Chicago’s Hottest August Concerts
Katy Perry (August 7-8) @ United Center
Katy Perry hits the United Center stage this week August 7th and 8th. The Prismatic World Tour began in May 2014 and is in support of her fourth studio album, Prism (2013). Newer records on that album that you undoubtedly will hear include “Roar” and “Dark Horse”. Of course the pop superstar has plenty of other classic material from over the years. “Firework” “Hot n Cold” and “Teenage Dream” are all hits that will surely grace the United Center stage.
Drake vs Lil Wayne (August 10) @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheater
The two hip-hop megastars get their co-tour underway this August. Their third stop on the tour will be at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre here in Tinley Park. The Drake vs Lil Wayne tour will mark the first time the YMCMB label mates will be out on the road together. The artists have collaborated on many hit records including “Right Above It”, “Miss Me”, and “The Motto” to name a few. Anytime two of the biggest names in music hit the stage together it’s a must see event.
Miley Cyrus (August 14) @ United Center
The former television star turned singer will be stopping by the United Center August 14th as part of her current tour. Titled Bangerz, the tour kicked off in February 2014. Miley’s fourth studio album, Bangerz, was released the prior year and featured the hit songs “We Can’t Stop” and “Wrecking Ball”. Classic Miley Cyrus records include “Party In The USA” and “Best Of Both Worlds”. Regardless of different people’s opinion on the singer, Miley Cyrus is sure to put on quite the show.
Miranda Lambert (August 15) @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheater
Country star, Miranda Lambert’s Platinum Tour in under way and stops in Tinley Park August 15th. Platinum is the fifth studio Lambert has released. It also marked her fifth consecutive number one debut on the top country albums chart. Miranda Lambert is the first artist in history to start her career with five number one albums. “Automatic”, the lead single off that album, shot up to four on the US Hot Country Songs Billboard when it was released. Catch the country star in action this month!
Robin Thicke (August 15) @ The Venue at Horseshoe Casino
Talented singer Robin Thicke will performing at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana August 15th. The concert is a 21+ event. Thicke jumped back into the music spotlight last year when he released his Blurred Lines album. His controversial “Blurred Lines” video featuring T.I. and Pharrell got more than one million views just days after it was released. Thicke released his seventh studio album this past June. The album, “Paula”, is dedicated to his former wife Paula Patton. Some of Robin Thicke’s recent hits include “Lost With U”, and “Give It 2 U”.
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