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Nov 16, 2018

5 Must See Chicago Concerts This Fall

The place to go for summertime festivals? Chicago. Concerts, outdoor festivals, and other events litter the months of May-September. But as you are probably aware music is happening in Chicago all year long! That’s right, there are great events and concerts happening in Chicago this Fall! Check out these 5 Must-See Chicago Concerts this November and December.

 

1. Jack White

Jack White

If Seven Nation Army is on your car’s playlist and you went to this year’s Lollapalooza, this is your perfect concert. Mark your calendars for November 19th as he’s having a concert at the Aragon, Uptown!

 

2. Thom Yorke Oliver Coates

Thom Yorke

Radiohead fans unite! Thom Yorke is coming back to Chicago this December 4th for a special concert in support of his album! And not only that, experimental cellist Oliver Coates will be playing in the event as well! So get your smartphones ready and croon to Thom’s latest hits at the Chicago Theater!

 

3. Makaya McCraven

J Dilla

Photo by David Marques

 

Known in Chicago as J Dilla of the Jazz scene, Makaya is here to promote his latest album, Universal Beings on Thursday, November 29 at the South Shore Cultural Center! Not only that, he’s bringing with him Tortoise guitarist Jeff Parker and London saxophonist Nubya Garcia!

 

4. Saba, Joseph Chilliams, MFNMelo, Frsh Waters

Saba

Photo by: Jaclyn Rivas

 

If you’re craving some hip-hop music, this is the gig for you. Chicago’s top hip-hop artists are coming together in a tribute of John Walt Day. Saba is headlining the concert with his latest hits from his album Care for Me. Make sure to catch this once-in-a-lifetime concert at the Concord Music Hall on November 24!

 

5. Jamila Woods

Jamila Woods

Photo by: Neil O’Bryan

 

Singer-songwriter and poet Jamila Woods is ready to bring her soulful anthems to a wider audience in this event. Make sure to catch her hits from debut album HEAVN on Harold Washington Cultural Center on November 30!

 

Who says the Chicago Music Scene only comes alive during summertime? Make sure to check out these events in the city this month. Right after, you can chill and relax at WhirlyBall for a little nightcap! Sounds like a great plan for a fun night out, doesn’t it?