New Chicago venue RADIUS announces first run of shows for 2020
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Chicago is adding to the city's vibrant live entertainment and music community with a new music venue, RADIUS. The 55,000 square foot space, set to officially open in 2020, has begun announcing its first run of shows, starting with electronic music producer Dillon Francis on February 29 (Tickets). 

RADIUS has also announced Carl Cox on March 6 (Tickets), Tchami on March 13 (Tickets), Lil Wayne on March 28 (Tickets), Killswitch Engage with August Burns Red and Light The Torch on April 4 (Tickets), Alkaline Trio and Bad Religion on April 18 (Tickets), and King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard on April 24 (Tickets). Tickets for these events will begin going on sale this week. 

The venues have announced AXS as its official ticket partner, with the venue set to use AXS Mobile ID technology, which allows fans to have a more personalized and secure ticketing experience. Fans can efficiently manage their tickets with their mobile phone; sell tickets in a safe, verified online marketplace; easily transfer tickets to friends; and helps eliminate lost, stolen, and counterfeit tickets. 

“We were looking for a scalable, multi-purpose venue space to house a state of the art concert facility with modern art and design elements at the forefront, and we’ve created it with RADIUS,” said RADIUS owner and operator Nick Karounos. “We wanted a ticketing system and technology that could scale alongside our ambitions to create a seamless and enhanced experience from the moment a fan interacts with us. We found that with AXS.” 

The ticketing relationship adds to the existing partnership with the established Chicago venue, PRYSM.  

“We couldn’t ask for more dynamic partners as we continue to expand our offerings in Chicago,” said Rob Sine, Chief Revenue Officer for AXS. “Nick Karounos and his team have been instrumental in shaping the live event and nightlife landscape in Chicago for the past 20 years, and RADIUS will only further that influence and positive evolution of music in the community.”