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Schubas & Lincoln Hall

Lincoln Hall

Music Venue, Bar, and Rock Club · North Side
2424 N Lincoln Ave (btwn W Fullerton Ave and W Montana St), Chicago, IL 60614, United States
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  • Today
    • 7:00 PM–1:00 AM
  • Sun
    • 6:00 PM–11:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 7:00 PM–Midnight
  • Tue–Thu
    • 6:00 PM–11:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 7:00 PM–1:00 AM
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A new mid-sized music venue from the folks behind Schubas.


Based on 558 votes

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    Eddy G.
    "Balcony seats give a great view of the stage."(5 Tips)
    John T.
    "My favorite venue in Chicago by far."(4 Tips)
    Digital Tour Bus
    "There is a great view and tons of booths to sit at on the balcony."(9 Tips)
    Geoffrey Z.
    "Great intimate venue to see a wide range of artists and musicians."(5 Tips)
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  • concerts
  • stage
  • favorite venue in chicago
  • balcony
  • scenic views
  • wonderful sound
  • intimate
  • mac & cheese
  • dancing
  • pork belly tacos
  • beer
  • burgers
  • tours
  • Malbec wines
  • bacon
  • sound system
  • staff
  • arts
  • acoustics
  • clean
  • Dulce A.

    So many phenomenal underground artists play here. The size is perfect for a concert, especially for a date night. Great drinks too!

    Dulce A. · December 12, 2015
  • Eddy G.

    Balcony seats give a great view of the stage. Staff is friendly

    Eddy Gonzalez · November 2, 2015
  • Carlos M. R.

    Best sound quality that I have ever heard in a music venue.

    Carlos M. Rodríguez Vega · September 22, 2015
  • Mat C.

    Cool little venue

    Mat Collis · August 13, 2015
  • Renae M.

    Gorgeous venue in an interesting part of town. Nice intimate size for smaller acts.

    Renae Mason · July 23, 2015
  • Kelly C.

    You cannot beat this place for intimate music good crowds and excellent sound.

    Kelly Canton · July 12, 2015
  • Annette M.

    Lincoln Hall, Check out Freebie, its awesome! Read more

    Annette Moton · June 27, 2015
  • Matthew S.

    The kitchen isn't always open for food in show nights.

    Matthew Supert · April 11, 2015
  • Javier Z.

    Best place to watch a live show.

    Javier Zamudio · April 1, 2015
  • Marc

    Great venue with wonderful sound. And the wait staff I s great as you're watching the show

    Marc · March 15, 2015
  • Amy E G.

    The best sound system of any music venue in Chicago. Wildly clean, two levels, and multiple bars make Lincoln Hall a complete joy for enjoying live music.

    Amy E Graff · March 6, 2015
  • Joe C.

    The best venue in Chicago? Possibly. Certainly better than the movie theater that was here.

    Joe Carpita · March 4, 2015
  • Anamaria H.

    Amazing venue that has coat hooks to the left and right of the stage instead of a coat check!

    Anamaria Hernandez · January 31, 2015
  • Sam S.

    Best music venue in chicago, or at least my favorite.

    Sam Svita · January 15, 2015
  • Spencer B.

    Great Venue!

    Spencer Brownell · December 7, 2014
  • William D.

    The balcony was the only place with seats for the Shakey Graves show 12/3/14 and it filled first, so it was good we got there before the doors opened

    William Dickinson · December 5, 2014
  • caleb h.

    Cozy venue. College kids 👍🆒

    caleb hanlon · December 1, 2014
  • Jenn K.

    Fantastic venue!!

    Jenn Keating · November 22, 2014
  • Geoffrey Z.

    Great intimate venue to see a wide range of artists and musicians.

    Geoffrey ZuHone · November 17, 2014
  • Drew B.

    Good sound.

    Drew Bennett · October 6, 2014
  • Drew B.

    Great sound. Even have good beer/shot specials for a music venue.

    Drew Bennett · October 6, 2014
  • John T.

    My favorite venue in Chicago by far. It's a very cozy and intimate setting no matter how far back you are in the room.

    John Tao · September 28, 2014
  • Massimo R.

    Concerto incredibili!!!

    Massimo Romano · August 26, 2014
  • Stephanie H.

