Reggies Chicago

REGGIES brings a music fan’s ultimate dream to reality with a terrific bar and grill, kickin’ rock club, comedy shack– all under one roof!

On September 8, 2007, REGGIES opened its doors, transformed from a once run-down auto bumper repair shop. Now home to one of Chicago’s hottest music scenes, REGGIES has hosted the Tragically Hip, Alkaline Trio, Gaslight Anthem, Carl Palmer, Supersuckers, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Screeching Weasel, and many other top acts.

  • REGGIES’ MUSIC JOINT – our laid-back bar and grill with great live shows, feels like it’s been a neighborhood fixture for years.
  • REGGIES’ ROCK CLUB — our close-up-in-your-face concert venue, with special emphasis on innovative, cutting-edge bands.
  • REGGIES’ ROOF DECK — enjoy food and drinks atop one of the coolest rooftops in the city. Play free pool, bags, and shoot hoops before cooling off with a nice cold shower.
  • REGGIES’ ROCKIN’ BUS — complete fleet of vintage buses ready to run to the game, concert, local event or road trip. Roll with us and don’t fight traffic or pay for parking. Our buses are available to get your group to the show, party or event.
  • Time Travel Magazine includes REGGIES’ in:
    Chicago: 10 Things to Do in 24 Hours. Come see why.

Music Joint

Come to REGGIES’ MUSIC JOINT for great food and live music! With the JOINT’s exposed Old Chicago Brick and unique collection of music and sports memorabilia, our laid-back bar and grill feels like it’s been a neighborhood fixture for years.

  • Get inspired by a great live performance, almost nightly, on an incredibly close-up, intimate stage. Since there’s a wide variety of musical genres playing Rock, Blues, Jazz, Blues, Reggae, Jam and More be sure to check the MUSIC JOINT’s daily schedule . Sit close to the stage, along the bar, or in one of our cozy booths and enjoy great balanced sound and incredible sightlines. This a terrific place to catch a show.
  • Watch your favorite sporting events on the MUSIC JOINT’s 17 flat-screen TVs and two big-screen projectors – we have all the network sports packages to get you surrounded in the action no matter what the season!
  • Take your pick from our delicious comfort food menu. We serve it up daily from 11 a.m. to midnight. Winner of BEST BBQ CHICKEN WINGS at Wingfest 2012. You don’t want to miss our tasty woodfire-grilled sandwiches and our HOMEMADE TV dinners.
  • Choose from more than 70 beers, including 25 eclectic taps. The JOINT’s fully stocked bar features premium whiskeys, vodkas, and tequilas to create your perfect cocktail.
  • Relax over lunch, dinner, or drinks on our dog-friendly front patio.

Whether you’re here for the game or out to treat yourself to some great live music, sit back, chill out, and soak in the vibe of REGGIES’ MUSIC JOINT.

Regular Events of the Month…

TIPSY TUESDAYS… Featuring Mr. Blotto (Acoustic) and other great bands.

CLASSIC ALBUMS… Last Thursday of each month. Some of the best musicians in the city get together to recreate your favorites live on stage.

FRIDAYS… Free after work Blues | Rock | Acoustic shows.

PIG ROASTS… See EVENTS for schedule.

ALL YOU CAN EAT TAILGATE BUFFETS… Every Bears home game and more.

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Rock Club

In it’s five years, REGGIES’ ROCK CLUB has become one of the top venues in Chicago for live concerts. Featuring artists of Rock, Punk, Metal, Indie, Hip-Hop, Jam, Electronic and more, there’s something for everyone to see. A backdrop of murals created by local graffiti artists complement old chicago brick and steel. We’ve built  REGGIES’ ROCK CLUB to be a unique and intimate space to see a show.

  • The gradually sloped floor creates the club’s perfect sight lines — from the front of the stage to the very back row.
  • A chill-out balcony with comfy chairs overlooks the floor for “easy” listening.
  • The ROCK CLUB’s hi-tech sound system ensures crisp clean sound throughout the house.
  • Our full menu of some of the best comfort food in town serves up a bit of home in every bite. Pick from our amazing Jumbo Sized Wings, gourmet Mac “n” Cheese, and creative burgers and sandwiches. Complement your food with a full bar selection of beers, wine, spirits, and liquors.
  • VIP packages are often available, giving the real fan unprecedented access. Check the SHOWS tab to see if you can get in on that action.

