Concert Articles

Cam: A Conversation with Country’s Newest Star

By Nick Coulson Meet Cam, the singer/songwriter taking the country music scene by storm. She is a multi-nominated artist who just returned from her honeymoon and is gearing up for her first headlining tour, the Burning House Tour, which is named after her of her biggest hit. The tour kicks off in Chicago at Joe’s on Weed Street (940 W. ... Read More

Hard Candy Christmas Tour Announced

Sunny Sweeney, Brennen Leigh, Courtney Patton, and Jamie Lin Wilson have come together to present their Holiday Show called Hard Candy Christmas. The show brings together four incredible singer/songwriters who combine laughter and songs about heartache into one joyous country music filled evening. You will laugh until your sides ache and ... Read More

Miranda Lambert Loves Chicago

By Alison Bonaguro Miranda Lambert is playing Chicago on Friday night (July 29), and I’m sure she’s just as thrilled as I am. I know this because in a recent radio interview, Lambert said in no uncertain terms that Chicago is her kind of town. “I love Chicago,” she said. “You know it’s always a great place to play. It’s ... Read More

Old Dominion, Frankie Ballard Lead Windy City Smokeout Lineup

Chase Rice, Billy Currington and Corey Smith also set for Chicago's barbecue and country music festival By Andrew Leahey | February 15, 2016 Back for a fourth year, the Windy City Smokeout will bring beer, barbecue and country music — including headlining sets by Chase Rice, Old Dominion and Frankie Ballard — to downtown Chicago this ... Read More

Blackhawks Charities announce Keith Relief charity concert

Chicago Blackhawks Charities announced today that defenseman Duncan Keith will hold a charity concert benefitting Keith Relief on Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, from 6:30-10 p.m. at Joe’s Bar on Weed Street (940 W. Weed St., Chicago), featuring country music act Dustin Lynch. All proceeds will benefit Keith Relief and Ronald McDonald House Charit... Read More

CMA Songwriters Series Visits Joe’s Bar in Chicago

By Lorie Hollabaugh The Windy City got a touch of Music City magic last week when the CMA Songwriters Series brought top country tunesmiths to Joe’s Bar in Chicago Thursday night (7/30). Songwriters Jim Collins, Ryan Hurd, Brett James, and Lee Thomas Miller took the stage for the special songwriters round to share the stories behind ... Read More


MAN PROPOSES DURING LEE BRICE CONCERT AT JOE'S BAR By Staci Wuokko Last night (Oct 5.), Lee Brice performed at Joe’s on Weed Street – and love was in the air! While singing his hit song, ‘Looking for a Woman Like You,’ a front row audience member got down on his knee and proposed to his girlfriend. Brice noticed and stopped ... Read More


CMA "NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR" NOMINEE KIP MOORE IGNITES HEADLINING CMT ON TOUR 2014 : UP IN SMOKE WITH SOLD-OUT SHOWS Moore Sparks Momentum For Tour With New Songs On Live EP SOUNDCHECK – Available TODAY Nashville, TN – September 23, 2014 - Platinum Selling singer/songwriter Kip Moore is kicking off his headlining CMT On Tour 2014 : ... Read More

US99.5 Live Country Featuring Dierks Bentley Is Coming To Joe’s Bar

We just announced that Dierks Bentley will be coming to Joe’s Bar in Chicago for US99.5′s Live Country show on Thursday, February 27th! Keep listening to find out how you can win your way into the exclusive concert. Monday night Dierks blew up his Instagram account with music and videos, so we are extremely excited for this show. htt... Read More

Duncan Keith hosts big fundraiser for kids

LINCOLN PARK — Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith is throwing a charity concert at Joe's Bar on Weed Street featuring country star Lee Brice. The event, which is scheduled for Jan. 20, is the second annual country show that Keith's charity is hosting and will benefit Keith Relief and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicag... Read More