Jun
18
2017

Chicago, IL, United States

Soldier Field

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TOUR NAME
WorldWired

OTHER ACTS
Avenged Sevenfold, Mix Master Mike

Enhanced Experiences available through CID Entertainment.

TICKET ONSALE INFO

Fan Club Legacy Member Presale
Start: Tuesday, February 14 at 9 AM CST
End: Wednesday, February 15 at 11 AM CST
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Fan Club General Presale
Start: Tuesday, February 14 at 11 AM CST
End: Wednesday, February 15 at 11 AM CST
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Citi® Cardmember Preferred Tickets
Start: Tuesday, February 14 at 11 AM CST
End: Thursday, February 16 at 10 PM CST

Onsale to General Public
Start: Friday, February 17 at 10 AM CST

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VENUE ADDRESS
1410 Museum Campus Dr, Chicago, IL 60605
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EVENT FAQ

GETTING THERE

Venue Name: Soldier Field

Venue Address:  1410 Museum Campus Dr., Chicago, IL 60605

What is the best way to get to the venue?

You may get to the venue by driving, public transportation, taxi/uber/lyft or even by walking.

Public Transit Information
CTA’s # 146 Bus to Museum Campus:
Operates daily until 10:30 pm
Please note that there is another route of the #146 Bus (Harrison/State) that will not take you all the way to Shedd (across from Soldier Field). Please make sure the bus is labeled as going to Museum Campus.

CTA’s #130 Bus eastbound:
Operates between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day only.
Best for those heading from State Street downtown, North Michigan Ave. or the north side of Chicago.
Best bet for Metra or Amtrak users. Buses leave Union/Ogilvie stations between 9:30 am and 5:30 pm. The last #130 bus leaves Shedd stop (across from Soldier Field) at 6:00 pm.

From O'Hare Airport:
Board the Blue Line CTA train and exit at Washington, where you can grab the southbound #146 bus on State Street.

From the south side of Chicago or from Midway Airport:
Board CTA bus #6 Jackson Park Express (daily) and exit at 11th Street and Columbus Drive, across from the Museum Campus. Or board the Orange or Green Line CTA train toward the Loop and exit at the Roosevelt Road/Museum Campus station, where you can transfer to the #146 Museum Campus bus.

From State Street downtown, North Michigan Avenue, or the north side of Chicago:
Board the southbound CTA bus #146 Marine-Michigan to the Museum Campus (daily) or board the Red, Orange, or Green Line CTA train toward the Loop and exit at the Roosevelt Road/Museum Campus station, where you can transfer to the #146 Museum Campus bus

Click here for help planning the best travel option using public transportation.

Taxi/Uber/Lyft Information

Taxis/Ubers/Lyfts may drop off patrons at the 18th street turnaround.* All inbound traffic to the campus is shut off 45 minutes before show ending. The campus re-opens to incoming vehicles/traffic 1 hour after the event is over to allow for outgoing traffic to subside. Please plan on catching taxi cabs by Michigan and Columbus to the Northwest of the stadium.

*This is the current location and is subject to change. Check back for updates.

Driving Directions

Driving from I-55:
Take I-55, the Stevenson Expressway, northbound to Lake Shore Drive/Highway 41 North. Take LSD north to the 18th Drive exit.

Driving from I-290:
Take I-290, the Eisenhower Expressway, east to Congress Parkway. Take Congress Parkway to Columbus Drive. Turn right and take Columbus Drive south to the 18th Drive exit.

Driving from I-90/94:
Take I-90/94, the Dan Ryan Expressway, north to the Lake Shore Drive/22nd street exit. Stay to the right and exit to LSD. Take LSD/Highway 41 north to the 18th Drive exit.

Driving from I-94:
Take I-94, the Kennedy Expressway, south to the Congress Parkway exit. Follow Congress Parkway to Columbus Drive. Turn right on Columbus Drive and follow Columbus south to the 18th Drive exit.

Driving from Downtown:
Take Michigan Ave south to Roosevelt. Take left onto Roosevelt and follow to Columbus Drive. Turn right on Columbus Drive and follow Columbus south to the 18th Drive exit. Or take Lake Shore Drive south to the 18th Drive Exit.

