Music & Nightlife

Your guide to the best nightclubs, live music and concerts in Chicago

Music festivals


The big daddy, with thousands of teens.


The buzziest new bands and icons of indie.

Riot Fest

The final festival of the summer is a punk rock paradise.

Spring Awakening

Dance-music fans descend on Soldier Field for DJs and EDM's biggest acts.

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Music features and interviews

Album reviews

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The best Chicago nightlife and venues

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  1. 2424 N Lincoln Ave
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  1. 3730 N Clark St
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  1. 1035 N Western Ave
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  1. 3159 N Southport Ave
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  1. 1245 Chicago Ave
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  1. 220 S Michigan Ave
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  1. 306 N Halsted St
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