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The Salt Shed Opens Tuesday in Chicago, Turning Morton Salt Complex Into New Music Venue – NBC Chicago

Concertgoers can start pouring into The Salt Shed for outdoor summer performances as the new music venue situated in Chicago’s historic Morton Salt factory begins its operations Tuesday with a star-studded lineup.

The performance and community space, located at 1357 N. Elston Ave., will welcome artists like Fleet Foxes, Mt. Joy, First Aid Kit, Andrew Bird, Jorja Smith and more throughout the season.

Here’s the lineup so far:

  • Aug 2: Makaya McCraven, Sons of Kemet and Nubya Garcia
  • Aug 3: Fleet Foxes with Uwade
  • Aug 10: Sharon Van Etten, Angel Olsen and Julien Baker with Quinn Christopherson
  • Aug 12: Andrew Bird and Iron and Wine with Meshell Ndegeocello
  • Aug 13: Lake Street Drive with Madison Cunningham
  • Aug 15: Lord Huron with First Aid Kit
  • Aug 16: Courtney Barnett, Alvvats and The Betts
  • Aug 20: Mt Joy with Wilderado
  • Aug 21: Mt Joy with Wilderado
  • Aug 25: Jorja Smith
  • Sept 22: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit with Shemekia Copeland
  • Sept 23: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit with Shemekia Copeland
  • Sept 24: Death Cab for Cutie with Low

Showtimes and general admission tickets are available here.

With renovations still underway indoors, all performances will be set outside this year, but The Salt Shed said the indoor venue will be opening in 2023.

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