Photograph: Vladimir Zaystev
Time Out says
Posted: Sun Feb 2 2014
One of the most versatile venues in town, the Mid combines traditional venue options with the bottle-popping club world. Two stories allow for dancing and drinking on weekends, but smaller nights see just the main floor used for everything from indie bands to up-and-coming DJ talent. Brought to us by some of Chicago's biggest promoters, this Fulton Market area upstart only took a few years to rise to the top. It now nabs many of the big name bookings swinging through town—which can mean huge lines to get in.
The Mid 306 N Halsted St
- Cross Street:
at Wayman St
- Venue phone:
- Venue website:
- Opening hours:
Mon, Wed, Fri 9pm–4am; Sat 9pm–5am (closed Tue, Sun)
El stop:Green,Pink to Clinton. Bus:8,20,65.
- 306 N Halsted St
- 306 N Halsted St
- The Mid
What's on at The Mid
For those who love raving, the Mid will get you excited for the upcoming shows at Lolla with a pre-party featuring a DJ set from Cash Cash. The EDM group from New Jersey has created remixes of hits by Krewella, Bruno Mars and many more. Now with a new...
LA's bass-heavy Glitch Mob mixes up hip-hop samples with electro beats and tag-team vocals. Catch the trio's squelchy, rave-hop sounds, fresh off the heels of its Lollapalooza appearance, to promote its new, more extroverted album, Love Death Immorta...
- Critics' pick
The Sweedish duo of Olle Corneer and Stefan Engblom bring irreverence and absurdity to the EDM scene. We mean that in the best of ways, with mottos like, "Never bring your brain to a rave." Expect to get crazy as these guys take over the Mid on a Sunday...
Progressive house producer Nick Rotteveel will be coming all the way from Holland to press some buttons. spin some tables, and make asses shake at the Mid. DJ Nathan Scott will also be making an appearance.
The trap stars from Sydney Australia What So Not Will be spending an evening at the Mid alongside DJ Funk, Zebo and others. Expect the hear their club hit High You Are at this DJ set.
We've seen interviews with dubstep kingpin Rusko—the man who's largely credited with spearheading the style's squelchy, head-pounding brostep subgenre—that hint at the man's regret for what he hath wrought. Still, we'd expect plenty of pummeling and woo-boost...