Parking Information

Parking is available at the following garages: North Garage, South Parking Lot, Waldron Parking Deck, East Museum Lot, and Alder Planetarium Lot. Click here to view the parking map and click here for driving directions to each garage.

Drop Off/Pick Up Information

Disabled/ADA patrons may be dropped off on the circle drive (east side of the stadium) on Museum Campus Drive outside Gate 14. For all other patrons, there is a pick up and drop off circle at the 18th street turnaround. All inbound traffic to the campus is shut off 45 minutes before show ending. The campus re-opens to incoming vehicles/traffic 1 hour after the event is over to allow for outgoing traffic to subside. Please plan on being picked up at Michigan and Columbus to the Northwest of the stadium.

Biking Information

There are multiple Divvy bike stations located around museum campus for those wishing to ride Divvy bikes. For those with personal bikes, there are racks around the perimeter of the stadium. Bikers may take the pedestrian underpass from Grant Park, located on the parking map.

TIMING

When can I start lining up?

Per park rules, no one is allowed to line up before 6:00 am.

What time are doors?

Doors are at 4:00 pm.

What time does the show start & end?

The show starts at 6:00 pm with a hard 12:00 pm curfew.

BOX OFFICE/WILL CALL

Where is the box office located to pick up will call tickets?

Will Call tickets are located at Gate 10 ticket box at the Southeast corner of the stadium.

What are the box office hours?

Gate 10 ticket box will open at 12:00 pm on show day.

May I pick up my tickets before the day of the show?

No

May I bring my kids? Do they need to have their own tickets?

Kids are allowed. Any child over 32” tall will need to have their own ticket.

PERMITTED/PROHIBITED ITEMS

Is the NFL Clear Bag Policy in effect?
No. Soldier Field will allow bags up to 12 x 12 x 6, regular backpacks (no oversized backpacks) and purses. All bags are subject to search.

What am I allowed to bring into the venue?

*Please contact Soldier Field if you are unsure if an item will be permitted into the stadium.

What is prohibited from coming into the venue?

  • Alcoholic beverages & Palcohol
  • Bags larger than 12"x12"x12"
  • Balloons and beach balls
  • Cans, bottles or other beverage containers
  • Cameras with lenses longer than 3 inches for all events
  • Confetti
  • Coolers
  • Fireworks, smoke bombs
  • Ice chests
  • Illegal drugs
  • Laser pens and pointers
  • Noise-making devices (i.e. horns, whistles, etc.)
  • Poles to display banners or flags
  • Seat Cushions
  • Selfie-Sticks
  • Smokeless Cigarettes / E-Cigs
  • Strollers
  • Umbrellas
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems
  • Video or movie cameras
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Any other items deemed to be dangerous or inappropriate

Cameras

Hand-held binoculars and small still-photo cameras are permitted in Soldier Field (cameras with lenses no longer than 3 inches) for all events. Video and movie cameras are NOT permitted in the stadium without the user holding proper media credentials.

If I bring something that is not allowed, is there somewhere to store it other than an automobile?

No

ENTRY TO THE VENUE

What gates will be open?

*Full gate list is not yet complete. The following are the currently established entries:

  • Suite entries are at Gate 14
  • Main club entries are at Gate 6 or 38
  • Main South entry is Gate 0
  • Main north entries are Gate 45 or 47

How many gates are there, what are they called, and where are they located?

*Full gate list is not yet complete. There will be entries on North, South, and West sides of the stadium. Will provide final gate list once available.

Is there a separate entrance for GA tickets?

No

Are there special entry gates or other services for disabled guests?

Disabled/ADA patrons may be dropped off on the circle drive (east side of the stadium) on Museum Campus Drive outside Gate 14. Gate 0 will be main ADA entrance for drop-offs at Gate 14.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE

Will there be food and beverages for sale at the venue?

Yes, there will be food and beverages for sale.

Will beer and/or other alcohol be sold? Is there a cut-off time?

Yes. Cut-off time is currently TBD, but typically occurs around 40 minutes before show end. Stadium reserves the right to determine alcohol cut-off time day of show.

Is tailgating allowed?

Yes

MERCHANDISE

Will official Metallica and show merchandise be sold at the event?

Yes – locations TBD.

Check back here following the show for the setlist, photos and videos