Chicago Live Music Venue


Best Places to Catch a Live Show in Toronto

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Toronto is home to a variety of trendy clubs that regularly feature live music and represent the diversity of this bustling city. Take a look at our favourite hottest clubs for live music!

  • CUBE Nightclub

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    Though there's a $20 cover charge on Friday and drinks are pricey, CUBE is the best. With gorgeous views of downtown from their large patio, great music, tasty food, good company—you can't go wrong.

  • Kool Haus

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    Within walking distance of Union Station, this venue has great acoustics and is designed perfect enough for every concert goer to get a close up view of the stage regardless of where you stand.

  • Lee's Palace

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    With a solid, consistent sound and ease of moving closer to the stage, music lovers flock to Lee's quite often. The Dance Cave upstairs is great to mingle with others after hours of live music.

  • The Hoxton

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    Regarded as one of the best clubs for EDM, The Hoxton is full of chic 20-somethings. It's super laid back and lineups move pretty quickly. Though it gets crowded, the ambiance and mood make up for it.

  • El Mocambo Tavern

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    El Mocambo is one of city's oldest music venues, serving Toronto's music scene for over 100 years. Known for hosting The Rolling Stones in '77, El Mo is an essential destination for music lovers.

  • Wrongbar

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    Wrongbar is swanky and very intimate with dark interiors. Though it's got a rowdy atmosphere, the sound system is spot on and is one of the best spots in the city for indie and cutting edge music.

  • Lula Lounge

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    Take a trip around the world! While you enjoy delicious food and drinks, the lounge hosts live salsa, jazz, Brazilian and world music. Lula also once hosted Grammy darlings Norah Jones and Feist. 

  • Bovine Sex Club

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    Bovine has been a neighbourhood institution since the 90s, with rock, punk and metal bands. The club has been consistent with great music, drinks, atmosphere, and the right amount of grunge!

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Check out our listing of the hottest clubs in Chicago, read reviews, view upcoming events and more.

Vision Nightclub

632 N. Dearborn St., Chicago Illinois United States

(312) 266-1944

Voted #1 Mega Club in the US by URB Magazine, and top 100 clubs in the world by DJ Mag, Vision opens its doors to over 2000 club-goers each week and provides an array of music choices and party environments. Simply put - Vision is currently Chicago's Crown Jewel of nightclubs; and its only world-class mega club. Blending the elemental forces of [more]

Hilton Chicago

720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago Illinois United States

312-922-4400

Enjoy the fusion of historic luxury and contemporary amenities at the Hilton Chicago! The gorgeous hotel is located nearby everything you could want to see downtown, and offers 3 different restaurants and lounges for you to choose from on site. Experience the finest VIP treatment in the city, and get the night's stay you've been looking for! [more]

Funky Buddha Lounge

728 W. Grand, Chicago Illinois United States

312-666-1695

Centrally located in the heart of Chicago, the Funky Buddha Lounge has set the standard of excellence that many new venues strive to emulate. From its polished decor of antique lighting and its mural-covered walls that set the mood of cultured decadence to its congenial staff and VIP amenities, the Funky Buddha Lounge has become the party [more]

V Live

2047 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago Illinois United States

773.489.5483

V Live VLive is one of the newest clubs in the Chicago Nightlife scene. Located in Logan Square above Fuego's Mexican Grill and Margarita Bar, VLive is a late night spot with live music and Djs. Fridays/Saturdays Age: 21+ Hours: 10pm-4am (Friday) & 10-5am (Saturday) Office Hours: 10am-5pm Monday-Friday 773.701.4111 Dress Code: [more]

Zero Gravity

22 West 613 75th Street, Chicago Illinois United States

630-985-1111

Zero Gravity Zero Gravity provides the very best in live entertainment and top DJ's from all over the world. Feel the energy of our state-of-the-art concert sound, lighting and video system, guaranteed to make you dance like you've never before. The new Zero Gravity is the place to be and to be seen! There are cameras and 36" TV's everywhere [more]

PURE Nightclub

3548 River Rd., Chicago Illinois United States

847.477.3044

Pure Nightclub is located in Franklin Park, IL. Our hours of operations currently are: Friday 9PM-3AM / Saturday 9PM-3AM [more]

Bull & Bear

431 North Wells Street, Chicago Illinois United States

(312) 527-5973

Bull & bear utilizes classic lounge materials witha modern twist to establish a lounge atmosphere with a sports essence unique unto itself, offering unparalleled viewing from the the stoic travertine bar to the handcrafted tufted leather banquette seating. The Elments of the space are highlighted by indirect lighting which illuminates the [more]

Mutiny Corp

2428 N Western Ave, Chicago Illinois United States

773-486-7774

The Mutiny is a unique combination of music venue and neighborhood dive bar. Four nights a week, we put on Free shows by upcoming rock, punk, and metal bands (as well as those that are proudly going nowhere). The rest of the time, we're playing pool or darts for Free, listening to a kick-ass jukebox, and drinking on the cheap (usually from huge, [more]

Enigma lounge

10290 W Higgins Rd, Rosemont IL 60018, Chicago Illinois United States

847 376 8556

ENIGMA is a contemporary and sophisticated cocktail lounge, that transforms into a high energy club at night. Just close your eyes and imagine sensual projections, intelligent lighting, subtly changing neon, comfortable and slick interior, combined with the coolest vibes from the best Djs in town. Now throw in stunning servers tempting with exotic [more]

D’TOX

2305 St. Charles Rd, Chicago Illinois United States

708-547-6190

'WE ARE THE BEST IN THE WEST......" D'TOX Bar & Ultra Lounge, is centrally located at 2305 St. Charles Rd in Bellwood. We cater to the Hip Hop,House, Pop, R&B, Old School, and Reggeaton. [more]

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