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The Vic Theatre

3145 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-4434
+1 773-472-0449
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Horrible in many ways

Concert seating are thin plastic folding chairs jammed together on a concrete floor with pieces of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nicki P
Chicago, Illinois
Great Ryan Adams Concert

I love to watch shows in smaller venues. It gives me a chance to actually see the performers. And... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Donna K
Detroit, Michigan
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“main floor” (4 reviews)
“opening act” (2 reviews)
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3145 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-4434
+1 773-472-0449
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Concert seating are thin plastic folding chairs jammed together on a concrete floor with pieces of masking tape for seat numbers. Regular bathrooms down a tiny curved stairway and small for capacity of theater. Security company is outrageously rude and condescending not to mention inexperienced...More

Thank Nicki P
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I love to watch shows in smaller venues. It gives me a chance to actually see the performers. And the Vic was just as I hope. Also those working there were efficient, the show ran smoothly. I did hear from friends that visited both the...More

Thank Donna K
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I liked this theater. I used to always see shows at House of Blues, but I've gone to one other theater that I can't recall. This one was in a nice neighborhood as far as I can tell. I think the sound was good. I...More

Thank redblueyes
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I had not been to a show at the Vic in many years. My husband, sister and I went to see Midnight Oil last night, a band I have waited 20 years to see in concert. The tickets prices were reasonable for a general admission...More

Thank DMack23
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This is a small quaint venue. The architecture is absolutely beautiful. Though it is an old building, but this places makes for a great concert.

Thank Brenda K
Reviewed 10 April 2017

My husband and I went to see the "My Favorite Murder Podcast" live show, and we were so impressed. Because of the huge line, the staff streamlined the security process by having people get in groups of three prior to reaching the door. This made...More

Thank Madelyn F
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We were in town for the Tom Segura show. I am glad we got in line early as the seats are literally first come first serve. We got front row seats! The theatre has an old feel to it and I enjoyed just looking around...More

Thank tllinn
Reviewed 25 February 2017

A huge plus to the Vic is seating - sometimes you just don't feel like standing GA for an entire show, and this place has an abundance of upper level seating. Drinks are strong, but like most venues, over priced. The theater is old -...More

Thank Laura O
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I saw Adam Ant when he came through Atlanta and he was amazing! The sound here was not so great, which as I understood it this place was supposed to have great sound. Outside of that, he was great and put on an another great...More

Thank Nina1940
Reviewed 2 February 2017

My first time visiting the Vic (I'm from Minneapolis), and I loved it.Standing room only on the main level but head up to the balcony to sit for while if needed. Lots of bars and bathrooms. Great people. The sound could be improved, but no...More

Thank Shoebacca16
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Jamie G
12 November 2016|
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Response from paintgirlchgo | Reviewed this property |
Probably best to call The Vic direct and ask. I've never been there when the upstairs was closed -- but better safe than sorry.