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Elbo Room

Elbo Room

Rock Club, Music Venue, and Bar · Lakeview
2871 N Lincoln Ave (at W. George St.), Chicago, IL 60657, United States
Closed until 7:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Fri, Sun
    • 7:00 PM–2:00 AM
  • Sat
    • 7:00 PM–3:00 AM

The Elbo Room prides itself on presenting diverse live shows seven nights a week. Numerous bands, such as Amos Lee, Creed Bratton, Smoking Popes, Hoobastank, Butch Walker, Liquid Soul, Joss Stone, Filter, The Alarm, Local H, Ratt, I Fight Dragons, Janus and many more have graced its stage.


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    Heidi A.
    "Awesome small venue to see some great local bands."(2 Tips)
    Sam T.
    "My man upstairs made some stiff place to chill!"(3 Tips)
    Nikki K.
    "Great, intimate music venue with a surprising beer list."(2 Tips)
    Augustine T.
    "down stairs bartender is a fun gal..."(2 Tips)
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  • Fred R.

    Always a chill, low key, good time.

    Fred Ricks · December 16, 2015
  • caleb h.

    Great venue. Mediocre acoustics. Always rowdy.

    caleb hanlon · December 1, 2014
  • Redeye Chicago

    A small club featuring local and regional acts 7 nights a week, this noted venue stood at the center of Chicago's emerging acid jazz movement in the '90s, helping to launch groups like Liquid Soul. Read more

    Redeye Chicago · August 3, 2014
  • Mad Tinker T.

    Have to say their basement bar has the best sound system we've heard in a long time

    Mad Tinker Two · December 29, 2013
  • Mark M.

    Ethan Butler is awesome!

    Mark Moskovitz · April 9, 2013
  • Sol M.

    Bring your party hat!!

    Sol Miget · September 20, 2012
  • Sam T.

    My man upstairs made some stiff place to chill!

    Sam Tucker · August 11, 2012
  • Sol M.

    Where people party hard!

    Sol Miget · May 30, 2012
  • Aaron K.

    Greatest staff in the city...also, if you drink up my Dragon's Milk, I will punch you.

    Aaron Keefner · February 25, 2012
  • Phatgoose

    Mo Bo Bucks!

    Phatgoose · January 25, 2012
  • Shane A.

    Hmmm $1 beers is enough reason to come here.

    Shane Arman · January 24, 2012
  • I Can Hear Myself Levitate w.

    Great Sound!! Will definitely be back on Feb 19th, 2012!!!

  • Audrey L.

    Two levels, two stages for amusement.

    Audrey Leon · December 27, 2011
  • Jason S.

    WILSON from Detroit partied here!

    Jason Spencer · December 17, 2011
  • JK-47 [Guitar]

    Matt Egleston is the king.

    JK-47 [Guitar] · October 2, 2011
  • Matt E.

    Give "partying" a try... It's good for you.

    Matt E. · July 11, 2011
  • Seth R.

    Try the half acre!

    Seth Rosner · March 12, 2011
  • Nikki K.

    Great, intimate music venue with a surprising beer list.

    Nikki Kanter · March 6, 2011
  • Scott F.

    I'm performing there this Sunday (feb 27th)!!

    Scott Free · February 23, 2011
  • Heidi A.

    Awesome small venue to see some great local bands.

    Heidi Aldama · February 14, 2011
  • Augustine T.

    Thurs nites are rockin... Come in and listen to some good love music and the down stairs bartender is a fun gal...

    Augustine Torres · March 5, 2010

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