJo Baby, and guest hosts DiDa Ritz and Zola. Buy Tickets

Queen! featuring Derrick Carter, Michael Serafini, Garrett David

Smart Bar, 12/12, 10 PM, Hosted by Lucy Stoole, Nico, JoJo Baby, and guest host Mercy Me Girl. Buy Tickets

Reflection NYE ’21 featuring Smart Bar resident DJs and more

Metro, 12/31, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Relient K

House of Blues, 2/18/2022, 7 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Shytown

House of Blues Foundation Room, 12/10, 9:30 PM, free.

Sleigh Bells

Metro, 2/18/2022, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

2Cellos

Allstate Arena, Rosemont, 3/26/2022, 8 PM, all-ages. Buy from Ticketmaster

Whitney

Sleeping Village, 12/10, 9 PM, sold out. Buy Tickets

Wiki & Navy Blue, Semiratruth

Sleeping Village, 12/11, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Winters Wonderland featuring Chris Sutter, Miranda Winters, and more

Sleeping Village, 12/14, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Updated listings

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

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

JP Saxe, Victoria Canal

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

Surfaces, Mills, Public Library Commute

Riviera Theatre, 12/10, 7:30 PM, all-ages, lineup updated. 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

Whiskey Myers, Read Southall Band

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

See previously listed Early Warnings.