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Concord Music Hall Review

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Welcome to our review of Concord Music Hall in Chicago. This popular venue has been around for over a decade and has seen some of the biggest names in music perform there. 

We will be looking at the history of the venue, the types of shows they host, and the overall atmosphere of the venue. I’ll also be giving my opinion on the experience of attending a show at Concord Music Hall. So, let’s dive in and see what makes this venue so special.

What they offer

If you’re looking to host an event, Concord Music Hall is the perfect place for you! They can accommodate both public and private events with or without tickets and their team of professionals will work closely with you and your staff to ensure everything goes according to plan. 

Concord Music Hall in Chicago has hosted many notable events over the years. Some of the past events include:

  • The 1975 (2019)
  • Tove Lo (2019)
  • The Chainsmokers (2019)
  • Big Gigantic (2018)
  • Flume (2018)
  • Marshmello (2018)
  • Kaskade (2018)
  • Zeds Dead (2017)
  • RL Grime (2017)

Features of The Venue

The Concord Music Hall in Chicago is a premier concert venue located in the city’s Logan Square neighborhood. The venue is also equipped with a large stage and a green room for artists to prepare for their performances. Additionally, the venue offers a variety of VIP packages, including private seating and access to exclusive events.

The Concord Music Hall in Chicago has an excellent sound system and customer service. The venue is equipped with a state-of-the-art sound system that provides crystal clear sound quality. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, and they are always willing to help out with any questions or concerns. The venue also offers a variety of food and beverage options for guests.

Ticketing and pricing

The Concord Music Hall in Chicago offers tickets for a variety of events, including concerts, comedy shows, and other live performances. Prices vary depending on the event, but generally range from $20 to $50. Some special events may have higher ticket prices. Tickets are available for purchase online, over the phone, and at the box office.

Hiring process

The hiring process at the Concord Music Hall in Chicago typically begins with an online application. Once the application is received, the applicant will be contacted for an interview. During the interview, the applicant will be asked questions about their experience, qualifications, and availability. Once the interview is complete, the applicant will be notified of the final decision. The hiring process may also involve a background check and drug testing.

Pros and Cons


  • Concord Music Hall is one of the most iconic venues in Chicago, with a long history of hosting some of the biggest names in music.
  • The venue is large enough to accommodate large crowds, yet intimate enough to create an intimate atmosphere.
  • The venue has some of the best sound and lighting systems in the city, making it an ideal place to experience live music.
  • The venue is conveniently located in the heart of the city, making it easy to get to.
  • The venue offers a wide variety of food and drink options, making it easy to find something to satisfy everyone.


  • The venue can be quite crowded, making it difficult to move around and find a good spot to watch the show.
  • The venue is often quite expensive, making it difficult for some people to attend shows.
  • The venue has a strict security policy, which can be off-putting for some people.
  • The venue is often quite loud, making it difficult to talk or have a conversation.

Live Nation Entertainment

Live Nation Entertainment is a global entertainment company that produces, promotes, and presents live events, concerts, and festivals. It is the world’s largest live entertainment company and is a major player in the live music industry. The company also owns Ticketmaster, one of the world’s leading ticketing companies. Live Nation Entertainment has operations in more than 40 countries and is headquartered in Beverly Hills, California.


The Concord Music Hall is a historic music venue located in Chicago, Illinois. It first opened its doors in 1915 as the Grand Opera House. The venue was known for hosting operas, ballets, and musicals.In the 1920s, the Grand Opera House was renamed the Concord Music Hall and began hosting jazz and blues acts. During this time, the venue featured some of the biggest names in jazz and blues including Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, and Duke Ellington.

In the 1940s, the Concord Music Hall became a major stop on the “Chitlin’ Circuit”, a network of venues throughout the U.S. that provided a safe space for African American musicians and artists to perform. During this time, the venue hosted some of the biggest names in African American music including B.B. King, Aretha Franklin, and James Brown.

In the 1960s, the Concord Music Hall became a major stop for rock and roll acts. During this time, the venue hosted some of the biggest names in rock and roll including The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and Led Zeppelin.

In the late 1970s, the Concord Music Hall closed its doors due to financial difficulties. It remained closed until the early 2000s when it was reopened by a new owner. Today, the Concord Music Hall continues to host a variety of acts including rock, hip-hop, and EDM.

Concord Music Hall is the perfect place for events of all sizes, with a room that can accommodate up to 1490 people. The main hall features an elegant and modern design, with a 25′ x 43′ stage, 4 full bars, and top-notch sound and lighting equipment. There are also two luxurious balcony suites that offer great views of the main stage; each suite has its own bar and DJ booth.

Final thoughts

Overall, we are very impressed with the venue. The sound system is great and the staff are friendly and helpful. The layout of the venue is great, with plenty of room to move around and plenty of space to dance. I would highly recommend the Concord Music Hall for any event. It’s a great place to see live music.

Concord Music Hall is located at 2047 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647.

To book the Concord Music Hall, please contact the venue directly at (773) 570-4000 or visit their website at

The Concord Music Hall box office is currently closed until further notice. For private and semi-private event inquiries, please visit their venue rental page or contact [email protected] to schedule a walkthrough. Street parking is available on a limited basis, and public transit options include the CTA #56 Milwaukee Bus or the Blue Line (Western Stop). 

Bike racks can be found on Milwaukee Avenue as well. Coat check is available at all of their events for $4 per item (cash and credit card accepted). Guests may be asked to check backpacks and large bags at the security staff’s discretion. Age information for specific shows can be found on the website.


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