Categories

Metro

Metro

Metro History

Come and experience the best of today's music at one of the most popular concert venues in Chicago, as the Metro has been around for a while at this point and only seems to get better with each passing year. Metro has been at the forefront of the music scene since its inception in the 1980s, created to showcase the music that was coming out of the music and art scene of Chicago during the late 1970s. From there, the Metro gained a reputation of bringing in cutting edge musicians for concerts that create plenty of buzz around town leading up to the start of the show.

The Metro began as a hip 80s dance club that offered patrons the chance to hear tracks from legendary DJs like Frankie Knuckles and Joe Smooth. Eventually, bands like R.E.M. and Naked Raygun would play early shows at the Metro, creating a reputation for bringing in some of the best bands on the music scene in the process. Even though Chicago obviously has lots to offer when it comes to entertainment, the Metro remains one of the very best and a place that the locals always have their eye on.


Metro Events

Metro has become one of the hottest locations for up-and-coming musicians in the country. And you can be there to witness the next R.E.M., Jane's Addiction or Smashing Pumpkins that performs on the iconic stage that has become a staple of the entertainment scene around the Windy City in recent decades. Legendary musicians like James Brown, Iggy Pop and Prince have all graced the stage at the Metro, and a Bob Dylan was also a milestone for the venue as well. Other bands that have played their first performances at the famous venue are The White Stripes, The Killers, Jimmy Eat World, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Fall Out Boy. With a little something for everyone, this is a venue that you definitely don't want to miss out on as the calendar continues to bring top-tier bands to the stage on the regular.


Metro Trivia

Did you know that Oasis played concerts as unknowns in their attempt to break into the U.S.?

Popular British band Oasis became all the rage by the mid-1990s, but before that they were making their rounds at some top music venues in the country. One of their stops was at the Metro, where Oasis played as well as other British cross-over bands like Manic Street Preachers.


Metro Experience

If you're looking for a great night of live music that will have you glad that you're not still sitting at home, you're definitely in the right spot. The Metro has gained an amazing reputation over the years for a reason, and it's not because there is a lack of excitement from one show to the next. Come out and join the other music lovers and you might just end up with an experience that you'll be talking about a long time after it's over. Though the capacity is just 1,100, it's also the perfect size for getting to know an up-and-coming band, and it won't take long to understand why this is a venue consistently sought out by musical icons.

Read more
Read less
Thu
02 Oct
Oct 02, 2014 7:00 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
7:00 p.m. CDT
SellSet alert
0 tickets left
Sat
04 Oct
Oct 04, 2014 8:00 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
8:00 p.m. CDT
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$39.95 USD

36 tickets left
Tue
07 Oct
Oct 07, 2014 9:00 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
9:00 p.m. CDT
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$41.50 USD

98 tickets left
Wed
08 Oct
Oct 08, 2014 7:30 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
7:30 p.m. CDT
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$30.00 USD

10 tickets left
Fri
10 Oct
Oct 10, 2014 9:00 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
9:00 p.m. CDT
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$47.97 USD

19 tickets left
Tue
14 Oct
Oct 14, 2014 9:00 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
9:00 p.m. CDT
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$39.98 USD

10 tickets left
Thu
16 Oct
Oct 16, 2014 6:00 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
6:00 p.m. CDT
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$53.69 USD

110 tickets left
Fri
17 Oct
Oct 17, 2014 6:00 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
6:00 p.m. CDT
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$72.40 USD

117 tickets left
Sat
18 Oct
Oct 18, 2014 6:00 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
6:00 p.m. CDT
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$65.80 USD

139 tickets left
Sun
19 Oct
Oct 19, 2014 6:00 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
6:00 p.m. CDT
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$60.99 USD

117 tickets left
Sun
26 Oct
Oct 26, 2014 9:00 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
9:00 p.m. CDT
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$95.48 USD

74 tickets left
Mon
27 Oct
Oct 27, 2014 8:00 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
8:00 p.m. CDT
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$37.00 USD

6 tickets left
Wed
29 Oct
Oct 29, 2014 7:00 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
Time TBD  
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$34.95 USD

34 tickets left
Thu
30 Oct
Oct 30, 2014 7:30 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
7:30 p.m. CDT
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$57.85 USD

80 tickets left
Wed
05 Nov
Nov 05, 2014 8:30 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
8:30 p.m. CST
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$42.92 USD

18 tickets left
Fri
07 Nov
Nov 07, 2014 7:30 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
7:30 p.m. CST
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$32.92 USD

34 tickets left
Mon
10 Nov
Nov 10, 2014 9:00 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
9:00 p.m. CST
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$32.01 USD

57 tickets left
Tue
11 Nov
Nov 11, 2014 9:00 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
9:00 p.m. CST
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$35.30 USD

105 tickets left
Thu
13 Nov
Nov 13, 2014 9:00 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
Time TBD  
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$51.35 USD

202 tickets left
Fri
14 Nov
Nov 14, 2014 9:00 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
9:00 p.m. CST
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$37.00 USD

34 tickets left
Sat
15 Nov
Nov 15, 2014 7:00 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
7:00 p.m. CST
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$40.92 USD

15 tickets left
Sun
16 Nov
Nov 16, 2014 8:00 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
8:00 p.m. CST
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$37.70 USD

42 tickets left
Fri
21 Nov
Nov 21, 2014 9:00 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
9:00 p.m. CST
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$31.91 USD

12 tickets left
Sat
22 Nov
Nov 22, 2014 9:00 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
9:00 p.m. CST
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$47.00 USD

32 tickets left
Fri
28 Nov
Nov 28, 2014 7:00 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
7:00 p.m. CST
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$43.80 USD

52 tickets left
Wed
31 Dec
Dec 31, 2014 9:00 PM
Metro
Chicago, IL
9:00 p.m. CST
SellSee tickets
Priced from:
$126.00 USD

4 tickets left
The date and/or time for this event have yet to be determined. As soon as we know the date and time, we'll update this info.
Check out these event ideas
Thu
23 Oct 2014
Alkaline Trio Tickets (16+ Event) Music Hall of Williamsburg
Brooklyn, NY
7:00 p.m. EST
Sell
 
Priced from: $ 49.0
137.0 tickets left