Early Warnings
Chicago’s essential months-ahead music calendar

See previously listed Early Warnings.

New listings

Alien Weaponry

Cobra Lounge, 11/10, 7 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Another Michael

Sleeping Village, 1/23/2022, 9 PM, on sale Wed 10/20, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

Anti-Flag, Bad Cop/Bad Cop, Doll Skin

Reggies’ Rock Club, 11/18, 8 PM, sold out. Buy from TicketWeb

Arrows in Action, Sorry Ghost, Gold Steps

Cobra Lounge, 10/30, 8 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

BCMC (Cooper Crain & Bill Mackay)

Compound Yellow, Oak Park, 10/30, 7 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Taylor Bennett

Reggies’ Rock Club, 10/30, 8 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Bitchin Bajas

Hungry Brain, 10/29, 9 PM.

Bodysnatcher, Boundaries, Left to Suffer, Mouth of War

Reggies’ Rock Club, 10/31, 8 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Nora Jean Bruso, Giles Corey

Kingston Mines, 10/28, 8 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Cannibal Corpse Credit: Alex Morgan
Cannibal Corpse, Whitechapel, Revocation, Shadow of Intent

The Vic, 3/1/2022, 7 PM. Buy Tickets

Celebration: a Punk Rock Cancer Benefit Show for Dave Gomez featuring Dude Pants, Action/Adventure, Summer Curse, Guardrail, Rare Candy, Drew Neely, Cliffhanger, Bad Planning, Lexi Alvarado, Michaela Burkland

Bottom Lounge, 10/24, 4:30 PM, all-ages. Buy from TicketWeb

Children of the Night party featuring Canning, Pink Fuzz, Satanic Panic, Marshmallow Creeps

Liar’s Club, 10/29, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

Chosen Few DJs featuring Alan King, Mike Dunn, Wayne Williams, Terry Hunter

Le Nocturne Chicago, 10/31, 4:30 PM. Buy Tickets

Citizen, Drug Church, Glitterer, Floating Room

Bottom Lounge, 12/4, 7:30 PM, sold out. Buy from TicketWeb

Coldplay, H.E.R.

Soldier Field, 5/28/2022, 7 PM, all-ages, on sale Wed 10/20, 10 AM. Buy from Ticketmaster

Cumbia y Los Goths featuring La Rosa Noir, Tizoc, Pure Remedy, DJ La Janetsa

Subterranean, 10/29, 10 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Cyrus

Subterranean, 10/29, 6:30 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

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Epik High

The Vic, 3/12/2022, 7:30 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Sam Evian

Schubas, 1/21/2022, 8 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

The Fall of Troy, Strawberry Girls, Kaonashi, Satyr

Concord Music Hall, 11/14, 5 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Free Throw, Dogleg, Charmer

Beat Kitchen, 10/28, 8 PM, sold out. Buy from TicketWeb

Gang of Four

Bottom Lounge, 3/2/2022, 8 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 8 AM. Buy from TicketWeb

Gashi

Bottom Lounge, 3/29/2022, 8 PM, all-ages. Buy from TicketWeb

Geese, Gustaf, Native Sun

Lincoln Hall, 1/22/2022, 9 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

Genesis Owusu, Air Credits, Roy Kinsey

Lincoln Hall, 1/21/2022, 9 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

Glaive, Ericdoa, Midwxst

Schubas, 10/30, 7:30 PM; 10/31, 6:30 PM, all-ages, sold out. Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Glassjaw

Concord Music Hall, 3/16/2022, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

Guardin, Convolk, Sewerperson

Bottom Lounge, 2/16/2022, 7 PM, all-ages. Buy from TicketWeb

Gulch, World I Hate, MH Chaos, Sector

Bottom Lounge, 12/9, 8 PM, sold out. Buy Tickets

Halloween Night featuring Soul Craft, Lunadicks, Fastplants, Stickfight

Liar’s Club, 10/31, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

HalloWolfbat 2021 featuring Melvins, Coven, Heavy Temple

House of Vans, 10/30, 7:30 PM, Concert will also be streamed live at Vans’s Channel 66 website. Buy Tickets

DJ Heather, Terry Hunter, Karl Almaria, T. Mixwell, CZBoogie, James Dean, Randall Dean

Le Nocturne Chicago, 10/30, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Henhouse Prowlers

Park West, 12/29, 7:30 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

Hot Water Music

Bottom Lounge, 2/12/2022, 7:30 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Hunny, Michi, Small Crush

Subterranean, 10/30, 8 PM, sold out. Buy from TicketWeb

Ryan Hurd, Conner Smith

The Vic, 1/15/2022, 8 PM, on sale Thu 10/21, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

