Enter this live music cocktail lounge through a secret door underneath The Hampton Social in River North, steps from the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza. With a speakeasy exterior, the modern interior features gold accents, brick walls, and a mixture of uniquely designed velvet and leather couches. A full stage supports In-house bands playing every night The Bassment is open - Wednesday through Saturday evenings
Andy's Jazz Club
One of Chicago's best-known and respected jazz establishments, Andy's Jazz Club and restaurant offers casually sophisticated dining with a musical menu of Chicago's top jazz artists. With live music from two different bands performing every night, you'll want to make a reservation for dinner or come early to secure seats, though there isn't a bad seat in the house in this intimate, historic venue.
Buddy Guy's Legends
Owned by the iconic guitarist himself, Buddy Guy's Legends is the premier blues club in the World keeping the blues traditional alive with local, national and international acts performing 7-days a week. Performances range from acoustic lunch and dinner sets, a house band, blues jam, and jazz sets. Buddy Guy himself even performs in the club every January. All seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Once a refrigerated food distribution warehouse located in the West Loop, City Winery has transformed a 1911 building into a haven for wine, music and culinary arts. Constructed using the original wood beams, masonry and brick, this fully functional winery, restaurant and 300-seat concert venue hosts intimate music concerts, wine making classes, and wine dinners.
Green Mill Jazz Club
This former speakeasy in Uptown dates back to 1907 and is the longest continuously running jazz club in the country. With live performers every night ranging from traditional, bebop, contemporary, and improvisational jazz, The Green Mill's sophisticated informality and warm glowing atmosphere is steeped in the heady sounds of early ‘30s and ‘40s, complimented by glamourous curved booths and authentic art deco/art nouveau décor found in the light fixtures and artwork.
House of Blues
Modeled after the "Estavovski" Opera House and located in the historic Marina City complex on the Chicago River, House of Blues is the ultimate night out - where great food sets the stage for amazing live concerts. From VIP experiences with the world's best artists to our world-famous Gospel Brunch on Sundays, House of Blues is truly where music and food feed the soul.
|The Bassment||Variety||River North||https://www.thebassmentchicago.com/|
|The Flamingo Rum Club||Cabaret, DJs||River North||https://www.theflamingorumclub.com/|
|Bub City||Country Music||River North||http://bub-city.com/chicago/|
|Blue Chicago||Blues||River North||http://www.bluechicago.com/|
|House of Blues||Variety||River North||http://www.houseofblues.com/chicago|
|Benny's Chop Shop||Jazz||River North||http://www.bennyschophouse.com/|
|The Redhead Piano Bar||Piano Bar||River North||https://redheadpianobar.com/|
|Winter's Jazz Club||Classic, Jazz||River North||https://www.wintersjazzclub.com/|
|Andy's Jazz Club||Jazz||River North||http://www.andysjazzclub.com/|
|Lyric Opera of Chicago||Opera||The Loop||https://www.lyricopera.org/|
|Chicago Theatre||Variety||The Loop||https://www.msg.com/the-chicago-theatre?cmp=van_chicagotheatre|
|Jay Pritzer Pavillion||Variety||The Loop||http://www.jaypritzkerpavilion.com/|
|Buddy Guy's Legends||Blues||South Loop||http://buddyguy.com/|
|Reggies Chicago||Rock||South Loop||https://www.reggieslive.com/|
|Jazz Showcase||Jazz||South Loop||http://www.jazzshowcase.com/|
|City Winery||Variety||West Loop||https://citywinery.com/chicago/?SID=dki3i7sj4djr5er1251oslg634|
|United Center||Variety||Near West Side||https://www.unitedcenter.com/|
|Cobra Lounge||Variety||Near West Side||https://www.cobralounge.com/|
|The Empty Bottle||Variety||West Town||http://emptybottle.com/|
|Chop House & 1st Ward||Variety||Wicker Park||https://www.chopshopchi.com/|
|Concord Music Hall||Variety||Logan Square||https://concordmusichall.com/|
|Old Town School of Folk Music||Variety||Old Town||https://www.oldtownschool.org/|
|Kingston Mines||Blues||Lincoln Park||https://kingstonmines.com/|
|The Hideout||Variety||Lincoln Park||https://www.hideoutchicago.com/|
|Lincoln Hall||Variety||Lincoln Park||http://www.lh-st.com/|
|Park West||Variety||Lincoln Park||https://www.parkwestchicago.com/|
|Green Mill Jazz Club||Jazz, Big Band, Bebop||Uptown||http://greenmilljazz.com/|