Following an epic night of music at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile for night one of the annual iHeartRadio Festival, fans set their alarms to make it to Area 15 for the festival’s Daytime Stage. Boasting performances from veterans like Avril Lavigne, Big Time Rush and 5 Seconds of Summer, as well as some of music best emerging names across all genres like Chloe, Gayle and Girl In Red, the Daytime Stage had something for everyone.
With such an amazing lineup of musicians all in one afternoon, we had to check out the action first hand and capture some of our favorite moments from the outdoor festival. From Avril Lavigne’s performance of “Sk8er Boi” to 5SoS rocking out to their new single “Complete Mess”, the highlights from Saturday were endless.
Check out our photos from the iHeartRadio Festival’s Daytime Stage below!
Nothing beats live music in the Windy City in the summer months, so it’s no surprise that a number of big concerts are coming to your favorite Chicago venues. From 5 Seconds of Summer’s lakeside performance in the middle of the month, to Little Big Town’s Ravinia Festival Performance in Highland Park, we have five big shows that you need to catch this month.
Check out our list of the 5 can’t miss concerts in Chicago in July!
Music fans in the Twin Cities can celebrate today as Christmas is coming early to Minneapolis. The iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour is returning to Minnesota for another consecutive year and this year’s lineup is one to rememeber! The 101.3 KDWB Jingle Ball’s 2019 lineup is amazing from top to bottom and will bring names like Katy Perry, Camila Cabello and more to the Xcel Energy Center this holiday season.
Taking place on Monday, December 9th at the Xcel Energy Center in Minneapolis, the Twin Cities’ Jingle Ball will feature performances from 5 Seconds of Summer, Why Don’t We, Monsta X, Lauv and headlining sets from Katy Perry and Camila Cabello.
For another consecutive year, Capital One will be the national presenting partner for the Jingle Ball Tour and will allow cardholders to get exclusive access to high demand tickets through their Cardholder Pre-Sale, which will begin on Monday, October 7 at 10:00AM (local time) and will run through Wednesday, October 9 at www.iHeartRadio.com/CapitalOne. Remaining tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, October 11 at noon via the Jingle Ball’s official website.
Get more information on Minneapolis’ Jingle Ball and the rest of the Jingle Balls throughout the country here!
Chicago’s premiere Top 40 station, B96, brought their annual B96 Pepsi Summer Bash back to the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL for another year of great music.
With a collection of your favorite boy bands (Why Don’t We, 5 Seconds of Summer, CNCO) and some of the biggest emerging names in pop like Bazzi, Bryce Vine, Ava Max and more, there was something for everyone at the Allstate Arena on Saturday night. Summer Bash organizers also announced the return of the B96 Pepsi Jingle Bash, which will return to the Chicago area in December.
Check out our photos of the 2019 B96 Pepsi Summer Bash below!
With a whole summer of amazing concerts still to come, one of the hottest summers of the fall has been announced as The Chainsmokers and 5 Seconds of Summer are coming to an arena near you towards the end of the year.
Kicking the tour off on September 25th at Cincinnati’s U.S. Bank Arena, The Chainsmokers and 5SoS will make stops in Chicago, Milwaukee, Toronto, Detroit, Boston and many more, until the tour comes to an end on December 6th in Vancouver. Tickets for the “World War Joy” go on sale for the general public on February 15th at 10AM via LiveNation.com.
Check out the dates and locations for the World War Joy Tour below.
Before Chicago transitions into festival mode, with Lollapalooza and Pitchfork scheduled to takeover the Windy City in the coming months, B96 kicks off the summer by bringing some of the biggest names in music to the Allstate Arena with their annual B96 Pepsi Summer Bash.
Celebrating some of the biggest female artists in pop music today, this year’s Summer Bash saw performances from Dua Lipa, Meghan Trainor, Alessia Cara, Bebe Rexha and a huge headlining set from Halsey. And that is not to say that the guys on the lineup didn’t deliver, because Liam Payne, Why Don’t We, 5 Seconds of Summer and ‘Mine’ newcomer Bazzi all delivered for their Chicago fans in Rosemont.
Las Vegas’ iHeartRadio Music Festival revealed the lineup for it’s 2018 Daytime Stage and it has something for everyone!
Everything from rock, rap, country and pop, fans at the Daytime Stage on September 22nd will see performances from Dua Lipa, Bazzi, Dustin Lynch, 5 Seconds of Summer, Lil Uzi Vert, Belly, Bobby Bones and The Raging Idiots and Greta Van Fleet. Tickets for the Daytime Stage will go on sale Thursday, May 3rd (1PM EST) at iHeartRadio.com.
With the announcement of their next studio album, Youngblood, 5 Seconds of Summer (5SOS) have shared the dates and locations for their 2018 summer tour. Following their current spring tour, which has already sold out, 5SOS will kick off their summer tour on August 27th in Toronto.