Jim Ryan’s Classic Albums Night featuring Sunday Papers, Vinyl Eyes, Vaxxed & Waxxed

Reggies’ Music Joint, 10/28, 8 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

A Lebowski Halloween featuring Zoofunkyou, Desmond Jones, King of Mars

Schubas, 10/29, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Lime

Stereo Nightclub, 11/5, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Little Feat, Ida Mae

Chicago Theatre, 3/10/2022, 7:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Wed 10/20, 9 AM. Buy from Ticketmaster

Lomelda, Carm, Alexalone

Lincoln Hall, 1/20/2022, 8 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

Vino Louden, Vance Kelly

Kingston Mines, 10/29, 7:30 PM; 10/30, 7:30 PM. Buy from TicketWeb Buy from TicketWeb

The Maine

House of Blues, 4/8/2022, 7 PM, all-ages, on sale Wed 10/20, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

MICH, E. Woods

Golden Dagger, 10/28, 8 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Michigander, Hollyy, Stay Outside

Lincoln Hall, 10/28, 8:30 PM. Buy Tickets

Mini Projects, Geekd, Calicoloco, Vanity Contest

Reggies’ Music Joint, 10/30, 9 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Minus Whale Halloween Party featuring Fresh, Playmaka, Jukie Tha Kidd, Mike P

The Promontory, 10/29, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Mom Jeans, Origami Angel, Save Face, Pool Kids

Cobra Lounge, 11/11, 6 PM; 11/12, 7 PM, all-ages, sold out. Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Sen Morimoto, Blake Saint David

Sleeping Village, 1/20/2022, 9 PM, on sale Wed 10/20, 10 AM;part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

Muzi

Sleeping Village, 1/21/2022, 9 PM, on sale Wed 10/20, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

Eric Nam

The Vic, 2/12/2022, 7:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

National Black Wall Street Chicago fundraiser featuring Sam Chatman, Farley “Jackmaster” Funk, Brian “Furious” Frazier, and host J. Minor Allen

National Black Wall Street Chicago, 10/21, 1-6 PM, An open house and fundraiser; donations accepted for the not-for-profit organization at their website.

Nervous Dater, LAPêCHE

Schubas, 11/4, 7 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Nightwish, Beast in Black

Radius Chicago, 5/12/2022, 7 PM. Buy Tickets

Christian Nodal, Gera MX

Rosemont Theatre, Rosemont, 11/26, 9 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Joy Oladokun, Bre Kennedy

Lincoln Hall, 4/27/2022, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

Oliver Tree, Sueco, 347aidan

Radius Chicago, 3/4/2022, 6 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Joel Paterson Trio

Hungry Brain, 10/28, 9 PM.

Pineapple Thief

Bottom Lounge, 5/15/2022, 7:30 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Projecto Arcomusical: Emigre and Exile; Mark Feldman, Russ Johnson, Dave Miller, Quin Kirchner, and Matt Ulery

Hungry Brain, 10/27, 9 PM.

Dawn Richard

Sleeping Village, 1/22/2022, 9 PM, part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

Riley Brothers

Carol’s Pub, 10/28, 9 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Sloppy Seconds, Downtown Brown, Vacation Bible School, Evil Engine

Reggies’ Rock Club, 10/29, 7 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

The Social Experience Halloween Party featuring DJ Swerve

Subterranean, 10/30, 9 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Macie Stewart

Golden Dagger, 1/21/2022, 8 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy from TicketWeb

Thee Sacred Souls

Lincoln Hall, 1/19/2022, 8 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

Whitmer Thomas

Lincoln Hall, 12/16, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Tilian, Royal Coda, Tillie, Moxy

Bottom Lounge, 3/16/2022, 6:30 PM, all-ages. Buy from TicketWeb

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Allstate Arena, Rosemont, 12/23, 3 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Trippie Redd, Babysantana, Cochise

Radius Chicago, 11/5, 7 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Jeff Tweedy

Metro, 12/22, 7:30 PM; 12/23, 7:30 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; with full band including Sammy Tweedy, Spencer Tweedy, Liam Kazar, James Elkington, Sima Cunningham, and Macie Stewart. Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

200 Stab Wounds, Capra, Sarin, Organ Failure, Having Kittens

Reggies’ Music Joint, 10/29, 7 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Underscores, Tygko, Folie

Schubas, 1/20/2022, 6 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

Valebol

Golden Dagger, 1/19/2022, 8 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy from TicketWeb

Hana Vu, Burr Oak, Emily Jane Powers

Schubas, 1/19/2022, 7 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

Waltzer

Golden Dagger, 1/20/2022, 8 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy from TicketWeb

