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Aragon Ballroom

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Eh

Not the greatest venue for a show. Extremely hard to exit the venue after the show. Nowhere to sit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TravelToLive97
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Detroit, Michigan
Not Bad, Kinda Good.

When I lived in Chicago years ago, I kind of wrote off this place and thought it was one of the... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Brian L
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I flew in from Raleigh to see Greta Van Fleet! The venue is absolutely stunning inside! We had no problem parking ($20 right across the street), and some pretty cool bars (Fat Cats) to have some drinks beforehand! We were VERY impressed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tri B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the greatest venue for a show. Extremely hard to exit the venue after the show. Nowhere to sit down and bathrooms were a half mile away and down a couple of flights of stairs. Sound was okay. If you're going for the venue you'll...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TravelToLive97
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I know they are doing there job and all but I went there for a DJ last night appon entering (keep in mind all the young people around have eyes the size of the moon and all beyond messed up) yet the security guard didn’t...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Jet24579961842
Reviewed 7 November 2018

From my first show I caught here in the 80's ,( Skid Row & Soundgarden) , to present day, (Raygun on Sunday!) I love, love, love this venue! Larger venue with all the great sound!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RosieSchwartz
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

We were harassed out of the venue be a tall white guy, bald with a beard who was an EMPLOYEE for no reason in the middle of the Ween show. Staff on a power trip?, using his height and size to intimidate and threaten. AVOID...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Such an Amazing place. Came here for the first time for the HalloWEEN show. Beautiful space and crazy cool inside. Go there...like really!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mongoshrdr
Reviewed 26 October 2018

When I lived in Chicago years ago, I kind of wrote off this place and thought it was one of the crummier venues in Chicago. But.. I ended up shrugging and saying, "Well okay," when Nine Inch Nails decided to come back here. If it's...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Brian L
Reviewed 23 May 2018

About 10-12 years ago this place was a pretty good venue but they don't maintain it at all. First off the sound is complete trash now - no matter who is playing. Went to see Portishead, Janes Addiction, QOTSA, among others I have seen at...More

Date of experience: June 2017
7  Thank Omer F
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Very good concert and very good place to hold it! Loved the lighting, how organized the security and staff made it and the experience sure was the best

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Sydnee R
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I went yesterday to see one of my favorite artist. I go to standing room only venues all the time and this was by far the best one I’ve been to. I was in the front row and the security took care of us. They...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Vacation57206439979
4 December 2018|
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Response from Brian L | Reviewed this property |
I can't speak for women, but I know many women that have left this venue alone without a problem. The L is right on the venue's doorstep and large crowds always congregate after shows so if you're walking in any direction... More
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I saw someone on a different website say that they will confiscate e-cigs.
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