10 Hot After Parties To Hit Up After The Festival

Here’s your go-to guide to the hottest Chicago festival after-parties. You don’t have to go to the big show to have a good time!

1. Ellie Goulding

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Who: Ellie Goulding
When: Sunday, August 4, 9:30PM (Doors)
Where: Studio Paris
Tickets: Here.

Goulding blew up after the release of her album “Lights”, which debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and has sold over 850,000 copies in the UK.

Check out her music here.

2. Kendrick Lamar with Baauer, BJ The Chicago Kid

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Who: Kendrick Lamar with Baauer, BJ The Chicago Kid
When: Saturday, August 3, 10:00pm (Doors)
Where: Aragon Ballroom
Tickets: Here.

Lamar has worked with artists including Dr. Dre, Game, Drake, Young Jeezy, Talib Kweli, Busta Rhymes, E-40, Warren G and Lil Wayne.

Check out his music here.

3. Wavves with E.T. Habit, Call Me Lightening

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Who: Wavves with E.T. Habit, Call Me Lightening
When: Sunday, August 4, 9:00PM (Doors)
Where: Empty Bottle
Tickets: Here.

This surf rock band from San Diego released their self-titled album in 2009 and received positive reviews from Pitchfork, Spin, and A.V. Club.

Check out their music here.

4. Jessie Ware

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Who: Jessie Ware
When: Friday, August 2, 11:00PM
Where: Lincoln Hall
Tickets: Here.

The british singer hit it big with her single “Wildest Moments” and has sung vocals on tracks for Joker and SBTRKT.

Check out her music here.

5. Death Grips

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Who: Death Grips
When: Friday, August 2, 10:00PM (Doors)
Where: Bottom Lounge
Tickets: Here.

This Sacramento band has been getting a lot of attention for their experimental mix of punk, noise, and hip hop.

Check out their music here.

6. Lana Del Rey

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Who: Lana Del Rey
When: Thursday, August 1, 8:00PM (Doors)
Where: House of Blues
Tickets: Here.

The singer-songwriter has been selling out shows all over the world after releasing her first hit single “Video Games” in 2011.

Check out her music here.

7. Chance The Rapper with BJ The Chicago Kid

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Who: Chance The Rapper with BJ The Chicago Kid
When: Friday, August 2, 10:00PM (Doors)
Where: Reggie’s
Tickets: Here.

This 20 year old started getting recognition after posting two free mixtapes online.

Check out his music here.

8. Atlas Genius with San Cisco

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Who: Atlas Genius with San Cisco
When: Thursday, August 1, 8:00PM (Doors)
Where: Schubas
Tickets: Here.

This alternative rock band from south Australia is currently headlining their own North American tour and then heading into the studio for work on their new sophomore album.

Check out their music here.

9. Esquire’s Lolla Late-Night Supper Club

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What: Esquire’s Lolla Late-Night Supper Club
When: Saturday, August 3, 10:30PM (Doors)
Where: Tavernita
Tickets: Here.

10. SKATERS and The Orwells with Pujol

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Who: SKATERS and The Orwells with Pujol
When: Saturday, August 3, 10:00PM (Doors)
Where: Schubas
Tickets: Here.

New NYC band SKATERS is what NME.com describes as “basically like everything we wished The Strokes still epitomized.”

Check out their music here.

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