By Angela Hazen



B96 Pepsi Jingle Bash
Allstate Arena
6920 N. Mannheim Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
(847) 635-6601

Date: Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 6 p.m.
Tickets: $39.50-$135

On December 15, Chicago will host the biggest and best Pepsi Jingle Bash ever. This year will feature international superstars Pitbull, Psy, Justin Bieber, Afrojack and many others. The 2012 summer songstress Carly Rae Jepsen will be on deck, as well as Austin Mahone and Ryan Beatty.

Allstate Arena is in Rosemont and is easily accessible from multiple interstates. There are plenty of hotels nearby to stay at after the concert ends to avoid the drive home. These include Hilton Garden Inn, the Hyatt and Embassy Suites. Cure any hunger pangs before the show with a meal at restaurants that suit a variety of tastes and budgets including Chicago Fire Oven, Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse, The Ram Restaurant and Giordano’s.

Tickets are on sale now and parking is $20 cash only. The biggest music stars of 2012 will be ready to rock your night on December 15. Be there and get ready to brag to all of your friends about one memorable night.

Pitbull at 2011's B96 Pepsi SummerBash (credit: B96/CBS)

Pitbull at 2011’s B96 Pepsi SummerBash (credit: B96/CBS)



Don’t miss your chance to see mega hit-maker Pitbull in concert. Pitbull will be live at the B96 Pepsi Jingle Bash, so don’t miss out on some of music’s most-in-the-know hits. Pitbull’s music has won the hearts of millions of fans and his live performance is sure to be outstanding. After millions of records sold and touring internationally, get ready to see Pitbull in Chicago for a concert to remember for years to come.


You will be dancing Gangnam style in the Chi at the Jingle Bash when Psy takes the stage. This pop phenomenon has already taken over his native Korea with his hit song “Gangnam Style” and the popular song has taken over airwaves and YouTube. Now fans all over the world copy his dance moves and are getting into the whole new world of Korean pop music. Change it up from your typical favorite styles of music and get ready to go global. Plan to see Psy in person and learn to dance Gangnam style from the master.

Justin Bieber

Do you have Bieber fever? Bieber fans from all over the country will no doubt take this opportunity to see him perform live on stage at the Bash. So bring your best friends and get ready to spend an evening listening to your favorite performer sing his hits for you.


If you wished you could see Afrojack in concert, here’s your big chance. Enjoy Afrojack spinning his international hits live with thousands of fans moving to the beat. You will be singing his tunes for months to come.

But It’s Sold Out!

True, B96 Pepsi Jingle Bash is currently sold out, but we wouldn’t leave you hangin’ — there are a few ways you can get tickets. Right now, we’ve got a few deals that wouldn’t only get you tickets, but also t-shirts and possibly even meet & greet passes with Austin Mahone or B96’s very own Stylz and Roman. Find out about those deals here.

Alternatively, you can listen to B96 to find out about any free ticket opportunities that might pop up! You can also stalk their website, their twitter or their facebook — you never know when a ticket opportunity just might pop up… (I hear Friday is a good time to check…)

Angela Hazen lives in Oak Park, IL. She has worked as a model in Chicago and studied broadcast journalism at Columbia College Chicago. She has traveled to Europe on several occasions, and keeps her readers up to date with local and international style, shopping, fashion and beauty trends. Her work can be found at