Jazz Showcase

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Jazz Showcase

806 S. Plymouth Ct.
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 360-0234
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Jazz Showcase is the most historic jazz club in Chicago, founded in 1947 by Joe Segal, and now owned and operated by Wayne Segal. Segal’s national and international honors include being declared a “Master of Jazz” by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

"It is a great honor to be placed in the same company with so many of the wonderful artists I have presented all of these years!" Joe Segal, 88. The greatest names in jazz have played at Jazz Showcase including the likes of Count Basie, Herbie Hancock, Sun Ra, Sonny Stitt, Dizzy Gillespie, Dexter Gordon, and Art Blakey. Having changed location numerous times since its founding, the club relocated again in 2008 to Dearborn Station, in Chicago, Illinois. Today, Jazz Showcase continues to thrive and bring in top local, national, and international talent.

Jazz Showcase presents live music 7 nights a week. Our famous 4 pm Sunday Matinee is geared towards families (Free admission for kids 12 and under). The 170-seat venue is available for group outings during any of our live performances and for private events during the day.

  • Entertainment
  • Max Restaurant Capacity: 170
  • Private Dining Available
  • ADA Compliant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Cover Fee Charge
  • Family-friendly
  • Hours of Operation: Live shows nightly at 8 PM and 10 PM plus a 4 PM Sunday matinee. Private event rental available outside of public performance times.
  • Live Music
  • MasterCard
  • Miles from McCormick Place: 2.0
  • Minimum Size for Group Admission Rate: 10
  • Reservations Accepted
  • Self-Parking Available: Both On-site & Off-site
  • Special Interest Tours Offered
  • Student Group Friendly
  • Visa
  • Group Capacity: 170
  • Group Discounts Available
  • Group Policy
  • Team Building Activities Offered

  • Buy-out Max Capacity: 170
  • Complete Buy-out Available
  • Off-Site Catering Allowed
  • Permanent Stage
  • Preferred Catering Providers