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Jazz Showcase

Open Now: 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Open today: 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Great jazz at a great price...

I love this venue. Some days you can really get a bargain. Others days it's still great for the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chicago, Illinois

We went for a show to celebrate my wife’s birthday. There is so much to share about the Jazz... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
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Jazz Showcase is the most historic jazz club in Chicago, founded in 1947 by Joe Segal, and now owned and operated by Wayne Segal (Joe's son). Segal's national and international honors include being declared a "Master of Jazz" by the National...more
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806 S Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL 60605-2002
Downtown / The Loop
+1 312-360-0234
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I love this venue. Some days you can really get a bargain. Others days it's still great for the regular price. It is intimate and not a bad seat in the house. It's not a place with pristine fixtures and the latest gadgets. It is...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

We went for a show to celebrate my wife’s birthday. There is so much to share about the Jazz Showcase. The service was excellent and the room felt intimate. The history on the walls was amazing. The club is an open venue with no bad...More

1  Thank Julio R
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We saw the show of Freddy Cole. It was very very nice. The other musician were also very good. This is a little and cosy place. We really enjoyed the show.

1  Thank Laurence B
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

There is so much to share about the Jazz Showcase. This is were talent meets the craft of music!! I enjoyed the cocktails and the chilling atmosphere. This is where you can relax and appreciate sounds of greatness. Although, it was a short trip for...More

1  Thank Destiny Alicia C
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We went for a show while visiting the city. The service was excellent and the room felt intimate. The history on the walls was amazing.

Thank Spruce92
Reviewed 9 June 2018

The Jazz Showcase is an "unbelievable" jazz venue located in south loop, downtown Chicago... I have visited this spot many times during my many trips to Chicago, and I have yet to be disappointed by their showcased talent and ambience... Every time that I am...More

2  Thank RetiredNavy01
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

A very good Sunday evening with a great jazz show Please remember there is no food and also the bar is half functional ( also no draft beer as well) A good glass of water or maybe some wine could replace your hunger or the...More

1  Thank danielasQ5980KP
Reviewed 23 May 2018

We went twice during our stay, and each night the groups were exceptional. Two of the best concerts we have ever been to. This place is kind of dowdy with a limited drink selection and no food. All of the chairs are a bit uncomfortable,...More

2  Thank Marty D
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Hands down the best ambiance and music. Highly recommended! We have been to multiple jazz venues in chicago and this was a great find.

1  Thank AryanaToronto
Reviewed 14 May 2018

The Jazz Showcase is located in what used to be the Dearborn Street Train station. We went to hear Eric Alexander and Harold Mabern Trio and were not disappointed. The club is an open venue with no bad seats. For Jazz fans, a visit to...More

1  Thank jfason
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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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1 April 2017|
Response from The_Segal | Property representative |
You can check in at 7:30 PM and enjoy taking pictures and some drinks or you can check in at 8:00 pm as well.
Courtney D
17 December 2016|
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Response from The_Segal | Property representative |
We have a full bar but we don't serve food. You're welcomed to order delivery or bring food to the show.
16 October 2016|
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Response from BrendaLB | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, Not sure. We stayed at a nearby hotel and walked.