Host a PARTY in the balcony lounge or rent out the entire club for a PRIVATE EVENT.

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Roof Deck

REGGIES TRAINWRECK ROOFTOP DECK is our new 99 person rooftop bar and playground.  The space is 21+ and features 8 flat screens, a free pool table, pro basketball pop-a-shot, and bags games.  Roof patrons enjoy a pull string shower for those steamy summer days and a wood stove and propane heaters for chilly Chicago nights.  We have an extra large awning over our fully stocked bar as well as large umbrellas on all of our custom made picnic tables.  Our full menu as well as all catering and food/ drink packages are available for this space.  We have ability to pipe in music or TV sound as well as ability to hook up a mic for announcements/ speakers, etc. Rent out the roof or just a section for your private party today!

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Great Food

REGGIES’ KITCHEN is known for its finger-lickin’ homestyle cooking. Take your pick from char-grilled burgers, chicken, ribs and more, slow cooked for great flavor on an open-flame, wood-burning grill. Not your average bar food, REGGIES uses the finest, freshest ingredients.

Some fan favorites:

  • Our Jumbo Sized Wings start with a secret spice rub, finish with homemade Hot Buffalo or BBQ Sauce. Reggies is the proud winner of BEST BBQ CHICKEN WINGS at Wingfest 2012.
  • Homemade, thick-sliced corned beef in our just right Reuben.
  • The oven roasted turkey breast that tops off the hearty Club Sandwich.
  • The fresh-cut fries that go great alongside our tender Portobello Mushroom Sandwich.
  • And our fresh grilled Chicken Caesar Salad really rocks!

Let REGGIES cook for your next party with on-site or to-go catering.

Rave reviews:

Brian J: “Best wings ever.”

Tony Cheese: “I tell everybody they have to taste a Reggie burger…”

Owen & Dustin S: “The fried pickles are amazing!”

MB: One of the best corned-beef Reuben sandwiches in the state, if not the country!

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Bus Rides

REGGIES’ complete fleet of vintage buses are ready to run, to the game, concert, local event or road trip. Roll with us and don’t fight traffic or pay for parking. Artfully painted by local artist Terrance Curtis, the bus rolls down the streets of Chicago with an attitude. Whether you’re REGGIE-BUSSING to a local sporting event, music fest, haunted house, concert, or pub crawl, you’ll enjoy great times with free rides, and cold beer is sold on the longer trips. Click here for our BUS schedule.

Have a large group coming to REGGIES? Call us for a pick-up they’ll never forget! McCormick Place conventioneers, office parties, and bands coordinating a pick-up spot are just a few examples of how THE BUS can make your event safer and easier to attend.

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Reggies Events

Check our calendar to see what’s happening at REGGIES.

Find your fun

REGGIES’ in-house parties – like our unforgettable pig roasts, after parties for local concerts, crawfish boils, and tailgate parties.

Our REGGIES’ ROCKIN’ BUS hits the road to sporting events, music fests, concerts, haunted houses, and beer tastings.

You plan-it, we host it! Birthday parties, pub crawls, fundraisers, kids’ parties, bachelor/ette parties, and private/corporate events. Consider us for space rentals to make your dinner, cocktail reception, fantasy concert, or wedding more memorable!

With REGGIES’ Roof Top Deck opening this spring, more events will be hitting the calendar. We’ll keep you posted on everything right here! Follow us on twitter and  facebook



Reggies has state of the art in-house audio recording! If you are interested in having your show captured, we offer the following services:

-Room mics blended with a dedicated feed from sound board
-CD can be available immediately after performance

24 Channel Multitrack Recording:
-Includes stereo room mics

-Files delivered via DVD in .wav format ready to import into ProTools, Logic or any digital mixing software

-Files available next day (available night of performance for additional fee)

-Mixing services available for additional fee.

“Speak with your sound engineer when you get here for more info.”