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The Vic Theater

261 reviews on Yelp
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Closed. Will open tomorrow at 12:00 PM·12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Mon:12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Tue:12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wed:12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thu:12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Fri:12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat:12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The people who patronize The Vic theater do not seem to mind that it is somewhat rundown, dreary, dilapidated, dank and falling apart. It is all part of the cha... more
The people who patronize The Vic theater do not seem to mind that it is somewhat rundown, dreary, dilapidated, dank and falling apart. It is all part of the charm of a crumbling once-luxurious five-story vaudeville house with floors and stairways of Italian marble. Customers pack in to hear various rock acts like Skinny Puppy, the Black Keys and Jackson Browne. On non-concert nights (which means three to four nights a week), the Vic is home to "Brew & View," an ongoing series of second-run and cult films (during screenings of which, moviegoers can drink cheap booze and smoke pack after pack of Marlboros. It is just like your living room back home, with a bigger screen, better acoustics, a balcony (with wonderful sight lines).  ... less
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Reviews

  • Nicholas M.
    Nicholas M.
    8/4/2018
    If there's one thing that separates the Vic Theatre with every other theatre and music venue in the city of Chicago is its interior layout, particularly pointing out its interesting standing room...more
  • Shae B.
    Shae B.
    6/21/2018
    Beautiful theatre, great lighting and sound system. That said, why is soda water $5 when a Miller lite is $4?more
  • Erika B.
    Erika B.
    6/13/2018
    I keep going back because bands I love keep playing there. Other than that, the Vic can suck it for one reason: the last time I was there, I was faced with the choice of 1) leaving my backpack...more
  • Samantha V.
    Samantha V.
    5/9/2018
    The vocal quality in this place is totally muddy. Could not tell what the singers were saying during the little chit chat interludes...couldn't understand a word the opening band said or sang, and...more
  • Kelly N.
    Kelly N.
    1/9/2018
    I am never super thrilled about having to attend a concert at The Vic since it is one of my least favorite venues. Security is honestly some of the worst here and most of the time are concerned...more