Need some headbanging and dancing to balance out all that turkey you'll be ingesting this month? Luckily, musicians don't take time off for the holiday season and they'll still be touring around town all through November.
James Blake is an English crooner with a knack for adding slick electronic elements to his muted pop songs. Recently, he caused another stir amongst music lovers by releasing a dark and breezy collaboration with Chicago rapper on the rise, Chance the Rapper, titled "Life Round Here." He'll play at the Riviera Theatre (sans Chance) on November 13. Tickets are on sale for $28.50.
Chicago instrumental metal band Pelican is back with what's so far been their most ciritcally acclaimed album in recent years. Check out what's sure to be another crushing set and new songs from Forever Becoming on November 15 at the Bottom Lounge. Tickets are $15.
Another Chicago favorite, Alkaline Trio, comes home this month to play the beautiful Aragon Theater. They're bringing two of pop punk's most beloved acts with them, New Found Glory and H2O. If you ever went to Warped Tour in high school, we know you're stoked for this one. It's on November 17. Buy tickets now for $26.75.
Fitz and the Tantrums and Capitol Cities are perfect touring mates in that neither band seems to fit within the restraints of just one musical genre. Both have super high energy live shows though and we like that. Get your dance on when they bring their current tour to the Aragon on November 22. Tickets are $27.50.
The Rocket Man is touching down in Chicago this month! Elton John himself will be at the Allstate Arena this Nov. 30 to promote his new album The Diving Board. Sir Elton continues to prove he's timeless and we continue to love every moment of his career. Tickets start at just $39!