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Upcoming concerts in Chicagoland
by David Byrne

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Below is a list of upcoming shows that may be of interest to the local LGBT community:

Openly gay singer-songwriter John Grant promotes his latest masterpiece Pale Green Ghosts with a stop at Schuba's on Thursday, June 27, with Matt Focht & Crystal Hartford opening.

Lesbian rocker Melissa Etheridge is joined by Joan Osborne, Paula Cole and Jessie Payo on Saturday, June 29, at Ravinia.

Alternative bands Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Bush and Awolnation come to First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre on Saturday, June 29.

Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward's duo She & Him is joined by Camera Oscura for a date on Saturday, June 29 at Aragon Ballroom.

Brazilian all-female electro outfit CSS comes to Lincoln Hall on Saturday, June 29, with IO Echo.

It's a fun-filled concert as Go-Gos and B-52s will be at Ravinia on Sunday, June 30.

On Tuesday, July 2, stylish, genre-defying duo Swing Out Sister comes to House of Blues.

Blending laughs with music, Jill Sobule and Julia Sweeney share the bill at City Winery Chicago on Wed., July 3.

Out Chicago-based singer-songwriter Susan Werner brings her Hayseed Project to City Winery Chicago on Friday, July 5.

Voice Box with Cathy Richardson will be at SideBar Music Room on Tuesday, July 9.

fun. and Delta Spirit kick off Taste of Chicago's concert series on Wed., July 10.

Burlesque icon and pop-culture muse Dita Von Teese brings her Burlesque Strip Strip Hooray Variety Show to House of Blues for multiple shows from Thursday, July 11 through Saturday, July 13.

The hitmaker behind the summer smash "Blurred Lines," Robin Thicke is joined by "American Boy" songstress Estelle on Thursday, July 11, at Taste of Chicago.

Soulful favorites Jill Scott and Maxi Priest come to Taste of Chicago on Saturday, July 13.

Expect lots of screaming underaged and gay fans as boy band One Direction brings its tour to First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre on Saturday, July 13, and Sunday, July 14.

Left-of-center acts Neon Trees and The Mowgli's close out the concert series for Taste of Chicago on Sunday, July 14

Chicago's celebrated drag and illusion performers Angelique Munro, Miss Sassy Trade, Monique Moyet, Terri Michaels, Wendy Sity, Tiger Sky and Summer Breeze pay tribute to LGBTQ icons at a fundraiser for The Legacy Walk on Sunday, July 14 at Atmosphere.

On Saturday, July 13, R&B diva Anita Baker will be at Ravinia.

On Sunday, July 14, Space hosts La Vie en Rose: The Songs of Edith Piaf with Martha Carés and Robert Swan.

There will be a Music of Tom Waits Wine Pairing Event, with our very own JC Brooks on Thursday, July 18, at City Winery Chicago.

On Thursday, July 18, female indie rock band Savages will come to Lincoln Hall with Parquet Courts.

Female rockers Savages will be joined by Sky Ferreira and Johnny Hostile on Friday, July 19, at Lincoln Hall.

Acclaimed singer-songwriter and breast cancer survivor Sheryl Crow comes to Ravinia on Friday, July 19.

Holy boy bands, Batman! New Kids on the Block, Boyz II Men and 98 Degrees share the stage on Thursday, July 18, and Friday, July 19, at Allstate Arena, Rosemont.

Double-threat musician and actor Harry Connick Jr. will have two dates on Friday, July 19, and Saturday, July 20, at Symphony Center.

Orchestral Manoeuvers in the Dark (OMD) and Diamond Rings come to The Metro on Tuesday, July 23.

Imagine Dragons with Icona Pop, Brick + Mortar and Kellen + Me have a sold-out show on Wed., July 31 at The Metro.

Female rock pioneers and sister act Heart will be at Ravinia on Monday, July 29.

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