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
July 2 @ 7 p.m.
Huntington Bank Pavilion - 1300 South Lynn White Drive, Chicago, IL 60605
The Mountain Goats
July 3 @ 9 p.m.
Empty Bottle - 1035 N Western Ave., Chicago, IL 60622