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Chicago Music Venues: Lincoln Hall, Green Mill, Vic Theater and More

Experience the rich history and tradition of the best Chicago music venues just steps from The Majestic Hotel. From the Spanish inspired Aragon Ballroom to deeply rooted jazz haunts like Kingston Mines and The Green Mill, Chicago's celebrated music scene has given us world-renowned artists like Bo Diddley, Buddy Guy and Ray Manzerek. Music enthusiasts from around the globe thrive in the well-appointed, convenient accommodations of The Majestic Hotel, just minutes from top Chicago music venues. Explore Chicago's Elite Music Venues.

Summer Concerts

The Metro Chicago
0.9 mile | 3730 N. Clark St. | Chicago, IL 60613 | (773) 549-4140

This concert hall, on the northside of the city, showcases emerging artists in the genre of rock/alternative. This intimate venue seats 1,100 fans. The year the club opened, 1982, the club was host to Billy Idol and Depeche Mode, both emerging on the music scene at the time.

The Vic Theater
1.1 miles | 3145 N. Sheffield Ave. | Chicago, IL 60657 | (773) 472-0449

Originally opened in 1912 as the Victoria Theater, a luxury vaudeville house, the Vic can accommodate up to 1,400 people, with seating for 1,100. When the venue isn't for live music, the alter ego of the place is Brew & View, a combination bar/movie theater.

The Lincoln Hall
1.9 miles | 2424 N. Lincoln Ave. | Chicago, IL 60614 | (773) 525-2501

Lincoln Hall is a Chicago venue that gives emerging acts the stage. Opened in 2009, maximum capacity for the venue is 509 concert-goers. The owners helped to launch the career of Dave Matthews, Modest Mouse and Feist, among others. The two-level venue has standing room on the ground level and a horseshoe bar on the balcony.

The Riviera Theater
1.9 miles | 4746 N. Racine Ave. | Chicago, IL 60640 | (773) 275-6800

The Riviera Theater is in the heart of the Uptown theater district, and was used as a movie theater until 1987 when it was transformed into a nightclub. Today a number of local and national acts play at the theater each year.

The Aragon Ballroom
2.0 miles | 1106 W. Lawrence Ave. | Chicago, IL 60640 | (773) 561-9500

Visit the Aragon Ballroom for a truly unique space featuring glittering chandeliers, colorful mosaic tile, glowing terra cotta ceilings and graceful balconies and arches. The venue, its design inspired by a Spanish palace courtyard, seats a maximum of 4,500 people. Events include concerts, dances, boxing, wrestling, private parties and more.

Explore Chicago's Elite Music Venues

Guests of The Majestic Hotel will enjoy direct access to some of Chicago's leading musical performance venues. Looking for a grittier stage? Visit The Green Mill and totally immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the '30s and '40s. A music venue for every taste is only steps away:
  • Schubas – 1.6 miles
  • Kingston Mines – 1.6 miles
  • The Green Mill – 1.9 miles
  • Old Town School of Folk Music – 3 miles
Explore all there is to do near our Chicago luxury hotel.

The Music Lover's Chicago Hotel

Our Lakeview East hotel offers ideal accommodations for an effortless stay whether you're following your favorite band cross-country or in town for a world-class performance at Riviera Theater. Extensive perks and in-room amenities include:
  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Free baked cookies in the lobby
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Large flatscreen TVs
  • Free access to Fitness Formula Club
  • Roomlinx interactive entertainment
  • 24-hour front desk assistance
  • Fully stocked minibar
  • 24-hour coffee and tea service in lobby
  • Suites with mini fridges and microwaves

The Majestic Hotel is an ideal choice when searching for the perfect hotel near top Chicago music venues. Book your stay or take a moment to browse generous Chicago hotel deals.