Time Out Names The Underground River North’s Top Music Venue


Time Out readers have spoken, and below are the venues they named their absolute favorite in Old Town, River North, Streeterville, Mag Mile and Gold Coast. So the next time you’re on the Near North Side and in need of food, drink or retail therapy, make a beeline for these places and you won’t go wrong.

MUSIC VENUE: The Underground

When you’re talking Near North Side, you’re talking night clubs. And when you’re talking night clubs, you’re talking popularity, bodies, cocktails…a lot more than music. Billy Dec’s Rockit Ranch Productions revamped this River North dance destination in 2013. Primary, Spy Bar and Sound-Bar may lure in bigger-name DJs from far afield, but this pretty-people haven won your vote with its dedication to the local scene, throwing modern house weeklies like the Every Damn Wednesday parties and Chicago Industry Alliance Sundays.

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