There are tons of places to go for entertainment in a big city like Chicago. Whether planning for a ladies night out, a romantic evening, or a family event there is just no way to know all of the options available any given day. It can be easier to limit oneself to just looking for entertainment close to home. For example, there are regular Chicago shows in Lincoln Park on almost a weekly basis throughout the summer. A well-funded park’s events can range from academic performances, to professional performances, or community performances. Events as large as symphony orchestras or local festivals can provide a night’s worth of entertainment to the community.
Perhaps the park is not the right scene, though. Fortunately just in the small corner that Lincoln Park represents of the city of Chicago there is a wealth of cultural hot spots throughout the theatre district. Some of these include ComedySportz Theatre Lincoln Park, the Apollo Theatre, Kingston Mines live blues club, Delilah’s punk music and whiskey, and Neo’s alternative dance club. Dancing, live music, drinking, improv and theatre all stand within a few short blocks of each other.
ComedySportz offers comedy routines friendly for all age groups. The Apollo does a wide array of performances including plays, musicals, improv and children’s productions. Kingston Mines has two live blues bands on stage seven nights a week. Delilah’s brings punk rock and a huge assortment of whiskey out three hundred and sixty-five days a year. Neo claims to be the oldest resident of Chicago’s night club scene, supporting the alternative scene since 1979. Just being aware of a few places in the surrounding area really opens up the options for entertainment.
These select Chicago shows in Lincoln Park and the surrounding area offer enough diversity that something is bound to catch one’s fancy. Plus, this is just a sample of what is available. Go out with some friends and try a bite to eat before venturing out on the evening. Call ahead to plan for a birthday or corporate party with some laughs. Exploring a city is the only way it will come to reveal its best kept secrets. Visit for more information.