Chicago Open Air Set Times Announced For Festival Next Month

Slayer, by Lisa Schuchmann

Already looking like this summers’ best music festival in America, Chicago Open Air has announced the set times for the 2nd annual show. Taking place July 14, 15 And 16 At Toyota Park In Bridgeview, IL, COA features KISS, Ozzy Osbourne with Zakk Wylde, and Korn among the 40+ bands performing.

Chicago Open Air band performance times are as follows (subject to change). Festival doors open at 11:00 AM each day. General Admission and VIP tickets are on sale now at and no service fee tickets are available at all Chicago-area Kuma’s Corner locations.

Friday, July 14

Main Stage                               BlackCraft Stage

9:50 PM KISS                            7:10 PM Meshuggah

8:20 PM Rob Zombie              5:30 PM The Dillinger Escape Plan

6:15 PM Megadeth                  4:00 PM Vimic

4:40 PM Anthrax                      2:50 PM Suicide Silence

3:20 PM Falling in Reverse      1:50 PM Whitechapel

2:20 PM Crobot                         12:50 PM Code Orange

1:20 PM Hell or Highwater       11:50 AM Failure Anthem

Saturday, July 15

Main Stage                        BlackCraft Stage

9:35 PM Korn                    7:20 PM Clutch

8:05 PM Godsmack           5:40 PM Body Count

6:25 PM Seether                4:15 PM Mushroomhead

4:50 PM Steel Panther       3:00 PM Dragonforce

3:35 PM Avatar                   2:00 PM Pig Destroyer

2:30 PM Metal Church       1:00 PM Black Map

1:30 PM Cane Hill                12:00 PM ReverbNation Battle Of The Bands Winner

Sunday, July 16

Main Stage                              BlackCraft Stage

8:25 PM Ozzy Osbourne        7:20 PM Slayer

6:25 PM Stone Sour                4:35 PM Behemoth

5:05 PM Lamb of God            3:10 PM KYNG

3:40 PM Amon Amarth          2:00 PM DevilDriver

2:30 PM Hellyeah                   1:00 PM Norma Jean

1:30 PM Demon Hunter         12:05 PM Whores.

12:30 PM DED                          11:15 AM Aversed

In addition, festival producers have announced an exclusive ReverbNation Battle of the Bands Contest, allowing one lucky unsigned act the chance to perform at Chicago Open Air. The submission period ends on Friday, June 30 at 11:59 PM CT. A winner will be selected and announced on Wednesday, July 5. For more details and to enter, please visit this link:

Chicago Open Air is produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, Live Nation and Toyota Park, with the support of the Village of Bridgeview and Bridgeview Mayor Steven Landek.

Festival doors open at 11:00 AM each day.

For more information on Chicago Open Air, visit

Chicago Open Air sponsors include: Monster Energy, Jack Daniel’s, FYE, Dyin 2 Live / Fxck Cancer, Take Me Home Animal Rescue, El Jimador Tequila, The Music Experience, Roadrunner Records, Century Media Records and more to be announced.

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