"Lincoln Park hangout where music lovers flock for all-live rock recordings in a loungy setting."

2683 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL
(773) 348-9800 serving: Lincoln Park, North Side
open:Sun-Fri 5pm-2am Sat 5pm-3am

Sidewalk Score: 7 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Bars & Clubs, Rock & Pop, Funk, Soul & R&B, DJ, Mastercard Accepted, Neighborhood Bars, Cash, Bars & Pubs, Visa Accepted, 21 & Over, Restaurants, American Express Accepted, Smoking Permitted, Jukebox, Techno & Industrial, Hip-Hop & Rap,

The Low Down


The Extras: aliveOne is also available for parties and events.

Save Money: Pints are $2 on Tuesday nights.

Where to Sit: Snag a table in the front room to be in the midst of all the action, or snuggle on the couches of the alcove for a more intimate experience. For something completely different, head to the back room, when it's open.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

Lincoln Park hangout where music lovers flock for all-live rock recordings in a loungy setting.
by Contributor at Citysearch

The Scene
This velvet-curtained, candlelit corner bar flaunts the body of a lounge, but its heart is pure rock and roll. The long, L-shaped room offers table seating under blue, space-age lamps up front and below wall-mounted…
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By norris n at Insider Pages

I like coming here with a couple people. the place is not that big and it is a nice lounge to just hang out. the crowd and environment is really nice. Read More

what a jukebox!
By filchambers at Citysearch

I love jukeboxes, and this one is no exception. With all manner of records, from 33rpm right up to the new fangled 78rpm... Read More

True Soul in Lincoln Park
By BuddyHinton at Citysearch

One of the few bars in the area that subscribes to the true pub atmosphere--no conversation killing plasmas, only 1 tube playing live concert DVDs ... Read More

2$ Pints, and a boatload of live music.
By jns597 at Citysearch

I've been going to this bar for a number of years, and I have to say it is probably my favorite bar in Chicago to meet up with friends and grab a d... Read More

getting to be a crowd
By Emily D at Insider Pages

Love this bar, this has been a favorite for the last few years due to the excellent dj who spins hip hop in the back room, the problem is, the room... Read More