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3730 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60613-3810
+1 773-549-0203
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Legendary Mid-Sized Music Venue

Metro is a Chicago institution! I have seen countless concerts here for over three decades. It's... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Gurnee, Illinois
Awsome Music venue

Went to see The Revolution when they came to Chicago. The sound was fantastic and to be able to be... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Madison, WI
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  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
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“standing room” (3 reviews)
“concert venue” (3 reviews)
“smart bar” (2 reviews)
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3730 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60613-3810
+1 773-549-0203
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Metro is a Chicago institution! I have seen countless concerts here for over three decades. It's not really a huge venue with a capacity of 1100. There are two floors and the main floor is standing room only. When possible, I like to try to...More

Thank mrkevin
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Went to see The Revolution when they came to Chicago. The sound was fantastic and to be able to be close to stage was out of this world. The place felt safe and I was able to relax to enjoy an excellent show. The drinks...More

Thank whitebuffalo98
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I've seen quite a few performers here over the years and I'm always pleased when an artist or band I like books this place. For me the main appeal is the intimate vibe you get from a venue that is mostly standing-room. Between the main...More

1  Thank Megan D
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Awful security, kicked me out for no reason and I'm livid, bad sound, awful staff. DO NOT COME HERE!!! The place across the street has good milkshakes.

1  Thank Evan B
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Fortunate to see The Brian Jonestown Massacre at the best music venue in Chicago. The history, classic architecture, acoustics, lights and overall ambiance of this fine establishment make the Metro the best place to see and hear a band in live action. Not to be...More

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 17 May 2016

this place is so small your butt hits the wall.we saw a sold out show on Saturday.the sound was horrible,couldnt even hear the singer over the band.too many people let in .couldn't get to bar or ladies bathroom on 3rd floor.shouldnt been allowed to have...More

1  Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 29 December 2015

When many small bands come to Chicago, lots of them wish to play at the Metro and the feeling is always the same for fans. It's small, so be prepared to get hot and sweat. It's right by Wrigley Field, so of course it's right...More

Thank kaitlin8899
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Went to a Friday night sold out show at the Metro. This theater is about 95% standing room only with a very small amount of seating with small tables in the balcony. We sat up in the balcony and were lucky enough to get two...More

1  Thank Peter F
Reviewed 28 June 2015

I was in Chicago on business and just could not pass up the opportunity to see Bad Religion in concert at the Metro. It was my first time there and couldn't have asked for a better night out. Got right in with no problem and...More

Thank Frank R
Reviewed 15 April 2015

My husband & I had planned a multi city US trip for my 50th birthday and once I had googled what was on in Chicago I came across this event & decided to book tickets. So glad I did. It reminded me of how real...More

Thank sandramilne
This energetic sub-neighborhood, part of the larger
Lakeview neighborhood, has a split personality. In the
daytime you can stroll along its streets and enjoy a
quiet meal, shop for gifts, walk along the row homes
or sit peacefully in Graceland Cemetery. After dark,
the neighborhood springs to life. Go bar-hopping along
Addison and Sheffield Avenue or join the crowd at the
historic Wrigley Field for live music. If there’s a
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