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Music is the heartbeat of our city, whether you’re at a late-night club or a summer music festival. Come experience the unforgettable energy of Chicago’s music scene.

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Music festivals

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Man playing Blues and Jazz music at the Chicago Blues Festival

Jazz, Blues & House

Three styles with deep Chicago roots.

Featured Venues

House of Blues
House of Blues

River North

Kingston Mines
Kingston Mines

Lincoln Park

The Hideout
The Hideout

Bucktown/Wicker Park

Park West
Park West

Lincoln Park

DISCO at Celeste

Nightlife

Pull up a bar stool in the country’s top city for drinking.

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Explore Chicago blues
Explore Chicago blues

Your ultimate blues bucket list

Music venues
Music venues

Where to hear live music in Chicago

Speakeasies and hidden bars
Speakeasies and hidden bars

Go retro at these Chicago speakeasies

Cloudgate (The Bean) at night

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