Chicago Open Air – Daytona Park, Bridgeview, IL

Korn at Chicago Open Air, by Isabel Uzcategui/Originate Designs Photography

Fans gathered from around the USA and even the far reaches of the globe to attend the second annual Chicago Open Air festival. Although Rock On The Range, Louder than Life, Aftershock and others wear the crown for the greatest commercial rock and metal festivals in America, COA is poised to challenge both of those fests. Over 70,000 fans from everywhere came out to the fest in one of America’s greatest cities to see 40 bands on two stages. From what Ghost Cult saw, heard, tasted, and imbibed this weekend, this is a legit possibility. Continue reading

Watch Ozzy Osbourne’s Entire Set At Chicago Open Air

Ozzy Osbourne and Zakk Wylde performed their first show together since 2006 at the Rock USA Festival this past Friday night (video), and then traveled to Illinois for their highly anticipated appearance at Chicago Open Air. Just like their show in Wisconsin, the band’s set list on Sunday night spanned Ozzy‘s entire career, and the massive crowd at Toyota Park loved every moment. In case you couldn’t make it to Chicago, we’ve gathered together fan footage of the entire show for you below! Continue reading

Chicago Open Air Set Times Announced For Festival Next Month

Slayer, by Lisa Schuchmann

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Chicago Open Air Announces Experiences With Pop Up Party Tonight


The countdown to the 2nd Chicago Open Air Festival is on, with just 7 weeks to go. Tonight their will be a Pop up party celebrating the Kickoff Dinner hosted by Danny Wimmer Presents as the official Chicago Open Air Kickoff Dinner, held at Kuma’s Corner (2900 W. Belmont) on Thursday, July 13 at 7 p.m. For $50, attendees will be treated to burgers, appetizers and beer, and will have the chance to hang out with host Jose Mangin, from SiriusXM’s Liquid Metal. A limited quantity of only 100 tickets will be available at Tonight’s pop up party is going down at the new Kuma’s location. More details below:Continue reading

Chicago Open Air To Feature Ozzy Osbourne, Korn, KISS, Slayer, Rob Zombie And More

The 2017 Chicago Open Air festival will be taking place on July 14th, 15th, and 16th at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Illinois, and the lineup is huge. Continue reading