Metro in Chicago, locally known as The Metro, is a smaller concert hall that has helped emerging artists make it big. In fact, the pilot concert at the Metro was by REM. The Metro has also hosted The Smashing Pumpkins and Chance the Rapper. Founded on the desire to fill the city's void in the art scheme, the Metro is considered an artist's refuge as it focuses on underground music and new artists. Located at 3730 N. Clark Street, just two blocks from Wrigley Field, the Metro can be rented for private parties, company holidays, weddings and other events. Find the best Metro tickets at StubHub.
What is the Metro Chicago's seating capacity?
The metro has 1,100 seats between the main floor and balcony levels. It's a smaller venue offering all patrons excellent views of the performing talent.
What food and beverage options are available at Metro events?
Alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks are available for purchase at the Metro. There's no food service within the Metro, but you can find many restaurants within a short walking distance. Casey Moran's is just down the street and offers American fare as well as beer and cocktails. Wrigleyville Dogs, Big G's Pizza and Mixteco Mexican Grill are also nearby.
Can I bring my kids to the Metro?
The Metro is open to all ages during appropriate concerts. Concerts and other events beginning after 9 p.m. are restricted to guests over the age of 18. Depending on the type of event, parents may not want to bring their children, even during the daytime hours.
Is on-site parking available?
You'll find metered street parking along Clark and side streets, but there's no dedicated lot for the Metro.
Is the Metro accessible by public transportation?
Yes, Chicago's L Red Line serves the area at the Addison at Wrigleyville station. You can also use CTA bus #22 at the Clark Street stop.
Is the Metro wheelchair accessible?
Yes, but it's highly recommended once you purchase your tickets to call the Metro in advance. This ensures room is reserved for a wheelchair user and his or her companions.
What other entertainment options are near the Metro?
Head over to Wrigley Field to catch a Chicago Cubs game. You'll find many quaint bar and grill restaurants in the area, including Yak-Zies Bar and Grill, Uncommon Ground and Bernie's Tap and Grill. Head over to Nuts on Clark for their famous popcorn or check out the Cubby Bear lounge. You'll also find multiple theaters in the area, including Lincoln Lodge, Stage Left Theatre and Under the Gun Theatre. Performances vary from plays to comedy acts.Back to Top
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