Party Earth Review Centrally located in the wild Wrigleyville bar scene and just steps away from famed Wrigley Field, Sluggers manages to combine a sports theme, dueling pianos, a stripper pole, and indoor batting cages to create a one-stop venue for drinking and entertainment. On the main floor, sports fans and fraternity types set up camp ... more
3540 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60657
Party Earth Review For those who rock out in the shower but are too embarrassed to try karaoke, the pianists at Howl at the Moon offer an introvert’s alternative, playing crowd-pleasers late into the night to a packed and raucous crowd always ready to sing along. Both an after-work hangout for business people and a late-night hotspot for ... more
26 West Hubbard Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Old-school piano bars are still popular in history-loving Chicago. Chicago piano bars tend to be downtown, and their usual crowd is largely out-of-town businessmen and bachelorette parties, but everyone is invited for the sing-along.
For those who rock out in the shower but are too embarrassed to try karaoke, the pianists at Howl at the Moon offer an introvert’s alternative, playing crowd-pleasers late into the night to a packed and raucous crowd always ready to sing along. This dueling piano bar somehow gets finance types to belt out Journey and frat boys to preen through Pat Benatar tunes – albeit, often fueled by a free buffet or a few too many eighty-six-ounce buckets of something bright and blue.
A winking retro redhead on the sign of The Redhead Piano Bar surely draws in businessmen after their steak dinners around North/Division. Even the dress code at Redhead is a throwback to more refined times, as athletic or sloppy clothes are not allowed. You can’t smoke inside in Chicago anymore, but the Redhead has a cigar selection for fat cats to enjoy on their way home.
For mid-century Don Draper antics, check out piano bars in Chicago – just don’t forget to tip the piano man. Or piano lady.