Chicago's Upcoming Country Concerts

Chicago’s Upcoming Country Concerts

This summer will be a good one for Chicago’s country music fans (like our guy Airball). Between the months of May and September, a great mix country music legends and rising stars will be making their way to the Chicagoland area. Below you can find exactly who will be coming to town along with other useful details such as where they’re playing and opening acts. If you’d like to hear a song from one of the artists, simply scroll over the picture and click play.

Brad Paisley

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Brad Paisley @ FMBA – May 11th

A year after rocking Wrigley Field, Brad Paisley is all set for his return trip back to Chicago as part of the Beat This Summer Tour 2013. Joined by Chris Young and Lee Brice, Paisley’s performance is sure to start the summer off on a high note with songs such as “Ticks” and “American Saturday Night”.

  • Also Playing: Chris Young, Lee Brice
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Tim McGraw

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Tim McGraw @ FMBA – May 24th

Few artists have put together the type of career in country music as Tim McGraw has. This May, McGraw will help kick off the concert season with yet another one of his renown live performances. With his new album, Two Lanes of Freedom, on shelves now, fans can expect a great mix of new songs and all-time favorites.

  • Also Playing: Brantley Gilbert & Love and Theft
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Photo Credit: Music.Yahoo.Com

Luke Bryan @ FMBA – June 15th

Reigning CMA Entertainer of the year, Luke Bryan will be coming to First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre this June.  Bryan will look to ride the success  his recently released #1 album, Spring Break…Here to Party, by kicking off the Dirt Road Diaries Tour alongside a pair of fantastic openers in Thompson Square and Florida Georgia Line.

  • Also Playing: Thompson Square & Florida Georgia Line
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Toby Keith @ FMBA – June 30th

Get your “Red Solo Cup” ready, one of country music’s most recognizable names will coming our way this summer! On June 30th, Toby Keith will bring country to Chicago in a way only he can. And just a few days before the 4th of July, expect the always patriotic Toby Keith to put on quite the show.


Jason Aldean

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Jason Aldean @ Wrigley Field – July 20th

Keeping the tradition of great summer concerts at Wrigley Filed alive will be country music superstar Jason Aldean.  Aldean is coming off the release of his 5th studio album, Night Train, and is now gearing up for 2013’s Night Train Tour which will feature a slew of notable artists across select dates.  For this very special performance at Wrigley Field, Aldean will be joined by Grammy Award winner Kelly Clarkson, Jake Owen and Thomas Rhett.  Don’t miss this A-List line-up, get your tickets today.

  • Also Performing: Kelly Clarkson, Jake Owen and Thomas Rhett
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Blake Shelton

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Blake Shelton @ FMBA – August 3rd

When he’s not hosting NBC’s The Voice, Blake Shelton has a thriving music career of his own to cater to.  In March, Shelton released the album Based on a True Story… which hit #1 on the country music charts and has already birthed a pair of acclaimed singles in “Sure Be Cool If you Did” and “Boys ‘Round Here”. Hear hits old and new from Shelton when he comes to First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in August alongside the talented Easton Corbin and the lovely Jana Kramer.

  • Also Performing: Easton Corbin, Jana Kramer
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Taylor Swift

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Taylor Swift @ Soldier Field – August 10th

In support of her multi-platinum album, Red, Taylor Swift will be playing some of the country’s biggest venues. Over the last year, Swift has made the transition from a promising young country singer to a mainstream music megastar. Much of that new-found appeal can be accredited to her crossing over to a more pop-influenced sound musically. Whether you prefer Taylor’s new stuff or her old, they’re will be plenty of both with the Red Tour comes to Soldier Field this August.

  • Also Performing: Ed Sheeran, Austin Mahone, Casey James
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Rascal Flatts

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Rascal Flatts @ FMBA – August 17th

From 2000-2010, the trio of Rascal Flatts released seven studio albums that, combined, went 18x Platinum.   In 2012, the group’s success continued with the release of  Changed which marked their seventh consecutive number one album. With so many hit songs in their catalog, Rascal Flatts is one act country fans can’t miss this summer!


Photo Credit: Mark Humphrey/AP Photo

Photo Credit: Mark Humphrey/AP Photo

Miranda Lambert @ FMBA – September 9th

Miranda Lambert and fellow country music star Dierks Bentley will be playing First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre this September.  Hear hit songs such as Lambert’s “Over You” and “White Liar” and Bentley’s “Home” and “Sideways”.  There won’t be many chances to see these to share the same stage so be sure to get your tickets before it sells out!

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