Bar | Venue | Art | Chicago
Our bar and live music venue in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood hosts early and late events nightly. No cover, ever. 21+ ONLY
PEOPLE ARE TALKING
Depending on the night of the week, this can be a hipster bar, an old-man bar, or anything in between. There’s live music every night, a decent selection of beer on tap, and a low-key atmosphere.
- Julia Thiel, The Reader
This Bucktown bar has had an artistic soul since it opened in 1988--there are gallery shows and free comedy and music every night--Chicago's 9 Coolest Murals.
Gallery isn't your everyday watering hole. The place is buzzing with musicians, artists, old dudes playing checkers, and twentysomthings downing (still $2) PBRs.
- Maggie Hennessy, Inside Hook
WE DO ENTERTAINMENT RIGHT
Domestic, Imported and Craft beers. Ciders. Huge array of spirits for every budget.
Our monthly calendar is packed with shows every day of the week.
Artist showings every first Friday of the month. Check out one of the largest and best murals in Chicago. (3D Google view if you click the bucket)
Bucktown's no-frills destination for live music, art and drinks with donation optional shows every night of the week. Our stage hosts all kinds of musical acts daily; four comedy shows each week, a poetry night every other Tuesday and a fun bingo night with prizes and band accompaniment every last Monday of the month! Our open mics are the best in town and patrons enjoy a free dinner buffet Sunday nights with a two-drink minimum. 21+
Lovely, funky space! Great stage and the bartenders are helpful. Nice beer list with reasonable prices. Perfect dive bar!
ROBERT E. JOHNSON III
Great place to listen to music or comedy and pretty cheap drinks. A great crowd of cool artists and free thinkers. It was a night to remember.
This place not only changed my life, it taught me the meaning of it!
RACHEAL MICHELLE GOFFINETTE
This is truly one of the greatest bars in existence.
First Rate Urban Tavern With An Artistic Beatnik Flavor. Salon Meets Saloon.