This beautiful, ornate and capacious space opened as a ballroom in 1926. These days, though, it serves as one of the biggest music venues within the city limits. The 4,500-capacity room hosts acts such as The National, Tenacious D, and deadmau5, as well as Spanish language gigs for local Latinos. Fair warning: The noise bounces around that high, pretty, star-flecked ceiling until it's a fat wad of mud in your ears.
1106 W Lawrence Ave
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|Transport:||el stop:Red to Lawrence. Bus:36,81.|
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The String Cheese Incident
This Colorado crew, whose breezy, lightly funky sound handily encapsulates the love-it-or-hate-it post-Dead jam-band universe, plays for the faithful at a beautiful Uptown hall. The show is part of the Chicago Bluegrass & Blues Festival.Jam band Thu January 29th 2015 - Sat January 31st 2015 FreeRead more1106 W Lawrence Ave Chicago Chicago
Improbably one of the more successful, er, musicians of the last decade, Hollywood party mascot Steve Aoki is proof that one can will oneself to success through lots of sheer acting-famous. The DJ brings his dumb and glossy brand of casino club jamz to...Electronica Sat February 28th 2015 - Sat February 28th 2015 FreeRead more1106 W Lawrence Ave Chicago Chicago