Best Valentine's Day shows in Chicago 2017
Tove Lo

Is there a better date night than a concert, especially for Valentine's Day? Concerts can make for a great romantic night out or a fun night on your own if you're single, and Chicago has some great ones to choose from, including traditional South African music and modern-day pop stars. Whether you're celebrating being single or cozying up to your significant other this Valentine's Day, find your favorite show, get your tickets, and have fun!

Cloud Nothings
Feb. 10 @ 8:30 p.m.
Thalia Hall
1807 S Allport St.
Chicago, IL 60608

Cleveland band Cloud Nothings are on the road for Valentine's Day, too, and their Chicago stop falls on Feb. 10. Tickets are $18 in advance.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Feb. 11 @ 5 and 8 p.m.
Old Town School of Folk Music, Maurer Hall
4544 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago IL 60625

Traditional South African a capella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, who have been together for over 50 years and are best known for their contributions to classic Paul Simon album Graceland, will perform at Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music on Feb. 11. Tickets are $45 for the general public, $43 for members.

Blue Man Group Chicago
Feb. 14 @ 8 p.m.
Briar Street Theatre
3133 N. Halsted
Chicago, IL 60657

Enjoy iconic Blue Man Group Chicago's thumping drums and vibrant paint at the Briar Street Theatre with a Valentine's Day performance. If Valentine's Day itself doesn't work with your schedule, the band also performs multiple times throughout the week. Tickets cost $59 to $109.

Japandroids
Feb. 15 @ 8 p.m.
The Vic Theatre
3145 North Sheffield
Chicago, IL 60657

Check out a show from Japandroids a day after Valentine's Day, Feb. 15. Tickets cost $25.

Tove Lo
Feb. 16 @ 7:30 p.m.
House of Blues
329 N Dearborn St.
Chicago, IL 60654

Swedish pop singer Tove Lo is among the many musicians going on tour close to Valentine's Day, and that includes a Chicago stop a few days later on Feb. 16 with her Lady Wood Tour. She'll be joined by opener Phoebe Ryan. Tickets cost $29.50 to $34.50.