With stops in Chicago, Boston, Minneapolis, Virginia Beach and many more, fans will have plenty of opportunities to catch the guys on The Meet You There Tour. Tickets for the tour will go on sale for the general public on Friday, April 13th and each ticket purchased will also include a copy of the forthcoming LP.
Last night iHeartRadio and 103.5 KISS FM brought the Jingle Ball Tourto Chicago’s Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL. With a sold out-crowd watching, some of the biggest names in music performed for the Windy City crowd on Wednesday night. Artists like Selena Gomez, Nick Jonas, 5 Seconds of Summer, Shawn Mendes, Tove Lo, Hailee Steinfeld, DNCE and (just to name a few) where there to give the packed arena a more than memorable show.
Fans did not waste any time showing up as ‘She’s Kinda Hot’ rockers, 5 Seconds of Summer kicked off the show. Soon after Chicago fans were treated to a beautiful performance from singer/songwriter Charlie Puth, who performed his Paul Walker dedicated track ‘See You Again’, as well as his Meghan Trainor collaboration, ‘Marvin Gaye’.
Next up was singer Conrad Sewell, still a new name to many, but who left a lot of concert goes impressed by his set. Known most for his single ‘Hold Me Up’, Conrad definitely held his own amongst the pop stars on the lineup. To up the energy though, Sewell was followed by newcomers DNCE, led by Joe Jonas. Out of all performances, no one met the fun energy that DNCE brought, especially during the highlight of their set when they performed their best known record, ‘Cake By The Ocean’.
Like Sewell, many may not have expected for R. City to put up one of the night’s best performances. Reminding everyone of their work with other artists, R. City told a moving story behind their Adam Levin-assisted single ‘Locked Away’, and in total put together an awesome set. Soon after R. City hopped off stage, singer Tove Lo put together a great performance of her own. While Tove Lo may be an indie artist on a pop lineup, her records have still dominated the radio, with the entire crowd knowing every word of Tove’s top tracks.
The screams may have been the loudest last night when singer Shawn Mendes hit the stage. While the singer got his initial fame through the phone app Vine, with the monster success of his single ‘Stiches’ (which can still be heard everywhere), Mendes is well on his way to becoming a household name. In the past year alone, Mendes has performed in Chicago a handful of times, including an opening set for Taylor Swift on her 1989 World Tour at Soldier Field. Then to close his set, Mendes invited Fifth Harmony’s Camila Cebello to perform their new single, ‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’.
Shawn Mendes wasn’t the only Taylor Swift-associated artist on the lineup though, as next up was singer Hailee Steinfeld. You may know her from her acting (True Grit, Pitch Perfect 2) or even her appearance in T-Swift’s music video for ‘Bad Blood’, but if you don’t know her yet by her singer, you definitely will soon. Steinfeld’s record ‘I Love Myself’ is one of the funnest singles of the second half of 2015, and while she is still new to the game, you wouldn’t guess it by her stage presence.
Following Steinfeld was Fifth Harmony, as Camila Cabello returned to the stage after her huge performance with Mendes. Although Cebello and Mendes make a great team, she makes an even better one with the rest of the Fifth Harmony girls, first made famous on The X Factor. Ever since forming years ago in 2012, Fifth Harmony has consistently put out some big singles.
With the night beginning to wrap up, the energy and talent did not drop off as Selena Gomez hit the stage. Opening her set, mixing some of her new singles with the old (‘Same Old Love’ and ‘Love You Like a Love Song’), Gomez’s set was extended when compared to some of those before her, and rightfully so. While some of music’s biggest emerging names kicked off the show, it was only right that a superstar like Gomez get some extra time with the sold-out crowd.
To end the night was a headlining set from Nick Jonas. Providing a much different vibe than his brother Joe did earlier in the night, Jonas brought more than enough energy of his own, while reminding us of just how many hits he already has in his relatively young career as a solo artist. Performing a number of hits from his most recent album (his first in many years), including ‘Levels’ and ‘Chains’, Jonas certainly gave a memorable ending to the awesome night!
Check out our photos from the Jingle Ball last night in Chicago below, and if you’re anywhere near Florida, make sure you catch the tour on its last stops this week!
Last night iHeartRadio and 103.5 KISS FM brought the Jingle Ball Tourto Chicago’s Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL. With a sold out-crowd watching, some of the biggest names in music performed for the Windy City crowd on Wednesday night. And before your favorite artists hit the stage, we caught them on the red carpet dressed to the nines. Nick Jonas, 5 Seconds of Summer, Shawn Mendes, Tove Lo, Hailee Steinfeld, DNCE and many more where there last night looking their best, so peep our red carpet photos and definitely stay tuned as we share more coverage and photos from last night’s performances real soon!
Check out our photos from the Jingle Ball red carpet last night in Chicago below, and if you’re anywhere near Florida, make sure you catch the tour on its last stops this week!