Double Door

Double Door

1572 N Milwaukee Ave (btwn Damen Ave & Honore St), Chicago, IL 60622, United States
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    • 7:00 PM–Midnight
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    • 8:00 PM–Midnight
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    • 7:00 PM–Midnight
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    • 7:00 PM–1:00 AM
  • Sat
    • 7:00 PM–2:00 AM
  • Sun
    • 7:00 PM–Midnight
  • Mon
    • 10:00 AM–11:00 AM
    • 7:00 PM–11:00 PM
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Wicker Park / Bucktown's historic, famous, infamous live music venue hosting anyone and everyone in rock, pop, r&b, soul, hip-hop, metal, and everything in between since 1994.


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  • soul summit
  • music
  • art brut
  • smashing pumpkins
  • DJs
  • hipster
  • dancing
  • intimate
  • spacious
  • beer
  • boozy drinks
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  • tacos
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  • photo booth
  • Explore Chicago

    Championship Vinyl employee Barry (Jack Black) finally gets his big musical break, in scenes for "High Fidelity" (2000) that were shot at the Double Door in Wicker Park. Read more

    Explore Chicago · February 2, 2010
  • Explore Chicago

    Live music fans congregate at the often standing-room only Double Door, which has hosted thousands of up-and-coming and established musicians, including the Rolling Stones and the Smashing Pumpkins. Read more

    Explore Chicago · February 2, 2010
  • Dew Tour

    Hands down one of the best places to catch a band. $5 PBR Tallboys! This place is heaven.

    Dew Tour · July 19, 2010
  • Red Bull

    Double Door was hipster before it was hip. This is the place for live music!

    Red Bull · November 15, 2012
  • Mazda

    Large venue featuring great music. Pluses are strong drinks and a great soundsystem.

    Mazda · November 10, 2010
  • Chicago Tribune

    With the feel of a rehearsal room/basement, the club's sound system and layout are prime for music lovers. Read more

    Chicago Tribune · October 5, 2011
  • @AngelaWoody

    Love this place for hot music! Before your night out double back to @citysoles Read more

    @AngelaWoody · September 6, 2010
  • martin k.

    Phil Kosch is a golden God.

    martin klara · May 8, 2010
  • Kelli

    no more smoking passes! ask for a smoking bracelet!

    Kelli · December 1, 2010
  • Kelli

    best kept secret in wicker park

    Kelli · October 8, 2010
  • David S.

    The bartenders actually thank you for tipping! Unlike some venues that act like you lowe them. Crazy!

    David Spearman · October 1, 2010
  • Kelli

    Smoking passes! They are great!

    Kelli · March 26, 2010
  • Vince L.

    Great sound system.... One of the best "small show" venues i have been to..

    Vince L · August 27, 2011
  • Digital Tour Bus

    You are currently on one of the trendiest streets in Chicago! If you have time, take a walk around the area. There are a bunch of cool shops!

    Digital Tour Bus · May 15, 2011
  • Kevin H.

    Go to a concert here!

    Kevin Higley · December 27, 2010
  • Marco M.

    Classic Chicago venue, too bad the sound sucks.

    Marco Morelli · August 18, 2010
  • Bop City B.

    Every trip...all I can think about are TOP 5s...High Fidelity baby.

    Bop City Beats · March 15, 2010
  • The Feast

    Get there early enough to snag a seat at the bar. Spin halfway to watch the band, spin halfway again to grab a drink. Repeat as needed.

    The Feast · June 10, 2011
  • Topshop

    We do love a hipster bar - especially one with a great live line-up!

    Topshop · May 29, 2012
  • Robert l.

    Smashing Pumpkins, VAST, Hole, Killing Hanah.... Need I say more? Coming up are Rocklahoma, DJ Quik, RAW and so much more! A staple in Chicago

    Robert licursi · May 23, 2012
  • Lisa W.

    Short person spot is on the elevated platform in front of the photo booth.

    Lisa W · May 13, 2012
  • Nate H.

    PBR Tall boy = $5

    Nate H · August 26, 2011
  • Summer Camp Music Festival

    Summer Camp 2011 Music Festival artist The Polish Ambassador will be performing here on July 23rd! Be there or be square!!


