The Low Down
The Extras: After the slam, at 11pm, Patricia Barber takes the stage. A rare jewel of Chicago nightlife, this adventurous pianist-vocalist has built a large, loyal following.
When to Go: At 7pm every Sunday night, the city's original Poetry Slam draws a steady clientele; cover is only $6.
Rants, Raves & Reviews
Phenomenal home away from home for Chicago jazzheads.
by Contributor at Citysearch
The Mill's notoriety dates back to Prohibition, when Chicago gangsters used the club as a headquarters. With only passing regard to the featured attraction, young hipsters crowd the club these days, with fervent jazzâ¦
Cool and Fun
By Guest G. at Judy's Book
I went this past Sunday for the music and poetry slam for the first time. It was great! I have not had this much fun in Chi-town since I moved here... Read More
By Cara D at Insider Pages
If you love Jazz, you must go here! They have top notch talent, and a great place for it! It is a perfect place to go out and have some drinks and... Read More
Why has the Green Mill fallen!
By Elle67 at Citysearch
The night started well enough, for a place that only takes cash and overcharges on drinks. The atmosphere was kind of somber, the tables were dirty... Read More
The Green Mill is for real.
By domegreen at Citysearch
First off, for anyone who loves jazz, this is probably the best club in the country, not just Chicago. I find it funny some think it is pretentiou... Read More
Great Music Great Venue
By Elizabeth P at Insider Pages
Walking into the Green Mill brings you back in time to the 1920s. The Green Mill is one of notorious gangster Al Capone's former speakeasies from ... Read More