Green Mill Lounge

Here at Choose Chicago, we believe one of the best ways to jumpstart a truly epic experience in Chicago is to get ideas from the people who know the city best. Our locals, some of the greatest ambassadors of Chicago you can find, are invaluable resources for discovering the greatest things to see and do in the city.  

If you're craving good music, Chicago delivers big. Our city's history is steeped in jazz and blues, but legendary music icons and up-and-coming artists alike are rocking beats of all genres today. We've got tons of unique live music venues where you can see the best musical acts in the world on any given night.

Here are some of our locals' favorite music spots:


Green Mill Jazz Club (4802 N. Broadway St.)


Lincoln Hall (2424 N. Lincoln Ave.)


Johnny O'Hagans (3374 N. Clark St.)


City Winery (1200 W. Randolph St.)


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