    Great bands + good acoustics = good times (acts like Art Brut and Bob Log III). But if you come here during the summer, bring a fan. They have AC, but they never seem to turn it on.

    RCRD LBL · June 29, 2011
  • Summer Camp Music Festival

    Summer Camp 2011 Music Festival artist Lubriphonic will be performing here on 4/1! Come check them out!!

    Summer Camp Music Festival · February 8, 2011
  • Jen14221

    Blah Blah Blah rocked my fucking world!

    Jen14221 · February 2, 2011
  • Deanna

    If your a shorty like me go upstairs!! Its a little far away from the stage but worth it to actually see everything if you always have tall people in front of you like me.

    Deanna · December 8, 2010
  • Laura M.

    Lots of space, good beers on tap, fun local music

    Laura McSlizz · 1 week ago
  • Roxana V.

    #TheChurch - fantastic show!

    Roxana V · 3 weeks ago
  • Chicago Tribune

    Soul Summit is a free event t at Double Door and the music is always good. It celebrates early soul music with a sprawling dance party that consumes Double Door on the third Saturday of every month. Read more

    Chicago Tribune · February 11
  • caleb h.

    Great small sized venue with cheap/easily accessible drinks.

    caleb hanlon · December 1, 2014
  • T C.

    Good beer selection to go with some good music. Soul Summit is always a fun time too.

    T Callahan · November 20, 2014
  • Bernardo B. M.

    WiFi: misfits1

    Bernardo B. Mejia Huerta · November 10, 2014
  • Chicagoist

    Whenever I know there's an act coming to town that I'm excited to see, I always hope it's at the Double Door because I know they're going to sound great. Read more

    Chicagoist · August 1, 2014
  • Steve W.

    Could be the best venue in Chicago! Killer sound, great knowledgeable staff that KNOW good music! So there is always killer bands & killer tunes between. Great bars, great food. CANT LOOSE! GO enjoy!

    Steve Wolves · April 1, 2014
  • Brad J.

    great small music venue

    Brad J · March 22, 2014
  • DeadSet R.

    Get drunk! & enjoy!

    DeadSet Ready · September 15, 2013
  • Billboard

    This spacious music venue in Wicker Park is a great place to grab some drinks and listen to live music any day of the week. Not to mention we’ve hosted a few of our own awesome parties here.

    Billboard · August 20, 2013
  • Charlie

    Buy me a beer?

    Charlie · February 21, 2013
  • KickTickets

    Wanda Jackson at Monday, Dec 31, 2012 Read more

    KickTickets · October 26, 2012
  • Jozlynn R.

    Loved the Conflict of Interest party at the Double Door. Free tacos and great music!

    Jozlynn Rush · August 11, 2012
  • Deon B.

    I swear these guys are semi-good on there way to being really good.

    Deon Bradford · July 15, 2012
  • The Expendables 2

    For an ASS-KICKING deal don’t miss the $5 PBR Tall Boys! Brought to you by THE EXPENDABLES 2 opening August 17!

    The Expendables 2 · July 4, 2012
  • Mike L.

    Check out the plywood sinks

    Mike Lawlor · April 21, 2012
  • Nena

    Use the double doors ;-)

    Nena · February 14, 2012
  • Thompson Hotels

    Our concierge Catherine at Sax Chicago says to catch Art Brut at the Double Door.

    Thompson Hotels · June 20, 2011
  • The Parlotones

    Chicago here we come!! We play Sunday June 19th! Get here early to check out The Daylights. Show starts at 8! Read more

    The Parlotones · May 30, 2011
  • Luis S.

    Ótima casa de show em Chicago! Vi os Slackers por lá e foi muito bom!!!

    Luis Shimabukuro · December 29, 2014
  • La Guía Raspberry

    Un lugar histórico, musicalmente hablando. Aquí se han presentado grupos como The Smashing Pumpkins, Veruca Salt, Wilco, y Cheap Trick. Si te gusta la música, debes de visitar este lugar.

    La Guía Raspberry · March 10, 2013
  • DJRC

    6/14 - w/ Ceú & Curumin

    DJRC · June 1, 2012

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