Outdoor concerts to see in Chicago this August

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What better way to soak up the remaining weeks of summer than enjoying some music outside? Lucky for you, there are lots of outdoor concerts happening in Chicago this August. Here’s the roundup.

Millennium Park

Idina Menzel – August 16

Broadway in Chicago Summer Concert – August 17

Grant Park Orchestra – August 7, 8, 12, 14, 15, 19, 21, 22

World Class Jazz – every Thursday August 6-27

Soldier Field

One Direction – August 23

Wrigley Field

Billy Joel – August 27

Foo Fighters & Cheap Trick – August 29

Ravinia

Diana Krall – August 9

3 Doors Down & Collective Soul – August 17

Sugar Ray with Better than Ezra, Uncle Kracker & Eve 6 – August 18

NEEDTOBREATHE & Switchfoot – August 19

Seth MacFarlane & the Ravinia Festival Orchestra – August 21

Chicago – August 22-23

ZZ Top – August 27

Little Big Town – August 28

Santana – August 29-30

Alan Jackson – August 31

Northerly Island

Jim Gaffigan – August 6

The Smashing Pumpkins & Marilyn Manson – August 7

Yes & Toto – August 16

First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre 

Tim McGraw with Billy Currington & Chase Bryant – August 8

Nicki Minaj – August 9

Sublime with Rome & Rebellion – August 20

Lady Antebellum with Hunter Hayes & Sam Hunt – August 22

Follow @UrbanAgendaWGN on Twitter for more fun stuff going on around the city. Send us your ideas and photos – they might be featured in a future post or TV segment. Now get out and experience Chicago!



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