    Definitely one of the best concert venues in the city. Arrive a little early and get a seat along the balcony upstairs.

    Stephanie Hardiman Simon · August 20, 2014
  • Mark B.

    One of my favorite venues in Chicago. Easy to get up close.

    Mark Brouch · August 7, 2014
  • Chicagoist

    Clear sightlines from wherever you decide to stand and an amazing sound system make attending shows a total pleasure. The warm interior is complemented by a friendly staff and a quality food menu. Read more

    Chicagoist · August 1, 2014
  • Angelina S.

    The live rock bands are gems and the Music is very good.

    Angelina S. · June 30, 2014
  • Angie T.

    The food is great. The beers are even better. And the view from the Mezz cannot be beat. But best of all, the bathrooms are clean! Love this venue 😍👍

    Angie Trigilio · April 4, 2014
  • Caryn B.

    Easily the best place I've seen a show in Chicago.

    Caryn B. · March 27, 2014
  • Kelli S.

    Lincoln Hall is in Lincoln Park near De Paul's campus. It is a great place to go on any given night to listen to your favorite band or be introduced to new music.TIP: buy tickets online;they sell fast

    Kelli Sullivan · November 17, 2013
  • Susan A.

    Best place in Chicago to see a show. Get there early to grab a chair in the balcony for a great view. Easy parking. Great beer selection also. Love this place.

    Susan Anater · October 27, 2013
  • Billboard

    Great venue with reasonable ticket and drink prices. Simple to get to, easy to park, and surrounded by tons of great places to eat before heading to a show.

    Billboard · August 20, 2013
  • Lea N.

    Love Lincoln Hall with all my heart. Always a good time.

    Lea Nunez · July 7, 2013
  • Alicia P.

    Get the pork belly tacos!!! And the mac & cheese w/ bacon jam! You'll thank me later

    Alicia Plomin · May 24, 2013
  • Todd B.

    The alley behind Liz Fehr's place is great for a sesh!

    Todd Bradley · April 25, 2013
  • Avi S.

    It's a music venue in Chicago... With good beer... And my feet aren't sticking to the floor. #soconfused

    Avi Schwab · February 15, 2013
  • Adam B.

    I want to move in. Pretty please.

    Adam B. · January 17, 2013
  • Bill I Am T.

    Come for one of the many top notch bands that stop here for the high quality sound, or one of the '3Penny was Here' movie nights, and feel at home with the amazingly friendly staff.

    Bill I Am T · December 17, 2012
  • Andrea O.

    Lots of room upstairs. Nicest bartenders in town.

    Andrea Ojeda · December 9, 2012
  • Red Bull

    Awesome sight lines and sound system, an all-around great live music venue!

    Red Bull · November 15, 2012
  • Lina G.

    Looks like Lincoln Park is getting affordable again.

    Lina Gonzo · October 23, 2012
  • Paige K.

    Amazing venue. Sound & sight lines are great no matter where you stand.

    Paige Krzysko · August 24, 2012
  • Bing

    I’ve played this little place before and it’s a great spot to see music and play music. I’ll definitely be back here soon!” – Andy Grammer

    Bing · August 2, 2012
  • Jenn J.

    LH is the younger, but bigger brother of Schubas....The sound is just as good, the food is similar and the shows are quality...downfall - the parking SUCKS!

    Jenn Jarmula · July 9, 2012
  • R. S.

    Center seating in balcony (near railing) is good as any seat if not better. You can order food and drinks up there and there's no pushing or shoving. My favorite venue in Chicago. Acoustically awesome

    R. Sheth · April 7, 2012
  • Lex W.

    Come for a show, stay for the food! Great venue, and the burgers are fantastic.

    Lex Wisniewski · March 12, 2012
  • DecibelAffairs.Com

    One of the best sound systems in Chicago

    DecibelAffairs.Com · February 27, 2012
  • Claudia P.

    Alabama Shakes playing here soon!

    Claudia Perry · February 20, 2012
  • Colin R.

    Arguably the best place in the city to catch a live show. Food is good, beer selection is solid and the acoustics are second to none. If you see an artist you like on the calendar, don't think twice.

    Colin Reynolds · November 30, 2011
  • Jesse R.

    My favorite concert venue in Chicago, hands down!

    Jesse Raya · November 20, 2011

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