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Tomorrow Never Knows Music Festival

Bring your music loving pals to Chicago to see the Tomorrow Never Knows Music Festival January 16-20 at several north side music venues and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park!

The Tomorrow never Knows Music Festival features the best of Indie music in the city and some comedy as well. Founded in 2005, Lincoln Hall and Schubas’ Tomorrow Never Knows has proven for over a decade that music fans will brave the brutal Chicago cold for a good show.

Taking place over the course of five days in January, Tomorrow Never Knows gathers the best of rising local indie artists as well as acclaimed national acts, including both musicians and comedians. Tomorrow Never Knows is a city-wide event, uniting six independent venues in the area: Lincoln Hall, Schubas, Metro, Smartbar, Hideout and for the first time, Sleeping Village, making for a truly unique Chicagoan experience.

Past musicians include Bon Iver, Dr. Dog, Father John Misty, Protomartyr, Cloud Nothings, Twin Shadow, Neon Indian, Sharon Van Etten, Atlas Sound, and many more.

Partial Lineup: Petal, Pool Holograph, Neil Hamburger, Shortly, Sir Babygirl, Monster Rally, Great Grandpa, It’s a Guy Thing, Fran, Gold Star, Panic Priest, Sports, Still Woozy, Varsity, Video Age, Yoke Lore, Wild Pink, Snail Mail, Kate Berlant, Pixel Grip, and many more.

For a full Tomorrow Never Knows Music Festival schedule of events, venue addresses and tickets, go online to and follow the prompts.

Make your Tomorrow Never Knows Music Festival experience more enjoyable by staying at the Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, in historic Hyde Park. Chicago Lake Shore offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. The Lake Shore Café offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. AND Jazz and seafood buffet, Friday nights.