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Unique Film Studio and Sound Stage in West Town
  • $150/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (2)
  • 2
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
This is a professional video/photo production studio equipped with: - CYCLORAMA WALL - SOUND STAGE - VEHICLE ACCESS - LIGHT GRID - PARKING - CHAIRS AND TABLES - TWO 4K TVs - HIGH RESOLUTION PROJECTOR - 4 CAR GARAGE - THREE BATHROOMS - VIP ZONE - MAKEUP ROOM - CONFERENCE ROOM - KITCHEN - RECEPTION - AIR CONDITIONER - FILM GEAR STORAGE - 1500 WATT SOUND SPEAKER - 3-PHASE ELECTRICAL SUPPLY This space is perfect for music video, film shoot, building your own set, ​commercial and corporate video, TV show, creative performance, live stream broadcasting, event video and many more. You will have access to the garage that is attached to the building, so you can unload all the gear directly to the studio and also drive your car into the space for filming(car fee 300$, check addons). Studio fits up to two passenger cars on the cyclorama wall. You can find a lot of lighting equipment and props that can be used for your project, but its not included in the rent price. You will be able to rent it separately in ADD-ONS section or when you arrive to the space.
Uptown Ballroom
  • $1000/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
An iconic 1920’s Chicago landmark, the Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom sets a tone of opulence with its distinct architectural design. Today the Aragon continues to be one of the most respected music venues in the country and has been called home by scores of music legends, from the Rolling Stones to Nine Inch Nails. This iconic setting is the perfect location to host your next corporate event, awards ceremony, private concert, fundraiser or product launch party. Accommodating groups of up to 4,873 guests, our talented staff handles every detail, so you don’t have to! Reimagine your live entertainment experience in this historic venue. Featuring 20,000 square feet of flexible design space, this historic setting consists of unique spaces with a design that pays homage to the original architecture of the building. From the stunning Lobby to the dynamic Ballroom, Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom has an atmosphere that celebrates extraordinary hospitality and service. To inquire about availability and rates for filming and/or larger impact bookings, send a message with the following details: - Job Name: - Job Type (Film, TV, Commercial, Photo, Music Video, etc.): - Dates Needed: - # of Hours Needed: - Specific Times Needed: - Areas of Location Needed: - Cast & Crew/Attendees Size:
Beautiful Downtown Music Hall
  • $1000/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Located in the heart of Chicago's Marina City Complex, this lively venue offers the perfect location to host your next corporate event, private concert, social gathering, wedding, reception or private dinner. Whether reserving one of our semi-private rooms or renting out the entire restaurant, our world-class hospitality will soothe the soul and tantalize the senses of your guests. Located 5.1 miles from McCormick Place, House of Blues Chicago accommodates 25 to 1,800 guests. This phenomenal 55,000 square-foot entertainment arena is part Mississippi Delta juke joint and part 1920s opera house. The four-level space is comprised of three distinctive environments including a VIP Lounge, a rocking Restaurant & Bar featuring contemporary and traditional Southern art and cuisine and a spectacular multi-story Music Hall. MUSIC HALL Modeled after Prague’s elaborate Estavovski Opera House, this classically designed space features an elevated stage, 12 opera boxes and a large collection of folk art. The Music Hall is also highlighted by a unique dance floor and the latest in audio & visual technology. The tri-level Music Hall is a great location for receptions, seated lectures, cocktail parties, award shows, and events of all occasions. RESTAURANT & BAR This vibrant, 4,120 square-foot restaurant offers multiple seating styles, providing the flexibility to host a seated speaker series, a cocktail reception, tour and travel groups and more. The versatile space accommodates receptions up to 400 guests or seated events for 250. Its two separate dining rooms, the Chicago Room and Delta Room, are adorned with ceiling panels that feature original bas-relief portraits of blues legends. The 936 square-foot Chicago Room is dedicated to Chicago Blues greats, while the 730 square-foot Delta Room is an homage to Delta Blues icons. FOUNDATION ROOM Elevate your taste for style and sophistication as the legendary Foundation Room rises to new levels in Chicago where executives, socialites and exclusive VIP experiences are in total harmony under one posh roof. The size and aesthetic of the room make it the perfect location for intimate gatherings, wedding ceremonies, board room meetings or other special social occasions. The room contains a built-in stage with a state-of-the-art sound system, programmable ambient lighting, a large bar, VIP booth seating and flexible lounge seating. To inquire about availability and rates for filming and/or larger impact bookings, send a message with the following details: - Job Name: - Job Type (Film, TV, Commercial, Photo, Music Video, etc.): - Dates Needed: - # of Hours Needed: - Specific Times Needed: - Areas of Location Needed: - Cast & Crew/Attendees Size:
Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
  • $1700/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Situated right on the shores of Lake Michigan and under the shadows of the Chicago Skyline, Huntington Bank at Northerly Island is the perfect location for your next conference, corporate event, fundraiser, private concert or graduation. With access to the world’s greatest musical entertainment, state-of-the-art lighting and sound, custom menus and mixology, our talented staff handles every detail, so you don’t have to. This unique venue will exceed expectations! To inquire about availability and rates for filming and/or larger impact bookings, send a message with the following details: - Job Name: - Job Type (Film, TV, Commercial, Photo, Music Video, etc.): - Dates Needed: - # of Hours Needed: - Specific Times Needed: - Areas of Location Needed: - Cast & Crew/Attendees Size:

