Concerts in Chicago this fall — our guide to the season’s music

Summer may be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to. Hit a few more outdoor concerts before moving the party indoors for these fall concerts in and around Chicago.

Death Cab for Cutie perform at the Salt Shed on September 24th.

September

Florence and the Machine September 7. Huntington Bank Pavilion, Northerly Island, 1300 S. Linn White Dr. $135-$1,994; livenation.com.

reggae gold, Sept. 8-Jan. 26. Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave. $10; subt.net.

Lyric Opera of Chicago, The Son Sept. 9-Oct. 1. Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Dr. $40-$330; lyricopera.org.

Selena’s tribute concert with Jennifer Rock, Metal Group, Carla Perez, Mexico’s Mariachi Pearl and more, Sept. 9. Millennium Park, Pritzker Pavilion, Michigan and Randolph. Free; nationalmuseumofmexicanart.org

Luke Bryan, Riley Green and Mitchell Tenpenny, September 10. Hollywood Casino Amphitheater, 19100 Ridgeland Ave., Tinley Park. $49+; livenation.com.

Erykah Badu with Ravyn Lenae and KAINA, September 11. Ravinia Pavilion, 200 Ravinia Park Rd., Highland Park. $44-$155; ravinia.org.

The Duby Brothers, September 14. The Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St. $69.50+; tickemaster.com.

Norwood Park Fall Festival with The Breakfast Club, Second hand soul band, 7th heaven and more, Sept. 16-17 Norwood Park Train Station, 6088 W. Northwest Hwy. $5 suggested donation; npfallfest.org.

Riot Fest with My Chemical Romance, The Original Misfits, Nine Inch Nails, Bleachers, Yungblud, Ice Cube and more, September 16-18. Douglass Park, 1401 S. Sacramento Dr. $99.98+; riotfest.org.

Punk rock, alternative rock and hip-hop fans enjoy Riot Fest in Douglass Park.  This year the festival takes place from September 16 to 18.

Punk rock, alternative rock and hip-hop fans enjoy Riot Fest in Douglass Park. This year the festival takes place from September 16 to 18.

Handel’s Jephthah, Music of the baroque choir and orchestra, Sept. 18-19 North Shore Center, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie and Harris Theater at Millennium Park, 205 E. Randolph Dr. $35-$100; baroque.org.

Ben Platt with Ali and AJ., September 23. Wintrust Arena, 200 E. Cermak Rd. $32.50+; wintrustarena.com.

Death Cab for Cutie, September 24. The Salt Shed, 1357 N. Elston Ave. $49.50-$129.50; saltshedchicago.com

Gordon Lightfoot, September 26. Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago St., Joliet. $49-$89; ticketmaster.com.

paper kites, September 26. Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave. $30; lh-st.com

Singer Brian McKnight will perform alongside five other R&B artists at the Chicago R&B Music Experience at Wintrust Arena on October 8.

Singer Brian McKnight will perform alongside five other R&B artists at the Chicago R&B Music Experience at Wintrust Arena on October 8.

October

The Head and the Heart with Shakey Graves, October 1. Huntington Bank Pavilion, Northerly Island, 1300 S. Linn White Dr. $60-$360; livenation.com

violent women, October 4-5. Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport St. $39.50-$59.50; thaliahallchicago.com

A Chicago R&B music experience with Monica, Tevin Campbell, Brian McKnight, Tamar Braxton, Silk and Raheem De Vaughan, October 8. Wintrust Arena, 200 E. Cermak Rd. $65+; wintrustarena.com.

muse, October 11. Riviera Theatre, 4746 N Racine Ave., $270-$750; jamusa.com.

80’s night October 12. Metropolis Center for the Performing Arts, 111 W. Campbell St., Arlington Heights. $35; metropolisarts.com.

Celebrating David Bowie with Todd Rundgren, Royston Langdon, Angelo Moore and more, October 14. Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence Ave. $35-$150; copernicuscenter.org.

latin quartet, October 15. Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave, Evanston. $30-$50; musicinst.org.

Southern Nights: Michael Ingersoll Sings Glenn Campbell, 17-18 Oct. Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Dr., Lincolnshire. $55; mariotttheatre.com.

Marcus King, October 21. Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W Lawrence Ave. $69-$322; livenation.com

Halloween Spooktakular with the New Philharmonic Orchestra, Oct. 22-23. McAninch Center for the Arts, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn. $53; atthemac.org

Noah Cyrus, Oct. 27 House of Blues Chicago, 329 N. Dearborn St. $29.50-$125; houseofblues.com/chicago

Echosmith with Phoebe Ryan and Silver ribbon, October 28. Lower Parlor, 1375 W. Lake St. $25-$79; bottomlounge.com

Noah Cyrus headlines House of Blues on October 27th.

Noah Cyrus headlines House of Blues on October 27th.

November

Carly Rae Jepsen, November 5. Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence Ave. $75-$283; livenation.com

Smashing Pumpkins with Jane’s Addiction and Poppy, November 5. United Center, 1901 W. Madison St. $39+; ticketmaster.com.

bases, November 6. Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine Ave., $39.50+; jamusa.com

Paramore, November 9. The Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St. $333+; chicagotheatre.com

Arcade fire with Beck, November 12. United Center, 1901 W. Madison St. $79.50+; ticketmaster.com.

black lips, November 16-17. The Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Ave. $25; empty bottle.com

Hotel California – Greetings to the Eagles, November 19. Des Plaines Theatre, 1476 Miner St., Des Plaines. $29; desplainestheatre.com

Windborne’s The Music of Queen with Chicago Philharmonic, November 25. Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Dr. $33.50-$153.25; auditoriumtheatre.org

Demi Lovato headlines the Rosemont Theater on October 5th.

Demi Lovato headlines the Rosemont Theater on October 5th.

Stevie Nicks, September 8-10. Ravinia Pavilion, 200 Ravinia Park Rd., Highland Park. $85-$280; ravinia.org.

the killers September 21. United Center, 1901 W. Madison St. $45+; ticketmaster.com.

deadmau5, September 23. Huntington Bank Pavilion, Northerly Island, 1300 S. Linn White Dr. $87-$434; livenation.com.

Keith Urban, September 24. Hollywood Casino Amphitheater, 19100 Ridgeland Ave., Tinley Park. $35-$3300; livenation.com.

Demi Lovato, October 5. Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Rd., $52+; ticketmaster.com.

WHO, with Stephen Page. October 12. United Center, 1901 W. Madison St. $41+; ticketmaster.com.

Face with lacto, October 16. United Center, 1901 W. Madison St. $109.50+; ticketmaster.com.

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