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101WKQX’s PIQNIQ Festival 2015 feat. Cage The Elephant, The Offspring, Bleachers

posted by Oscar March 16, 2015


is back! The annual festival put together by our city’s main Rock station 101WKQX will follow up the 2014 edition with Cage The Elephant, The Offspring, Bleachers, and Catfish and the Bottlemen. Also playing are Saint Motel and Smallpools, with another band set to be announced at a later time.

PIQNIQ 2015 will take place Saturday, June, 6th at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheater. Special Junkie Early Bird pre-sale ticket options include the PIT for $79 (limited supplies), pavilion tickets ranging $20-42, and Lawn tickets for $20 or  $60 for a 4-pack!

Pre-sale begins Tuesday at 10 am; tickets on sale Friday 10 am (Pre-sale Password: BEAR). Tickets and info here: 

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101WKQX’s Piqniq Festival feat. Linkin Park, Thirty Seconds To Mars, AFI

posted by Oscar March 4, 2014


The newly branded 101 WKQX (formerly Q87.7) has announced this year’s headliners for their annual PIQNIQ festival. The first three bands revealed for this already make it a must-see show in Chicago this summer: Linkin Park, Thirty Seconds To Mars, & AFI!! More bands will be announced in the coming days.

Buy tickets here, starting price is $10 (!!) through a special pre-sale on the radio station’s website on Thursday, March 6th.


While the headliners (shown above) were good enough to get you excited about this year’s PIQNIQ music festival, the full lineup also features Local H, Wild Club, Sleeper Agent and Junior Prom.