BY TER STAFF
Chicago is bar none one of the best cities for live music, not only in the U.S. but in the world. Whether you are seeing an intimate performance at the Concord Music Hall, a packed show at some of the city’s most historic venues like the Chicago Theatre or the Aragon Ballroom, one of the cities awesome music festivals, or even a huge production at the United Center, Chicago has something for everyone.
And right now, even in the middle of winter, it’s a great time to catch a show in the Windy City. This month alone fans can check out some performances by the dabbing rap trio Migos, hard rock’s legendary band AC|DC, country music’s Dustin Lynch, and a whole bunch of big name rappers including Future, Fetty Wap and Hoodie Allen, just to name a few.
Migos @ The House of Blues (2/28)
The ‘Versace’ rapping trio Migos is bringing the dab to Chicago this month as the group will be performing at the House of Blues on February 28th at 5:00PM (performance begins at 6:30). Expect the crowd to go crazy at the group plays their hit single ‘Look at My Dab’, as well as other cuts off their YRN 2 mixtape. Get your tickets now at LiveNation.com for only $25, that’s less than $9 per Migo!
AC|DC @ The United Center (2/17)
Legendary rockers AC|DC will be back in black at Chicago’s United Center on February 17th this month. Tickets are unfortunately all sold-out, but if you managed to get some in time, then definitely consider yourself more than lucky because the guys are expected to put on one hell of a performance for their Rock Or Bust tour.
Hoodie Allen @ The Riviera Theatre (2/27)
Hoodie Allen is just one of many rappers that are coming to Chi-town this month, and he is bringing some great company with him, as his Happy Camper tour features rapper Kyle and singer Blackbear. The show will take place on February 27th at the Riviera Theatre, and you definitely don’t want to miss out. This one is all ages, tickets cost just $30, and you can get your tickets now before they sell-out at Jam Productions‘ official website.
Future @ The Aragon Ballroom (2/18)
In just a few days, DS2 rapper Future is bringing The Purple Reign tour to the Windy City. Going down on February 18th at the Aragon Ballroom, Future will be joined by rapper Ty Dolla $ign, and each by their own are worth the price of admission. This one is sold-out, so only re-sale tickets are available on Ticketmaster.com, but whether you have tickets or not, the Aragon will definitely be the place to be this Thursday.
Fetty Wap & Post Malone @ The House of Blues (2/17)
A day before Future’s sell-out performance at the Aragon Ballom, another can’t-miss rap concert is coming to Chicago, this time with Fetty Wap and Post Malone’s Welcome To The Zoo tour. Both rappers have catapulted into the rap world in the past year, Post Malone with his track ‘White Iverson’ and Fetty Wap of course with his smash hit ‘Trap Queen’. The performances will take place on February 17th at the House of Blues, and this one is sold-out so get your re-sale tickets now while you still can.
Keith Relief Benefit Concert w/ Dustin Lynch @ Joe’s On Weed St. (2/22)
We covered Dustin Lynch’s recent Chicago tour stop and now the country singer is already on his way back and for a great cause, to help alleviate the financial and emotional burdens of families and individuals dealing with medical crises. Headlining the Keith Relief benefit concert, a charity ran by Chicago Blackhawks superstar Duncan Keith, Lynch will surely give his all for the sold-out crowd of hockey fans and country music fans alike. This one is taking place on Monday, February 22nd at Joe’s on Weed St., so if you have your tickets you’ll surely be treated to a great night for a great cause.
Dirt Nasty & Mickey Avalon @ The Bottom Lounge (2/26)
Last but not least is probably the most unique concert on our list. Taking stage at the Bottom Lounge on February 26th, actor/rapper Simon Rex (“Dirt Nasty”) and ‘Jane Fonda’ rapper Mickey Avalon have squashed their beef and will make a stop in Chicago on their new Married to the Game tour. The two are more than entertaining, Dirt’s raps are absolutely hilarious, their song ‘My Dick’ is a 10 out of 10, and together the two make a great team. Tickets are still available so don’t miss out!