The Double Door

The Double Door Chicago IL

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  • The Double Door in Wicker Park is one of the most popular Chicago music venues for local music acts and touring Indie bands.
  • The Chicago Double Door hosts some of the best Chicago concerts every night at reasonable prices ($0- $20).
  • A full bar is available at The Double Door in Chicago. 


1572 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
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Nearest Transit:
Damen-O'Hare (Blue)

Hours of Operation:
Mon. 12pm- 4:30pm, Tues.- Fri. 12pm- 2am & Sat. 12pm- 3am

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The Double Door

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Classic Chicago Music Venue in Wicker Park

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Features: The Double Door in Chicago is one of the most popular Chicago music venues in Wicker Park. This intimate Chicago club hosts some of the best Chicago concerts nightly, from local up-and-comers to Indie touring acts. A full bar is served at The Double Door Bar, and tickets generally range from $5- $10 

Why We Go: Chicago tourists can get a feel for the local hipster scene while checking out some of the best Chicago bands - all for cheap - when they stop by The Chicago Double Door in Wicker Park.

  • Live Music: The main draw at The Chicago Double Door is the music. Given its history and prominence in Wicker Park, this small Chicago music venue has a ton of pull when it comes to booking the best live music in Chicago.  
  • Fun Atmosphere: From the comfortable lounge area in the back, to the photo booth at the entrance and the dance floor facing the stage in the main ballroom, The Double Door features a fun and casual atmosphere no matter who is playing on stage. 
  • Wicker Park: Much like Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NYC, Wicker Park has established itself as a leader when it comes to the music and arts of the "hipster" counterculture. (If you can even call it that.) There are a number of top Chicago restaurants close to The Double Door, and there are plenty of interesting people to mingle with at this popular music venue in Chicago. 

Inside Knowledge: Don't feel like standing? You'll want to get to The Double Door 30- 45 minutes early to reserve your seat at their bar, which is just to the left of the stage and feature the best seats in this entire Chicago bar.

Do's and Don'ts:

  • Do Order a Drink: A full bar menu is available at the Chicago Double Door, but be prepared to pay steep prices on alcohol - even if you're ordering a PBR ($4). 
  • Do Book a Private Party: The Dirtroom Downstairs Bar at The Double Door is perfect for private parties in Chicago, and holds up to 75 of your closest friends to celebrate your next special occasion. 
  • Don't Worry About Whose Playing: Unless you're particularly in touch with the Chicago music scene, there's a good chance you haven't heard of most of the bands that play at The Double Door. We recommend just showing up to this Chicago bar and allowing yourself to be pleasantly surprised with whatever musical act is on stage at The Double Door. 
  • Don't Miss the Photo Booth: The photo booth near the entrance of the Chicago Double Door gives Chicago tourists a chance to document their trip to this historic music venue in Chicago. And besides - who doesn't like a photo booth?

Venue Amenities

  • Dance Floor
  • Coat Check
  • Full Bar
  • Live Entertainment
  • Near Public Transit
  • Premier Location
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Private Room
  • Small Atmosphere
  • Private Parties
  • Famous DJ