When we say music by candlelight is something magical, we don’t say it lightly. These gorgeous Candlelight concerts in Chicago are truly an experience beyond comparison. The Candlelight series invites everyone to relive some of the greatest works in the jazz, pop, rock and classical genres, from Bad Bunny’s feel-good reggaeton tracks to the best of ’90s alternative and grunge rock.
Flickering candles and melodic sounds combine phenomenally to create entrancing atmospheres in some of Chicago’s most unique venues including the elegant Stan Mansion, South Shore Cultural Center and Music Box Theatre. All you have to do is find your seat, sit back, relax, and enjoy!
Featured Candlelight concerts in Chicago
Travel to the hot region of Andalusia and listen to the moving melodies of flamenco music at a stunning venue in Chicago. Taking place at Arts Center of Oak Park (Free Church), you’ll be immersed in a beautiful setting illuminated solely by the flicker and twinkle of hundreds of candles. Performed by Solero Flamenco, Houston’s premier flamenco performance company, listen to the soulful and improvised art form, accompanied by the acclaimed dancers Solangel Lali Calix, Andrea González, Andreina Pereira Nuñez.
If you’re looking for a new plan to celebrate Halloween, this fall you can listen to some of the most iconic horror movie soundtracks and ooky-spooky songs and compositions, part of the Candlelight Halloween Special.
Taking place at various stunning venues across the city, revisit your favorite Halloween memories and spine-chilling moments on screen in a dimly lit room by candlelight. Get ready for the spooky season as you hear beloved tunes like “Danse Macabre”, The Cranberries’ “Zombie”, the theme from Psycho and The Exorcist, and many more.
Chopin Theatre welcomes this classical twist on rock coming to Chicago. Discover what happens when Linkin Park’s rock hits meet a traditional form while sitting surrounded by the glow of hundreds of flickering candles. “Numb”, “Somewhere I Belong”, “Lost”, and “Burn It Down” are some of the fan favorites included on the setlist. Prepare to be captivated by the talented pianist Tyler Kivel’s takes on the American rock band’s music.