Wasp Factory, Hazelboy, Brackets

Golden Dagger, 10/28, 10:30 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Water From Your Eyes

Sleeping Village, 1/19/2022, 9 PM, on sale Wed 10/20, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

Matthew E. White, Benét

Schubas, 1/23/2022, 7 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

Whitehall, Carver Commodore

Cobra Lounge, 11/7, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

Wingtip and friends

Schubas, 12/1, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

DJ Zolita, Magin’

Golden Dagger, 1/22/2022, 8 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy from TicketWeb

Enter Shikari Credit: Tom Martin
Enter Shikari, Wargasm

Concord Music Hall, 4/8/2022, 6:30 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Epik High

The Vic, 3/12/2022, 7:30 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Sam Evian

Schubas, 1/21/2022, 8 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

The Fall of Troy, Strawberry Girls, Kaonashi, Satyr

Concord Music Hall, 11/14, 5 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Free Throw, Dogleg, Charmer

Beat Kitchen, 10/28, 8 PM, sold out. Buy from TicketWeb

Gang of Four

Bottom Lounge, 3/2/2022, 8 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 8 AM. Buy from TicketWeb

Gashi

Bottom Lounge, 3/29/2022, 8 PM, all-ages. Buy from TicketWeb

Geese, Gustaf, Native Sun

Lincoln Hall, 1/22/2022, 9 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

Genesis Owusu, Air Credits, Roy Kinsey

Lincoln Hall, 1/21/2022, 9 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

Glaive, Ericdoa, Midwxst

Schubas, 10/30, 7:30 PM; 10/31, 6:30 PM, all-ages, sold out. Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Glassjaw

Concord Music Hall, 3/16/2022, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

Guardin, Convolk, Sewerperson

Bottom Lounge, 2/16/2022, 7 PM, all-ages. Buy from TicketWeb

Gulch, World I Hate, MH Chaos, Sector

Bottom Lounge, 12/9, 8 PM, sold out. Buy Tickets

Halloween Night featuring Soul Craft, Lunadicks, Fastplants, Stickfight

Liar’s Club, 10/31, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

HalloWolfbat 2021 featuring Melvins, Coven, Heavy Temple

House of Vans, 10/30, 7:30 PM, Concert will also be streamed live at Vans’s Channel 66 website. Buy Tickets

DJ Heather, Terry Hunter, Karl Almaria, T. Mixwell, CZBoogie, James Dean, Randall Dean

Le Nocturne Chicago, 10/30, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Henhouse Prowlers

Park West, 12/29, 7:30 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

Hot Water Music

Bottom Lounge, 2/12/2022, 7:30 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Hunny, Michi, Small Crush

Subterranean, 10/30, 8 PM, sold out. Buy from TicketWeb

Ryan Hurd, Conner Smith

The Vic, 1/15/2022, 8 PM, on sale Thu 10/21, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

Jim Ryan’s Classic Albums Night featuring Sunday Papers, Vinyl Eyes, Vaxxed & Waxxed

Reggies’ Music Joint, 10/28, 8 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

A Lebowski Halloween featuring Zoofunkyou, Desmond Jones, King of Mars

Schubas, 10/29, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Lime

Stereo Nightclub, 11/5, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Little Feat, Ida Mae

Chicago Theatre, 3/10/2022, 7:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Wed 10/20, 9 AM. Buy from Ticketmaster

Lomelda, Carm, Alexalone

Lincoln Hall, 1/20/2022, 8 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

Vino Louden, Vance Kelly

Kingston Mines, 10/29, 7:30 PM; 10/30, 7:30 PM. Buy from TicketWeb Buy from TicketWeb

The Maine

House of Blues, 4/8/2022, 7 PM, all-ages, on sale Wed 10/20, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

MICH, E. Woods

Golden Dagger, 10/28, 8 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Michigander, Hollyy, Stay Outside

Lincoln Hall, 10/28, 8:30 PM. Buy Tickets

Mini Projects, Geekd, Calicoloco, Vanity Contest

Reggies’ Music Joint, 10/30, 9 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Minus Whale Halloween Party featuring Fresh, Playmaka, Jukie Tha Kidd, Mike P

The Promontory, 10/29, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Mom Jeans, Origami Angel, Save Face, Pool Kids

Cobra Lounge, 11/11, 6 PM; 11/12, 7 PM, all-ages, sold out. Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Sen Morimoto, Blake Saint David

Sleeping Village, 1/20/2022, 9 PM, on sale Wed 10/20, 10 AM;part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

Muzi

Sleeping Village, 1/21/2022, 9 PM, on sale Wed 10/20, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

Eric Nam

The Vic, 2/12/2022, 7:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM. Buy Tickets

National Black Wall Street Chicago fundraiser featuring Sam Chatman, Farley “Jackmaster” Funk, Brian “Furious” Frazier, and host J. Minor Allen

National Black Wall Street Chicago, 10/21, 1-6 PM, An open house and fundraiser; donations accepted for the not-for-profit organization at their website.

