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Aragon Ballroom

Aragon Ballroom

Music Venue, Concert Hall, and Rock Club
Uptown, Chicago
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8.4/10
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  • Geoffrey Z.
    "What a venue for Weezer, Motion City and fun."(3 Tips)
    James M.
    "The sound is clear and the view from the balcony is great."(3 Tips)
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  • Max M.
    Max Moeller2 weeks ago
    Incredible place to see a show.
  • Erik R.
    Erik RowleySeptember 18
    Don't bring a flask in, they have heavy security at the entrance, I was forced to leave mine outside.
  • Erik R.
    Erik RowleySeptember 18
    Saw Cage the Elephant play here. Enchanting venue with an interior that resembles a European village under a starry night sky. One of the best concert halls in the US!
  • Eddy G.
    Eddy GonzalezNovember 2, 2015
    Bigger venue. The balcony seats are find but you have to get early if you want to be in front
  • Allison K.
    Allison KaminskiSeptember 3, 2015
    Recently renovated and looks pretty nice!!
  • Megan L.
    Megan LuxAugust 5, 2015
    Amazing setting and environment
  • Stephanie C.
    A favorite place to catch a concert. Great music venue! Love the history!
  • Nick F.
    Nick FruendtMay 28, 2015
    Cool interior and big pit area for the crowd
  • Anamaria H.
    Anamaria HernandezMay 17, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    This venue fits a ton of people. If you like pits, come here. If you don't like crowds and people stepping on your toes, stay away.
  • Joseph B.
    Joseph BlewittApril 28, 2015
    The interior has a feeling of grit and authenticity that simply doesn't exist in modern venues.
  • Hector M.
    Hector MurilloMarch 1, 2015
    The Coke is Fire bro!!
  • Geoffrey Z.
    Geoffrey ZuHoneFebruary 3, 2015
    What a venue for Weezer, Motion City and fun. The ceiling is the best part.
  • James M.
    James MorganDecember 3, 2014
    I really like the layout of this venue. The sound is clear and the view from the balcony is great.
  • caleb h.
    caleb hanlonDecember 1, 2014
    Great Lolla after party shows on a consistent basis.
  • Duncan P.
    Duncan PJSeptember 2, 2014
    I wish I was on the same drugs as whoever painted the ceiling here
  • Mike W.
    Mike WatsonJuly 14, 2014
    Cool looking venue.. no ventilation. Prepare to bake.
  • Tommy A.
    Tommy AllenJuly 3, 2014
    Please avoid the Aragon Ballroom. No A/C and $5. for water. I don't care how great the acts are that play here, I and many others will not be back no matter the price. Not worth the cost. #NewOrder
  • Andrea K.
    Andrea KiblerMay 17, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Good luck getting phone or Internet reception. They desperately need free wifi of some sort!
  • Connie P.
    Connie PraterNovember 23, 2013
    Decor is cool, but the sound is awful, the place will have you sweating like crazy, and shitty beers are $7.
  • Kyle M.
    Kyle MNovember 18, 2013
    I definitely stand out here, being freshly bathed and all.
  • Jessica S.
    Jessica ShirleyOctober 25, 2013
    Last Chance Chicago! Lamb of God, Killswitch Engage,Testament, and Huntress coming to Chicago on the 30th of October! Click here to check thetourdates/priceshttp://www.jamplify.com/ey2Siv
  • Yuri T.
    Yuri TkachenkoOctober 12, 2013
    Luv this place)
  • Wade B.
    Wade BargerJune 30, 2013
    No seats. No AC. Poor acoustics. Not a good place to see a show.
  • Mike B.
    Mike BarrettMay 20, 2013
    Super hot in here. No ac! Be prepared. Cool venue but you sweat to death
  • Jørgen A.
    Jørgen AxelsenApril 6, 2013
    Best woodwork ever. Love this place. Great acustics.
  • Amanda A.
    Amanda AggenMarch 7, 2013
    Where John Dillinger met Billie Frechette in Public Enemies.
  • Lorenzo C.
    Lorenzo CasarrubiasMarch 3, 2013
    Drink the beer....its good!
  • Sean
    SeanOctober 22, 2012
    Gets VERY hot
  • Leo J.
    Leo JermanAugust 5, 2012
    Beer 7$ Soda 3$ Cash only small cups
  • Leo J.
    Leo JermanAugust 5, 2012
    What's the deal with the line being down the street in a dark alley? Lol not cool
  • Laurie D.
    Laurie DesAutelsJuly 22, 2012
    Awesome Place to watch shows on a round stage!
  • StreetWise_CHI
    StreetWise_CHIJuly 16, 2012
    Whether you're heading to a show or home from a show help out our nearby vendors! :)
  • Lindsey K.
    Lindsey KoehlerJuly 7, 2012
    Haven't made it inside yet, but Chicago really sucks in general.
  • Robert l.
    Robert licursiMay 23, 2012
    Saw my favorite band INTERPOL for my birthday. Thank you sweetie! Decemberist were awesome as well.
  • Matthew P.
    Matthew PatrickFebruary 19, 2012
    Not impressed. The sound here is horrible. They should fire the entire sound crew. Can't hear vocals. Bass/lows distorted. I feel sorry for the bands.
  • Andy T.
    Andy TamrasFebruary 5, 2012
    Hey you! Since you're so close, stop by for some hummus, baba ganoush, Greek chicken or gyros before the show. 1st check-in gets you $10 off the purchase of 2 entrees.
  • Chicago Cultural Plan 2012
    Come to the Aragon Ballroom on March 9th from 6-8pm, 2012 to get involved in shaping the Chicago Cultural Plan 2012!
  • Kaidrea S.
    Kaidrea S.January 20, 2012
    I don't like concerts here, the acoustics are bad. But saw my first concert here and it was amazing anyway!!!
  • Alison A.
    Alison AvilesNovember 1, 2011
    This place is for dirty hippies
  • Michael G.
    Michael GongolOctober 23, 2011
    Come check out Everybody Dance only on Sony Playstation 3 for your chance to meet Deadmau5
  • Michael G.
    Michael GongolOctober 22, 2011
    Come check out Everybody Dance only on Sony Playstation 3 for your chance to meet Deadmau5!
  • John P.
    John PorterOctober 13, 2011
    This venue is a major disappointment on all levels.
  • Outsanity
    OutsanityAugust 4, 2011
    Prepare to get felt up.
  • Canders
    CandersJuly 30, 2011
    Owl City. No words for what an amazing experience this was. I want to do it over and over again.
  • Tyler S.
    Tyler StaffordJuly 23, 2011
    Get ready for some neck snapping moves
  • Joshua N.
    Joshua NeesJuly 11, 2011
    There is a huge fan upstairs in the back if you get too hot.
  • Joshua N.
    Joshua NeesJuly 11, 2011
    7 dollar miller lol
  • Racked C.
    Racked ChicagoJuly 9, 2011
    Let's just get a drink. xoxo @RackedChicago on Twitter
  • DJ P.
    DJ PattersonJuly 8, 2011
    Great looking venue on the inside! Flaming Lips are gonna OWN tonight!
  • Devin S.
    Devin SchuylerJune 19, 2011
    Ticket scalpers suck! Buy your tickets from people or online...
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