Toyota Park will host Chicago Open Air, from July 14 through July 16. Over 40 performers, craft beer, Gourmet Man Food festival, Headbangers Bier Hall, fan experiences and other forms of entertainment will take part at the festival. Also, there will be a Chicago Open Air Pre-Party and SiriusXM’s Jose Mangin will host Chicago Open Air Kick Off Fiesta. The Chicago Open Air Pre-Party will be held at Concord Music Hall, on July 13.
On July 14, Chicago Open Air’s bill includes: Anthrax, Code Orange, Crobot, Failure Anthem, Falling In Reverse, Hell or Highwater, KISS, Megadeth, Meshuggah, Rob Zombie, Suicide Silence, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Vimic and Whitechapel.
Avatar, Black Map, Body Count, Cane Hill, Clutch, Dragonforce, Godsmack, Korn, Metal Church, Mushroomhead, Night Verses, Pig Destroyer, Seether and Steel Panther will perform on July 15 at Chicago Open Air.
Amon Amarth, Behemoth, DED, Demon Hunter, DevilDriver, Hellyeah, Kyng, Lamb of God, Norma Jean, Ozzy Osbourne, Slayer, Stone Sour and Whores. will close out Chicago Open Air on July 16.
Select testimonials by those performing at Chicago Open Air include:
“We are beyond stoked to be a part of Chicago Open Air this year,” states Corey Taylor of Stone Sour. If you’ve never seen Stone sour before, you’re in for a goddamn treat. If you HAVE seen Stone Sour before, forget what you’re expecting. It’s a whole new ballgame. See you all soon!”
“Wassup Chicago!”, exclaims Randy Blythe of Lamb of God. “We’re stoked to be playing the Chicago Open Air this year. It’ll be nice to be outside in Illinois for a change, especially since it won’t be 10 below, haha. So come on out and bring your baggies, bikinis and suntan lotion, and surfboards (ok, so you can leave the surfboard at home). See ya there!”
Aporkalypse Now, BBD’s Restaurant, Ben’s Burrito Bowl, Bruges Brothers, Cheeze Louise, Chicago Doghouse, Cravin’ Cajun, Créme of the Crop, Dia De Los Tamales, Dinky’s Donuts, Kuma’s Corer, Master of Patties, Ollie’s Tots, Pie Baby, Pizanos, Sweet Pete’s, The Big Cheesy and Yum Dum will be part of Gourmet Man Food at Chicago Open Air.
Sponsors of Chicago Open Air consist of: Fxck Cancer, FYE, Jack Daniel’s, Monster Energy, Soho Concessions, Take Me Home, The Music Experience and more. Lineup for Chicago Open Air is scheduled to change. Tickets are not available for purchase here.