When putting together your Illinois concert wish list for 2024, you're going to want to take a look at this "must-see" show list for suggestions.

10 "Must-See" Concerts In Illinois For 2024

# 1 Def Leppard, Journey, and Steve Miller Band - 7/15 Wrigley Field (Chicago)

  • That's what I call a summer party show. I've seen all three bands and they're all great live.

# 2 Kenny Chesney, Zac Brown Band, Megan Moroney, An Uncle Kracker - 6/15 Soldier Field (Chicago)

  • Soldier Field is a fun place for a summer concert especially with this line-up.

# 3 Hootie and the Blowfish, Collective Soul, and Edwin McCain - 8/9 Credit 1 Union Amphitheatre (Tinley Park)

  • Take a trip back in time for some great memories.

# 4 Sarah McLachlan - 6/11 Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island (Chicago)

  • The best backdrops in the state with Lake Michigan and the Chicago Skyline make the perfect concert venue setting.

# 5 Windy City Smoke Out featuring Thomas Rhett, Parket McCollum, Cody Johnson, and Carrie Underwood - 7/11-14 United Center (Chicago)

  • It's Chicago's Country Music Festival.

# 6 Iron Maiden - 10/24 Allstate Arena (Rosemont)

  • If you're looking for an "old school" Metal show, this one is for you.

# 7 Lollapalooza (line-up TBA) - 8/3-6 Grant Park (Chicago)

  • The ultimate music festival in Illinois with multiple bands from multiple genres during multiple days.

# 8 P!nk, Sheryl Crow, and The Script - 8/24 Soldier Field (Chicago)

  • I've seen her and she puts on an incredible show.

# 9 New Kids On The Block, Paula Abdul, and DJ Jazzy Jeff - 6/15 Credit Union 1 Amphitheatre (Tinley Park)

  • NKOTB concerts have become a summer tradition for fans.

# 10 Sammy Hagar and the Circle with Loverboy - 8/3 Credit Union 1 Amphitheatre (Tinley Park)

  • If you've never seen Sammy Hagar, I highly recommend it. This summer he'll be featuring mostly Van Halen songs.

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