Nervous Dater, LAPêCHE

Schubas, 11/4, 7 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Nightwish, Beast in Black

Radius Chicago, 5/12/2022, 7 PM. Buy Tickets

Christian Nodal, Gera MX

Rosemont Theatre, Rosemont, 11/26, 9 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Joy Oladokun Credit: Nolan Knight
Joy Oladokun, Bre Kennedy

Lincoln Hall, 4/27/2022, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

Oliver Tree, Sueco, 347aidan

Radius Chicago, 3/4/2022, 6 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Joel Paterson Trio

Hungry Brain, 10/28, 9 PM.

Pineapple Thief

Bottom Lounge, 5/15/2022, 7:30 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Projecto Arcomusical: Emigre and Exile; Mark Feldman, Russ Johnson, Dave Miller, Quin Kirchner, and Matt Ulery

Hungry Brain, 10/27, 9 PM.

Dawn Richard

Sleeping Village, 1/22/2022, 9 PM, part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

Riley Brothers

Carol’s Pub, 10/28, 9 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Sloppy Seconds, Downtown Brown, Vacation Bible School, Evil Engine

Reggies’ Rock Club, 10/29, 7 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

The Social Experience Halloween Party featuring DJ Swerve

Subterranean, 10/30, 9 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Macie Stewart

Golden Dagger, 1/21/2022, 8 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy from TicketWeb

Thee Sacred Souls

Lincoln Hall, 1/19/2022, 8 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

Whitmer Thomas

Lincoln Hall, 12/16, 9 PM. Buy Tickets

Tilian, Royal Coda, Tillie, Moxy

Bottom Lounge, 3/16/2022, 6:30 PM, all-ages. Buy from TicketWeb

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Allstate Arena, Rosemont, 12/23, 3 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Trippie Redd, Babysantana, Cochise

Radius Chicago, 11/5, 7 PM, all-ages. Buy Tickets

Jeff Tweedy

Metro, 12/22, 7:30 PM; 12/23, 7:30 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; with full band including Sammy Tweedy, Spencer Tweedy, Liam Kazar, James Elkington, Sima Cunningham, and Macie Stewart. Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

200 Stab Wounds, Capra, Sarin, Organ Failure, Having Kittens

Reggies’ Music Joint, 10/29, 7 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Underscores, Tygko, Folie

Schubas, 1/20/2022, 6 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

Valebol

Golden Dagger, 1/19/2022, 8 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy from TicketWeb

Hana Vu, Burr Oak, Emily Jane Powers

Schubas, 1/19/2022, 7 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

Waltzer

Golden Dagger, 1/20/2022, 8 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy from TicketWeb

Wasp Factory, Hazelboy, Brackets

Golden Dagger, 10/28, 10:30 PM. Buy from TicketWeb

Water From Your Eyes

Sleeping Village, 1/19/2022, 9 PM, on sale Wed 10/20, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

Matthew E. White, Benét

Schubas, 1/23/2022, 7 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy Tickets

Whitehall, Carver Commodore

Cobra Lounge, 11/7, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

Wingtip and friends

Schubas, 12/1, 8 PM. Buy Tickets

DJ Zolita, Magin’

Golden Dagger, 1/22/2022, 8 PM, on sale Fri 10/22, 10 AM; part of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival. Buy from TicketWeb

Updated listings

UPDATED LISTINGS

Argonaut and Wasp, Worry Club

Schubas, 11/2, 8 PM, opener added. Buy Tickets

Ilan Bluestone, Maor Levi

Concord Music Hall, 11/13, 10 PM, opener added. Buy Tickets

Circa Survive, Tigers Jaw, Soul Glo

Concord Music Hall, 1/15/2022, 6:30 PM, lineup updated. Buy Tickets

Amelie Lens, Hiroko Yamamura

Concord Music Hall, 11/11, 10 PM, opener added. Buy Tickets

Jesse McCartney

Park West, 11/12, 8 PM, all-ages, postponed. Buy Tickets

Poorstacy, Paris Shadows, Gvllow

Cobra Lounge, 10/31, 7:30 PM, all-ages, openers added. Buy Tickets

Shelley FKA Dram, Laya

Bottom Lounge, 11/2, 8 PM, canceled. Buy from TicketWeb

See previously listed Early Warnings.