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“Great little concert venue!”
Review of Space

Space
Ranked #2 of 24 things to do in Evanston
Certificate of Excellence
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Downers Grove, Illinois
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great little concert venue!”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

Went to see JD McPherson at Space, Evanston, IL. Amazing, intimate concert venue. The place doesn't hold a whole lot of people - maybe 200, but I can't imagine too many more than that if I am wrong - but is warm and welcoming. The staff is extremely friendly. The venue is very clean and seems well organized. You are very close to the performers and the acoustics are perfect. There was some reserved seating with the majority being general admission. The difference in price between general admission and reserved seating was very reasonable. The only negative due to my lack of "tallness," was my limited view of the stage (I purchased general admission tickets) and have decided that I will do my best to purchase reserved seating tickets next time I go. If you are a music lover, you need to check out this gem!

Visited September 2013
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Evanston, Illinois
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49 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great music venue!”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

This wonderful combination restaurant/ bar and music venue brings in nationally known act (Johnny Winter, Beausoleil) and also supports locals making it big, like Ezra Furman. Th room has wonderful acoustics, but you need to get there early for seating unless you pay for tables up front. Hard floor if you wind up standing, but great dance space. This is an intimate venue and often feels like the performers are in a living room with old friends.

Visited February 2013
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Evanston, Illinois
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79 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Hidden away a bit but worth looking for”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Located just south of Dempster St on Chicago Ave, this is a local gem. It's also connected to Union Pizzeria, a nice Italian restaurant and bistro. Eclectic productions, primarily music, in a very cozy (aka small) space. Well worth checking out their event schedule on the internet.

Visited April 2013
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great intimate venue with excellent music options”
Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

Love this space for all different music choices nary a bad seat in the house and good food options if you care to partake. Have been here so many times and still always enjoy listening to music at this space.

Visited May 2013
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Evanston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“SPACE provides an enjoyable concert experience”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Intimate setting, top-notch sound system and friendly bar and wait staff await you at SPACE. Acts as diverse as Junip, John Doe, the Mekons, Taj Mahal, the Lone Bellow, Al Stewart, and the Trashcan Sinatras have provided great concert memories for me over the past few years. If you are an avid fan of a performer or group scheduled to play at SPACE, I would recommend spending a little extra for a table seat ticket.

Visited June 2013
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