Performance Times: Chicago Open Air
PERFORMANCE TIMES ANNOUNCED FOR FIRST ANNUAL
CHICAGO OPEN AIR
JULY 15, 16 AND 17 FESTIVAL AT TOYOTA PARK IN BRIDGEVIEW, IL
HEADLINERS RAMMSTEIN, SLIPKNOT AND DISTURBED
WILL BE JOINED BY KORN, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, CHEVELLE,
BREAKING BENJAMIN, MARILYN MANSON, MINISTRY, OF MICE & MEN AND MORE
Band performance times have been announced for the first annual Chicago Open Air. The three-day music, craft beer and Gourmet Man Food festival held July 15, 16 and 17 at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL, just outside Chicago will feature a spectacular music lineup with more than 40 bands on two stages, Gourmet Man Food featuring local and regional cuisine, craft beer from the region, as well as additional entertainment and fan experiences.
Chicago Open Air will feature headlining performances from Rammstein (the group’s only 2016 U.S. performance and first Chicago show since 2012), Chicago’s own Disturbed (who recently returned from a 4-year hiatus with their #1 album Immortalized), and global rock juggernauts Slipknot, along with Chevelle, Korn, Five Finger Death Punch, Ministry, Breaking Benjamin, Marilyn Manson, Of Mice & Men, and many more.
Weekend General Admission and VIP tickets–as well as a limited number of single day tickets–are on sale now at www.ChicagoOpenAir.com.
The festivities commence with the Chicago Open Air Inaugural Kickoff Dinner presented by Chicago’s Goose & Fox and hosted by Jose Mangin of SiriusXM on Thursday, July 14 at 6:00 PM. The BYOB dinner will feature five courses with seasonal and local ingredients from Midwestern farmers for $75.00. An extremely limited number of tickets are still available at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2560621.
Also Thursday night–starting at 7:00 PM–the official Chicago Open Air Pre-Party presented by 95 WIIL Rock and 100.7 QRock at Concord Music Hall will be headlined by Otep, with Shaman’s Harvest, Islander and Through Fire supporting. Tickets are available for $17 at www.clubtix.com/concordmusichall/chicago-open-air-pre-party-concord-tickets-459406?p=22368. Fans are also invited to attend official Chicago Open Air After-Show Events on Friday, July 15 (Helmet with Tight Phantomz at Double Door, http://doubledoor.com/event/helmet) and Saturday, July 16 (Carcass with Deafheaven at Metro, https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/8217133/carcass-deafheaven-chicago-metrochicagoil).
The current Chicago Open Air performance times (subject to change) are as follows:
|Friday, July 15|
|Main Stage||Second Stage|
|10:15 PM||Rammstein||7:40 PM||Meshuggah|
|8:45 PM||Chevelle||6:00 PM||The Devil Wears Prada|
|6:35 PM||Ministry||4:40 PM||Hatebreed|
|5:15 PM||Of Mice & Men||3:20 PM||Periphery|
|3:55 PM||In This Moment||2:00 PM||Drowning Pool|
|2:35 PM||Hollywood Undead||12:45 PM||Butcher Babies|
|1:20 PM||Trivium||11:50 AM||Through Fire|
|Saturday, July 16|
|Main Stage||Second Stage|
|9:50 PM||Disturbed||6:30 PM||Gojira|
|8:20 PM||Korn||5:10 PM||Deafheaven|
|7:05 PM||Breaking Benjamin||3:50 PM||Carcass|
|5:45 PM||Alter Bridge||2:35 PM||Miss May I|
|4:25 PM||Pop Evil||1:20 PM||Beartooth|
|3:10 PM||Helmet||12:15 PM||Silver Snakes|
|1:55 PM||Nothing More||11:25 AM||City Of The Weak|
|12:45 PM||Saint Asonia|
|Sunday, July 17|
|Main Stage||Second Stage|
|8:50 PM||Slipknot||6:40 PM||Killswitch Engage|
|7:20 PM||Five Finger Death Punch||5:10 PM||BABYMETAL|
|5:50 PM||Marilyn Manson||3:50 PM||Corrosion Of Conformity|
|4:25 PM||Bullet For My Valentine||2:30 PM||letlive.|
|3:10 PM||Asking Alexandria||1:20 PM||We Came As Romans|
|1:50 PM||All That Remains||12:10 PM||Upon A Burning Body|
|12:45 PM||Jim Breuer and the Loud & Rowdy||11:20 AM||Gemini Syndrome|
Chicago Open Air is produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, Live Nation and Toyota Park, with the support of the Village of Bridgeview and Bridgeview Mayor Steven Landek.
Festival doors open at 11:00 AM each day and the show ends at 11:30 PM on Friday, 11:00 PM on Saturday, and 10:00 PM on Sunday.
For more information on Chicago Open Air, visit www.ChicagoOpenAir.com.
Chicago Open Air sponsors include: Monster Energy, Jack Daniel’s, f.y.e., Dyin 2 Live / Fxck Cancer, Take Me Home Animal Rescue, El Jimador Tequila, The Music Experience, Roadrunner Records, Century Media Records and more to be announced.
About Danny Wimmer Presents: Since 1993, music industry veteran Danny Wimmer has been producing concerts and festivals, both large and small. In 2011, he formed Danny Wimmer Presents, which now produces several of the largest rock and alternative festivals in the U.S. By combining A-list talent with local cuisine and culture, DWP has become recognized within the industry for delivering the highest-quality entertainment experiences to fans, artists, sponsors, partners and host cities. DWP creates memorable and all-encompassing festival experiences, leaving both consumers and partners with lasting and meaningful impressions. With 580,000 fans attending all DWP festivals in 2015, and 10 billion media impressions, DWP will continue to add new music festivals to its already stellar portfolio, which includes Rock On The Range, Monster Energy Aftershock Festival, Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville, Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion, Louder Than Life, and Monster Energy Rock Allegiance, among others.
About Live Nation Entertainment: Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Live Nation Media & Sponsorship and Artist Nation Management. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.
About Toyota Park: Toyota Park is located at 7000 South Harlem Avenue in Bridgeview, IL. It’s the heart of soccer for much of the Midwest and a must-see destination for world-class concerts and other sporting events. Toyota Park is conveniently located in Bridgeview near I-294 and-I-55, within an easy drive from every corner of the Chicago area. Just 15 miles from Chicago’s Loop, Toyota Park offers ample parking and is served by PACE buses and shuttle links with the nearby CTA Midway Orange Line station.
Chicago Open Air Publicity Contact
Kristine Ashton-Magnuson/Ashton-Magnuson Media
email@example.com; (818) 996-2496
Chicago Open Air Marketing & Sponsorship Contact
Clay Busch/Danny Wimmer Presents
Live Nation Publicity Contact
Taylor Heydlauff/Live Nation – Midwest
TaylorHeydlauff@livenation.com; (312) 260-9176
Village Of Bridgeview Publicity Contact
RGHanania@gmail.com; (312) 933-9855