8 Can’t Miss Concerts in Chicago This December: B96 Jingle Bash, Jay Z & More


Photo by Dan Garcia/The Early Registration

As the holidays begin, so do the amazing variety of holiday concerts and more. From WGCI’s Big Jam with Rick Ross and Chris Brown to B96 Jingle Bash with Taylor Swift and the Backstreet Boys, Christmas is coming early for a lot of music fans in Chicago next month.

Check out our list of our 8 can’t miss concerts in Chicago next month!

Photo by Dan Garcia/The Early Registration

Jingle Bash @ Allstate Arena (Dec. 7)

B96’s Pepsi Jingle Bash continues to impress us as the hit Chicago station is bringing Taylor Swift, Logic, the Backstreet Boys, Fifth Harmony and more to the Allstate Arena on December 7th. Limited seats remain, but fans can pick up the shows remaining tickets at Ticketmaster.com. Needless to say, this will be one of the biggest concerts of the entire year.

101.9 The Mix Presents Miracle with Kelly Clarkson @ Rosemont Theatre (Dec. 5)

101.9 The Mix is bringing their holiday concert to the Rosemont Theatre on December 5th this year. With anticipated performances from Kelly Clarkson, Andy Grammer and more, fans will not leave disappointed. And to make things even better proceeds from the concert go to support the LaRabida Children’s Hospital.

WGCI Big Jam @ United Center (Dec. 30)

Chicago’s hit station for rap & hip-hop, WGCI, is bringing some of the biggest names in rap to the United Center on December 30th for its annual Big Jam concert. This year artists like Chris Brown, Rick Ross, Playboi Carti and more will bless the stage. From top to bottom the lineup for this year is stacked, so get your tickets now!

Photo by Dan Garcia/The Early Registration

Jingle Ball @ Allstate Arena (Dec. 13)

Sorry, not sorry, but you’ll be making a big mistake if you’re not at the Allstate Arena on December 13th, because iHeartRadio and 103.5 KISS FM is bringing the Jingle Ball to Chicago. With showstopping performances from Demi Lovato, Halsey, The Chainsmokers, Liam Payne and more on the schedule, there is no better way to get yourself in the holiday spirit.

A Pentatonix Christmas @ Chicago Theatre (Dec. 3-5)

With three nights booked at the historic Chicago Theatre, you’ll have plenty of chances to celebrate the holidays with the biggest acapella group in the world, the Pentatonix. While their covers and original tracks are always worth the price of admission, there is something extra special about seeing the group perform some of your Christmas favorites. This is a hard ticket to get, so check Ticketmaster.com for their verified resale tickets.

Photo by Dan Garcia/The Early Registration

Jay Z w/ Vic Mensa @ United Center (Dec. 5)

Fresh off his Album of the Year nomination, Jay Z is set to bring his acclaimed 4:44 Tour to Chicago next month. Performing at the United Center on December 5th, Jay Z will bring performances from his new LP as well as his decades of hits. Oh, and did we mention he is bringing along Chicago’s own, Vic Mensa, for the tour? Get your tickets here!

Trans-Siberian Orchestra @ Allstate Arena (Dec. 28)

A TSO performance needs to be an annual tradition for your holiday plans. Bringing two performances to the Allstate Arena on December 28th, whether you’re catching the night performance or the early show, you’ll be happy you rocked out to the Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s Christmas classics. Get your tickets now.

Katy Perry @ BMO Harris Bradley Center (Milwaukee) (Dec. 4)

Although this one is 90 miles north, you’ll want to cross the state lines to catch Katy Perry’s headlining tour at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on December 4th. Perry brought her tour to Chicago last month for two great nights, so whether you missed out last time or you want to relive the experience again, there are plenty of reasons to come to Milwaukee to catch her Witness Tour live. Get your tickets and more information at Ticketmaster.com.


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