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Saturday, Jun 8, 2019 at 10:20 AM

Festivals Happening In and Around Chicago This Weekend

Still setting your weekend plans? This should help.View gallery »

  • Midsommarfest
  • Wells Street Art Festival
  • Chicago Blues Festival
Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019 at 3:34 PM

'Top Chef' Alum Shares Guacamole Recipes With a Twist

In this segment of Cafe 5, Chef Johnny Anderes of Bar Biscay shares his recipe for sausage stuffed peppers in honor of Chicago Gourmet's ticket launch happening this week. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 at 10:58 AM

Lolla Announces After Shows for 2019 Summer Fest

Lolla Announces After Shows for 2019 Summer Fest

Lollapalooza has announced its official after-show lineup, bringing more than 55 additional performances to Chicago for the summer festival. Read »

Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 8:37 AM

Cafe 5: Thai-Style Pork Omelet Recipe

In this segment of Cafe 5, Chef Johnny Anderes of Bar Biscay shares his recipe for sausage stuffed peppers in honor of Chicago Gourmet's ticket launch happening this week. Read »

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 12:47 PM

See It: Riot Fest Unveils 2019 Lineup

See It: Riot Fest Unveils 2019 Lineup

Riot Fest’s 2019 lineup is out, bringing headlining acts like Blink-182, Slayer, Bikini Kill, The Raconteurs and Rise Against to Chicago this September. Read »

Monday, May 27, 2019 at 11:42 AM

Celebration Set for New Indiana Dunes National Park

Celebration Set for New Indiana Dunes National Park

Several state and local officials are expected to join a celebration of the Indiana Dunes as the newest national park. Read »

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 11:08 AM

Illinois State Fair Lowers Admission For Certain Days of the Week

Illinois State Fair Lowers Admission For Certain Days of the Week

The Illinois State Fair is cutting the cost of daily admission in half for adults attending in August on Sunday through Thursday. Read »

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 3:37 AM

Chicago Museums Offer Free Days for Summer

Chicago Museums Offer Free Days for Summer

Summer is almost here and for those looking for fun things to around Chicago this summer, area museums are offering a special treat. Read »

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 2:39 PM

Concert Lineup Set for 2019 Taste of Chicago

Concert Lineup Set for 2019 Taste of Chicago

The Taste of Chicago brings some of the area’s finest eateries together for an outdoor extravaganza, and the festival is also going to bring in an eclectic mix of musicians for the annual event. Read »

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 10:46 AM
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By NBC 5 Chicago

2019 Chicago Summer Concert Guide

Chicago's summer concert calendar is stocked with some of the biggest names on the tour circuit, with acts like Ariana Grande, Diana Ross and Hugh Jackman to please lovers of pop, indie-rock, soul, R&B...View gallery »

  • <h2>Betty Who</h2>
  • <h2>Rascal Flatts</h2>
  • <h2>The Who</h2>

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