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Chicago Open Air
Chicago Open Air
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Chicago Open Air 2016 Lineup
Genre Heavy metal, hard rock, thrash metal, death metal, nu metal, punk rock, metalcore
Dates First concert: July 15-17, 2016[1][2]
Location(s) Bridgeview, Illinois
Years active 2016–2017, 2019
Website Chicago Open Air website

Chicago Open Air is an annual concert held in Bridgeview, Illinois that features several rock and metal acts. Beginning in 2016, the festival got a lot of recognition as it was Rammstein's only US performance that year. It is held at Toyota Park.[3][4]Korn debuted the new single "Rotting in Vain" on July 16, 2016 at Chicago Open Air.[5][6]

The first concert was held from July 14 to July 17, 2016.[1][2] The 2018 festival has been cancelled and will be back in 2019.

Chicago Open Air 2016

Chicago Open Air 2017

The second concert was announced in January. It took place from July 14 to 16, 2017. The concert featured Kiss, Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Zombie, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax, Lamb of God, Korn, Stone Sour, Seether, Godsmack, Falling in Reverse, Clutch, Steel Panther, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Amon Amarth, Meshuggah, Suicide Silence, Whitechapel, Behemoth, Demon Hunter, DevilDriver, Pig Destroyer, Whores, Mushroomhead, DragonForce, Body Count, Metal Church, Avatar, Night Verses, Black Map, Cane Hill, Vimic, Crobot, Code Orange, Hell or Highwater, Failure Anthem, Hellyeah, Norma Jean, Kyng, and Ded.


  1. ^ a b "Open Air Fest is a noisy debutante of '90s metal". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Chicago Open Air". Archived from the original on 30 July 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ "Watch 82-year-old perform with Drowning Pool at Chicago Open Air fest". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ "Man dies after falling 2 stories at Chicago Open Air Festival". 18 July 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  5. ^ "Korn Play New Song "Rotting In Vain" at Chicago Open Air, Jonathan Davis is Scatting Again". 18 July 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  6. ^ "KORN Performs New Song 'Rotting In Vain' At CHICAGO OPEN AIR (Video)". 17 July 2016. Retrieved 2016.

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