Park West

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Chicago IL, United States

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Park West is the name of a music venue in Chicago, Illinois, located at the corner of Armitage Avenue and Clark Street. The theater was originally named Lane Court when it opened in the 1920s, when it mostly showed movies to a capacity of 1000. After some time, the theater became a burlesque house, and later a theater for adult films. In 1977, the theater was renamed to Park West, and it became a concert venue. The 750-seat theater hosts a variety of bands, most of which perform classic rock or alternative rock. Some bands and musicians that have played there include Tina Turner, the Indigo Girls, The Eurythmics, Prince, and Porcupine Tree.

The Park West is located on Armitage between Lincoln and Clark. Take I-94 to Armitage and go east on Armitage.

There is limited street parking in the area. Allow plenty of time for parking.

Box Office Numbers:
(773) 929-5959

Box Office Hours:
The Box Office is open on the day of the show only, from 4PM to show time.

Types of Payment Accepted:
The Box Office accepts cash only.

Will Call:
Will Call tickets can be picked up on the night of the show. Customers must present the actual credit card, a picture ID and the confirmation number.

General Rules:
Cameras and recording devices are not allowed.

Contact Information

322 W. Armitage
Chicago IL 60614
United States
Show on Map
(773) 929-1322

Upcoming Events

Angus & Julia Stone
Shakey GravesConcert
Park West
Chicago IL, United States
41.918464 -87.637388

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Tuesday 22 September 2015
Years & Years
Tei ShiConcert
Park West
Chicago IL, United States
41.918464 -87.637388

4 going

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Sunday 4 October 2015
Lianne la Havas at Park West
Lianne La HavasConcert
Park West
Chicago IL, United States
41.918464 -87.637388

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  • Westrayn

    I think they leave it up to the performer. I saw Jonathan Coulton and Rachael Yamagata there recently and both times the staff was just fine with people having cameras, and mine is particularly noticeable. At Rachael Yamagata's show they asked that people not use flash, though.

    March 2009
  • keroq

    This is answer is really late, but for anyone else who wants to know: they don't check bags for cameras, but they have security people walking around looking for people using them. I watched them take a girl's digital camera away, delete the photos she had taken, and then hand it back. I saw them do the same to girl with a cell phone. It doesn't seem worth the trouble unless you can bring in a small camera and shoot with a high ISO without the screen on.

    August 2008
  • horrorinheels

    how picky are they about bringing in cameras?

    June 2007
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