Chicago is absolutely known and loved for its amazing live music scene, any genre you can think of from indie rock to jazz, punk to hip hop, you're sure to find something you'll love in this city. 

Many people visit from all over just to experience and fall in love with all of the music spots and events the city has to offer. Not to mention the incredible local talent that was born and raised in the city itself, you simply won't be disappointed. 

What better way to experience these live events than with amazing venues that make the experiences that much better? Take a look at some of the great spots we've put together in a list for you to fall in love with in Chicago.

Jazz Showcase 

One of the oldest jazz clubs in Chicago and founded by Jazz Master Joe Segal in 1947, the showcases in this beloved venue have sent off a number of jazz music careers to success. 

This club has a loyal fan base difficult to find anywhere else, one that has followed the club even since its inception and through its various venue relocations.

Encouraging younger and older crowds alike to enjoy the jazz shows in this hot spot of Chicago, it has truly turned up with brimming groups of people over the years looking for a sophisticated and relaxing night out. 

Chicago Cultural Center

An amazing landmark building in Chicago, the Chicago Cultural Center draws in hundreds of thousands of visitors every year, making it a beloved local spot, as well as one of the most popularly visited attractions in the city. 

Right in the heart of downtown Chicago, this one of a kind venue provides free theater, music, dance, art exhibitions, and much more. With learning labs, beautiful theater rooms, remarkable halls for weeding planning and hosting other events, and much more, this is simply something no one should miss when they're in the Windy City. 

With show stopping performances providing everything you could want like blues, jazz, classical music, and more, they are hosted in incredible rooms such as the world's largest Tiffany dome in Preston Bradley Hall. 

Millennium Park

Then there is the classically known and widely loved Millennium Park, which hosts the Summer Music Series featuring free outdoor concert shows, with a variety of emerging and loved artists ready to hit the stage in as amazing a setting as this. 

The beautiful Pritzker Pavilion arches overhead as you take a seat on the gorgeous lawns and the city skyline that will have you staring in awe as you appreciate a spectrum of genres of music. 

You can even pack a picnic as you take in all of your surroundings and talented and unique artists with the rest of the crowds as you experience something that is truly immersive. 

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