Concerts and shows to check out July 4th weekend in Chicago 2017
Red Hot Chili Peppers

You've got a cookout planned, a great spot for fireworks, and you're relaxing in the summer heat. What's left? Live music. Few things are more fun than a concert, especially to celebrate a holiday in the middle of summer, when the concert season is at its peak. And Chicago has a lot of concerts for you to check out over July 4th weekend, from iconic jam bands to indie favorites, so find one you can't miss and get your tickets before they sell out!

Dead & Company
June 29 and July 1
Wrigley Field - 1060 W Addison St., Chicago, IL 60613

Although your chance to see the Grateful Dead live has come and gone, you can still see the next best thing--Dead & Company, a band comprised of core surviving members of the original band. And what better way to get ready for the 4th of July, the quintessential summer holiday? You have two chances to see them, with shows on Friday, June 30 and Saturday, July 1. Tickets are on sale now, with prices starting at $35 and ranging up to $130.

Red Hot Chili Peppers
June 30 @ 8 p.m.
United Center - 1901 W Madison, Chicago, IL 60612

Alternative-rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers is in town to start the weekend on Friday, June 30 at the United Center. Remaining tickets are $99 and on sale now.

Blake Shelton & Kelly Clarkson
July 1 @ 7 p.m.
Soldier Field - 1410 S. Museum Campus Drive, Chicago, IL 60605

Country star and The Voice judge Blake Shelton will perform at Soldier Field, along with--appropriately--our first American Idol, Kelly Clarkson. Tickets are on sale now and range from $20 to $80.

July 2 @ 7 p.m.
Huntington Bank Pavilion - 1300 South Lynn White Drive, Chicago, IL 60605

Keep the fun weekend going with 311 at Huntington Bank Pavilion on July 2. Tickets range from $29 to $71 and are on sale now.

The Mountain Goats
July 3 @ 9 p.m.
Empty Bottle - 1035 N Western Ave., Chicago, IL 60622

Check out The Mountain Goats at Empty Bottle on July 3, starting off a new week but leading into the official holiday. They'll have support from Advance Base. Tickets are $31 and are on sale now.