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December Concerts

We know it’s cold, but that doesn’t stop some of the best music acts from performing in Chicago. There are plenty of awesome Holiday Concerts this December, especially the many New Year’s Eve concerts throughout the city. Check out the hottest concerts in Chicago for December 2015.



The Arcs | Vic Theater | December 2nd, 2015 |

The Arcs Dan Auerbach The Black Keys front man Dan Auerbach’s side project known as The Arcs come to town to perform at the Vic Theater. The Arcs are touring their debut record Yours Dreamily.

Death Cab For Cutie | Chicago Theater | December 3rd, 2015 |

death cab for cutie Hosted by 93XRT Chicago, Death Cab For Cutie and Best Coast are performing for the annual Big Holiday Concert. A more trimmed down version of Death Cab for Cutie (minus a guitarist) are on tour for their new record Codes and Keys. Check them out December 3rd at the Chicago Theater.

Twenty One Pilots | Aragon Ballroom | December 3rd, 2015

twenty one pilots backflip The Piano Pop act Twenty One Pilots joins the Nights We Stole Christmas concert series. The concert series has expanded to four shows over 4 nights. Twenty One Pilot will share the stage with K.Flay, Griz Fold and more.

Bastille | Aragon Ballroom | December 4th

bastille Part of the Nights We Stole Christmas series, Bastille takes the stage at Aragon Ballroom with specal guests The Wombats and Circa Waves.

Andrew Bird | Fourth Presbyterian Church | December 7th – 11th

andrew bird @ 4th Presbyterian Church Chicago The guy who mad cool Andrew Bird comes back to Chicago for his Annual intimate concert at the Fourth Presbyterian Church in Downtown. He’s expanded the visit to 4 shows over 4 nights.

AWOl Nation | Arogon Ballroom | December 5th

On the 3rd night of the Nights We Stole Christmas series, AWOL Nation takes the stage with openers The Struts and Meg Myers.  

The Lawrence Arms | The Double Door | December 10th – 12th

the lawrence arms war on christmas Riot Fest presents the 1st annual (of hopefully many) The Lawrence Arms War On Christmas concert series at The Double Door. If you’re staying at Holiday Jones Dec. 10th – 12th, this is a must go to show since it’s right down the street from the hostel. Featured acts include: Off With Their Heads,Red City Radio, Turnspit, The Methadones, and The Lippies  

B96 Jingle Bash | Allstate Arena | December 12th

The annual concert hosted by B96 brings out some of the hottest acts in world including Demi Lovato, 5 seconds of Summer, and many more. All ages shows so bring the kids. 

Deer Hunter and Atlas Sound | Thalia Hall | December 12th

Thalia Hall hosts another awesome Indy act Deerhunter w/ openers Atlas Sound. Deerhunter hasn’t been through Chicago since 2013. Fun fact the lead singer of Deerhunter is also the lead singer for Atlas Sound. So yea , make sense why they are opening for them. That’s what we call efficient. 

Kiss FM Jingle Ball | All State Arena | December 16th

Another yearly Holiday Concert with acts similar to the B96 Holiday Bash and at the same place. Basically if you can’t make it to the B96 Holiday Bash, don’t worry you can always make it to the Kiss Fm Jingle Ball. Acts include: Selena Gomez, 5 Seconds of Summer, Nick Jonas, and more. 

Trans-Siberian Orchestra | All State Arena | December 28th

If you haven’t heard of Trans-Siberian Orchestra, it’s kind of like an 80’s hair metal band mated with a circus. It’s rock show that features laser ligth shows, explosions, and Christmas music. Sounds awesome right?