Celebrity calendar: A guide to celeb appearances in Chicago

The National

The National will perform Tuesday through Friday at the Chicago Theatre. (Anthony Souffle/Chicago Tribune)

Want to know which celebrities are coming to Chicago? Here's a list of upcoming appearances -- from concerts and book signings to charity events and red carpets -- in and around the city.

And if you know about an appearance that isn't listed below, email it to lgomez@tribune.com.


15-18 The National perform at Chicago Theatre.
17 Armin Van Buuren performs at United Center.
17 Nigel Barker appears at Art Van Furniture in Woodridge.
17 Brandon T. Jackson performs at Laugh Factory.
18 Jerry Ferrera tapes "Steve Harvey Show."
18 Il Divo performs at Rosemont Theatre.
18 G. Love and Special Sauce perform at Metro.
19 The Wanted perform at House of Blues.
19 Mike Epps performs at Arie Crown Theatre.
21 John Amaechi speaks at Facing History and Ourselves fundraiser at Hyatt Regency Chicago.
22 Goo Goo Dolls perform at City Winery.
23 Cecily Strong attends Planned Parenthood’s Generations Celebration at Navy Pier’s Grand Ballroom.
24 Aloe Blacc performs at The Vic.
25 Brian Posehn appears at C2E2 at McCormick Place.
25-27 Mick Foley, RJ Mitte, Chandler Riggs appear at C2E2 at McCormick Place
26 Hulk Hogan appears at C2E2 at McCormick Place.
26-27 Rider Strong, Tyler Posey appear at C2E2 at McCormick Place.

M.I.A. performs at Riviera Theatre.
Seth Meyers hosts Make-A-Wish's Wish Ball at Soldier Field.
5, 9
Queens of the Stone Age perform at Aragon Ballroom.
7 Rick Springfield signs "Magnificent Vibration" book at Anderson's in Naperville.
8-9 Kevin Farley performs at Laugh Factory.
13 Neon Trees performs at Riviera Theatre.
16 Foster The People perform at Riviera Theatre.
16 Ashanti performs at The Shrine.
16 Lana Del Ray performs at Aragon Ballroom.
17 Kristin Chenoweth performs at Goodman Theatre gala at Hilton Chicago hotel.
17 Haim performs at Riviera Theatre.
18 Magic Johnson speaks at National Restaurant Association trade show at McCormick Place.
19 Mikhail Baryshnikov hosts Hubbard Street Dance's Spotlight Ball at Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park.
21-22 Aziz Ansari performs at Chicago Theatre.
25 Future performs at Concord Music Hall.
29-31 Sklar Brothers perform at Up Comedy Club.
30 Tommy Dreamer appears at The Squared Circle.
30 PJ Morton performs at Double Door.
31 Patton Oswalt performs at Chicago Theatre.
31 Brad Paisley performs at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre.

5 Vampire Weekend performs at UIC Pavilion.
6-7 Al Madrigal performs at Up Comedy Club.
7 Morgan Freeman honored by Gene Siskel Film Center at Ritz-Carlton Chicago.
11 Backstreet Boys, Avril Lavigne perform at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre.
13 Romeo Santos performs at Allstate Arena.
13 Morrissey performs at Civic Opera House.
15 Lionel Richie, Cee Lo Green perform at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre.
17-18 Tegan and Sara perform at The Vic.
18-19 One Republic, The Script perform at Ravinia.
19 Queen, Adam Lambert perform at United Center.
19 Yandel performs at House of Blues.
20 Bruno Mars performs at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre.
20 Jim Jefferies performs at The Vic.

4-5 Dave Matthews Band performs at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island.
11 Lady Gaga performs at United Center.
11 Fall Out Boy, Paramore perform at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre.
19 Blake Shelton, The Band Perry perform at Wrigley Field.

7-8 Katy Perry performs at United Center.
26-27 Arcade Fire performs at United Center.
29-30 One Direction performs at Soldier Field.
31 Luke Bryan performs at Soldier Field.

11-13 Judah Friedlander performs at Up Comedy Club.

8 Justin Timberlake performs at United Center.

lgomez@tribune.com | Twitter @TribLuis

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