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The price differs based on the length of rental, but majorly 1-hour booking will be in the range of $150 to $1700

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About Chicago

Chicago is a big city with many opportunities and a rich history. The city is among the top three most populated cities in the United States. The climate is moderate; the city stays cool in the fall and spring months, and is pleasantly warm in summer, while winters in Chicago can get frigid. Chicago also offers many world-renown attractions, including museums - such as The Art Institute of Chicago, the Field Museum, and WDNR museum - as well as an aquarium and many historic monuments. Large skyscrapers abound in Chicago, and it's also home to many iconic restaurants that serve non-other than tradition 'Chicago-fare' from Chicago-style pizzas and hotdogs to oven-baked pies.

With such a vast array of attractions and people, Chicago is a fantastic option for any large gathering, but given its assortment of concert venue options and many concert services, it's the best place to go to host a concert.

Concert Options in Chicago

Sweating the details of your Chicago event? Fortunately, you’ll find plenty of services can help lend a hand in making your concert a success.

  • Amphitheater's
    Chicago is home to many stunning amphitheater and concert hall venues that you can book right way. From large outdoor space to eclectic indoor spot, you’ll won’t have to look very far to find your perfect Chicago concert venue.

  • Outdoor Spaces
    Thanks to the moderate climate in Chicago, you’ll be able to rent an outdoor space for the majority of the year. There are some surprisingly large spaces available in the area, which you can use for photoshoots or any other pre-concert activities you need to complete.

  • Recording Studios
    If you need to finish a recording before or after your concert, you’ll have no shortage of choices in Chicago. As the city being such a hotspot for many artists and musicians already, you’ll find a variety of recording studios to help you make record your concert right.

  • Film Studios
    Looking to create adverts or social media clips to promote your concert? You’ll find large and small film studios in the surrounding area, all of which will offer you the full amenities you’d expect from this type of facility.

Performance and Event Companies in Chicago

You may be worried that planning a concert in Chicago will be too difficult. If you are not familiar with the city and the various vendors and spaces it will defiantly serve as a challenge. This is why we have developed a list of performance and event companies in Chicago. Working with an event planning company can help you create a successful concert.

  • Liven It Up Events
    Liven It Up Events is a full-service Chicago event planner with experience planning and producting a wide variety of events including weddings, corporate events, and social networking occasions, and concerts. They can help achieve a realistic vision for what you want your concert to look like and help you make it happen.

  • Chicago Event Management
    This Chicago-based event production company offers a suite of services to help make your event unforgettable. In addition to the full-service planning and production work, the also offer event equipment rental for large-scale events.

  • Total Event Resources
    This rockstar team of event planners can help you ideate and execute the perfect Chicago concert performance. They will take care of your messaging, event design and production, and destination management, to help make your concert extraordinary. Total Event Resources is a one-stop concert shop.

Pros and Cons of Concerts in Chicago

As you start deciding where to host your concert it is important to evenly weigh the pros and cons. You will find that every city you consider will have both positives and negatives. Below we lay out some pros and cons of hosting a concert in Chicago.


  • Lots of Guests
    The large city offers a vast population of potential guests.

  • Lots of Venues
    Chicago offers many different concert venues to choose from, including many large outdoor amphitheaters.

  • Good Weather
    The weather in spring, summer, and fall are beautiful for outdoor events.

  • Music Culture
    Chicago is home to many great musicians and music fans.


  • Winter Weather
    The Chicago winter weather is not great for outdoor concerts.

  • Popularity
    Event spaces can book up quickly.

  • Bad Traffic
    The traffic can be overwhelming if you aren’t used to it.

  • Pricey Venues
    Hosting a concert in Chicago can be expensive.

Famous Concert Spaces in Chicago

Need inspiration for your Chicago concert space? Check out these famous Chicago concert destinations for plenty of ideas and a jolly good time.

  • The Jay Pritzker Pavillion
    The Jay Pritzker Pavillion is a popular outdoor amphitheater in Millennium Park. The pavilion can seat 11,000 guests.

  • Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom
    Named one of “the most beautiful ballrooms in the world,” the Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom is certainly a sight to see. Built in 1926, and at a cost of $2 million, the ballroom was one of the most elaborate concert venues of its time.

  • Huntington Bank Pavilion
    Huntington Bank Pavilion is an amphitheater on the docks of Lake Michigan. Check it out while touring Lake Michigan.

    As one of Chicago's premier live entertainment venues, SPACE is a small and intimate concert venue - perfect for small and exclusive concert events.

  • Lincoln Hall
    Lincoln Hall is a large energetic venue that has an attached bar. It’s a fun and fast paced environment, making it a Chicago concert venue tour must-see.