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March 21, 2017
 

Chicago Open Air 2017

Chicago Open Air has announced another amazing music lineup for their second annual three-day music, craft beer and Gourmet Man Food festival held July 14, 15 and 16 at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL, just outside Chicago. KISS will kick off the festival weekend with a headlining performance on Friday. Saturday will be headlined by Korn. And, the The Great Blizzard of Ozz, Ozzie Osborne will close out the festival on Sunday.

Chicago Open Air will feature performances by over 40 bands. The festival will also include Gourmet Man Food featuring local and regional cuisine, a craft beer village highlighting top brews from the region, other entertainment and fan experiences and will be hosted by Jose Mangin from SiriusXM.

General Admission and VIP tickets are on sale now at www.ChicagoOpenAir.com.

The daily band lineup (subject to change) is as follows:

Friday, July 14: KISS, Rob Zombie, Megadeth, Anthrax, Meshuggah, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Falling In Reverse, Vimic, Suicide Silence, Whitechapel, Crobot, Code Orange, Hell or Highwater, Failure Anthem

Saturday, July 15: Korn, Godsmack, Seether, Clutch, Steel Panther, Body Count, Avatar, Mushroomhead, Metal Church, Pig Destroyer, Dragonforce, Cane Hill, Night Verses, Black Map

Sunday, July 16: Ozzy Osbourne, Slayer, Stone Sour, Lamb Of God, Amon Amarth, Behemoth, Hellyeah, Demon Hunter, DevilDriver, KYNG, Norma Jean, Whores., DED

Danny Wimmer, Founder of Danny Wimmer Presents said, “Walking through the site last year, I saw people from all over the world. Different ages, different races—people celebrating rock culture. When curating the 2017 version of Chicago Open Air, we wanted to find that balance for everyone who attends the festival. From iconic artists like Ozzy, KISS, Korn and Slayer to Rob Zombie, Godsmack and Stone Sour to Amon Amarth, Meshuggah and Behemoth. If you are a rock fan, this is a must see experience.”

The Gourmet Man Food lineup for Chicago Open Air includes selections from Chicago favorites such as: Bruges Brothers, Chicago Doghouse, Dia De Los Tamales, Dinky’s Donuts, Pizano’s (Chicago deep dish) and Yum Dum. Additional Gourmet Man Food vendors from around the country will include: Aporkalypse Now, Cheeze Louise, Cravin’ Cajun, Master of Patties, and Pie Baby (wood-fired pizza).

The Chicago Open Air craft beer village will offer national and regional craft beers and artist inspired beverages such as: Goose Island (Chicago), Half Acre Beer Company (Chicago), Iron Maiden’s Trooper Beer, Lagunitas (Petaluma, CA), Surly (Minneapolis), Two Brothers Brewing (Chicago), and more.

Weekend and single day General Admission and VIP Chicago Open Air tickets are available now at www.ChicagoOpenAir.com. Current ticket prices are as follows (plus fees) and may increase in the coming weeks, so fans are encouraged to buy early and save.

 Ticket prices start at:

Weekend GA Field: $195.50

Weekend GA Bowl: $119.50

Weekend VIP: $400.00

Single Day GA Bowl: $50

All VIP tickets include: VIP entrance lanes into the event, access to a VIP lounge area featuring dedicated food and beverage offerings (for additional purchase), field and stadium level viewing areas of the main stage, dedicated restroom facilities, and a commemorative Chicago Open Air VIP-only laminate.

Festival doors open at 11:00 AM each day.

For more information on Chicago Open Air, visit www.ChicagoOpenAir.com.

Chicago Open Air sponsors include: Monster Energy, Jack Daniel’s, f.y.e., and The Music Experience, with more to be announced later.

Website: www.ChicagoOpenAir.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/chiopenair

Twitter: https://twitter.com/chiopenair

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chiopenair



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Linda Gabriele
Linda Gabriele
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