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Metro

3730 N. Clark St, Chicago, IL (Lakeview)
773-549-0203
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Ranked #88 of 301 Activities in Chicago
Type: Concerts, Performances
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Type: Concerts, Performances
Hours:
Mon 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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New Haven, Indiana, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I have been going to shows at the Metro for about 15 years. From Indie rock to hardcore and metal the Metro allows fans to be up close and personal with the bands like live music should be. The Metro is full of history and seems to be an essential stop for emerging artists and established bands who prefer an... More 

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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I have been going to Metro for more than 20 years and it is still one of my favorite places to see a band. The sound is great. Atmosphere is just cool. I am not a huge fan of Smart Bar anymore. I liked it better dark and grungy.

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Rantoul, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Saw J Roddy Walston and the Business here last night. While some of the patrons were a bit rude the staff was friendly. The sound was ok although I felt you couldn't hear the vocals that well. The women's restroom was on the top floor which was inconvenient if you were downstairs. We would go there again.

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Querétaro, Queretaro, Mexico
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The Metro is conveniently close to the L-Train, just near Wrigley Field. As a concert hall its adequate. Not comfortable, but cool. Great music selection and after show store. Reasonable priced beer and drinks. Concert was more late than fashionable, but closeness to the stage is a visitor's choice. Good place.

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GREEN BAY
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124 attraction reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

1100 of our closest friends saw Glen Hansard in this Lalapalooza pre-show. Great sound, lighting, and standing on the upstairs rail with an incredible artist and his band made for a perfect night. Park on street early or there is a private pay lot for $20 right across the street.

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Yorkville, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Aimee Mann and Ted Leo performed an amazing show! The writing and music was full of energy and engagement!

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Chicago, Illinois
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39 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

This place is old. The acoustics do kind of suck. But it's the Metro! The history here is indescribable! It's a cool, old art deco venue that has been my stomping grounds for years. I still love going there, even if I am now older and more responsible. If you haven't been to the Metro, you haven't really experienced Chicago!!

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

I saw Flying Lotus in May of last year at the Metro. The architecture of the exterior of the building harkens back to the late 20s, and literally sings class. It's a spectacular venue for music, with great acoustics, friendly staff and a choice location -- it's right near Wrigley, so I used my iphone's park whiz app to book... More 

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Annandale, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Clean, cheap! Old trains, nice stations. A great way to go from the city to Wrigley field - either tour or game. The train lets off right next to the stadium.

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Venice, Florida
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

We saw Glen Hansard here, he was fabulous and brought down the house. It is great to research ahead of time or simply hear all of the great bands that have played here. It makes you wish you could have seen them all at this special place. The only negative is you have to stand, sound quality was better than... More 

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