Chicago’s 5 Hottest Summer Concerts Released: List – NBC Chicago


Chicago’s most popular summer concerts have been revealed.

StubHub on Tuesday released a list of the website’s best-selling performances across the city in the summer of 2022, including what could be a surprising pick at the top.

Mötley Crüe and Def Leppard, due to perform at Wrigley Field on July 8, topped the list, beating Lady Gaga and Elton John for the top spot.

Here’s where other artists fell on the list and when to catch their performances:

  1. Mötley Crüe and Def Leppard: Wrigley Field, July 8
  2. Lady Gaga: Wrigley Field, August 15
  3. Chris Stapleton: Wrigley Field, July 23
  4. Elton John: Soldier Field, August 5
  5. Kenny Chesney: Soldier Field, June 25

The ranking was based on cumulative ticket sales as of May 10 for concerts taking place from May 30 through September 4 in the Chicago metro area, according to StubHub.

Dua Lipa, J. Cole and Green Day headline Chicago’s Lollapalooza Music Festival July 28-31. Performances by Lil Baby, Machine Gun Kelly, Kygo and Doja Cat are also expected.

The week leading up to the festival, the House of Blues, Metro and Aragon Ballroom, among other venues, will host artists like The Wombats, Wallows, The Regrettes, Zhu, Fletcher and Beach Bunny from July 26-31.


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